• Thursday , 23 February 2017

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Holiday e-commerce and retail roundup

Holiday e-commerce and retail roundup

The Wall Street Journal reports on the challenges retailers are having and how they're having to offer discounts to keep consumer interest. Prosper Insights & Analytics research shows 25% of consumers bought gifts this year from Amazon, up 10% over last year. Fortune says the use of online promotions by retailers is up 79% this year.

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Amazon e-commerce impact and growth continue – watch out for 2017!

Amazon e-commerce impact and growth continue – watch out for 2017!

According to Prosper Insights & Analytics, 26.2% of consumers have bought products during the holidays online from Amazon, up 10% from last year. Walmart ranks second at 14.3%. InternetRetailer.com estimates Amazon's Black Friday weekend sales at $4.74 billion, a stunning 37% of all US online sales.

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Are consumers buying gift cards this year?

Are consumers buying gift cards this year?

Is the love affair with gift cards still going strong or have consumers found new places to spend holiday money? Sarah Quinlan, SVP, Market Insights for Mastercard, expects gift card sales to remain strong right through Christmas.

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Cashback News: Holiday shipping & logistics prove challenging

Cashback News: Holiday shipping & logistics prove challenging

As holiday online sales continue their record pace, e-commerce sites and retailers are finding shipping packages to customers is a growing challenge. Today, we look at the logistics challenges and who is winning and losing. Toys R Us is making ...

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Cashback News: What’s the trouble with retail? Who’s struggling?

Cashback News: What’s the trouble with retail? Who’s struggling?

Today, we've got a roundup of retailers who are struggling. Despite the small uptick in holiday sales for some, other retailers are in trouble and we take a look at some of those who are in a struggle for survival.

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Cashback News: Disruption ahead: Who’s innovating and winning new customers in retail and online?

Cashback News: Disruption ahead: Who’s innovating and winning new customers in retail and online?

It’s easy to have missed some interesting innovations in retail with the past few weeks focused on Black Friday sales. Today, we’ve got a roundup of retail innovators and news to keep you up-to-speed on who’s getting industry and consumer ...

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Cashback News: India’s demonetization creates e-commerce turmoil

Cashback News: India’s demonetization creates e-commerce turmoil

India’s new demonetization policy is disrupting e-commerce and impacting leading online businesses with a wide range of positive and negative effects. Today, we’ve got a roundup of news to provide a valuable perspective and a look at what’s ahead in e-commerce ...

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Cashback News: Amazon update – Holiday sales, global moves, strategies

Cashback News: Amazon update – Holiday sales, global moves, strategies

Amazon accounted for 30.9% of all sales from Black Friday to Cyber Monday according to a report from Slice Intelligence. Amazon, Walmart and Best Buy were Black Friday weekend sales winners said Moody's analyst Charlie O'Shea.

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Cashback News: US $3.45 billion Cyber Monday record sales news roundup

Cashback News: US $3.45 billion Cyber Monday record sales news roundup

Cyber Monday set a new US sales record reaching $3.45 billion, up 12.1% compared to 2015. Most popular items sold on Monday? Sony PlayStation and Apple iPad, while at Walmart it was the Samsung 55″ HDTV and Barbie’s Dreamhouse. Amazon sold ...

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Cashback News: US Black Friday sales results are in – a record $3.34B online

Cashback News: US Black Friday sales results are in – a record $3.34B online

Preliminary results are in for Black Friday sales and online hit a record $3.34 billion in sales, according to Adobe Digital Insights. Black Friday sales soared by 21.6% but some e-commerce websites, including Macy’s, were down briefly causing consumer frustration and lost ...

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