• Thursday , 23 February 2017

Black Friday

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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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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Cashback News: Mobile commerce holiday shopping trends and news updates

Cashback News: Mobile commerce holiday shopping trends and news updates

Today, we’re looking at the impact of mobile commerce on e-commerce and holiday retail sales. Neosperience reports smartphone users spend nearly three hours daily looking at mobile devices. Deloitte Digital says 84% of consumers use their mobile phone while shopping in store. Kmart’s ...

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Cashback News: Black Friday – Latest US retailer strategies, news and updates

Cashback News: Black Friday – Latest US retailer strategies, news and updates

Amazon's US deals launched Wednesday featuring a long list of planned discounts and will end just prior to Christmas in the US. A CNN news video highlighted several interesting facts: each Amazon fulfillment center holds 15 million items; orders travel eight miles of conveyor belts; packages get less than one minute of human contact.

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Cashback News: UK retailers wonder if Black Friday wIll be black or red?

Cashback News: UK retailers wonder if Black Friday wIll be black or red?

One Hour Translation research suggests 27% of UK shoppers will buy on Black Friday. An LCP Consulting study found 61% of UK retailers believe Black Friday is unprofitable and unsustainable compared with 32% in 2015. Amazon plans to run its sale for 12 days compared with five days last year and figures to ship more than 9.5 million orders.

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Cashback News: Alibaba – All the global news, all the strategies

Cashback News: Alibaba – All the global news, all the strategies

TechinAsia compares China's Singles Day 2015 sales of $14.3 billion with US Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales of $5.8 billion. Alibaba announced the promotion will run for 24 days instead of one day. Last year's Singles Day sales for Alibaba alone totaled $13.5 billion, up 54% from the previous year, and this year they expect 40,000 global companies to participate.

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Cashback News: Ecommerce & retail holiday news roundup

Cashback News: Ecommerce & retail holiday news roundup

Leading into the critical US holiday shopping season, we've got our latest look at the e-commerce and retail news roundup. It starts with Adobe's 2016 Digital Insights Shopping Predictions for $91.6 billion in total sales and $1 billion online. According to McKinsey, 39% of US and 42% of UK shoppers will do the majority or all their shopping online this year.

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