All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Black Friday’

Boxing Day Saw More Digital Shoppers Than Ever

Boxing Day–December 26–saw more digital shoppers than ever this year, rivaling Cyber Monday in the U.S. This year the sales even started before Boxing Day. Shopping the Boxing Day sales? We'll see you down on @OxfordStreetW1, or take a peek online https://t.co/364rZc0dbv pic.twitter.com/BeF7u6TJvW — Debenhams (@Debenhams) December 26, 2015 The Age reports that Boxing Day shoppers were more likely to …

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After-Christmas Sales 2015 Include Electronics, Winter Apparel, and More

After-Christmas sales 2015 include some great buys on electronics, winter apparel, beauty and perfume gift sets, and more. According to a report from Kiplinger.com, more than 100 million consumers shopped on pre-Christmas sale days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when shoppers scored up to 60 percent off retail price for many items. Get a head start on the after-Christmas …

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Amazon Claims Record Weekend For Its Devices

Amazon Claims Record Weekend For Its Devices

Amazon says it had a record holiday shopping weekend for sales of its devices. While the company didn’t reveal any hard numbers, it says it sold “millions of devices” and 3x over last year. The top-selling products across all of the products available on Amazon.com on Black Friday were Amazon devices. #1 was Fire and #2 was Fire TV Stick. …

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A Timely Glimpse At Ecommerce Habits And Numbers

A Timely Glimpse At Ecommerce Habits And Numbers

It’s the time of year when people are using a lot of their hard-earned dollars to get things for the people they care about. In other words, it’s the best time of year for ecommerce businesses. Now that it’s the Tuesday after the big weekend, let’s check in and see how things have been going. What are your thoughts about …

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Google Shares ‘Surprising’ Black Friday Findings

Google Shares ‘Surprising’ Black Friday Findings

Google is sharing some research it conducted about foot traffic patterns in stores across the United States during Black Friday last year. The company says it uncovered some “surprising” findings that should help businesses better connect with shoppers in and near their stores. “Contrary to the notion that most people head to stores in the morning, we found that Black …

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2 Million People Have Pinned Black Friday & Cyber Monday Content On Pinterest

2 Million People Have Pinned Black Friday & Cyber Monday Content On Pinterest

Well, it’s just about that time. The biggest shopping days of the year – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – are less than a week away (not to mention Small Business Saturday). Pinterest is sharing some statistics about how its users prepare for these events. Two million people have already saved pins about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it says, …

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Google Introduces Text Message Subscription Ads

Google Introduces Text Message Subscription Ads

Google is testing a new ad format that delivers brand offers and updates to consumers’ phones via text message. The company is enabling users to subscribe to a Google service that tailors promotional messages to products they’re interested in. Once the user subscribes, Google says their phone numbers will remain private and they’ll be able to opt out. Here’s what …

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Amazon Black Friday Deals Store Opens For Business

Amazon Black Friday Deals Store Opens For Business

Halloween is over and November has begun, so that can only mean one thing. Black Friday is getting closer, and Amazon has launched its Black Friday Deals Store and Electronics Holiday Gift Guide. “Shoppers come to Amazon to discover the best deals on the best gifts and this year, we’re pulling out all of the stops,” said Steve Shure, Vice …

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Black Friday Emails, Social Posts Work Better Earlier In The Week

Black Friday Emails, Social Posts Work Better Earlier In The Week

Yesmail is sharing new data indicating that retailers benefit from sending Black Friday promotions earlier rather than the day of. The firm found that open rates of Black Friday-themed emails were highest on the Monday and Tuesday leading up to the day (15.66 and 15.43 percent respectively). Based on the data, it looks like Wednesday is by far the worst …

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REI Opts Out of Black Friday for #OptOutside Campaign

REI Opts Out of Black Friday for #OptOutside Campaign

Black Friday is one of, if not the, biggest day for many retailers. The day after Thanksgiving always sees hordes of deal-hungry shoppers lining up in malls, department stores and boutiques – looking for an insane deal on a product they may or may not really need. It’s as American as credit card debt. But this year, outdoor clothing and …

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Looks Like Amazon Gets The Last Laugh With Prime Day

Chances are you heard little but negative reactions and jokes when it comes to Amazon’s Prime Day sale, but the company announced on Thursday that it broke global records with sales exceeding Black Friday. Apparently more than a few people got something out of it. Amazon certainly did. The company says it sold more units than it did on Black …

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Amazon Celebrates 20th Birthday with New “Prime Day” Shopping Event

If you’re thinking about signing up for Amazon Prime, it might be a decent idea to do it by July 15th. Amazon has just announced Prime Day, an online shopping “holiday” for Prime members that it says will trump Black Friday in terms of deals offered. According to the company, Prime Day will take place on July 15th and is …

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Email Won Thanksgiving Weekend [Report]

Email marketing and search (both organic and paid) were the dominant marketing channels over the holiday season according to new research from Custora. The firm released its new 2014 Holiday Recap. According to that, ecommerce revenue in the U.S. was up 15.6% compared to 2013’s holidays season. This continues a four-year streak of mid-teen growth. Black Friday and Cyber Monday …

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Groupon Broke Records Over The Holiday Weekend

Groupon announced that it experienced a record-breaking holiday weekend for deal sales in North America. The company says it had the most successful four days ever in its six-year history. Black Friday and Cyber Monday specifically were the two biggest days in Groupon’s North American history. For the full Black Friday through Cyber Monday weekend, Groupon’s North American sales were …

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Cyber Monday 2014: Kohl’s Online Deals

Cyber Monday, the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, was a term coined in 2005, as a marketing ploy to encourage consumers to shop for their wares online. In 2013, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 20.6% over 2012, hitting a record $2.29 billion, with an average order of $128. Kohl’s is running its Cyber Week promotion through December 6, and …

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Amazon Reports Big Increase In Black Friday Sales Of Its Devices

This year was a lot better than last year when it comes to Black Friday sales of Amazon’s tablets and e-readers, according to the company. Amazon said Black Friday sales of Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets on Amazon.com grew “significantly” year over year. Fire tablet sales on the site were up over 3x year over year on Friday, while Kindle …

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Cyber Monday 2014: Target Online Deals

Cyber Monday, the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, was a term coined in 2005, as a marketing ploy to encourage consumers to shop for their wares online. In 2013, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 20.6% over 2012, hitting a record $2.29 billion, with an average order of $128. Target’s Cyber Monday deals begin on Sunday, Nov. 30 at midnight, …

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Nordstrom Black Friday Shooting Victim Dies

A man walked into a Chicago Nordstrom department store during its Black Friday event, and shot his ex-girlfriend in the back of her head, before turning the gun on himself. The victim has since died. Authorities say 31-year-old Marcus Dee approached Nadia Ezaldein, 22, shot her, and then committed suicide. Ezaldein was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. on Saturday, according …

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Cyber Monday 2014: Sears and Kmart

Sears and Kmart’s Cyber Week deals start Sunday, Nov. 30 at midnight, and run until Saturday, Dec. 6 at 11:59 p.m. Sears has been losing money and closing department stores as of late, and the multinational department store chain based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, also owns Kmart, which has likewise been losing money. During the three months before November 2, …

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Cyber Monday 2014: Walmart Deals

Cyber Monday, the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, was a term coined in 2005, as a marketing ploy to encourage consumers to shop for their wares online. In 2013, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 20.6% over 2012, hitting a record $2.29 billion, with an average order of $128. Walmart has posted its Cyber Monday deals online, and is offering …

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Cyber Monday 2014: Best Buy Deals

Cyber Monday, the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday, was a term coined in 2005, as a marketing ploy to encourage consumers to shop for their wares online. In 2013, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 20.6% over 2012, hitting a record $2.29 billion, with an average order of $128. Best Buy posted its Cyber Monday deals on its site – …

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Black Friday 2014: The Best Deals

Black Friday, which historically has occurred on the day after Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday of November), is often regarded as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Some of the most notable deals from various businesses include: Best Buy, which opens at 8 a.m., local time, and closes at 10 p.m.: – a Panasonic 50″ Class LED 1080p HDTV for …

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Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Deals

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, and Best Buy is offering deals online now, and will commence in-store deals on Thanksgiving day. The online deals are now live, and the in-store doorbusters begin on Thursday at 5 p.m., local time, and over 1,000 stores in 47 states …

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Kohl’s Black Friday Sales for 2014

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, and Kohl’s is offering deals online now, and will commence in-store deals on Thanksgiving day. The online deals will run through 3 p.m. CST on Friday, and the in-store doorbusters begin on Thursday at 6 p.m., local time. Electronics deals include: …

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Black Friday 2014: Walmart Doorbusters

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, and WalMart is offering deals in three phases. Event One occurs on Thursday, November 27, between 6 and 7 p.m. Deals in this time slot include: – A 50″ LED TV for $218 – An iPad Mini 16GB with Wi-fi for …

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Walmart Black Friday: Check Out Their Deals

Walmart Black Friday is practically an entity in itself. People who wouldn’t step foot in the store the rest of the year often peruse fliers, map out shopping strategies, and grace its aisles on Black Friday. And this year’s Walmart Black Friday deals don’t disappoint either. Of course one must take into consideration that they might be taking their well-being …

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Google Search Adds Mobile Black Friday Feature

Google announced the addition of a new Black Friday feature to Google Search on mobile devices. The company notes that a lot of people will be standing in line at stores using their phones this weekend, so this will cater to them. Users will be able to search for specific products on their phones (or tablets) and get more detailed …

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Sears Black Friday 2014 Deals Online

Black Friday, a ritual when ravenous consumers hoard big-box retailers to secure their deals, is right around the corner, though Sears customers can now shop for doorbusters online. Black Friday, which historically has occurred on the day after Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday of November), is often regarded as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. In order to compete with …

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Sears Black Friday Ad: The Sale Starts Now

If you are in a hurry to get your Christmas shopping done and are nervous about getting all those deals on Black Friday, don’t worry because Sears already has many of their Black Friday items available. Sears announced that they would be offering Black Friday pricing on a select number of products from November 21 to November 26 and if …

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Kohl’s Black Friday 2014: The Top Deals

Black Friday seems to be becoming a thing of the past. This year, as in recent years, many retailers are opening on Thanksgiving evening, now known as Gray Thursday. Big Lots, J.C. Penny, Kmart, Macy’s, Sears, Target, and more are getting an early jump on the Christmas shopping season. Kohl’s Black Friday 2014 is another hot topic with the retailer …

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