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Cyber Monday Sales Jump 19 Percent

U.S. online retail sales on Cyber Monday were up 19.4 percent over the same period last year, with the average order up from $180.03 to $194.89 for an increase of 8.3 percent, according to a new report from IBM’s Coremetrics.

Compared to Black Friday, Cyber Monday online sales were up 31.1 percent with the average order up from $190.80 to $194.89 for an increase of 2.1 percent.

IBM Closes Coremetrics Acquisition

IBM has announced the closing of its acquisition of web analytics firm Coremetrics, based in San Mateo, CA. The acquisition will boost IBM’s business analytics offerings through cloud services.

Online Retailers See Strong Cyber Monday Sales

U.S. online retailers reported strong holiday sales results on Cyber Monday (Nov.30) 2009 compared to the same period last year, according to a new report from Coremetrics.

Cyber Monday sales were up 24.1 percent compared to Black Friday 2009.  Consumers spent more per online order ($180.03 versus $170.19 for an increase of 5.8 %) compared to Black Friday.

Online Retail Sees Positive Growth In March

Online retail made positive gains in March compared to February, according to online marketing firm Coremetrics.

Online shoppers purchased nearly 12 percent more items in March compared to the previous month, while the average dollar value increased by more than 4 percent, indicating that consumers were not only buying more items online, but they were also spending more money on average than they had the month before.

Some Bright Spots For Ecommerce In January
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January was a month of casual browsing, with limited purchases at online retailers, according to a report from marketing firm Coremetrics.

The number of online sessions in which consumers browsed a Web site, viewing at least one product page, stayed largely flat compared to December 2008. The number of sessions in which consumers actually completed an order was down 21 percent.

Can Social Media Increase Online Ad Response?

Seventy-eight percent of marketers view social media marketing as a way to gain a competitive edge, but only 7.7 percent of online marketing spend goes towards social media according to Coremetrics survey "Face of the New Marketer."

Study: Live Chat Ups Conversions Tenfold
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Sales, online and off, are closed when the customer trusts the seller. To that end, how far does including live chat in the online sales and checkout process go toward sealing the deal? Numbers are coming in, and they’re looking good.

Coremetrics and IBM Deliver Web 2.0 Store

Coremetrics is working with IBM to offer retailers Web 2.0 and multichannel analytics. IBM has introduced WebSphere Commerce 2.0 Store solution, an ecommerce platform based on Web 2.0 technology, which gives users a streamlined experience.

Coremetrics Releases New Web Analytics Solutions

Coremetrics, a leading provider of hosted Web analytics and precision marketing solutions, today announced the summer release of Coremetrics 2005.

FundsXpress and Coremetrics Provide Detailed Analysis of Consumer Behavior Helps Banks

FundsXpress, a provider of Internet-based financial services, and Coremetrics, a provider of hosted Web analytics and precision marketing solutions, announced a partnership to integrate detailed analysis of consumer behavior with online banking, bill pay, and other key channel solutions for financial institutions.

Coremetrics Launches LIVEmark to Measure Comprehensive Online Consumer Behaviors

Hosted Web analytics and precision marketing solutions provider, Coremetrics has launched LIVEmark, the first industry-specific benchmarking solution to measure comprehensive online consumer behaviors.