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Holiday Benchmark Staff | June 26 2014

With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time for retailers to take a closer look at the strategies that can ensure success—and to uncover any potential roadblocks on the horizon. Download the report to get the latest online shopping trends and best practices to maximize holiday returns.


UK Online Retail Christmas Readiness Report

Fourth Annual UK Online Retail Christmas Readiness Report

Holiday Benchmark staff | July 15 2014

Get ready for the Christmas season with the latest online shopping trends and best practices. With strong growth in online spending, rewards await those retailers that understand their customers and put insights into action with personalised and engaging campaigns orchestrated across channels. Download the report to learn how.



Alert: Seventh Annual Holiday Readiness Report

Holiday Benchmark staff | June 26 2014

As consumers cash-in on summer sales, with swimsuits, sundresses and sunscreen dominating shopping carts, for retailers, this time of year is less about summer merchandise and more about prepping for the most crucial shopping period of the year—the holidays. 


Father's Day Alerts

Alert: Online retail sales up 14% leading up to Father's Day

Holiday Benchmark staff | June 17 2014

According to the National Retail Federation, spending for the Father's Day holiday was expected to reach $12.5 billion - with children and wives flocking to stores and browsing their smartphones and tablets in search of the perfect necktie, tool or electronic for Dad.  


Black Friday Alerts

Alert: UK - February online sales increase by one-fifth in run up to Valentine's Day

Holiday Benchmark staff | February 20 2014 9 am EST

In the UK overall sales rose by 21 percent during the week before Valentine's Day, compared to the same period in 2013, and half of all traffic came from mobile devices.  


Black Friday Alerts

Alert: Online retailers feeling the love on Valentine’s Day

Holiday Benchmark staff | February 14 2014 9 am EST

Data shows online sales bloomed with apparel, gifts, beauty and dept. stores over the past week of gift buying.


Click Frenzy

Australia's Holiday Online Shopping Recap Report

Holiday Benchmark staff | February 11 2014

Throughout the 2013 holiday season, Australian shoppers embraced deep discounts and competitive pricing of online retailers. November and December combined online retail sales increased by 33.8 percent over the same period last year. Delivered by IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, this report provides a summary of online retail shopping data and trends from the November and December holiday shopping season.


UK 2013 report

UK Online Retail Christmas Shopping Trends

Holiday Benchmark staff | January 29 2014

Download the report now to get an in-depth summary of online retail shopping data and trends from the 2013 November and December Christmas season.


Holiday Shopping Report

US Online Retail Holiday Shopping Recap Report 2013

Holiday Benchmark Staff | January 10 2014

US holiday shoppers were again enticed by the convenience, selection and pricing offered by online retailers, as online sales notably increased year over year and showed significant gains on key shopping days.


Black Friday Alerts

Alert: Online Mobile Sales Jump 46% Over Full Fourth Quarter

Holiday Benchmark staff | January 2 2014

New data shows the full results from October through December as mobile users drive a strong finish to the year.



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