IBM finds mobile and online shopping up again on Boxing Day
Holiday Benchmark staff | December 27 2013
In the UK, some astounding mobile numbers - Mobile % of traffic at 58% and mobile % of sales over 45%!
Alert: Mobile Traffic and Sales Surge on Christmas Day 2013
Holiday Benchmark staff | December 26 2013 9 am EST
Mobile Accounts for Nearly Half of All Online Traffic.
Serving the Holiday Shopper at Every Turn
Chris Luongo | December 19 2013
What's Santa's secret to getting presents from Point A to Point B this season? As IBM's Chris Luongo show us in this illustrated storyboard, the magic lies in an omnichannel approach.
Apparel Retailers Pin Holiday Hopes On Social Media
Naomi Gross | December 13 2013
More and more apparel retailers and designers are looking to social media like Pinterest to drive awareness and sales. Naomi Gross, professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology take a look at this growing trend and what IBM Benchmark numbers revealed.
Comparing Shopping Holidays Around The World
Holiday Benchmark staff | December 11 2013
How did Aussie's 'Click Frenzy' compare to Brits and Americans 'Cyber Monday' this year? Read our complete Click Frenzy break down with a bonus side-by-side look at the Australian numbers against other prominent global shopping holidays.
Holiday Showdown: Retailers & Consumers Jockey For Position
Keith Mercier | December 10 2013
We're in the throws of retail's biggest online shopping game of the year. So who's got the advantage: consumers or online retailers? IBM's Keith Mercier breaks down the key match ups for you.
Brits Break Out Mobile Devices on Cyber Monday
Holiday Benchmark staff | December 5 2013
In the UK, mobile sales soared 94.3 percent while Samsung users placed the largest mobile orders.
Looking back: Cyber Monday, Black Friday & Thanksgiving Shopping in Real Time
Holiday Benchmark staff | December 3 2013 8:30 am EST
Here's how these record-breaking shopping holidays unfolded by the hour according to IBM's real-time analytics alerts
'Click Frenzy' Sales Jump 16% Over Last Year; A Preview To Come For US's Black Friday and Cyber Monday?
Holiday Benchmark staff | November 20 2013
Thanks to the growing influence of the digital consumer in Australia, Click Frenzy is set to become a catalyst for increased holiday sales.
Shopping in the Cloud this Holiday Season
Jay Henderson and Jill Puleri, IBM | November 23 2013
See how retailers are using cloud to deliver an omnichannel holiday experience this season in this short video clip with IBM's Jay Henderson and Jill Puleri.
Let's Talk Turkey
Jay Henderson, IBM | November 23 2013
Missed last night's Twitter chat with IBM's marketing expert Jay Henderson? Here's a transcript from #MediaChat where marketers and retailers fired off their last minute questions in preparation for the year's biggest online shopping week.
Click over to Hashtracking Report and click 'Transcript' in the left side nav bar.
Bigger Holiday Profits: There's A Cloud For That
Retailers using real-time big data and cloud will be the true winners this holiday retail season.
Maria Winans, IBM | November 13 2013
A Merry Season for Retailers Who 'Get' Mobile
A look at how retailers are cashing in on the mobile shopping surge
Alisa Maclin, IBM | November 19 2013
Interview: this year’s emerging online retail trends
Christopher Withers | September 29 2013
Chris Withers, head of Smarter Commerce, IBM UK and Ireland, discusses online, mobile, and in-store retail and the findings of the 2013 IBM Christmas Readiness Report.
New IBM data shows online shopping surge in October and early November; bodes well for upcoming holiday season.
Holiday Benchmark staff | November 11 2013
Mobile sales surge 60% in IBM Online Retail Index for the third quarter, largest YoY increase since 4Q 2012
Holiday Benchmark staff | November 5 2013
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