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.
Third Annual Australia Online Retail Holiday Readiness Report
Holiday Benchmark staff | Aug 20 2014
Australian retailers have good cause for cheer heading into the 2014 holiday season. Consumers are buying more and spending more, with Aussie merchants seeing double-digit gains in average order value (AOV) and items per order. Download the report to learn more key online shopping metrics to help prepare for the upcoming holiday season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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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