Mobile shoppers spent a lot of money on Black Friday as the consumer frenzy spreads to mobile.
Based on InfoScout’s survey of Black Friday sales at Target and Walmart, the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 were the winners.
Apple products account for 22 percent of early Black Friday sales.
One retailer got way more of its social content shared than others leading up to Black Friday. But on this fateful day, that retailer isn’t where people are actually shopping, according to some data.
Battlefield 4 hits new low prices on Black Friday for all platforms.
Retailers are giving thanks today as not only were Thanksgiving sales up more than 10 percent yesterday but Black Friday sales are also up at least 7 percent today.
Check out our round up off all the best deals for things you can watch or read today.
This will be ecommerce’s second-ever billion-dollar Black Friday — and Cyber Monday (whoever coined that term: get out of the 90′s) will see more than a billion and a half in sales.
Sorry, no deals on the iPad Air or new iPad Mini.
In between chowing down on turkey, slurping up cranberry sauce, and sucking down a cold beverage or two with friends and family, we’ve been busy shopping.
More than 250 retailers are banding together in Bitcoin Black Friday so that you can buy your Christmas tree, holiday flights, authentic Moroccan rugs, and booze, or pay for your next hot date, all with privacy and safety … in Bitcoin.
Why are you letting it suck? Do you not like money? What is wrong with you?
It could really be a black Friday this year for online retailers. Or at least moderately grey.
Guest Post Adam Lewis is a tech entrepreneur and CEO of Apploi, a mobile recruiting application.
The shortest Thanksgiving-Christmas shopping season since 2002 is almost upon us, but it promises to deliver record earnings. Based on an exhaustive analysis of 450 billion retail website visits over the past seven years, and direct insight into 72 percent of all the cash flowing into the 500 largest retail websites in the U.S., Adobe is forecasting the biggest Thanksgiving, the biggest Black Friday, and the biggest Cyber Monday in history.
In the battle between made-up consumer holidays, it looks like Black Friday still reigns supreme on mobile devices.
Mobile commerce has been the next big thing for some time now, and it’s not all hype: 16.3 percent of all online Black Friday online sales were consummated over mobile.
Amazon’s line of Kindle readers are undoubtedly popular among consumers this holiday season, but it’s difficult to determine exactly how many have sold.
Editor’s Pick Facebook members were chatting up a storm about retailers on Black Friday, but did their conversations, “likes,” and shares amount to sales?
Traffic is generally a good thing for websites. But perhaps Pinterest, which has been called the third most popular social network after Facebook and Twitter, has enough.
It may indeed be better to give than to receive, but not everyone was shopping for Christmas gifts.
Fresh Black Friday data from e-commerce juggernaut eBay and payments specialist PayPal highlights this year’s holiday shopping theme: the mall of America is in your pocket.
Holiday shoppers didn’t totally forgo long lines and early call times on Black Friday, but they did grab their smartphones and iPads to help them navigate to the best destinations, online or off.
Up to 147 million Americans are planning to shake off their turkey dinners, get up early, and visit their favorite retailers this coming Black Friday. And they’ll spend almost $30 billion doing it.
Editor’s Pick When you’re looking to scale quickly, it helps to be a high-growth company in a high-growth industry in a high-growth country.
For small businesses, Twitter’s offer of $100 free advertising credits might be a nice Thanksgiving weekend present.
We have scoop on all the big Black Friday deals for video games. Bookmark this page!
It’s a bit surprising to see what people are looking to buy on Cyber Monday. What it isn’t,is technology, at least not primarily.
OK, it’s September, and the holiday marketing season has officially begun.
Well, perhaps it’s not quite time for Christmas music. But for those who want to prepare their websites for the most important shopping events of the year, now is definitely the time to get ready.
This holiday shopping season produced winners and losers for retailers, the entertainment industry and restaurants. Some companies — including Amazon and Walmart — recorded high sales numbers and increased customer satisfaction. Others didn’t fare as well.
U.S. shoppers are spending a lot of money after a record-setting Cyber Monday, according to data from the first week of sales after the season kick-off.
Best Buy sold out of Research in Motion’s PlayBook tablets this Black Friday, leading to speculation that the company was canning the tablet altogether.
With mobile shoppers getting the jump on discounts by buying big on Thanksgiving Day and e-commerce sales bubbling up over the long weekend, the online holiday shopping season has arrived in full force.
When it comes to made-up online shopping holidays, Cyber Monday is still expected to be the reigning champion this year.
About half of all goods purchased over the Black Friday weekend were electronic gadgets, according to a survey by the Consumer Electronics Association and polling firm Caravan.
Black Friday electronic commerce sales were $816 million, up 26 percent from a year ago, according to comScore.
[vimeo 32614413 w=640 h=360] It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and the VentureBeat offices are deserted. Where is everyone? Out shopping for insane Black Friday deals, apparently.
Last night an overzealous shopper at a Walmart near Los Angeles used pepper spray on a crowd in an effort to get at a stash of heavily-discounted Black Friday gadgets.