In the battle between made-up consumer holidays, it looks like Black Friday still reigns supreme on mobile devices.
Facebook was either an amazing driver of purchases and traffic over the holiday shopping weekend or a complete non-factor. So which is it?
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.
It may indeed be better to give than to receive, but not everyone was shopping for Christmas gifts.
There once was a time when the biggest shopping scams were overpriced department stores and fake purses. But now shoppers should be on alert for Cyber Monday, the Internet's answer to Black Friday, which creates a whole knew arena for ripping you 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.
For small businesses, Twitter's offer of $100 free advertising credits might be a nice Thanksgiving weekend present.
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.
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Taobao may not be well-known on our side of the Pacific Ocean, but it is the 13th-most-trafficked site in the world according to Alexa, and it is owned by one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world, Alibaba.
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.
With record-high Cyber Monday …
U.S. online holiday spending hit $19.6 billion in the first 34 days of the November-December shopping season, up 15 percent from a year ago.
Market research firm comScore said the most recent week saw three days eclipse $1 billion in …
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.
Market research firm comScore said Sunday that shoppers spent $6 billion on Monday through …
This year’s Cyber Monday was the biggest day in online spending ever, with $1.25 billion spent at online retailers, up 22 percent from a year ago.
Market researcher comScore reported that the first 28 days of November generated $15 billion …
If the name “Cyber Monday” makes you think of your shameful AIM exploits in the late ’90s, a new trend may make your day.
According to data from eBay, PayPal, IBM and GSI Commerce, mobile activity spiked yesterday as early …
If you haven’t gotten a gift for your robot this Cyber Monday (what, you don’t have one yet?), you might want to think about visiting the RobotsAppStore, the Internet’s first portal for paid robot apps. The RobotsAppStore hosts a variety …
Maybe “cha-ching” should be “ra-ring,” as PayPal had a 514 percent increase in mobile payments this Cyber Monday from last year.
Just as people adapted to purchasing online, now they are becoming more accustomed to buying through their smartphones. PayPal …
The current holiday season is shaping up to become the most lucrative ever for businesses, as VentureBeat has noted in many reports today.
Cyber Monday sales may reach $1.2 billion this year, up from $1 billion last season. Part of …