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.
It could really be a black Friday this year for online retailers. Or at least moderately grey.
If you’re like me, when you think of Adobe you think of Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, and InDesign. That’s still Adobe, but it’s old-school Adobe. The company’s fastest-growing division is Adobe Marketing Cloud, expanding each of the past few quarters at 20-25 percent year-over-year, and taking a massive bite out of the retail analytics sector.
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.
We’ve got lasers. We’ve got dog-friendly Roku channels. We’ve got a dog version of 23andme. WE’VE GOT DOG TECH.
Why don’t you buy your ex-wife a banana bunker? and other gift ideas from SpringPad.
eBay’s new “Want List” highlights gift ideas from influential Internet-famous people, such as Robert Scoble.
If you are truly awful at gift-shopping, you MUST READ this. It will save you from resorting to bad gag gifts yet again.
After properly stuffing themselves with copious amounts of turkey, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, dressing, and pumpkin pie, eBay saw a ton of people reach for their mobile devices to make some form of payment.
After making a name for itself as a useful smartphone app for in-store shopping, ShopSavvy is finally launching on the iPad today — a shift that has forced the company to think beyond its current price comparison strategy.
We can’t bear to say it, but the holidays are sort of upon us, and design-centric flash sales site Fab.com is getting into the swing of things early with free shipping.
Groupon today announced changes to its Goods business to make its discounted wares more attractive to bargain-hunting holiday shoppers.
Fab is making the holidays a bit easier with faster shopping and more elegant gifts.
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.
Online holiday shopping for 2011 finished at an all-time high of $35.3 billion, up 15 percent from last year’s sales figures.
Over $10 million will be intercepted by cyber criminals this holiday season, as consumers turn toward the Internet for their presents.
If the name “Cyber Monday” makes you think of your shameful AIM exploits in the late ’90s, a new trend may make your day.
Shopping on the Android tablet got a little prettier today with the addition of Google Catalogs, an easy way to flip thought all of your catalogs digitally.
When it comes to made-up online shopping holidays, Cyber Monday is still expected to be the reigning champion this year.
[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.
Get ready to pony up, parents. Your children don’t want Barbies or LEGOs this holiday season, they want pricey iPads. But don’t worry, they’ll also settle for an iPod touch or an iPhone, so you’ve got options.
Daily deals service Groupon plans to boost its end-of-year profits by pushing sales during the upcoming holiday season.
If you’ve ever stumbled on a cool image online and thought, “Boy, I wish I could buy that,” a Mountain View, Calif. startup called Pixazza turns that thought into reality — by filling images with links to real products. With a new holiday-themed feature, Pixazza fulfills a different wish: “Boy, I wish someone would buy that for me.”