Tag: holiday e-commerce

News & Trends

The holidays are here. Where’s the consumer?

November 2, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Summertime was a bust in a lot of ways this year. While consumers took advantage of better weather to find ways to enjoy life, dine out and even shop after mass closures in the spring, a lot of opportunities for […]

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Holiday e-commerce expected to reach $124B

November 2, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers are set to benefit from their own efforts to boost their online channels and omnichannel services as holiday shoppers increasingly turn to the web to get much of their lists taken care of. “As online shopping surges with another […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walmart revamps stores, e-commerce for the holidays

October 31, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart joins rivals in elevating its holiday pitch to consumers this year, leveraging its thousands of stores to blur purchasing and return opportunities online and off. The retail giant’s stores in past years have become known for chaos at the […]

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5 issues most likely to cause holiday e-commerce outages

October 30, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

At least four retailers, including big names Macy’s and Lowe’s, suffered website outages at different points during the Black Friday weekend last year. Such outages unfortunately have become something of an expectation for major shopping events and sales. For example, […]

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Amazon to dominate holiday e-commerce

August 22, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

E-commerce sales are expected to rise 10% this holiday shopping season, down a bit from 11% in 2016. Amazon will see the largest share of that bump, about one-third of the sales. NetElixir has released its annual Holiday Forecasts report […]