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It's that time of year again when Americans give thanks, stuff themselves with turkey and mashed potatoes, and hit the stores in search of the holiday season's best deals.
But is Black Friday really the best day if you're looking for a smartphone? That's a good question considering that more people are expected to shop online this Cyber Monday than visit brick-and-mortar stores on Black Friday, according to American Express. Still, not every category of product gets equal billing in terms of deep discounts on Cyber Monday. So it may pay to start the shopping earlier … Read more
With Cyber Monday just one week away, US shoppers are gearing up for some of the year's biggest online deal days. And this year, online retailers are poised to see a lot of money thrown around.
According to market research company Forrester, a record $78.7 billion will be spent in U.S. online shopping this holiday season. This is 15 percent more than what was spent in 2012.
The researcher forecasts that 167 million shoppers will take to the Web to buy presents, gadgets, and goods. Each person is estimated to spend an average of $472 for the … Read more
Walmart is going all out to ensure it is the destination for this year's holiday shopping season -- whether that may be its physical or virtual store.
Late Thursday, it unveiled a dizzying array of promotions, from a lower minimum purchase to qualify for free shipping to select Black Friday doorbuster promotions -- available online ahead Thanksgiving morning. Cyber Monday -- which Walmart will naturally be starting on Saturday -- is extended to an entire week.
Its emphasis to bolster both its online and in-store promotions comes as the retailing industry deals with the impact of online giant Amazon, … Read more
Alibaba Group, China's largest e-commerce company, broke single-day online sales records during the country's biggest shopping holiday.
Topping $5.75 billion, the site matched last year's online sales in the first 13 hours of the 24-hour shopping day, which was on Sunday, according to Bloomberg. Last year, Alibaba's single-day online sales record totaled $3.14 billion.
China's biggest shopping day is called "Singles' Day;" it's a similar holiday to Valentine's Day in the US. The main difference with Singles' Day is that it's geared toward shopping. The idea is that … Read more
What happens when you crunch billions of bytes of data? You can come up with some pretty good predictions.
Adobe Digital Index unveiled its crystal ball prophecies for this year's online shopping season, and it looks like it's going to be a doozy. Not only does Adobe Systems predict this year will see the highest-ever online spending during the US holiday season, but Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday will break records.
"Thanksgiving is the fastest-growing shopping day, and that's the biggest news this year. Cyber Monday will have the highest online sales in history," … Read more
Fab is reporting record sales for the Thanksgiving period, with roughly 33 percent of purchases made by way of its mobile apps.
The quirky flash-sales site sold more than $6.5 million worth of product in the span from Black Friday through Cyber Monday -- nearly four times the amount sold during the same period last year, the company said. Cyber Monday was particularly busy. Fab made the most money ever on a single day, pulling in $1.3 million in sales.
Fab said its mobile apps were partially responsible. A third of the sales came from the apps, with … Read more
This year's Cyber Monday was one for the record books.
Market analyst ComScore reported that spending in the U.S. on Monday reached $1.465 billion, up 17 percent from a year ago, "representing the heaviest [U.S.] online spending day in history and the second day this season (in addition to Black Friday) to surpass $1 billion in sales."
ComScore said that the top category for sales was digital content and subscriptions (up 28 percent), followed by consumer electronics (up 24 percent and "buoyed by gains in smartphone sales"), computer hardware (up 22 percent, … Read more
Sony sold an impressive amount of PlayStation hardware in the U.S. over Thanksgiving: 525,000 PlayStation 3 consoles and 160,000 PS Vita bundles.
The number of PlayStation devices sold fell short of Microsoft and Nintendo's surprising announcements earlier this week that the companies sold 750,000 Xbox 360 units and 1.2 million Nintendo gaming devices, respectively.… Read more