Articles Tagged ‘Black Friday’


Blockbuster, Office Depot nail Black Friday mobile performance: report

December 2, 2013

Blockbuster, Office Depot and Rakuten were well prepared for the surge in smartphone and tablet shopping on Black Friday as mobile sales surged 43 percent year-over-year, according to several new pieces of research this weekend.

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Sears moves Black Friday deals onto loyalty app for early access

November 18, 2013

Sears and Kmart are leveraging mobile to give members of the Shop Your Way loyalty program early, online access to Black Friday specials days before in-store shoppers.

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Will Thanksgiving be the biggest mobile shopping day ever?

November 14, 2013

As retailers and consumers both move toward more shopping on Thanksgiving Day, mobile will be a big driver, with both retail sales and traffic expected to increase significantly on the holiday this year.

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Macy’s makes app linchpin in Black Friday shopping experience

October 16, 2013

Macy’s is positioning its mobile application as a digital personal assistant for holiday shoppers that can help them plan their shopping trip in advance and find their way once in store.

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Mobile to drive spike in online shopping on Thanksgiving Day: Accenture

October 8, 2013

Online shopping is expected to see a spike over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend as mobile users will look for the best deals without having to visit a bricks-and-mortar store.

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Prepare for the sea change in retailing this holiday season

July 22, 2013

This holiday season will solidify the sea change in online shopping that has been shifting to mobile over the last few years.

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Mobile drove retail traffic on Thanksgiving, sales on Black Friday

November 28, 2012

While it is clear that mobile had a big impact on retailers and shoppers throughout the recently holiday weekend, the numbers suggest the biggest impact on online traffic sites happened on Thanksgiving Day, while sales saw the biggest mobile-related jump on Black Friday.

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PayPal Black Friday mobile transactions increase 193pc

November 26, 2012

PayPal saw a 193 percent increase in mobile payment volume on Black Friday compared to 2011, with a majority of consumers shopping around the world via their smartphones between noon and 1 p.m.

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Walgreens drives Black Friday sales with instant Starbucks coupon for app users

November 21, 2012

Walgreens is gearing up for holiday shoppers by updating its mobile application, including adding a Black Friday instant mobile coupon so customers can save in-store on Starbucks products.

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Mobile is linchpin in driving Black Friday, Cyber Monday sales

November 20, 2012

There is no doubt that mobile has made its dent in the retail space and marketers are not only increasingly using the medium this holiday season to drive in-store traffic, but educating consumers to turn to their mobile devices first to make purchases.

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