Articles Tagged ‘Cyber Monday’


Walmart sees 70pc of Thanksgiving traffic from mobile

December 3, 2014

Walmart’s revenue results from Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday reveal mobile drove approximately 70 percent of traffic to Walmart.com, reflecting the growing role of smartphones and tablets in the path to purchase.

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Pinterest drives largest growth in online Black Friday sales

December 3, 2014

Top social networks such as Facebook and Pinterest are playing a bigger role for retailers’ mobile strategy by propelling shoppers into social commerce, as evidenced by sales numbers from Thanksgiving weekend.

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Mobile Web is retail’s big winner and loser for holiday shopping

December 2, 2014

While holiday shoppers resoundingly voted for the convenience of the mobile Web during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the surge in traffic is tasking retailers’ sites, with outages and slowdowns experienced by Best Buy, Neiman Marcus, Gamestop, J. Crew and others.

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Mobile sales to top $1B on Thanksgiving, Black Friday combined: Adobe

November 7, 2014

Mobile is expected to account for 31 percent of online sales on Thanksgiving, up from 21 percent last year, for a total of $418 million, according to new research from Adobe.

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LivingSocial claims trends point to big holiday season for mobile

September 11, 2014

NEW YORK – A LivingSocial executive at the Mobile Marketing Summit: Holiday Focus 2014 claimed that trends and increased mobile usage point to a bigger holiday season online and on mobile.

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Thanksgiving Day, paid search deliver mobile holiday joy to retailers

December 3, 2013

Mobile sales reached 26 percent of online sales on Thanksgiving Day – the highest percentage for the weekend and Cyber Monday – making it one of the big mobile success stories so far this holiday season. Another win is paid search, with the percentage of clicks coming from mobile devices rushing past last year’s numbers to top out at 44 percent.

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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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PayPal mobile payment volume nearly triples on Cyber Monday

November 28, 2012

Mobile proved to be a key driver on Cyber Monday with PayPal nearly tripling its mobile payment volume compared to last year.

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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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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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