Holiday Retailer

41% Report Doing Majority Of Their Holiday Shopping Online Last Year [Survey]

In a recent Walker Sands poll, 41 percent of over 1,600 consumers surveyed report buying all, or at least most of their holiday gifts online last year. In order to get a better understanding of this year’s online holiday shopping trends, the 2017 Future of Retail Holiday Report (registration required) includes survey results on everything from how often …

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Add Chatbots To Your Arsenal Today: Reap The Benefits During The Holiday Retail Season

Currently, the buzz surrounding chatbots has been growing to a dull roar.  Even if consumers have grown wary of bots because of privacy concerns and usability issues, the next generation of fast-learning, fast-acting chatbots is quickly being adopted by companies who want to improve customer service and lower operational cost.  It was estimated by Gartner that by …

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More Than 1/3 Of Shoppers Plan To Start Holiday Shopping Before Black Friday [Report]

CPC Strategy, a retail-focused digital agency, after surveyed 1,500 shoppers, forecasted that this year’s holiday season is going to see steady growth over last year’s numbers, with consumers looking for holiday discounts before the usual deals begin surfacing. “More shoppers expect deals far before Black Friday or late in December,” says the agency’s CEO, Rick …

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What Are The Steps To Making “SENSE” Of Early Lifecycle Marketing?

Because the holidays are in full swing and with a week left before Christmas (a of this writing), shoppers are searching for those last few gifts to complete their shopping time for the year.  With this, bands are looking for a way to stand out to consumers.  One great way is to cultivate the people …

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Google Has Shares Data On How Mobile Is Set To Impact Shopping This Holiday

Google has published a compilation of stats, to help round out a picture of how mobile is influencing shopping behaviors in-store and online, along with a a set of recommendations for effectively reaching shoppers on mobile this holiday season. Check out the data, which indicates how mobile will play a role in retailer and brand success …

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The NRF Says Online Sales Are Expected To Increase 6 To 8 Percent This Holiday Season

As it is now mid-October, retailers are currently gearing up for the impending holiday sales surge that they will all be facing very soon.  With the holiday season almost upon us, the National Retail Federation announced on Thursday that its expecting sales to increase 3.7 percent to $630.5 billion in November and December, which is down slightly …

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Tips To Ensure You’re Prepared For The 2015 Holiday Retail Season

Considering that it’s August, and we’ve been enjoying the sunshine and overall summer weather, it’s hard to believe that the holiday retail season is creeping up on us.  After all, it’s only August, right? But when you put everything into perspective, we don’t have a lot of time to get things ready from a marketing point of …

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