Holiday

Offers They Can’t Refuse: Strategies To Stand Out On Black Friday

Most customers set their sites on the December holidays, when they can see the fruits of their planning and shopping efforts.  But for retailers, their focus is a little different.  They focus more on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which features the biggest payoff of the holiday season.  This is why its recommended that brands begin …

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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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NRF’s 2016 Holiday Retail Season Forecast: 3.6% Increase & Strong Chance Of Non-Store Growth

There’s some new data that’s come out of the National Retail Federation (NRF) that forecasts modest growth this holiday season with expected sales of $655.8 billion, which is up from 3.6 from 2015.  This is a record number and the year-over-year growth is outpacing 2015 by 0.4%.  Even better news regarding online retailers is that …

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