Category Archives: Holidays

With a tough winter loosening its grip, spring has never felt so good – and Easter shoppers are ready to celebrate. According to NRF’s Easter consumer survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, 19 percent of consumers anticipate making some portion of their Easter purchases online, roughly in line with 21 percent who said so [...]

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Spring holidays such as Easter, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are important shopping periods for many retailers. In 2013, NRF surveys conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics found that U.S. consumers spent an estimated $17.2 billion for Easter, $20.7 billion for Mother’s Day, and $13.3 billion on Father’s Day. While smaller than back-to-school or the winter holidays, all three [...]

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Despite a shorter shopping season and consumers still concerned about the economy, U.S. holiday sales for 2013 ultimately came in at $601.8 billion, representing 3.8 percent year-over-year growth and in line with NRF’s holiday forecast. Online holiday sales totaled $95.7 billion, a 9.3 percent growth over 2012. Now is the time to find actionable insights [...]

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Omnichannel and mobile were two of the biggest buzzwords in digital retail. But this is a small sample of the content covered on the Shop.org blog this year. Let’s unwrap the 2013 blog roll to review the most-read posts of the year. The Walgreens path to omnichannel success – At Shop.org’s First Look at Retail’s BIG [...]

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The clock is ticking for holiday shoppers, making this week one of the busiest yet for retailers and shippers. Standard shipping deadlines for online purchases are hitting in the next few days, adding to consumers’ frenzy about finishing their shopping. In anticipation of this rush, Shop.org’s eHoliday 2013 Pre-Holiday Study, conducted with Prosper Insights & [...]

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