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It was a rush of a holiday season: close to half of the retailers we surveyed earlier this month reported year over year online sales growth of 30% or more. Per the 2011 eHoliday Post-Holiday Study, conducted with partner BIGinsight, consumers started shopping online in earnest in November and hardly slowed down thereafter, with more [...]

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Online consumers have been shopping up a storm this holiday season, which is certainly cause for online retailers to rejoice. As the Google Retail Blog pointed out this week, however, retailers need to make sure they’re not “turning off the lights” next week for customers who are ready to spend their gift cards, return and exchange those [...]

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Cyber Monday is by now entrenched in the consumer’s mind as another holiday shopping marker: 3 out of 5 retailers whom we surveyed just after the holidays last year noted that Cyber Monday was one of the two top grossing days for online sales for the season. Indeed, comScore estimated that Cyber Monday online sales [...]

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Well-prepped by retailers via ad circulars, emails and good old TV commercials, over half of U.S. consumers hit the stores this past weekend. According to the Black Friday weekend consumer survey conducted by BIGresearch for NRF, almost one-quarter shopped as early as Thanksgiving Day itself (that’s up 29.2% over Thanksgiving Day last year). An impressive [...]

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Last night, Saks Fifth Avenue wowed the audience with its Fifth Avenue holiday windows and bubble-snowflake 3-D exterior. As retailers around the country unveil their holiday decorations, this signals just one thing to me: Thanksgiving must be almost here. All kidding aside, the (serious) pressure is on for retailers to make their Q4 goals. As [...]

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