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There’s no arguing with the stats. Digital retail, and more specifically mobile technologies, have never been more impactful in the retail landscape − a fact very apparent as you review stats from the 2012 holiday season. Ahead of the first session of Shop.org’s First Look track at Retail’s BIG Show today, Executive Director Vicki Cantrell [...]

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Same-day delivery and in-store pick up are not new concepts for retailers. But in 2012, these services are shifting how people shop in the United States. For decades we’ve been talking about the attempt to deliver products to consumers as quickly as possible. Retail verticals in the gifting and floral industry have mastered this with [...]

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Thanksgiving fell on the earliest Thursday possible this year, but the early holiday didn’t stall Americans from making the virtual dash for deals. Following a bustling shopping weekend both online and in-store, the ‘official’ online shopping holiday was right around the corner. Many were left wondering: If Americans spent a combined $59 billion over Black [...]

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Although holiday shopping started early for millions of Americans, retailers are preparing for the big kick off to the holiday shopping season later this week. Now more than ever, online retailers are serving up for promotions on Thanksgiving Day itself. Driven by consumer demand, 46% of retailers are planning special Thanksgiving Day deals online as [...]

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File another one away in the “how time flies” category, because Thanksgiving and Black Friday are mere days away now. As families start gathering all the ingredients for next week’s fixings, retailers are already primed to let the public know about their Black Friday weekend deals. So what do retailers have planned to target consumers [...]

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