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Since the term was coined in 2007, Green Monday has become one of the busiest days of the holiday season. It’s been adopted by others as a key measurement of online sales, and some retailers are using the second Monday of December as another opportunity to offer holiday bargains. In 2012, comScore found that Green [...]

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Shop.org asked consumers last year which services were most important for their holiday purchases, “gift idea center” ranked a 3 out of 5. Millennials were the one group to rank it higher (3.4), while consumers age 55 and older pegged it at 2.7. Based on this data point – and in a world of priority [...]

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It may only be the middle of July, but back-to-school shopping is on retailers’ minds. Parents with children in grades K-12 are expected to spend $26.7 billion this year, but that’s down from 2012 as consumers say that economic pressures continue to be important factors in purchasing decisions. In NRF’s initial survey about back to [...]

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Last year, almost half of consumers shopping online for the winter holidays finished in the last two weeks of December. With Father’s Day just days away, my guess is that this may not be so different, and that any number of shoppers are still grappling with what to buy for the father figures in their [...]

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We’re already a quarter of the way through the year, which means Father’s Day, Back to School and Back to College shopping seasons are upon us. And on that note, we’re excited to release the new “2013 Shop.org Planning Guide: Spring/Summer” for Shop.org members. Taking a cue from our annual in-depth Shop.org Holiday Strategy and [...]

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