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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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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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One-fifth of retailers we surveyed this summer noted that they were investing “significantly” in online gift card purchase and redemption this year. These investments have not gone unnoticed: last week, RSR and CashStar found that 69 out of 99 retailers they studied now offer online gift cards, up from 59 in 2011. RSR and CashStar also [...]

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The eHoliday 2012 post-holiday results are in! Conducted with our partner, BIGinsight, we polled both consumers and retailers earlier this month to see how the holiday season turned out. This data trove – spanning holiday results, consumer shopping, merchandising, marketing, gift cards, customer service and fulfillment – will be particularly useful to retailers come summer [...]

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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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