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November 30, 2015

mobile users formed 57% black friday eCommerce visitors

Mobile Shopping this holiday season has replaced desktop/ PC shopping . During 2015  Black Friday mobile consumers made up  ‘more than 57% of visits to e-commerce sites . That’s up from 50% last year, and less than 6% a mere six years ago. Similarly, more than 36% of online e-commerce sales closed on mobile devices, up from less than 4% in 2010.

121 million to shop online this year on cyber monday,4% fewer than last year

A study which was released today by the NRF (National Retail Federation )and Prosper Insights & Analytics,  shows that   121.3 million consumers will shop online tomorrow, on Cyber Monday 2015.This number is  down 4.4% from 126.9 million last year. That 121.3 million number represents 49.5% of all consumers

" cybermonday  online shopping  trends"
The 2015’s Holiday season started off  briskly  with Black Friday seeing   $2.72 billion in e-commerce sales, up 14% from 2014. Meanwhile online shopping on Thanksgiving Day 2015 too  saw a higher jump in online spending, with $1.73 billion in sales, up 25% from the  2014 .Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales saw consumers spending   $4.47 billion

However in store sales—excluding e-commerce—fell about 10% on Thursday and Friday to $12.1 billion, according to ShopperTrak, which monitors traffic to stores and malls.

November 28, 2015

best black friday deals from dell

Dell’s 2015 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals available on include:

Dell’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals began on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, with select laptops starting at $149.99, 2-in-1s at $299.99, desktops starting as low as $99.99, Alienware gaming PCs starting at $449 and tablets starting at $149 – and all purchases made on come with the option of free shipping.

"black friday deals from Dell"

 To see the entire range of discounts click here

  1.  Inspiron 14 laptop 3000 Series @ $149.99 – doorbuster starting Nov 26. 
  2. Inspiron Micro Desktop @ $99.99 – doorbuster starting Nov. 27 
  3. Inspiron 15 5000 Series notebook @ $299.99 – doorbuster starting Nov. 26 
  4. Inspiron 15 3000 Series notebook @ $379.99 – doorbuster starting Nov. 27
  5.  Inspiron Small Desktop @ $199.99 – doorbuster starting Nov. 26
  6.  Inspiron Desktop w/Dell 24 Monitor bundle @ $499.99 – doorbuster starting Nov. 27
  7.  Inspiron 15 7000 Series 2-in-1 @ $499.99 – doorbuster starting Nov. 26 
  8. Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 @ $299.99 – doorbuster starting Nov. 27 
  9. Alienware gaming PCs – Up to $500 off select systems 
  10. Venue 10 5000 Series tablet @ $149 Dell 24 Monitor @ $179.99 Dell 27 Gaming Monitor @ $629.99

$1.5billion mobile shoppers accounted for 32% thanksgiving day and black friday e shopping

The first two days of the holiday sales period have netted $4.45 billion in U.S. online purchases, ( this  includes  $2.72 billion spent on BlackFriday and $1.73 billion on Thanksgiving)

However  sales from mobile devices — led by smartphones — have  seen a a record $1.5 billion of that entire $4.45billion online sales during  thanksgiving and black friday  has “broken all previously held records. That means mobile shopping made up around 32% of all digital shopping during thanksgiving and black friday

" 2015 online sales during thanksgiving and black friday"

However Adobe expects total online sales during the 3 days ( Thanksgiving +black friday+ Cyber Monday) would reach around $7.4billion .. in 2015 compared to last years  $6.4 billion ..  expected growth of 15%

The numbers come from Adobe, which has been tracking some 4,500 sites, including 80% of the top 100 retailers. IBM says Black Friday outpaced that with the average basket size of $134.45, and sales up 20.7% on a year ago with popular items including Apple Watch, Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4, and TVs from Samsung, Sony and LG.

black friday and thanksgiving online sales exceed $4.45billion, ipad, Xbox tops electronic sales

" comparing online spends during thanksgiving and cyber monday"


This year Black Friday sales brought in n $2.72 billion in e-commerce sales, up 14% from 2014. ecommerce spends on Thanksgiving Day saw a higher jump in online spending, with $1.73 billion in sales, up 25% from the previous year

During the two day period, 33% of online shoppers used their mobile phones to make purchases. Online  sales on Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day exceeded  $4.45  according to data released by Adobe.

Among  the ” top 5  best selling  electronic products on  Thanksgiving holiday sales were
  •  Samsung 4K TVs, the Apple iPad Air 2, the Microsoft Xbox One, the Apple iPad Mini, and the Sony PS4. 
  • The five most popular toys were Lego Dimensions, Shopkin dolls, Lego Star Wars, Barbie Dream House, and Lego Friends.
  •  Consumers sought out the promotions on Thursday and Friday, with sales from limited online deals accounting for 40% of all online sales. 
  • In total, products sold online saw an average discount of 24%.

November 28, 2014

Online Retail Path to Purchase : Device comparison chart

Retail shoppng

While consumers  by and large  use both Smartphones, tablets and PC for buying, There are some difference in buying patters .Retail consumers who research on their smartphones tend to purchase almost equally across smartphones (23%), tablets (20%) and laptops (21%), 

whereas consumers who research via laptops and tablets tend to purchase on the same device (46% and 58%, respectively). 

While the majority of retail consumers (63%) who research in-store also purchase in-store, 20% rely on mobile devices (smartphones and laptops) to make their final purchases.

source : Ninthdecimal

November 25, 2014

61 billion USD to be spent Online by US consumers this holiday season, 8% to come from mobile commerce

Infographic: American Holiday Shoppers to Spend $61 Billion Online | Statista
This chart illustrates the rise of holiday season e-commerce spending in the United States from 2005 through 2013 and a forecast of 2014 spending.

The above chartshows the US holiday Spends  since 2005 onwards, and predicts that the Holiday Online  Spends including ( Black Friday and Cyber Monday )  is estimated to touch  61 billion US dollars., that’s a projected growth of 22% .

This number is based   according to comScore’s official holiday spending forecast. Mobile commerce is expected to contribute $7.9 billion to this year’s total, which would represent a 25% jump over last year’s mobile sales

#mobile shopping, #mobile commerce,#cyber monday

November 24, 2014

Mobile Sales to contribute 31% of online sales during holidays,to $418 billion

Mobile spending durng holidays

It would be interesting to see the face off between Android vs iOS  this  during the holiday season  eCommerceLast November, the average order placed on a mobile Apple iOS device was $121.48, compared to just $89 for Android devices, according to a new IBM report

The data also shows that while we do more web-surfing with smartphones (accounting for 24% of all website traffic, compared to 14% via tablets), consumers are more inclined to make purchases on tablets (11.5% of website sales) than smartphones (5%). 

A recent forecast  by adobe digital predicts that 31% of online sales will be generated via 
smartphones and tablets, up from 21% in  2013 with Mobile Sales touching $418 million 

The forecast from Deloitte calls for a 4% to 4.5% overall increase in consumer holiday season spending

November 23, 2014

Holiday Shopping days with the Highest Online Spends: 2009 to 2013

highest online spends
this  chart shows the Days when Online Shopping Spends was the highest during the last 5 years. All the numbers are  million  The week which saw the biggest spending online  in the United States during holiday season from 2009 to 2013, sorted by selected online shopping day. On Black Friday in 2013, 1,199 million US dollars were spent

#holiday spends,#Black Friday,#eCommerce spends,#Cyber Monday

US Ecommerce Spends Sales On Cyber Monday since 2005 Onwards

US holiday Shopping spends


“This timeline shows the U.S. online spending on Cyber Monday from 2005 to 2013.  In the last 5 years Online Shopping during Cyber Monday  grew by 96%

US consumers spent $887 million in 2009 while last year (2013)   saw eCommerce sales on  Cyber Monday  touched  $1.74 billion US dollars, up from $1.47 billion US dollars in the in 2012. Compared with 2005, Cyber Monday online shopping  sales has grown by 400%
Tags : #ecommerce, #holiday sales,#thanksgiving,#Black Friday,#online spends

How the US Holiday Season Online Sales Grew since 2005 to 2013

Find more statistics at Statista

The above chart shows the  U.S. holiday season retail e-commerce sales figures  for a period 2005 to 2013 . This data  compares the  last 8 years of   online shopping .

Americans spent $46.55 billion  during  their holiday shopping in 2013  . Compare this  with 20o5 when online sales during holidays  touched $19.6 billion. Thats a 100% growth in 8 years .

Meanwhile 2008 saw a dip in  holiday eCommerce   as the housing bubble and global financial markets took a heavy toll on the US economy. As compared to 2007, in which US consumers splurged  $29.2 billion on eCommerce, during 2008  holiday ecommerce sales fell to $28billion

Tags : #2014 Holidays, #eCommerce, #Holiday Ecommerce, #Cyber Monday,#Black Friday, #Online Retail

November 18, 2014

Online Sales during Black Friday and Cyber Monday predicted to reach a record high to $89 billon

Holiday season ecommerce

black friday and cyber monday revenue

Online retailers have started to gear up for Holiday season  as they start to splurge on marketing and advertising budgets  a for Black Friday and the Christmas holidays? | Black Friday (the fourth Friday of November) and Cyber Monday (the first Monday in December) are now witnessing a major shift in spending patterns, with the Adobe Digital Index predicting that $2.6bn – an increase of 15 per cent – will be spent on Cyber Monday alone, with Black Friday growth up by 28 per cent to $2.48bn. 

Overall, the retail holiday season in the US  is set to exceed the 2013 online sales record  . According o emarketer  e-commerce spends  during black friday and cyber monday  is likely to exceed  $72.41bn,  with a  growth of 16.6 %  this year as compared to 2013′

Forrester Research predicts online sales  during this holiday season  would post a record  high to $89bn” Meanwhile, paid for search budgets  are also expected to grow again this holiday season, with revenues growing by 23.6 per cent in 2013 for Black Friday according to Kenshoo’s Global Online Retail Seasonal Shopping Report. “

November 16, 2014

Brands marketing spends shows a spike just before the holiday season

marketing and ad spends during 2014 holidays

The Holiday season in 2014 seems to start  on a promising note . A recent study by  Nielsen  shows that brands are starting to spend more this holiday season .  The spike  looks  promising and that is good news  just before the Holidays .

The traditional gift categories found notable  increase as  advertisers in every category spent more on advertising during last year’s fourth quarter holiday season than they did five years ago, with tech products (26%), video games (23%), books (21%), kitchen/cookware (46%) and jewelry (42%) leading the charge. in ad spending moving into the fourth quarter as consumers begin to brainstorm their holiday shopping lists.

December 9, 2013

,Average Online Shopping ” Bill Value from Pinterest, was 77% more than Facebook,

The battle for Online Spending : Pinterest vs Facebook: A recent survey of 7,431 online shoppers, conducted by BizRate Insights, reveals Pinterest motivates more online purchases than Facebook.

Ranked By IBM And MutualMind: Black Friday Winners And Losers – Forbes: ” While Thanksgiving online sales  zoomed by 19%over previous year, mainly powered by Mobile sales contributing 25.8% of total online sales for Thanksgiving. However the ” one important data which  has not been ” discussed ” was the role of Pinterest in driving  Mobile and Online Sales during Thanksgiving    

 However one interesting Fact  that has been unsaid  was” On average, holiday shoppers referred from Pinterest on Black Friday spent 77 percent more per order than shoppers referred from Facebook.  Facebook average order value was $52.30 versus Pinterest average order value which was $92.51.  However, according to IBM, Facebook referrals converted sales at nearly four times the rate of Pinterest.

According to data analytics provider MutualMind, among the top 10 retailers it studied, Walmart led the volume mentions for Black Friday with an average share of voice at 77.5%. 

December 7, 2013

2013 Cyber Monday among the Biggest Shopping day in US

U.S. shoppers made Cyber Monday the biggest online shopping day in history with a  20.6 percent increase in online sales.  Cyber Monday also capped the highest five­day  online sales period on record – from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday – which  grew 16.5 percent over the same period in 2012.  

Cyber Monday 2013 Compared to Cyber Monday 2012:
• Online Sales Set New Record: Cyber

Monday online sales grew by 20.6  percent over 2012.  Average order value was $128.77, down 1 percent year­ over­year. 

• Top Five Cities for Cyber Sales:  New York took the top spot for total online 

Rretail sales on Cyber Monday.  Rounding out the top five were Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago and Atlanta.   

 Mobile Shopping Soars: Mobile traffic grew to 31.7 percent of all online traffic, 
increasing by 45 percent over 2012.

Mobile sales were also strong, exceeding 17 percent of total online sales, an increase of 55.4 percent year­over­year

 Smartphones Browse, Tablets Buy:  Smartphones drove 19.7 percent of all 
online traffic compared to tablets at 11.5 percent, making it the browsing device
of choice.

 When it comes to making the sale, tablets drove 11.7 percent of all
online sales, more than double that of smartphones, which accounted for 5.5 

December 6, 2013

24% Holiday Shopping for Thanksgiving ,Black Friday, What does this mean for ecomerce brands

Cyber MOnday and Thanksgving reach new heights
Cyber Monday wrapped up with 20.6 % growth in record online retail sales over 2012 and remains the biggest online shopping day of the year. Read the full report to get details on the latest trends from the holiday shopping season.

However the biggest surge came from mobile sales which reached 25.8 percent 
of total online sales for Thanksgiving, and 21.8 percent for Black Friday, as 
consumers went from the dinner table to their tablets to lock in the best offers. In addition, 
IBM reported that New York City consumers led the way in Black Friday online sales 

followed by Atlanta and Los Angeles.  

Delivered by the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, this year’s holiday report tracked 
millions of transactions and terabytes of data from approximately 800 
U.S. retail websites. By leveraging cloud-based analytics, IBM is uniquely positioned to 
give retailers and marketers unmatched insight into real-time consumer shopping trends.                                                                                      

December 1, 2013

Has Thanksgiving Becomes the New Black Friday ?

Has 2013 Holiday season gave birth to a new  $billion dollar online shopping day? The answer is Yes .. Thanksgiving has indeed become the new Thanksgiving with online sales cross the $1billion mark

Adobe Digital Index has released its annual forecast based on an analysis of nearly half a trillion visits to retail Web sites, representing possibly the largest and most accurate sales prediction model. This year double-digit grow is expected early on Cyber Monday (up 15%) and Black Friday (up 17%), while Thanksgiving will be the fastest-growing online shopping day (up 21%) in 2013. Cyber Monday, in particular, will break records as the highest single online shopping day ever with sales above $2.27 billion. 

Related Reads on Holiday eCommerce
Thanksgiving Now a Billion Dollar online shopping DayPre Thanksgiving  Heaviest Online Spending day

Tags: Online Retail, Thanksgiving, ,shopping  Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Online Sales, eCommerce,

November 28, 2013

Holiday Shopping Starts with a Bang,weekend sales up by 25%

Holiday Spending Comparison Black Friday vs Thanksgiving vs Cyber Monday

Holiday E-Commerce Sales -The Holiday season has just started  and it has started with a Bang .In the US  Consumers are flocking to stores as well as by  going online even  before Black Friday and Thanksgiving  this year. Meanwhile IBM  reports that weekend online sales were up 19%, and online marketing firm ChannelAdvisor Corp. says its clients’ weekend sales were 30% higher than over the pre-Thanksgiving weekend in 2012.”

With the momentum to a  ‘solid start’ to the online holiday shopping season – Internet Retailer‘s latest data shows  that ” the  PC and Desktops  Powered online purchase ‘ has increased by 14% in the month of November as compared to the same time last year

A recent report from  “ChannelAdvisor —including its retailer clients’ sales on the Amazon and eBay marketplaces, and from search engines and comparison shopping engines—showed at least double-digit growth over the weekend before Thanksgiving last year. “

This year can impact holiday shopping as ” the shopping duration” gets shortened by 6 days this year as thanksgiving falls on 28th Nov this year , compared to Nov 22nd last year  This cuts 6 days of Holidays  and a weekend  from prime thanksgiving  to christman Shopping period.

Tags :holidays, mobile ad spending, mobile commerce, Online Retail, online sales, 

November 25, 2013

Top 10 Black Friday Deals Available Online by Walmart

Black Fridat Best Deals from Walmark

Top 10 Black Friday Deals from Walmart available online
Walmart launched the new Pre Black Friday sale at 8am lastb week ( 22nd November both across their stores as well as online The retailer shouted out big words this week announcing this deal and named competitors like Best Buy, ToysRUs and Target in the announcement, promising to slam their advertised Black Friday deals. Though most of them are across their retail stores. Here are the top 10 Online Deals  which you can get sitting in your home

Here are the Most Attractive Black Friday Deals available Online from Walmart This weekend

·        $698 55″ 55LN5200 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV
·        $499 iPad with RetinaDisplay 32GB + 8-in-1 Bluetooth Speaker Bundle
·        $179 Sceptre X322BV-HDR 32″ 720p 60Hz Class LED HDTV
·        $249 Sceptre 40 Class LCD 1080p 60Hz HDTV, X409BV-FHD
·        $59 Nextbook 7″ Tablet with 8GB Memory with Google Mobile Services
·        $99 ClickN KIDS 7″ Tablet with 8GB Memory
·        $234 Xbox 360 Ultimate Bundle – $50 Value
·        $149LG 24LN451B 24″ 720p 60Hz LED HDTV

Tags: Black Friday,Trending deals,Holiday spending,Stores,Best Deals,Thanksgiving

November 24, 2013

Holiday Retail Sales vs E-Commerce Contribution by Day : 2009 to 2012

U.S. holiday season e-commerce spending by online shopping day
The Chart Compares Online Shopping During  60 days of Holiday Season from 2009 Onwards to 2012

Its Holiday Time Folks.. Just a couple of days before “US turns over into a Nation of Consumers” and shop till they drop.This Year 2013 is likely to see a Record increase in Retail Shopping as brick and mortar stores do everything to have consumers flock to their stores instead of using gadgets and Devices to Shop Online 

Last year around 57.3 million (+18% YoY) Americans clicked their way through Mobile devices includingTablets,Smartphones, and other Gadgets to shop Online on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in their search for bargains.

On ‘Cyber Monday’, the real answer to the ‘Black Friday’ of fixed location retailers, the E-commerce turnover then rose by 30% to 1.5 billion US$ – also a new record. 

The share of mobile traffic increased dramatically to 18%, the share of turnover for mobile purchases was around 13%. In 2012, the E-commerce turnover for a single day broke the billion dollar mark for the first time ever.Data from ComScore shows that Digital Commerce rose by 26% compared to 2011 (2011: 816 million US$).