Verizon dominates Black Friday, but T-Mobile disrupts Cyber Monday
Millward Brown Digital looked at how shoppers engaged with each of the Big 4 Wireless Carrier sites during the 2014 holiday shopping season
November Top 50: Introducing Cyber Week
The lines between Black Friday and Cyber Monday have continued to blur this year. This new trend has impacted the traffic that a number of sites saw in November.
The Weekly Compete Pulse
We’re officially in full swing for the holiday shopping season! For this edition of the Weekly Pulse we’ve compiled five of our favorite articles from the past week to help make this holiday season your best yet.
November Data is Now Live – Kim Kardashian and Black Friday Drive Monthly Fast Movers
November data is now live! See which sites made it into our Monthly Fast Movers and which trends drove traffic last month.
Winter Holiday First Half Highlights: Amazon Gets Some Attention
With around 20% of retail sales occurring at the end of the year, stakes are high right now for the retail industry to capture consumer attention and convert into sales ASAP. While the results aren’t in yet, Cyber Week provides a great first look into the race thus far.
Online Shoppers Favor PS4 by 3:2 — And They’re Going to Walmart.com to Buy it
Last month, Microsoft and Sony renewed their rivalry to maintain fixtures in consumers’ living rooms with the launch of their updated gaming consoles. Sony’s PlayStation 4, which held an advantage in online shopping interest ahead of the launches, continued to attract more online shoppers than the Xbox One across the leading online retailers in November.
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Report: Everything’s Merry for Amazon
It seems as though every year, more and more pressure gets put on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Not only are these important days for retailers to capture holiday shopping sales, but lately it seems that consumer confidence, holiday season projections and the weight of the world rests on the results.
The Weekly Compete Pulse
Here’s a round up of our favorite digital marketing stories from the web this week: Small Businesses Need Big Data Too, 15 Stunning Stats About Cyber Monday, Convert Your Content Marketing to Revenue: 7 Pieces of the Puzzle, Real Time Marketing: How Brands Can Prepare And Succeed
20+ Black Friday & Cyber Monday Facts That You Need to Know
Shoppers are keen on researching for the best deals and rely on different sources to gather information. The majority of shoppers are visiting Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal sites such as Blackfriday.com and Cybermonday.com. They’re also browsing online store circulars, visiting retailer websites, checking out social media pages and talking to friends and family about promotions.
November Data is Now LIVE at Compete
Image from: Presents / Shutterstock November data is now LIVE at Compete! In November, the fastest growing Website traffic lists were heavily influenced by Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with Black Friday sites, bargain sites, holiday sites, and retail sites taking leading positions. Other key drivers of Web traffic in November include the Powerball lottery and the U.S. presidential election. Relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Sandy likely drove
Cyber Monday Drives Online Sales
Image from: Holiday Shopping Online / Shutterstock Last week we explored the Thanksgiving/Black Friday related increase in in-store sales. This week, we see the impact of Cyber Monday deals on online shopping. Consumers took advantage of Cyber Monday week deals, spending on average $300 online, while spending only $244 in-stores. Year-to-year, 2012 was a much better year for retailers. Consumers spent 50% more this year on Cyber Monday deals than