Will Black Friday Be The Next Coronavirus Victim?

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Thanksgiving and Black Friday may still seem like a long way away, but in eCommerce terms, many of the larger businesses will be planning and preparing for the holiday season over the next few weeks if they haven’t already. But in the current global situation it begs the question, what will happen around the holiday […]

Preparing For The 2020 Coronavirus Holiday Season as an eCommerce Seller

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In January this year when Coronavirus was still seen as an issue for China, I wrote a prediction/advisory piece about how best to prepare your business for the impact of Coronavirus. Needless to say, while I stand by my advice, I couldn’t have predicted the spread that Coronavirus would have had across the globe. One […]

Black Friday & Cyber Monday – The Numbers

Black Friday Cyber Monday The Numbers

It is always fascinating to see just how busy the Thanksgiving weekend is every year in terms of eCommerce traffic and sales. For many online retailers it truly kickstarts their holiday season and also tests business and logistics processes to the max. Amazon have already announced that Cyber Monday 2019 was their busiest day ever, […]

Royal Mail Reveals Top Areas Brits Shopped Online on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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Royal Mail revealed the top ten areas where shoppers made the most online purchases over the course of Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2019. Bargain hunters and office workers in Central London top the list of the UK’s most prolific shoppers in the biggest cyber shopping event of the year, followed by Kirkwall, Lerwick […]

Shopify Merchants Sold Over $2.9 Billion Over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Weekend

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Over one million merchants on Shopify set records once again this Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend. From the start of Black Friday in New Zealand, through the end of Cyber Monday in California, Shopify merchants across more than 175 countries sold $2.9+ billion, up from last year’s $1.8+ billion. These unprecedented sales demonstrate the power of […]

Cyber Monday 2019 – Biggest Day in Amazon History

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Amazon announced that Cyber Monday was once again the single biggest shopping day in the company’s history, based on the number of items ordered worldwide. Customers all around the world shopped at record levels across a wide selection, with hundreds of millions of products ordered worldwide between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, alone. Customers purchased millions more Amazon […]

Adobe Analytics Says Holiday Shoppers Will Spend Billions More With Their Phones

Does your ecommerce website automatically adjust to fit small device screens like mobile phones? If you shrugged your shoulders, you might want to go and recheck it; otherwise a prospective buyer could end up on your competitor’s site. According to Adobe Analytics’ latest report, the smartphone shopping trend will accelerate this holiday season and be […]

Shopify Merchants Rack Up Record Sales on Black Friday

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This year Shopify is again providing sales data over the Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend. The Shopify’s data below reflects the full 24 hours of Black Friday sales from the 1 million+ merchants on their platform. Record-breaking sales from Shopify’s merchants demonstrate that this holiday shopping season has become a global movement, changing the way consumers […]

Shopify Merchants Have Record Sales on Thanksgiving

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This year Shopify is again providing sales data over the Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend. The Shopify’s data below reflects the full 24 hours of Thanksgiving sales from the 1 million+ merchants on their platform. Record-breaking sales from Shopify’s merchants demonstrate that this holiday shopping season has become a global movement, changing the way consumers buy […]

Shopify Merchants Have Strong Start on Thanksgiving

Shopify Thanksgiving

This year Shopify is again providing sales data over the Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend. The Shopify’s data below reflects the first 12 hours of Thanksgiving sales from the 1 million+ merchants on their platform. Record-breaking sales from Shopify’s merchants demonstrate that this holiday shopping season has become a global movement, changing the way consumers buy […]