Statistics: Online Shopping

  • Square offering merchants $12K in free payment processing with Apple Pay

    … Square has become a key Apple Pay partner. The San Francisco-based company has made a big bet on mobile payments — it wants its brand to be synonymous with them — and is now offering incentives to merchants to encourage promotion and use of Apple Pay. Square will enable local merchants to process $12,000 worth of payments for free if customers…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 16 readers -
  • Holiday e-commerce sales crushed expectations, NRF says

    … have reported. Adobe has pegged holiday e-commerce growth at 11 percent for the just-finished holidays. Slice, a retail analytics firm, estimated a 20 percent year-over-year gain in online holiday sales. Another common theme running through this year’s holiday shopping analysis is the value of an omnichannel approach — having both an online…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Land- 17 readers -
  • Report: Cyber-Monday was the largest e-commerce day in history

    … According to data from Adobe, Cyber Monday became the largest day in US e-commerce history. Consumers spent roughly $3.4 billion online, which just beat Black Friday’s $3.34 billion. Cyber Monday generated somewhat less mobile commerce revenue at $1.19 billion vs. $1.2 billion on Black Friday. Nonetheless, smartphones and tablets drive more…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 13 readers -
  • Study: 83 percent use smartphones in stores, Facebook the most widely used app

    … about the store experience (e.g., waiting in line) contains a blueprint for using smartphones and apps to improve and invigorate the traditional retail experience. About The Author Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a personal blog, Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and real-world consumer behavior. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. Follow him on Twitter or find him at Google+. …

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin Social SEO- 14 readers -
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