Statistics: Online Shopping

    • 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 traffic than PCs yesterday.

      Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 10 readers -
  • E-commerce grows 16 percent in Q2 according to US Commerce Dept.

    … just over 2 percent year over year. Accordingly, e-commerce saw dramatically stronger growth (from a smaller base) than traditional retail. While 92 percent of retail sales happen in stores, many major retailers are suffering. Macy’s, for example, just announced closure of 100 stores. By comparison, several leading online retailers, mostly notably…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 8 readers -
  • Retail survey: 51% of shoppers want digital coupons; 67% find facial recognition creepy

    … for Marketing Land and Search Engine Land. From 2009 to 2012, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for a number of daily newspapers from New York to Texas. With more than ten years of marketing management experience, she has contributed to a variety of traditional and online publications, including MarketingProfs.com, SoftwareCEO.com, and Sales and Marketing Management Magazine. Read more of Amy's articles. …

    Amy Gesenhues/ Marketing Land- 13 readers -
  • Amazon Raises Cost Of Free Shipping, Morphing Into The Netflix Of Retail

    … ship free), or at least $49 of all other eligible items to your Shopping Cart. Any item with “FREE Shipping” messaging on the product detail page, that is fulfilled and shipped by Amazon, is eligible and contributes to your free shipping order minimum. Amazon Prime has been a wildly successful program for the company. Over the holidays Amazon said…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 9 readers -
  • U.S. E-Commerce Sales Jump 14.7% YoY In Holiday Quarter

    … The holidays saw a big increase in online sales in the U.S., according to the Census Bureau’s latest quarterly e-commerce sales report. The bureau estimates $89.1 billion in e-commerce sales during Q4 of 2015, a 14.7 percent jump from Q4 2014. The figure also represents a quarterly gain of 2.1 percent over the 3rd quarter of 2015…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Land- 16 readers -
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