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

    … New data from the National Retail Federation (NRF) paints a rosy picture for holiday e-commerce. The organization estimates non-store sales of $122.9 billion in November and December, a 12.6 percent gain over 2015. And it’s significantly higher than the NRF’s predicted growth of 7-10 percent. The NRF’s numbers are in line with what others…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Land- 17 readers -
  • 51% of US adults have bought something online via their cellphones [Pew data]

    … in the mid-1990s, he began developing and marketing websites and continued to provide consulting services for more than 15 years. His SEO and social media clients ranged from mom-and-pop small businesses to one of the Top 5 online retailers. Matt is a longtime speaker at marketing events around the U.S., including keynote and panelist roles. He can be found on Twitter at @MattMcGee. You can read Matt's disclosures on his personal blog. You can reach Matt via email using our Contact page. …

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Land- 10 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- 12 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- 9 readers -
  • On Prime Day, 74% of all US e-commerce happened on Amazon [Report]

    … Almost three out of every four e-commerce dollars spent by U.S. consumers on July 12th were spent with Amazon. You may recognize that date as Amazon’s second Prime Day, and this new data from Slice Intelligence supports Amazon’s own claims that Prime Day 2016 was its “biggest day ever.” Using its panel of more than four million online shoppers…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Land- 24 readers -
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