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January 28, 2013 · No comments

Amazon Was Most-Visited Ecommerce Site in December

Apple, eBay were also top shopping destinations, comScore reports.

Online retailers were visited by nine out of 10 U.S. Web users in December, according to comScore, which lists Amazon, Apple and eBay as the top ecommerce destinations during the month. comScore reports that holiday shoppers “bombarded the Web” in December, looking for deals on Christmas gifts and shipping. Read More

December 28, 2012 · No comments

Amazon Has Reasons to Smile

Retailer tops customer ratings, reports best holiday season.

The logo for has a smiley face, and this holiday season, the retailer had plenty to smile about. It was voted the top online store in customer satisfaction for the eighth year in a row and it had its biggest selling season ever. Read More

December 13, 2012 · No comments

‘Green Monday’ Sales Jump 13%

Popular shopping day brings in more than $1 billion in online sales.

Online sales rose 13 percent year over year on Monday—this year’s Green Monday—making the popular shopping day the third busiest of the holiday season so far. Researcher comScore reports sales surpassed the $1 billion mark, reaching $1.275 billion. Cyber Monday still holds its place as the top spending day of the holidays. Read More

December 7, 2012 · No comments

UK Shoppers to Spend £26B During Holiday Season

Officials say some shoppers will resell items to fund gift giving.

British shoppers will spend more than £26 billion on gifts this holiday season, with the average shopper expected to shell out £410 on presents. Some of that holiday season money has already left buyers’ pockets, as an estimated 4 million U.K. Read More

December 4, 2012 · No comments

Cyber Week Brings in Billions in Sales

Online shoppers spend more than $5.46 billion.

Online buyers spent big bucks during Cyber Week, the week after Thanksgiving, shelling out more than $1 billion on three separate days. Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, saw the highest spending with a total of $1.46 billion. On the following day, Nov. Read More

September 10, 2012 · No comments

Royal Mail Unwraps Holiday Season Site

Website offers important holiday dates, tips and info for online sellers.

Royal Mail is gearing up for a busy holiday season. The mail carrier recently unveiled its Christmas Planning website, which features a list of “last posting” dates for U.K. and international shipments, explanations about the different shipping options it offers, details of how Royal Mail will keep up with demands, plus insights about online buyers. Read More

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