Category Archives: Black Friday

Just how black was ‘Black Friday in July’ for retailers not named Amazon?

The data show growth for other retailers, but Amazon captured the bulk of sales. Greg Sterling on July 19, 2019 Amazon said this Prime Day (July 15-16) was “the largest shopping event in Amazon history,” with sales exceeding Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Indeed, Prime Day has established itself as a third online shopping mega-event (the … Continue reading Just how black was ‘Black Friday in July’ for retailers not named Amazon?

Facebook’s Ad Platform Disapproves Of Black Friday Ads

Facebook’s Ad Platform Disapproves Of Black Friday Ads by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, (November 22, 2018) Facebook’s glitch in its system for buying online ads has experienced outages and high disapproval rates just days before one of the busiest online shopping days of the year. The glitch: Black Friday ads are being rejected by Facebook, according … Continue reading Facebook’s Ad Platform Disapproves Of Black Friday Ads

Data: Retailers that can expect to see Black Friday store visits and those that won’t

Expected winners include Best Buy and Macy’s while foot traffic declines will be seen at Chick-Fil-A, Wallgreens and Ace. Greg Sterling on November 21, 2018 at 1:07 pm Starting tomorrow major retailers are expecting a big uptick in online buying and in-store foot traffic, driven by discounting and the Black Friday shopping frenzy. Gravy Analytics has … Continue reading Data: Retailers that can expect to see Black Friday store visits and those that won’t

The Black Friday Ecommerce PPC doomsday checklist of dramatically epic proportion

Here’s a final Black Friday checklist to keep yourself on track but in the end, be ready to adapt to rapid changes and roll with it. Kirk Williams on November 21, 2018 at 1:52 pm Welcome fellow eCommerce PPC laborer, to that annual moment of glory, reward, doom and failure. A weekend of highs and … Continue reading The Black Friday Ecommerce PPC doomsday checklist of dramatically epic proportion

Last minute email checklist for your impulsive Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers

Marketers should review their data to determine which tone and emotion resonates best with their key audience and tailor content accordingly. Kyle Henderick on November 15, 2018   With their Halloween decorations stuffed back in the closets, shoppers are turning their sights to the next big American shopping holidays: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. These … Continue reading Last minute email checklist for your impulsive Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers

Survey: Majority of consumers will spend 75% of holiday budgets online this year

But stores are driving an increasing percentage of online buying. Greg Sterling on November 13, 2018   It looks like it’s going to be another great holiday for Amazon. Numerous surveys suggest that the e-commerce giant will be a primary beneficiary of increased online shopping this year. But the data also show consumer shopping is … Continue reading Survey: Majority of consumers will spend 75% of holiday budgets online this year