Category Archives: Holiday Season

Holiday Online Revenue To Rise, But Average Order Values Fall

Holiday Online Revenue To Rise, But Average Order Values Fall by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, September 14, 2018 Search marketing company NetElixir’s 2018 Holiday Forecast predicts overall economic growth of 15% — up from 13% in 2017, and 10% in 2016. Initial findings estimate that 62% of all product searches now occur on Amazon, and 30% … Continue reading Holiday Online Revenue To Rise, But Average Order Values Fall

Exclusive: Survey shows social media poised to capture holiday ad spend

Wondering if you should advertise on Facebook and Instagram this holiday season? Survey says – yes! Here’s a sneak peek at how 260 business owners plan to attract shoppers this holiday season. Brian Handly on September 13, 2018    With consumer confidence at an all-time high, we should all expect increased ad spend with new … Continue reading Exclusive: Survey shows social media poised to capture holiday ad spend

Average Order Value Online Rises During 2017 Holiday Season

Average Order Value Online Rises During 2017 Holiday Season by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, (January 12, 2018) Data released Thursday shows an increase of average order value online during the 2017 holiday season. Overall, U.S. ecommerce holiday sales rose 13% from the previous year, up from 10.43% in 2016, according to data from … Continue reading Average Order Value Online Rises During 2017 Holiday Season

Holiday shoppers increasingly turned to Google Maps in the countdown to Christmas Day

Columnist Andy Taylor from Merkle shares data on how consumers engaged with Maps and Local Inventory Ads over the holiday shopping period. Andy Taylor on January 5, 2018   Ahead of the 2017 holiday season, I wrote a column detailing how much more important locally focused ads became during the 2016 holiday shopping season, namely Local … Continue reading Holiday shoppers increasingly turned to Google Maps in the countdown to Christmas Day