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Final 2022 holiday numbers break ecommerce records

Despite economic concerns, consumers responded to discounts in key categories like toys. Kim Davis on January 5, 2023 Consumers spent $ 211.7 billion online in November and December 2022, representing a new ecommerce record and 3.5% growth YoY. This despite concerns about inflation, possible recession and supply chain issues. Demand for toys and video games … Continue reading Final 2022 holiday numbers break ecommerce records

Online retail kicks off holiday season with record sales

Adobe and Salesforce have different Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales totals, but both show record increases from 2021. Constantine von Hoffman on November 29, 2022 Online retail sales set records on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. That’s the conclusion of reports from Adobe Analytics and Salesforce, which differed on the exact amounts.  U.S. Cyber … Continue reading Online retail kicks off holiday season with record sales

This holiday season might be an unusually good time to apply for a job

  By Jared Lindzon November 21, 2022   The last few weeks of the year tend to see a dramatic drop in hiring activity, but this year might be different.  Despite inflation, rising interest rates, and mass layoffs at large tech firms some experts believe hiring activity will actually remain relatively strong through the holiday … Continue reading This holiday season might be an unusually good time to apply for a job

10 Holiday Marketing Tips For Small Businesses That Will Help Them Stand Out

10 Holiday Marketing Tips For Small Businesses That Will Help Them Stand Out ValueWalk / 10 Nov 2022   The upcoming holiday season is not only an important time for consumers, but for small businesses, it’s a time to showcase their best marketing efforts to help them stand out among their direct competitors. During this … Continue reading 10 Holiday Marketing Tips For Small Businesses That Will Help Them Stand Out

Adobe releases data on early Holiday shopping and prices

Good news for marketers and consumers: Spending increases while prices decline. Kim Davis on November 10, 2022 Consumer online spending jumped in October, while overall online prices continued to decline, according to reports from the Adobe Digital Price Index and Adobe Analytics. Driven in part by generous discounts, especially in electronics and toys, economic pressures … Continue reading Adobe releases data on early Holiday shopping and prices

Amazon stock takes a beating amid lower profits and weak guidance for the holiday season

  By Sam Becker October 27, 2022   Amazon reported mixed Q3 earnings on Thursday, and Wall Street did not respond kindly. The online retail giant said revenue was $127.1 billion, an increase of 15% year-over-year, but net income fell to $2.9 billion, compared to $3.2 billion a year ago.      Notably, Amazon’s fourth-quarter … Continue reading Amazon stock takes a beating amid lower profits and weak guidance for the holiday season

Five Ways Small Businesses Can Navigate A Tight Supply Chain This Holiday Season

Five Ways Small Businesses Can Navigate a Tight Supply Chain This Holiday Season ValueWalk / 16 Oct 2022   Business owners have been dealing with all sorts of persisting challenges for much of the year, from ongoing price increases to a tight labor market – supply chain shortages are simply another hurdle they’ve learned to … Continue reading Five Ways Small Businesses Can Navigate A Tight Supply Chain This Holiday Season