Black Friday

Flipp survey reveals 75% of U.S. and Canadian households are planning home improvements this Spring Black Friday

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 3:23pm

Given the need to evaluate the product in person, the majority of purchases will be made in store.

Key Points: 
  • Given the need to evaluate the product in person, the majority of purchases will be made in store.
  • When the latter circumstance presents itself, the shopper will conduct additional online research to ensure they are purchasing what they need.
  • Spring Black Friday typically runs from mid-March through mid-June, with retailers offering sales and deals to kick spring-summer selling into high gear.
  • The largest retailers and brands in North America use the Flipp marketplace to connect with millions of highly-engaged shoppers every day.

1847 Goedeker Announces Fiscal Year 2020 Results with Written Orders Up 99% to $123.2M on 57% YoY Increase in Site Sessions

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

Site sessions increased 57% to 9.9 million in 2020, up from 6.3 million in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Site sessions increased 57% to 9.9 million in 2020, up from 6.3 million in 2019.
  • Written orders totaled $123.2 million in 2020, up 99% from $61.8 million in 2019.
  • Shipped orders increased to $55.1 million in 2020, up 15.8% from $47.6 million in 2019.
  • Generated record-breaking Black Friday / Cyber Monday results, alongside Appliances Connection, and both companies continued strong growth in site sessions and written orders for December 2020 and January and February 2021.

Splitit Announces Record Fourth Quarter With Accelerated Growth Fueled by Strong Holiday Shopping Activity Across Merchant Partners

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

In the fourth quarter of 2020, Splitit saw Merchant Sales Volume (MSV) and Gross Revenue for the quarter on par with total achieved in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • In the fourth quarter of 2020, Splitit saw Merchant Sales Volume (MSV) and Gross Revenue for the quarter on par with total achieved in 2019.
  • The fourth quarter was an exceptionally strong period, kicked-off by a record Black Friday and Cyber Monday in November.
  • It is clear that as the Buy Now Pay Later space continues to heat up globally, Splitit is offering a unique and differentiated solution.
  • As 2021 kicks off, Splitit is seeing strong week-over-week MSV growth, driven by sales in the Homewares and Sports & Outdoors categories.

CouponBirds Releases 2020 Shopping Season Report Under the Epidemic

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 12:59am

BEIJING, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from CouponBirds ' new report suggest that COVID-19 had a big impact on consumer's behavior during the 2020 shopping season.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from CouponBirds ' new report suggest that COVID-19 had a big impact on consumer's behavior during the 2020 shopping season.
  • The report reveals changes in shopping holidays, purchased products, and shopping frequency during Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Christmas.
  • As with most things in 2020, COVID-19 changed the purchased products of the shopping season to some extent.
  • The majority of people said they had spent more time shopping online during the shopping season.

1847 Goedeker and Appliances Connection Continue Record Breaking Performance in December

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

Our strong Black Friday / Cyber Monday performance accelerated through the month of December, stated Doug Moore, CEO of 1847 Goedeker.

Key Points: 
  • Our strong Black Friday / Cyber Monday performance accelerated through the month of December, stated Doug Moore, CEO of 1847 Goedeker.
  • Exceptional execution by our entire team positions us well to continue to capitalize on the growing trend towards buying appliances online.
  • Albert Fouerti, President of Appliances Connection, added, This has been an incredible period of record-breaking growth for Appliances Connection.
  • 1847 Goedeker is an industry leading e-commerce destination for appliances, furniture, and home goods.

Mastercard SpendingPulse: U.S. Retail Sales* Grew 3.0% This Holiday Season

Saturday, December 26, 2020 - 12:05pm

This season, U.S. consumers shopped far earlier than in years past, as retailers offered special promotions early and often.

Key Points: 
  • This season, U.S. consumers shopped far earlier than in years past, as retailers offered special promotions early and often.
  • In addition, though Black Friday was down (-16.1%*), Thanksgiving weekend through Cyber Monday remained a key time for shoppers, with Black Friday being the top spending day of the 2020 holiday season.
  • Mastercard SpendingPulse reports on national retail sales across all payment types in select markets around the world.
  • Mastercard SpendingPulse defines U.S. retail sales as sales at retailers and food services merchants of all sizes.

Amazon Ads Play a Key Role in Strong Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Holiday 2020 Sales Says Amazon PPC Management Agency

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 1:33pm

SHROPSHIRE, England, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed Amazon advertizing platform Sponsored Profit has recently revealed that Amazon ads have played a stellar role in ensuring strong sales figures on Amazon during this year's Black Friday, Cyber Monday and year-end holiday shopping.

Key Points: 
  • SHROPSHIRE, England, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed Amazon advertizing platform Sponsored Profit has recently revealed that Amazon ads have played a stellar role in ensuring strong sales figures on Amazon during this year's Black Friday, Cyber Monday and year-end holiday shopping.
  • The company also mentions that Amazon ads were vital to the success of thousands of sellers including many of the company's PPC partners.
  • Many brands have used Sponsored Profit campaigns successfully to save an enormous amount of time, money, and effort.
  • During the year's high traffic shopping events such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas, approximately 70% of PPC sales come from sponsored products.

Comscore Sees Record Online Spending Across 'Big 3' Holiday Shopping Days

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 11:45am

RESTON, Va., Dec. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers increasingly turned to online shopping this holiday season, ongoing research from Comscore (Nasdaq: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, found that online spending across Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday (the 'Big 3' holiday shopping days), reached record levels in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • RESTON, Va., Dec. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers increasingly turned to online shopping this holiday season, ongoing research from Comscore (Nasdaq: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, found that online spending across Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday (the 'Big 3' holiday shopping days), reached record levels in 2020.
  • Total online consumer spending exceeded $22 billion, an increase of 25% compared to 2019.
  • Taking a closer look at retail on mobile devices, Comscore found a significant year-over-year increase in mobile spending this holiday season.
  • While mobile spending has played a pivotal role in these key holiday shopping days over the last several years, mobile's 2020 share of digital spending on Thanksgiving and Black Friday surged.

Report: Fraudsters Bank on Targeted, High-Value Attacks During 2020 Holiday Shopping Season

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 4:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sift , the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, today released its Q4 2020 Digital Trust & Safety Index: Holiday Fraud and the Shifting State of E-commerce, which revealed that fraudsters are executing larger and more targeted attacks this holiday season.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sift , the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, today released its Q4 2020 Digital Trust & Safety Index: Holiday Fraud and the Shifting State of E-commerce, which revealed that fraudsters are executing larger and more targeted attacks this holiday season.
  • 2020 has been a banner year for e-commerce sales, with merchants across Sifts network enjoying Black Friday-like transaction volumes.
  • The opportunity for e-commerce merchants this holiday season is greater than ever, and fraudsters have certainly taken advantage by making fraudulent transactions at higher price points, said Jason Tan, CEO of Sift.
  • Holiday shopping is alive and well: There was a 64% increase in e-commerce order volumes over Black Friday weekend (November 25-27, 2020) compared to the daily average for 2020.

Cyber Week Falls Short, But Retail Still Poised for A Merry Holiday, Reports NPD

Friday, December 11, 2020 - 5:35pm

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Cyber week sales underscore continued changes in consumer shopping behavior and transition of needs.

Key Points: 
  • PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Cyber week sales underscore continued changes in consumer shopping behavior and transition of needs.
  • The consumer and retail have adapted to the COVID-19 imposed lifestyle, and spending behavior so far this holiday shopping season reflects that," said Marshal Cohen , NPD's chief industry advisor, retail.
  • The impact of this year's "new shopping season" continues to reveal itself over the course of the traditional peak holiday period Black Friday wavered and Cyber Week was soft.
  • *Seasonal Category Tracking is based on a subset of industries available weekly at a category level.