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2013-11-26 16:25:43

First 24 Days of November Post Strong Desktop Online Spending with $18.9 Billion in Sales RESTON, Va., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 24 days of the November-December 2013 holiday season, as well as its official spending forecast for the season. For the holiday season-to-date, $18.9 billion has been spent online using desktop computers, marking a...

2013-11-26 16:25:37

CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media are invited to register for the retail industry's first-ever TPN Live Shopper Pulse(TM), an online dashboard created by dynamic retail marketing agency TPN to monitor real-time consumer sentiment and behaviors during the new Black Friday shopping frontier, which now begins Thanksgiving night. "TPN designed this retail anthropology study to gain unprecedented access into shoppers' minds and modes when they are 'in-the-moment'," said Sharon...

2013-11-26 12:29:43

CFI Group's latest Holiday Trends Report uncovers increasing mobile use by both retailers and consumers ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailers may not need to fear showrooming, according to a new study by CFI Group, a customer satisfaction technology and analytics firm. The 2013 Holiday Trends Report - Mobile Apps found while 60 percent of smartphone owners have used their phones to check pricing online and in local stores, a growing number of retailers also are arming...

2013-11-26 12:26:01

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Just in time for Black Friday, CrossBorderShopping.ca is happy to announce the launch of its new and improved website dedicated to helping Canadians save money while cross border shopping in the U.S. The new website offers a variety of features and improvements, including: -- Contests for cross border shoppers -- A Guide to Online Cross Border Shopping -- A fresh new design and mobile website "The...

2013-11-25 12:29:08

BOSTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoebuy.com, a leading global online retailer of shoes and clothing for shoppers seeking the best variety and brands, has launched an updated look and feel for its web properties, designed to bring more streamlined and visually appealing shopping to its customers. The new Shoebuy.com and mobile site feature clean visual designs with less text and larger images, as well as easy navigation for more intuitive shopping. The new sites are now available...

2013-11-25 12:28:55

Mobile devices will top U.S. holiday wish lists for the third year in a row, with 72 percent of consumers expected to buy a mobile device within the next six months - but what brands and where will consumers be shopping? BOSTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holidays fast approaching, many will find themselves scrambling this season to find the perfect gift for their loved ones. Whether it's the latest smartphone, tablet or gaming console, mobile devices are expected to be the most...

2013-11-22 08:22:46

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If the frequently asked question, "Have you started your holiday shopping yet?" leaves you trembling in your stylish Fall boots, fear not. WishClouds, the new social shopping app and website that has direct access to the hottest brands (think H&M, Kate Spade, TOMS and Sephora), is saving its users money this season thanks to unique real-time sales notifications and a live feed of current sale items. No matter who's on the list - a...

2013-11-21 23:23:14

Walker Sands’ 2014 Future of Retail Study reveals the majority of consumers are shopping online at least once per month; free shipping, returns among top drivers for increased revenue online. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Consumers are purchasing online frequently and are willing to spend hundreds of dollars without seeing a product first. According to Walker Sands’ 2014 Future of Retail Study, the amount consumers are willing to spend increases significantly when there is...

2013-11-21 20:23:29

Millions of consumers will shop at physical stores this Black Friday COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Despite the growing popularity of online shopping, millions of consumers will flock to the stores this Black Friday. According to a recent study, these shoppers are not just in pursuit of the ultimate deal, but rather, the ultimate experience. WD Partners, a customer experience expert for global food and retail brands, published a recent consumer study which explores...

2013-11-21 08:26:08

Online Shopping Experience Provides Cure to Outfit Envy Allowing Consumers to 'Hunt' On The Go; Announces $5.5 Million Series A Financing SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hunt, the first community-driven online shopping experience that makes photos shoppable, is making it even easier to shop for items found in photos with the debut of its first ever app for iPhone. The Hunt brings an innovative approach to shopping with the ability to spot style trends on the street,...