Streaming sites are disrupting the Christmas movie market for 2018 – 73% of people say that they’ll be ditching DVDs in favour of streaming sites to watch their Christmas movies this year, according to new research.
In the UK, consumers are most likely to indulge in online shopping on Christmas Day. In 2017, traffic to online retailer websites on Christmas Day was almost double (45%) the December monthly average. Three days before New Year’s Eve (28 December) purchases were more than a quarter (26%) up on the December average.
There will be a significant uplift in post-Christmas spending, with web visits to local clothing listings set to surge above the seasonal average on Boxing Day, based on 2017 data showing a 47% increase.
Shoppers will heap further pressure on retailers this Christmas, as they are more price-sensitive than a year ago and more inclined to spend time researching the best deals.
The death of the high-street might not be upon us just yet this holiday season with Primark taking the crown as the brand whose Christmas related posts garnered the biggest engagement levels with over 1.5 million interactions (likes, comments views, shares) on Instagram.
Footfall up 20% on the daily average on Saturday 22 December, as consumers rely on click and collect, and take to the high street to finish off buying festive gifts.
ANNA Money created a debit card linked to an app that miaows when you spend money, designed to help business owners keep on top of their spending.
Waitrose has won the Christmas battle of the inbox, reclaiming its crown from ASDA who won in 2017.
Matalan has chosen ContentSquare’s industry-leading user experience (UX) analytics solution to enhance its online performance and help the digital teams, including insight, marketing, UX, trading and content teams, create a seamless omnichannel experience.
YouTube has struck a partnership with custom merchandise company Teespring that lets creators directly sell merchandise through their channels, without viewers ever leaving the page.
Mobile shopping was the dominant trend for the 2017 Black Friday shopping season. But how can retailers make the best of this brave new world of ecommerce? Sage, the UK’s largest tech company, explore how retailers can ride this trend to ecommerce success.
Monsoon has generated an additional £1.4 million in revenue in the first month of its Fashion Finder service, a ship from store omnichannel initiative that gives ecommerce customers access to stock across the retailer’s store estate when items sell out online.
Monsoon is experiencing an increase in website dwell time following the launch of shoppable social technology on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
UK online retail sales were up strongly again during June this year, as the hot weather and start of the FIFA World Cup spurred a 16.9% year-on-year (YoY) growth of retail sales, according to new research.
The average UK consumer is happy to spend in excess of £195 in an order through voice technology, rising to £232 in the case of shoppers over the age of 30, according to new research.