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Blog Nov. 19, 2013 | Share Crystal Ball 5 Bold Predictions for the 2013 Holiday Season

Crystal Ball: 5 Bold Predictions for the 2013 Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday inching ever closer, the 2013 holiday season is nearly upon us. With many stakeholders eager to gain some foresight as to what this season might have in store, we at comScore decided to take out our crystal ball and make five bold predictions about what headlines w e’re likely to see by the time the... Read more

By: Adam Lella Tags: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, m-Commerce

Blog Dec. 21, 2012 | Share Green Monday By the Numbers

Green Monday Gains

In our latest holiday retail e-commerce coverage, Green Monday reached $1.275 billion in spending, ranking as the third heaviest online spending day for the season to-date. Here's a deeper look at the spending breakdown for Green Monday, contrasted with Cyber Monday. Read more

By: Andrew Lipsman Tags: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, Retail, Shopping

Blog Dec. 4, 2012 | Share Cyber Monday By the Numbers

Cyber Monday By the Numbers

In our recent coverage of holiday season retail e-commerce spending, Cyber Monday emerged as the heaviest online spending day on record. Here's a deeper look at Cyber Monday e-commerce by the numbers. Read more

By: Andrew Lipsman Tags: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, Retail, Shopping

Blog Nov. 19, 2012 | Share Key Days in the Online Holiday Season

Looking Ahead to Key Online Spending Days for the 2012 Holiday Season

A couple of weeks back, I mentioned some of the key themes we expect to be important in the 2012 online holiday shopping season. But as we begin inching closer to Thanksgiving and the unofficial kick-off to the heavy part of the season, it’s worth taking a deeper look at how some key shopping days have performed in past years and what to expect for... Read more

By: Andrew Lipsman Tags: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, Retail, Shopping

Blog Nov. 12, 2012 | Share Digital Endcap Funnel & Average CPM

How the “Digital Endcap” Can Help Improve Online Retailers’ Bottom Lines

This year we are seeing the emergence of another form of display ad that resides further down the funnel, which we are calling the “Digital Endcap,” which refers to a display ad for a manufacturer appearing on a retailer’s website. Read more

By: Eli Goodman Tags: Advertising, Black Friday, CPG, Cyber Monday, e-Commerce

Blog Nov. 6, 2012 | Share

4 Key Storylines for the 2012 Online Holiday Shopping Season

November is here and the online holiday shopping season is once again upon us. With consumer confidence picking up and the online channel demonstrating strength throughout 2012, we believe this holiday season is shaping up to be a fairly positive one with year-over-year growth rates in the mid- to high-teens (comScore’s official forecast will be released... Read more

By: Andrew Lipsman Tags: Black Friday, Comparison Shopping, Cyber Monday, e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, Mobile, Retail, Social

Blog Jan. 12, 2012 | Share

A Look Back at the 2011 Holiday Shopping Season

With 2011 behind us, I thought you might be interested in some observations regarding what the holiday shopping season told us about the state of the consumer economy. Read more

Tags: Cyber Monday, Retail, Shopping

Blog Nov. 22, 2011 | Share

Why is Cyber Monday Becoming More Important to Holiday Season E-Commerce?

As the Cyber Monday phenomenon was brought to light there was a common misconception that it was the heaviest online spending day of the year. While comScore always observed a significant increase in spending on this day, online spending typically continued to climb into mid-December with several individual spending days surpassing the Cyber Monday... Read more

By: Andrew Lipsman Tags: Cyber Monday, e-Commerce, Shopping

Blog Dec. 8, 2010 | Share

Debunking Five Myths about Holiday E-commerce

With the online holiday shopping and buying season in full swing, I thought it might be helpful to debunk five myths about e-commerce that still seem to be making the rounds in the media. Many of these myths have tended to originate as a result of the use of inappropriate research methodologies Read more

By: Gian Fulgoni Tags: Cyber Monday, e-Commerce, Retail

Blog Dec. 1, 2010 | Share

Cyber Monday 2010: First Billion Dollar Day in History

Earlier this morning, comScore chairman Gian Fulgoni announced our Cyber Monday 2010 spending total with the news that people spent to the tune of $1.028 billion dollars on U.S. websites, making it the heaviest online spending day on record and the first to eclipse the one billion dollar threshold. Read more

By: Andrew Lipsman Tags: Cyber Monday, e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, Shopping

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