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Blog Nov. 21, 2013 | Share

Four Digital Trends to Watch this Holiday Shopping Season

The trees may not be trimmed nor the menorahs lit (yet!), but the 2013 online holiday shopping season is already well underway. While we’re predicting a combin ed 14-17% growth in holiday desktop e-commerce and mobile commerce vs. last year, we’re tempering our expectations a bit thanks to discretionary spending being squeezed and six fewer shopping... Read more

By: Kate Dreyer Tags: Black Friday, Holiday Shopping, m-Commerce, Pinterest, Retail

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. 10, 2012 | Share

The Imminent Mobile Commerce Avalanche

Mobile devices have become a ubiquitous shopping accessory, whether for checking competitive prices on Amazon while in the store (i.e. “showrooming”) or seamlessly purchasing on your iPad from the comfort of your couch, known as sit-back shopping. While it may come as no surprise to many of you, there are a variety of trends that point towards a... Read more

By: Eli Goodman Tags: Black Friday, e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, Mobile, Tablets

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. 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 Dec. 30, 2010 | Share

Has the Internet Moved Pricing Power to the Consumer?

A recent article in Fortune got me thinking about the significant changes that have occurred in recent years in how consumers obtain information on prices and deals and the impact this has had on their buying decisions. As comScore has reported, 2010 has been a strong holiday shopping and buying season, so I was particularly struck by the fact that... Read more

By: Gian Fulgoni Tags: e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, Retail

Blog Dec. 22, 2010 | Share

A Metrics Miracle

'Twas the week before Christmas, when alone in my house I was finishing shopping, with a click of the mouse; Then I cleared out my browser cache, cookies deleted, In hopes of nefarious snooping, defeated. Yea, the whole ecosystem lay snug in their beds, While visions of cookies alit in their heads; But these weren't the cookies you baked, or you... Read more

By: Josh Chasin Tags: e-Commerce, Holiday Shopping, Real Time Bidding

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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