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Blog May. 17, 2016 | Share

Fastest Growing Retail Product Categories Boast Greatest Share of Mobile Spending

Fastest Growing Retail Product Categories Boast Greatest Share of Mobile Spending

comScore’s Q1 2016 State of Online Retail webinar is being held this Wednesday, May 18, and we wanted to share a sneak peek into one of the major themes of the presentation: the shift in spending from desktop to mobile. Particularly, how is this shift affecting certain product categories vs. others? Read more

Blog Mar. 25, 2016 | Share

“Mobile is Eating Bricks and Mortar”

“Mobile is Eating Bricks and Mortar”

My colleague Andrew Lipsman, VP of Marketing Insights here at comScore, penned the above headline as he was analyzing the trends in online shopping and buying this past holiday season. It succinctly summarizes what we think happened, and I thought it valuable to elaborate a little on the issue in light of our upcoming 2016 U.S. Cross-Platform Future... Read more

Data Gem Mar. 1, 2016 | Share

Mobile Millennials: Retail Myths and Realities

Mobile devices have changed the way consumers purchase goods. Processes that were historically performed entirely offline have been transformed with the presence of smartphones and tablets that accompany consumers on their visits to retail stores. Read more

Data Gem Feb. 4, 2016 | Share

Rising Importance of Mobile for Clothing Retailers

Mobile has become increasingly important component of UK consumers’ shopping habits

Mobile has become an increasingly important component of UK consumers’ shopping habits. An analysis on 10 leading clothing retailers in the UK reveals that consumers relied especially heavily on mobile devices to help with Christmas shopping in 2015. Read more

Press Release Jan. 8, 2016 | Share

Final 2015 Desktop Online Holiday Sales Reach $56.4 Billion, Up 6 Percent vs. Year Ago

comScore (NASDAQ : SCOR), a global media measurement and analytics company, today reported holiday season U.S. retail e-commerce spending from desktop computers for the entire November-December 2015 holiday season. For the holiday season, $56.4 billion was spent online on desktop computers, marking a 6-percent increase versus the corresponding days... Read more

Video Dec. 23, 2015 | Share

Shopping goes mobile - Mobile shopping spiked 60 percent this year

Shopping goes mobile

Shopping goes mobile - Mobile shopping spiked 60 percent this year View

Video Dec. 18, 2015 | Share

Mobile shopping up 50%-60% season-to-date

Mobile shopping up 50%-60% season-to-date

Gian Fulgoni on CNBC - Mobile shopping up 50%-60% season-to-date View

Blog Dec. 14, 2015 | Share

Story of the 2015 Holiday Season: Mobile is Eating Brick-And-Mortar Retail

Story of the 2015 Holiday Season: Mobile is Eating Brick-And-Mortar Retail

We’re now in the thick of the 2015 online holiday shopping season, and the shopping dynamics this year are as interesting as ever. And while I could pontificate on any number of fascinating storylines, I keep coming back to one overarching theme: Mobile is Eating Brick-and-Mortar Retail. Read more

Blog Dec. 9, 2015 | Share

Nine Consecutive Billion-Dollar Days of Online Desktop Spending Mark the Longest Streak Ever

Nine Consecutive Billion-Dollar Days of Online Desktop Spending Mark the Longest Streak Ever

The dust is finally beginning to settle after a busy last couple of weeks for retailers. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now in the rearview mirror, allowing us to temporarily enter cruise control in the week ahead of Green Monday and reflect on how the busiest shopping period of the year has performed up to this point. Through the first 36 days of... Read more

Press Release Dec. 8, 2015 | Share

Online Shopping Surges in the UK During Black Friday with Nearly Three Times Higher Spending than Average Day in November

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a global media measurement and analytics company, today released an analysis of online shopping spending in the UK for Black Friday (November 27) amongst a selection of leading retailers. The results showcase a 259 percent growth in online spending compared to the average online shopping day in November; a significant... Read more