Posts Tagged ‘Black Friday’

Shopping Cart Abandonment Rate Set To Rise in 2012

An e-tailing group study conducted at the end of 2011 found that 47% of online buyers would only buy discounted products, except under exceptional circumstances. The same study shows that 73% of consumers rate unconditional free shipping as a critical feature when making an online purchase.

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Shoppers Reach Out to Santa This Year With Mobile Phones

If you needed more proof about the rise of mobile commerce, consider this: Usablenet Inc., which sells mobile technology, is working with at least 20 retailers that want to launch mobile sites by Black Friday, the frenzied shopping day after Thanksgiving. Nick Taylor, the firm’s president, says up to 10 more projects soon could be in the pipeline.

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More Retailers Aim to Launch Mobile Sites By Black Friday

At least 20 retailers expect to launch mobile sites in time for the day after Thanksgiving, the big shopping day often referred to as Black Friday, says Nick Taylor, president of Usablenet Inc., which sells mobile technology.

Taylor says the vendor is working on mobile sites for 20 retailers that are part of the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide. “Five to 10 more are expected to be added to the pipeline for Black Friday launch dates,” he adds.

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