Posts Tagged ‘thanksgiving’

Most Retailers Expect Their Holiday Online Sales to Grow at Least 10%

While retailers have expressed cautious optimism for the 2013 holiday season, that optimism hinges on the ability to drive sales through strategically time promotions in the fourth quarter.

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Target To Match Online Prices For The First Time

Target’s new holiday price match policy is a smart move, says Lauren Freedman, president of consultancy the e-tailing group, inc. “In this competitive climate, where the price is just a click away, consumers are in control, and don’t want to take chances on not getting the best price.”

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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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