Online shopping is expected to increase for this shopping season just as it has for the previous two years. According to comScore’s industry analysis of online shopping and spending behaviors, there were ten days during the 2011 holiday shopping season when online sales exceeded $1 billion. For 2012, sales exceeded $1 billion for 12 days of the shopping season. The top ten days for online shopping during all of 2012 were during the holiday shopping season.
According to comScore online shopping for the 2012 holiday shopping season increased by 14 percent over a year ago. Over the November 1 to December 31 shopping period more than $42 billion was spent shopping online in 2012. This represents a steady increase in online sales for the holiday season. Increases for online sales over the 2010, 2011 and 2012 shopping seasons are as follows:
Cyber Monday, also known as, the first Monday after the Thanksgiving Holiday, is becoming increasingly popular among consumers and retailers each year. Originally started in 2005 by retail trade group Shop.org, Cyber Monday is a day many consumers look forward to for great sales and shopping promotions online.
Since it started in 2005, Cyber Monday has quickly become one of the biggest shopping days of the year for Americans. This year, Cyber Monday is predicted to surpass Black Friday in terms of sales. To help make your online shopping efforts a little bit easier, The Verge has compiled a list of the best deals for this 2013 Cyber Monday. Check them out, here!
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Black Friday is one of the best shopping days of the entire year. You can take advantage of a number of Black Friday shopping deals and save on holiday presents, as well as things you may need for your home or family. Since there are so many deals, you need to create an action plan before you even start shopping. These steps will help you prepare to go shopping.
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The first step in making the most of your Black Friday shopping is to make a list of the things that you want to buy. You can start by listing the people you need to shop for, as well as the items you need to buy if you find them on sale. This is a good starting point, but next to each person, list two or three items that would work so that you have options depending on what goes on sale for the year.
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