The holiday period is without doubt the busiest time of year for retailers, bricks and mortar, and eCommerce stores alike. In fact, did you know that just 2 days of trade, Black Friday and Cyber Monday were worth nearly $2Billion in 2013 in online sales alone. This year is set to surpass that by some way. So as we (as consumers) gear up, plan our shopping lists and hit the stores, retailers need to stock up, staff up and get ready for what’s likely to be another busy festive season. This infographic from AmeriCommerce shows a ton of stats and figures based around sales, social media, device usage, conversion rates and other metrics around the holiday period. We hope you enjoy it and please share with your friends.
It’s predicted that mobile commerce will account for 33% of U.S Online Holiday sales. Tweet this
20-40 percent of yearly sales for SMBs take place in the last two months of the year. Tweet This
49 percent of marketers will launch a marketing campaign for the holidays before Halloween.Tweet this.
Thanksgiving and Black Friday were worth $1.96 billion in 2013! Tweet this.
64.8 percent of shoppers used social media in 2013 to find the perfect gift! Tweet this.