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Posts Tagged ‘Black Friday’

What We Learned From Cyber Week 2020

Over this past year, we have seen a great amount of customer influence introduced and reinforced with our online commerce experiences. Digitalization of online shopping experiences is at the greatest it has ever been, especially the emphasis on creating a safe and exceptional space for customers to shop. I recently participated in IBM’s live webinar […]

Augmenting Application Management with AWS

Early August has arrived and that means one thing: The holiday season is not too far behind. With Christmas less than four months away, organizations already in the cloud are thinking about the added flexibility their online systems can take on Black Friday and the day after Christmas. On the other hand, organizations who have […]

Mobile is Making Cyber Monday Obsolete

In 2005, Cyber Monday debuted to raise awareness of holiday shopping on the internet when that kind of thing was still unique. Retailers with shopping portals extended Thanksgiving weekend sales to anyone who could shop online at work to avoid the Black Friday crowds at brick-and-mortar stores. Now, Cyber Monday’s clock may be running out, […]

Is Your Commerce Platform Ready for Black Friday + Cyber Monday?

Many retailers are tuning and testing their commerce platforms to make sure that their commerce sites are secure, free of vulnerabilities and can scale for the biggest shopping days of the year — Black Friday + Cyber Monday. I recently spoke with a senior commerce project manager on our team, Chris Durfee who talked about […]

Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday Each Surpass $1 Billion Online

The online holiday shopping is well underway as demonstrated by a 9 percent gain in sales on Thanksgiving Day with $1.1 billion being handed over to retailers before the holiday dishes had even been washed. Black Friday sales also experienced a nice jump this year, increasing 10 percent to $1.7 Billion. According to a report by […]

This Holiday Season, Retailers Need to Deliver

According to the new JDA 2015 Consumer Survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers, shoppers want what they want, when they want it, and they don’t want to pay. The bar is getting higher for retailers during the peak holiday shopping season. Those who can meet the demands of their online-savvy shoppers will be the winners […]