Mobile Black Friday shopping predicted to be a top choice for UK shoppers

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An estimated 77% of UK consumer will carry out most of their Black Friday Shopping online. Independent research conducted by Market and Brand Intelligence platform Attest has revealed that there will be an upswing of mobile Black Friday shopping in the UK. The recently released findings show that more than three out of four (77%) of UK shopper will do most of their Black Friday shopping online. This research is bad news for UK high streets. The research suggests that the British high street is likely to suffer from the…

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Shopify Black Friday sales break records at $1 million per minute

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At the peak of the day, merchants selling over this multi-channel commerce platform broke their previous records. Shopify has released its initial Black Friday sales figures, revealing that it has broken all its previous records. The platform, which is currently used by more than 500,000 merchants, cumulatively topped all their previous records. Last year’s sales peak had been $555,716 per minute and was left behind by this year’s $1,000,000 per minute. This most recent Black Friday sales success was interpreted by Shopify as a demonstration of the importance of that…

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Over three quarters of mobile shopping on Thanksgiving was through iOS

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It seems that people using iPhones and iPads are more likely to buy than Android device users. The figures from the Thanksgiving long weekend continue to stream in and when it comes to mobile shopping, it is clear that it was Apple device users who were the most eager to make their initial holiday purchase. In fact, iOS device users shopped a tremendous amount more than Android gadget users when final sales were tallied. According to Custora E-Commerce Pulse analytics report for the opening of the holiday buying season, out…

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Black Friday long weekend will break mobile shopping records

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From the start right through Cyber Monday, people will be using m-commerce as never before. As much as Black Friday is the deals day that gets the most attention overall, it is Cyber Monday that provides a large quantity of the online savings that mobile shopping consumers are looking for. A recent poll showed that 26 percent of consumers plan to shop online on November 30. Throughout the week of Black Friday, beginning on Monday, November 23 and running through Cyber Monday, it has been predicted by the Consumer Technology…

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Black Friday mobile payments could be the start of something big

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Today’s official start to the holiday shopping season could be defining for digital wallets. The holiday shopping season is now underway and services such as Google Wallet and Isis are hoping that Black Friday mobile payments will be the start of the explosion of use of these services by consumers. Until now, smartphone based transactions at points of sale have experienced little more than struggle. However, these mobile wallets have now gone national, and this is the first holiday shopping season in which this was the case. Moreover, there are…

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