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Holiday Shopping in Numbers

HOLIDAY SHOPPING Statistics and Trends The 2014 holiday season will have only 26 days between Black Friday and Christmas. just one more than last year and five fewer than 2012. 2012 2013 2014 .. 21 25 26 days days days The US retail commerce is expected to grow 16.6% this holiday season up from the 15.3% growth of last year. 16.6% This year we estimate that holiday season sales will account for 23.7% of total refail E-commerce sales in the US. 23.7% ESTIMATED US RETAIL E-COMMERCE HOLIDAY SALES STATISTICS 2012 2013 2014 $53.89 $62.11 $72.41 Billions Billions Billions Almost 9% of holiday shoppers plan to research and to buy gifts during this holiday season. 9% Mobile commerce will account for 33% of US online holiday sales 33% 94% of polled consumers said that discounts will be important to their purchase decisions. 94% SALE SALE 91% of shoppers say a low price is an important factor in the decision to buy 91% Around 70% of US ecommerce shipments during the 2014 Christmas shopping period include free shipping. This stands at a 3% increase over 2013. when about two-thirds of alI U.S. holiday ecommerce shipments were sent at the merchanf's expense. 2014 2013 free shipping merchant's expense 70% 67% 83% of online shoppers are willing to wait additional days for delivery if they can get free shipping. FREE HIPPING 83% 80% of consumers will use more than one device at once while shopping for the holidays, while 84% will begin shopping on device and finish on another. 08 84% Since 2012, the time spent researching popular holiday shopping categories such as toys and home appliances has increased from 9.9 to 12 hours and 13 to 15.8 hours, respectively. 2012 2014 9.9h 12h 13h 15.8h Before making a purchase in 2013, shoppers referenced 12 sources of information-up from just five in 2010 2010 2013 74% of shoppers said a simple, streamlined shopping cart that makes checkout fast and easy was very or extremely important. CHECKOUT 74% 48% of shoppers were always or frequently influenced by online ratings and reviews. 48% 73% of on online shoppers consider free shipping as the #1 criterion for making a purchase. Another study shows that 49% have at some time abandoned their shopping cart due to shipping costs. 73% free shipping 49% shipping price Designed & Compiled by: more conversions Source links: Stats_Holiday.html tions-for-the-2014-Holiday-Shopping-Season line-Trends-Forecast/4000091 tal-Trends-to-Watch-this-Holiday-Shopping-Season ping-trends-marketers-should-watch.html day-buying-influences-reveal-trends-for-2014* Ek E E

Holiday Shopping in Numbers

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Retail commerce is growing by leaps and bounds each season. This year we estimate that holiday season sales will account for 23.7% of total retail E-commerce sales in the US. If you’re just as curio...






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