Cyber Monday

November 6, 2017
Three major shopping holidays originating in the US and China are now extending to the rest of the world, transforming consumers’ shopping habits ahead of the Christmas Season in December. Euromonitor International analysts discuss the impact of Singles day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday in different parts of the world. EUROPE Maxine Vogt, Research Associate […]
December 18, 2016
In 2016, agnostic shoppers continue to be drawn to innovation around value; ideas that play with, even challenge their perception of what a good purchase means. This was clear in the consumer enthusiasm for the global buying bonanza over November’s discount days. Shoppers voted with their wallets to confirm the sustained appeal of thrifty shopping […]
December 3, 2016
In the US, the national holiday, Thanksgiving, falls on the 3rd Thursday of every November, kicking off a weekend of shopping in anticipation of the Christmas holiday in December. The shopping weekend in 2016 serves as a microcosm for the state of retail in the US: the importance of mobile, the consumer preference for value, […]
November 28, 2016
The US tradition of post-Thanksgiving shopping, named Black Friday to mark the day when retailers move from the red into the black, has caught on rapidly across the world. From South Africa to Singapore, households are embracing the promise of discounts on big-ticket items. The rise in broadband access, smart-phone social media and globalisation of […]
February 20, 2016
For consumers, there is no doubt that there is a buzz associated with buying a bargain; the fear of missing out is followed by satisfaction and excitement once the discounted purchase has been made. But, not so long ago, apparel shoppers were forced to wait until the January sales if they wanted to bag a […]
November 17, 2014
As the 2014 holiday buying season approaches, US Research Analysts David McGoldrick, Matt Hudak and Tim Barrett discuss their insights into the impact of country-wide 24 hour shopping days on the retailing industry and on consumer product categories. As the 2014 holiday buying season approaches, US Research Analysts David McGoldrick, Matt Hudak and Tim Barrett […]
Matt Hudak
March 14, 2012
With the lives of consumers being increasingly technologically saturated, retailers are pulling out all the stops in cyberspace to engage them. From social media to crowdsourcing to good old-fashioned emails, what’s working and what’s not? Commercial opportunities A bit of good branding never goes astray. The term “Cyber Monday” was actually created by the e-commerce group Shop.org, but has been adopted by global […]
November 16, 2014
December shopping trends and forecasts vary from region to region due to differing consumer cultural and economic circumstances.  Globally, though, retailers will aim to further unify their online and offline shopping experiences and take advantage of 24-hour buying dates. Listen to the full podcast for complete insights into consumer intentions in each major economic region. […]

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