Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is known for holding an annual 11.11 Shopping Festival – China’s answer to America’s Cyber Monday shopping bonanza. Last year, Chinese shoppers splurged a jaw-dropping record CNY35.01 billion ($5.7... Keep reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Secret Service on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to do more to prevent the types of cyber thefts of consumer information that recently have hit Target Corp and other major retailers.
Hackers attacked Israeli computers including one used by the defence ministry department dealing with civilians in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli data protection expert said on Monday. “At the beginning of this month a number of mails were sent […]
With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year all now firmly in our rear-view mirrors, Apple is focusing on the next big sales holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day. Describing the iPad Air and iPad mini … Read more ›
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Banking applications on Android phones are most vulnerable to cyber crime, the chief executive and co-founder of Russian anti-virus software maker Kaspersky Lab said on Monday.
Cyber Monday marketing numbers for 2013 were up compared to 2012, according to Vocus Marketing Cloud. Those numbers are expected to climb even higher this year. Statistics from 2013 showed: A 77 percent increase in push notifications through retail apps. As much as 88 percent of retailers sent promotional emails on the event day, which... Read More
Back in December we hosted a day of live video broadcast with our partners creativeLIVE covering the best products of 2013, live technique demonstrations, shooting advice and a guest panel discussion. If you missed any or all of theShow More Summary
How do consumers feel about Black Friday and Cyber Monday? What type of retailers were mentioned most on social media sites on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? These might be important clues for future sales performances.
By Ross Kerber, Phil Wahba and Jim Finkle BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Target Corp began a major public relations effort on Monday to apologize to customers for an unprecedented cyber attack on its network, but the No. 3 U.S. retailer was vague in providing details about what it knew and when. Show More Summary
Amazon scored one of the greatest tech PR coups in recent history when it got CBS to put its quadcopter-powered delivery service on air the day before Cyber Monday. Sadly, CBS pretty much ignored that this was a pretty unrealistic proposal for the time being, not in the least because commercial drone flights will remain illegal in the U.S. Show More Summary
Amazon had a brilliant press release on Cyber Monday 2013 about using drones as a possible delivery service for their...
Barbara Starr of Search Engine Land recently wrote, “In 2013, mobile traffic in the US almost doubled. Cyber Monday of 2013 was the year that cyber Monday went mobile. And, according to Gartner, Q2 of 2013 was the first time that sales...Show More Summary
Despite the fact that Amazon had one of its best Cyber Monday's in reported history, it doesn't mean that the holiday shopping season went off without a hitch. The company had some trouble getting all of its orders delivered on timeShow More Summary
It’s Saturday, the day after Black Friday, and my inbox is loaded with promotions about expiring offers, extended sales, and upcoming Cyber Monday. It reminded me that this shopping holiday relies heavily on email, GMail’s new format now has a very significant impact, and that I had written an unpublished, related blog post about the […]
As more sales – particularly software – move online, we’re finding that musicians can save a lot on their tools by waiting on sales. Black Friday / Thanksgiving / Cyber Monday saw steep discounts on some terrific stuff, and now there are loads of sales in the quiet period from Christmas to New Year’s. Show More Summary
Sycamore Row by John Grisham was the most popular Kindle book given as a gift this holiday season, according to Amazon. The online retail giant sold “millions” of Kindle devices this holiday season and Cyber Monday was the bestselling day for these devices. These are tidbits are part of a number of holiday sales facts that Amazon published today. Show More Summary
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday 2013 have come and gone, but the holiday shopping season has only just begun. Over the next several weeks, U.S. shoppers will be checking off their lists, and according to Shop.org, they'll be spending a projected $82 billion online this holiday season. Show More Summary
By Frank Holmes: If I asked you to name the biggest online shopping day of the year, what would you guess? Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Free Shipping Day in mid-December? Guess again. Even though Cyber Monday sales were spectacular this...Show More Summary
Ross D. Franklin/APAmazon.com employee Monica Chavez packs up a box after she wraps the gift at a fulfillment center on Dec. 2, or "Cyber Monday." "Who knows a company -- any company -- better than the employees who work for it? There's no need to answer. Show More Summary
Facebook advertising is one of those things that people either swear by or swear at. If you’re in the first group, get ready with an “I told you so.” If you’re in the second group, get ready for a surprise. A report from social advertising platform Kenshoo shows a huge spike in Facebook ad performance […]