Tag Archives: Cyber Monday

Reports: Online Sales Strong for Thanksgiving Period

Holiday Shoppers Out in Force This Past Weekend

NEW YORK-Retailers put up strong sales numbers during the just-completed “cyber” sales period stretching from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to reports from retailers and research firms. IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, IBM’s e-commerce research arm, said online sales on Cyber Monday finished 8.5 percent ahead of last year’s Cyber Monday, which included a gainMore »

Last updated: December 3, 2014

Walmart Preps for an August Cyber Monday

Walmart

BENTONVILLE, Ark.-Walmart is kicking off August with special back-to-school deals geared toward college students looking for top electronics, dorm décor and other school essentials. The mass retailer said its rollbacks and special buys are timed to the start of sales tax holidays in select states and at a time that data shows a spike inMore »

Last updated: August 1, 2014

Select Comfort Q4 Net Falls 48.6 Percent

Select Comfort

MINNEAPOLIS-A weak mattress industry environment led to a fourth-quarter downturn of 48.6 percent for Select Comfort’s net income, which totaled $6.4 million for the period. For the fiscal year ending on Dec. 28, net income was $60.1 million, down 23.1 percent from the prior fiscal year. Net sales in the quarter rose 4.7 percent toMore »

Last updated: February 6, 2014

Select Comfort Sales Rise 5 Percent in Q4

Select Comfort

MINNEAPOLIS-In a preliminary report on its fiscal fourth quarter, Select Comfort said total net sales in the quarter rose 5 percent to $231 million. The company’s sales included a flat sales performance from its company-controlled stores. Through November, Select Comfort was experiencing solid results in both sales and expense controls. From Cyber Monday through theMore »

Last updated: January 6, 2014

Retail Imports to Rise in December and for the Year

Container Port

WASHINGTON-Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports should rise by 1.8 percent in December, meaning that the total volume for the year should be up 2.3 percent, according to the latest Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. Jonathan Gold, NRF’s vice president for supply chain and customsMore »

Last updated: December 10, 2013

E-Cha-Ching! Cyber Monday Produces Major Online Sales Gains

Xmas Shopping Online

NEW YORK-A number of surveys and reports have shown that e-commerce sales on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, increased significantly over last year’s Cyber Monday. According to research firm comScore, e-commerce sales through desktop computers totaled $1.735 billion, up 18 percent over Cyber Monday 2012 and marking the heaviest U.S. online spending day in history. ResearchMore »

Last updated: December 4, 2013

NRF Expects Holiday Online Sales to Rise

Thanksgiving Shopping

WASHINGTON–They ate, they shopped and they will shop some more. According to a National Retail Federation survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics over the weekend, traffic on Thanksgiving Day grew 27 percent as nearly 45 million shoppers, or 31.8 percent of holiday shoppers, took advantage of special Thanksgiving savings offers, up from 35 millionMore »

Last updated: December 2, 2013