Black Friday stories
Distil.ai reveals UK shopping habits shift post-Christmas
Analysis of shopping data by Distil.ai exhibits a surge in UK consumer spending post-Christmas, displacing Black Friday as the most profitable sales period and signalling a shift in habits.
Unicommerce reveals 18.7% surge in India's Republic Day 2024 sales
India's Republic Day 2024 sales marked an 18.7% rise in e-commerce orders via major enablement platform Unicommerce, driven by increased consumer enthusiasm for online shopping and impactful nationwide campaigns.
Major shifts predicted in Australia's eCommerce landscape for 2024
In 2024, significant shifts in Australia's ecommerce landscape are forecasted, with AI advancements, personalisation, marketplaces, and strategic brand research identified as pivotal factors by global accelerator, Pattern.
OneTap Loyalty revolutionises retail with payment card-integrated rewards
Australian tech platform OneTap Loyalty streamlines rewards earning process, integrating payment cards with loyalty programs and bolstering customer engagement.
Cloudflare reports rise in API threats & DDoS shifts
New report warns of a rise in API-based cyber threats as businesses digitise, alongside escalating DDoS activities targeting specific sectors and regions.
Rise in DDoS attacks & API security threats in 2023
Cloudflare's reports highlight the spike in DDoS attacks amid conflict in Palestine and Israel, and the growing security threats posed by 'shadow APIs'.
US holiday online retail surges to USD $222.1 billion amid difficult economy
US consumers fuel a 4.9% YoY boost to holiday online retail sales, hitting USD $222 billion. Growth is driven by big discounts, rising use of Buy Now, Pay Later options and mobile purchases dominating.
Boxing Day sales reign supreme for Kiwi online shoppers
Boxing Day beats Black Friday and Cyber Monday as favourite for bargain hunting among Kiwi online shoppers, with site visits to New Zealand's PriceMe.co.nz rising 11%.
Accelya spearheads NDC momentum, enabling over 50% of 2022's transactions
Accelya leads the way in New Distribution Capability (NDC), enabling over half of 2022's global NDC transactions.
Black Friday sales surge signals boom in early Christmas shopping
In 2023, Black Friday sales experienced growth, yet the most significant rise was observed in the days and weeks leading up to the event, according to Visualsoft.
Unwrapping success: The golden rules of holiday retailing
In this challenging environment, omnichannel retailers must find ways to stand out and offer something exceptional.
Reviewing Black Friday trends offers insights for future retail strategies
Analysis of 2023 Black Friday retail patterns suggests future strategies, with UK buyers showing higher spend inclination.
Ecommerce set for record-breaking GBP £8.74 billion UK Black Friday weekend
UK expects record-breaking £8.74bn online sales over Black Friday weekend; big data and analytics projected to play a key role.
Black Friday & Cyber Monday see rise in 'false positives', warns SEON
Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales lead to rise in 'false positives', warns SEON, complicating transactions for merchants.
Slyp reveals environmental impact of paper receipts on Black Friday
Slyp, backed by Australia's major banks, reveals the damaging ecological and health impact of paper receipts on Black Friday.
Cybercrime threat escalation prompts vigilance for Black Friday shoppers
Alarming data shows cybercriminals escalating efforts to exploit Black Friday, with a 135% increase in fake retail sites.
Charge into savings: BLUETTI's unmissable Black Friday deals
Black Friday 2023 is here, and BLUETTI is offering great discounts of up to $5000 on portable solar generators and home backup solutions starting November 20th.
Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
CybeReady highlights five key defences against Black Friday cybercrime surge
CybeReady, an innovator in security awareness training, offers five key initiatives to bolster defences against a predicted rise in Black Friday cybercrime.
Festive season online shopping spurs rise in luxury brand phishing scams
Cyber threats are on the rise this holiday season, warns Check Point Research, with a 13% increase in malicious files related to online orders and deliveries.
Australia predicts record Black Friday sales amidst economic challenges
Australia prepares for its biggest ever Black Friday sales, with retailers' discount offers expected to surpass previous years, according to a study by Fiverr.
Why retailers need to embrace modern observability to thrive this holiday season
Today, the retail industry faces new macroeconomic challenges, with the rapid increase in energy costs, high inflation, and supply chain disruptions.
Mangopay introduces FX solution to transform platform currency conversions
Mangopay launches a new foreign exchange (FX) solution for platforms to streamline currency conversions and boost cross-border ecommerce.
Keeper Security urges retailers to prep for holiday season cyber threats
Keeper Security, a top cybersecurity software firm, warns retailers to brace for potential cyber threats during the holiday season.