Tag: Cyber Monday

Internet pricing 101: Why costs are all over the map | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Internet pricing 101: Why costs are all over the map | The San Diego Union-Tribune

There are 95 million American households with fixed — as in, not wireless — internet access, but few of us really understand why we pay what we pay, especially when we hear about a neighbor or relative with a cheaper rate and faster speed. The answer isn’t especially enlightening or comforting. In fact, we know […]

Flexible Pricing Is The Key To New Year Discount Success | Apparel Magazine (AM)

Flexible Pricing Is The Key To New Year Discount Success | Apparel Magazine (AM)

The Black Friday shopping spree, extending into what is now known as Cyber Monday, saw $6.79 million pumped into the retail market and the retailers that won out where the ones that got their pricing strategy right. Consumers were using mobile devices to shop more than ever before. Sales on mobile devices, including smartphones and […]

Amazon price changes less ‘dynamic’ Thanksgiving weekend | Chain Store Age

Amazon price changes less ‘dynamic’ Thanksgiving weekend | Chain Store Age

When analyzing pricing on 400 small appliances, Bed Bath & Beyond narrowed their pricing gap with Amazon from 43% on Nov. 22 to 21% on Nov. 28 (Cyber Monday). Meanwhile, Macy’s and Bed Bath & Beyond were lockstep in their price changes from Nov. 20 to Nov. 28 (Cyber Monday). The infographic is part of […]

Mental Model: Price Incentives | Greenwood Investors

Mental Model: Price Incentives | Greenwood Investors

What better day to discuss the power of price incentives on a business than Black Friday? There is none, and so let’s dive right in with our thesis: temporary price incentives undermine the quality of the demand for a company’s products and inflate near-term financials at the expense of the long-term viability of the fundamentals. […]

Retailers’ Holiday Strategy Doesn’t Have to Be “Discount Everything” | Harvard Business Review

Retailers’ Holiday Strategy Doesn’t Have to Be “Discount Everything” | Harvard Business Review

I see a confluence of events behind this deflationary holiday season. While customers used to count on Black Friday for the lowest prices of the season, in recent years retailers have been advertising ”best deal” sales regularly throughout November and December. As a result, customers have been conditioned to expect discounts. In addition to satisfying consumers’ […]

Black Friday Extends Its Reach Into Cyber Monday, Best Cyber Monday 2016 Deals: Amazon, Best Buy, Target And Walmart? | University Herald

Black Friday Extends Its Reach Into Cyber Monday, Best Cyber Monday 2016 Deals: Amazon, Best Buy, Target And Walmart? | University Herald

Black Friday has become successful marketing campaigns in the US because many Americans would take advantage of the day, which is falls after a long holiday weekend. During this shopping event, retailers may cut prices aggressively just to get consumers into their stores to kick-start the holiday shopping season. But by the next day, Americans […]

Black Friday 2016: Nike Store Trashed By Shoppers | Fortune

Black Friday 2016: Nike Store Trashed By Shoppers | Fortune

The store was left completely trashed. Chaos is as much a part of Black Friday as the discounts. This year has been no exception: Between Thursday and Friday, a Tulalip, Wash.-based Nike factory store at Seattle Premium Outlets was left look as if a “zombie apocalypse” had passed through, Instagram user Wannie Rodriguez commented. A […]

Black Friday 2016: US Shoppers Just Spent $1.2 Billion Shopping Online Via Mobile Phones | News Every Day

Black Friday 2016: US Shoppers Just Spent $1.2 Billion Shopping Online Via Mobile Phones | News Every Day

Black Friday is synonymous with riots and stampedes when it comes to shopping at physical malls on the said day. People in the US just go crazy over the low prices that they wake up early and huddle in front of stores to wait for the doors to open. When the doors finally open, all […]

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2016 by the numbers | Network World

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2016 by the numbers | Network World

“The 2016 holiday shopping season is the tipping point for mobile shopping,” said Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., chief economist, CTA, in a statement. “Consumers are shifting increasingly to mobile shopping, due to higher ownership rates of mobile devices and increasing ease, comfort and convenience. It’s also been a record year for tech, according to the CTA, […]

Cyber Monday 2016: The best bargains — and how to protect yourself | TODAY.com

Cyber Monday 2016: The best bargains — and how to protect yourself | TODAY.com

But are Cyber Monday deals better than Black Friday bargains? It depends. “We’ve got different sales today. Some of them are not quite as good. Some of them are better,” TODAY financial adviser Jean Chatzky said Monday. Among the deep-discount items to look for: Televisions and computers Winter apparel and shoes Books Travel deals (particularly […]