Unsurprisingly, Facebook and Instagram chatter revolved around the holidays in December, with Christmas and New Year's topping the list of hot topics. But there were a few surprises: for one, Christmas sweaters popped big-time on Instagram.
Amazon just gave a preview on how it's bringing voice-recognition deals to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Through the end of December, Sheraton wants travelers to tweet with the hashtag #delightdelaysweeps to its Twitter account for the chance to win a bevy of prizes.
Home Depot has partnered with Uber to deliver Christmas trees tomorrow in the following 10 markets: New York; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Boston; Atlanta; Dallas; Chicago; San Diego; Los Angeles; and San Francisco.
Attention holiday shoppers, your emails are now targeting you in real time—at least if you've signed up for RadioShack's messages. The electronics retailer will use Movable Ink's technology that allows marketers to set time parameters on emails, so the content changes according to what time of day they are opened.
Baby Boomers are hardly gearing up for Black Friday, while perhaps surprising, more than a quarter of millennials plan to hit the mall hard next week.
With Thanksgiving only 10 days away, how will mobile will affect in-store and e-commerce sales during the holiday season?
Thanksgiving may still be two weeks away, but the trickle of holiday commercials this week became a torrent, especially from retailers in Britain, who take their Christmas advertising responsibilities very seriously.
Google “conquesting” has long been an e-commerce practice where marketers buy ads targeted at consumers searching for other brands’ products. But for holidays 2013, ’tis the season for poaching customers on a particular social platform that just went public.