Posts tagged with Black Friday

GAME shows risks of Black Friday downtime despite impressive strategy

The UK video game retailer Game has one of the most impressive Black Friday digital strategies in 2017.

But that is easily undermined if your site is down for an extended period of time.

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UK Black Friday landing pages: The good, the bad & the ugly

Black Friday isn't as exciting as a couple of years ago.

Sales are more common year-round, so though most retailers get involved on the big day, it seems fewer are willing to go crazy. Smaller, more niche discounts spread out over the weekend or even the week seems to be the trend.

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Ask the experts: Black Friday ecommerce strategy

What do retailers need to consider ahead of Black Friday?

We ask the experts about strategy, search, content and more. Thanks go to Dan Barker, James Gurd, Stuart Rex and Guy Levine.

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Amazon Prime Day 2017: The mind-blowing stats and facts

Last week, Amazon held its annual Prime Day event.

The shopping holiday, which Amazon launched in 2015 to celebrate its 20th anniversary, is positioned as a sort of Black Friday in July and thanks to Amazon's online retail dominance, has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

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How UK retailers are promoting Black Friday online

Despite recent suggestions that UK retailers consider Black Friday to be unprofitable, many seem to be ramping up efforts this year - even extending the event to an entire two weeks.

Here’s a look at how six UK brands are honing in on bargain-hungry consumers.

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Black Friday 2016: How are UK retailers optimising search landing pages?

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many online retailers are preparing for one of the biggest days of the year – Black Friday.

However, with increasing backlash over the ‘Black Friday creep’ – is it still all it’s cracked up to be?

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Five simple search marketing tips to prepare for the holiday season

We're getting to the part of the year where people start to moan about tinsel appearing already in stores.

Retail was ever this way - preparation is everything.

Here are five search marketing tips for the holiday season, to get ahead of the game.

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Black Friday & Christmas: How to make the most of early seasonal shoppers

What tactics can retailers use to make the most of seasonal shopping opportunities?

Autumn/fall is now upon us. And although Christmas might seem a long way away, some shoppers are already stocking up with gifts for the festive season.

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How record-breaking sales may have masked Black Friday failure

By all accounts, Black Friday was a big success in terms of online sales, with IMRG and Experian reporting a 36% increase in spend year-on-year.

But did UK retailers make the most of the opportunity?

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16 thought-provoking digital marketing stats from the past week

Well this is rather exciting. The final stats round-up before we all (sort of) detach ourselves from the digital marketing ecosystem and play that wonderful annual game of seeing how close we can get to actually eating and drinking ourselves to a fat and happy death.

So it is with pre-near-fat-and-happy-death levels of pleasure that I present to you some of the most interesting digital marketing stats we’ve seen in the past week. 

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10 of the best US digital marketing stats we've seen in the past two weeks

In this final US-focused digital marketing stats round-up before we all head home for the holiday, we’ll be covering the travel industry, a few more Cyber Weekend insights (sorry), Star Wars and much more.  

Let’s take a look at some of the most interested US digital marketing stats we’ve seen in the past couple of weeks. 

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16 intriguing digital marketing stats we've seen this week

The great Charles Dickens once said, “I will honour the Econsultancy weekly digital marketing stats round-up in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

In all fairness, he may or may not have been talking about Christmas. But I’m no historian, just a bringer of brilliant stats. 

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