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Top UK Amazon Stats To Know Before Planning For Black Friday

Not many retailers come close to Amazon’s sheer volume on Black Friday. In the UK, the e-tailing giant saw over 50 million visits and processed over 4.2 million transactions in 2018. These figures continued to grow as well; visits were up +0.7% and transactions were up +9.2% year-on-year. In other words, an increasing number of […]

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In the Marvel Universe, is Endgame the greater blockbuster?

The latest installment of Marvel’s Avengers saga has become the studio’s highest earning blockbuster. Avengers: Endgame surpassed Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War in the box office, but how does this release compare to Infinity War on a larger scale? Endgame Drives Movie Tickets and Shopping Searches for Avengers: Endgame terms drove more traffic to […]

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Trending Halloween Costumes This Spooky Season

Halloween is nearly upon us and everyone is looking for the best costume to wear. To best understand the new trends of this season we broke down what costumes people have been searching for, and where they are looking for them. With the some of the biggest films of 2017 being IT and Wonder Woman, […]

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Strategic Partnership Spotlight: Coach & Disney Collaboration

Pursuing strategic partnerships with external companies or social influencers can provide brands with access to new, highly engaged audiences and a new sense of collaboration. In other words, partnerships unlock new ways for brands to meet consumers where they are.   Dream Team Collaboration    On Jun 10th of 2016 Coach and Disney announced their […]

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Top Halloween Costumes for 2016

Halloween has been growing in popularity in the UK in recent years with Hitwise data revealing that online searches in 2015 for “costume,” “fancy dress” and “Halloween” surpassed 2014 levels by 11%. In fact, during the week ending 31st October, 2015, Halloween-related searches accounted for 1 in every 106 online searches in the UK. Meanwhile, […]

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Halloween Costume Trends: What to Expect for 2016

‘Tis the season for trick or treat, haunted houses, and costumes galore!  Using an analysis of search behavior from our Hitwise platform, we are able to see the latest Halloween costume trends and what to expect online during this year’s spooky season.  Hint:  2016 is the year of Disney’s Moana, Harley Quinn, and lots of facial hair. Costume Search […]

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