Post Christmas Product Trends

Post Christmas Product Trends – a Look Back at Holiday 2017

The holidays have come to a close, and the new year is upon us. It’s now up to retailers to piece together the key trends and take-aways from the holiday season, and apply them in 2018. In the infographics below we trend the top gift searches during December, and the post Christmas product trends that […]

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Top Last Minute Christmas Gifts This Season

With less than a week to go, shoppers are searching for last minute Christmas gifts for everyone on their list. Hot products last week showed Apple continuing to do well with the Apple Watch this season, as the smartwatch rose to number 2. While Fitbit is still in the top 10, searches for Apple Watch […]

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Infographic: Top Products The Week of Thanksgiving & Black Friday

In the wake of Peak Week, the retail industry is abuzz — which retailers won the most traffic and sales? How many people shopped? What are the hot products this season? Let’s take a look at the top products during the week of Thanksgiving, and then take a birds-eye look at how product trends have […]

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Hot Holiday Products Forecast

Video games are still hot heading into retail’s biggest week of the year, but the top 10 hot holiday products list isn’t quite as dominated by the gaming category as we’ve seen in previous weeks. That said, the top two hot holiday products last week were Star Wars Battlefront 2 (which released on November 17th) and the Nintendo […]

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Early Black Friday Trends – What Earlybird Shoppers Are Searching For

Over a million Americans were already preparing to take advantage of Peak Week deals during the month of October, providing us insight to Black Friday trends and Cyber Monday orders; but they may be less motivated by savings – and more by status. According to Hitwise, an estimated 83,000 Americans were already searching for Cyber […]

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The Hot Product Countdown to Christmas

The past month has been a trailblazer for online retail. We have had the largest Cyber Week in the UK to date, with a record 1.46 billion visits clocked over the week. Consumer spending has been strong, as total UK retail sales in November increased by 1.3% compared to the previous year. The numbers show […]

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The Right Gift for Every Audience – Top Holiday Products By Segment

Hatchimals and Fitbit maintained their spots at the top of our Hot Holiday Products the week ending October 3, which included Cyber Monday. That said, both items saw their search share decline considerably week-over-week. That could be due in part to shoppers having purchased more Fitbits during Black Friday sales as well as parents coming […]

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Top 10 Hot Products Heading Into Black Friday

Since the start of November, Hitwise has been tracking the hottest online branded product and toy searches to get an early read on what this season’s must-have items will be. With Thanksgiving now only a few days away, we’re ready for prime time and we have a pretty good idea of what gifts will be […]

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2016 Hot Holiday Products Are Here

Halloween jack-o-lanterns may still be haunting America’s front doors, but the holiday season is about to shift into high gear. As such, Hitwise is making our list of hot holiday products and checking it twice! As of today, we will begin weekly reporting of the top branded products and toys that Americans are searching for […]

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