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Top Tips for Peak Retail 2019

The holiday season is fast approaching. With Click Frenzy, Black Friday and Boxing Day weeks away, how prepared are you for the largest retail period of the year? Visits to retail sites during key sales events are up +7.5% YoY showing a continued rise in online shopping. Here are 4 big learnings from last year’s […]

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Click Frenzy “Mayhem” 2019: Latest Hitwise data shows online activity soaring in an off-peak month

There’s only one place that Aussies can snag a MacBook Air for $14 or a Sony Smart TV for $17, and that’s Click Frenzy. The flash bonanza sale has become a staple in the Aussie retail calendar. With over 1.1 million visits on the most recent “Mayhem” on 21st – 22nd May, Click Frenzy did not […]

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Top Stats from Boxing Day 2018: Australia’s largest online retail day grew a further 7.5% YoY

In a previous blog, Hitwise highlighted how November has become a star-studded month of high-profile online shopping dates – from Single’s Day, Click Frenzy, Black Friday to Cyber Monday. As a result, many had feared that November’s online success would detract from December’s retail results. Hitwise has crunched the numbers for online retail. December is […]

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Despite Stock Struggle, Afterpay Still Has Big Opportunity for Growth

With no interest or transaction fees, Afterpay has certainly tapped into Millennials’ spending habits and pockets. The popular “buy now pay later” platform has seen extreme growth since its launch in August 2017, and has attracted Australian merchants eager to pair with the electronic lay-by service. However, Afterpay has fallen under recent scrutiny from industry […]

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Christmas Unwrapped: Peak Planning 2017 [On-Demand Video]

In this webinar recording, we look at data from Black Friday through to the New Year.  What will you learn?  – Online retail performance over peak periods, Cyber Week and Christmas – Which Christmas campaigns worked and saw an uplift online – Which channels were used by top retailers – How was search used to drive traffic to […]

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Australian Mobile Search: Topics and Themes

Consumer Insights Report: Showcasing how brands can leverage Mobile Search more efficiently and why it should be treated differently to Desktop For many years, it’s been predicted that this was the year of mobile. Whilst this year has been proven to be the official ‘Year of the Mobile’ for Australian consumers, many brands are still […]

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