Black Friday 2019 – Multi Market Review: Who were this year’s retailer and brand winners?

Black Friday 2019 results are in with many claiming that online sales have exceeded expectations. Which markets and retail categories have grown the most online? Was it all about Amazon, or did other retailers win big this year? And, how have brands responded?   In our first piece of coverage for Black Friday 2019, Hitwise looks at these top headlines for the […]

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Retail Peak 2019: Top Learnings So Far

Black Friday will fall one week later this year on November 29th, compared to November 23rd last year.

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Prime Day 2019: AU Analysis

Has Amazon cracked Australia?  In our last article, Prime Day 2019 Wrap Up, we showed how Amazon is rapidly expanding in Australia. Visits and transactions to Amazon’s local site grew by +50% compared to the previous year. Over 300K Aussies visited Amazon each day over Prime Day, and a further 40K people made a purchase. […]

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Amazon Prime Day UK 2019

Prime Day 2019: UK Results

Is there hope for other retailers?  In the UK, Amazon processed over eight million transactions in just two days. In our last blog, Prime Day 2019 Wrap Up, we showed that this was a record. Compared to last year’s Prime Day, transactions grew by +25%. The number of Prime member sign-ups were also up +147% YoY.  […]

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Amazon Prime Day Stats 2019

Amazon Prime Day Statistics 2019

Bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined  Amazon has done it again with Prime Day 2019. The mega-sales event, which took place from July 15-16, was extended an extra 12 hours this year and outpaced 2018’s performance. According to Amazon’s press release, Prime Day even surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, selling over 175 […]

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Your Secret Weapon During Off-Peak Months: Search

Online retail visits in the UK have slowed in March, rising by only +0.7% YoY compared to the +1.7-1.8% growth rates in January and February. One key factor to note is that Easter falls three weeks later in 2019. So these results are not as worrying, considering that March 2018 included the all-important Easter run […]

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Converting Browsers Into Buyers Masterclass: UK Market [On-Demand Video]

Why converting browsers into buyers is critical in 2019 Following our popular report, our on-demand masterclass actively demonstrates how digital behavioural insights like search and purchase data on Amazon and competitor sites, can actively help brands like Zara, Aldi, Dell and Philips grow buyers and online sales. We explain: The top 5 tips to grow […]

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Pre-Cyber Week

5 Online Stats You Should Know Before Black Friday

Black Friday is tomorrow! See how the retail industry has fared in the build up to the largest online shopping date of the year. Understand which verticals are growing or declining, and find out what are 2018’s  “hot products” with these five Hitwise stats:   1. Online Retail is Down Compared to this Time Last […]

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Hot Holiday Products & Top Toys

In the lead up to Christmas Hitwise will be releasing it’s annual weekly Top 10 listings for the most popular product and toy searches! In our second installment, you can view the most popular items everyone is looking for. Christmas Countdown Hot Holiday Products – Week 4 First up, we take a look at Ebay […]

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First Australia Amazon Prime Day: Online Shopping Statistics

Amazon hasn’t had the easiest of entries into the Australian market. After much speculation, the e-tailing giant launched their AU site in December, which was met with an underwhelming response. But Amazon’s ambitions for Australia are still alive and big, particularly with the launch of Prime. With over 100 million members globally, Prime’s annual fees […]

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