Hitwise Holidays Unwrapped

2019 Holidays Unwrapped [US Market]

Our annual webinar featured key insights from the 2019 retail peak holiday shopping season, including Black Friday and Cyber Week. What were the hottest holiday products of 2019? Who were the top-performing retailers? Read about some of the key takeaways from the presentation and watch the full video for more tips and insights. Online transactions […]

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AU Fashion Report 2020

AU Digital Fashion Trends 2020

2019 has been challenging for many brands and retailers, and the industry is at a turning point. Declining sales, store closures, and consumers questioning fashion’s contribution to the environment. In this feature, Hitwise reflects on the key shifts occurring in the online fashion landscape and details what these trends mean heading into 2020. With this […]

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Digital Fashion Trends in 2020

INTRODUCTION The industry is at a turning point Total retail sales have dropped to levels not seen since the 1991 recession, with consumers feeling the squeeze from stagnant wages and higher household debt. A string of Australian-owned fashion retailers have buckled in recent years, including the recent collapse of Bardot and Harris Scarf in December. […]

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Who were the Fastest Rising Brands, Retailers & Categories of US Cyber Week 2019?

Cyber Week 2019 was another record setter in the US. Purchases from the top 50 US retailers rose +6% YoY during the Cyber 5, Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, according to Hitwise. Last week, we looked at winners from the biggest retail event of the year from a global perspective. Taking a deeper dive into the […]

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US News & Media Report 2019

INTRODUCTION 2020 is just two months away and with it comes a new year of breaking stories, inventive technologies, and a presidential election in the United States. Becoming the go-to source for American readers will be pivotal in the year ahead. To achieve this, news and media organizations need to know what audiences care about […]

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US News & Media Report 2019

INTRODUCTION 2020 is just two months away and with it comes a new year of breaking stories, inventive technologies, and a presidential election in the United States. Becoming the go-to source for American readers will be pivotal in the year ahead for news & media organizations. To achieve this, they will need to know what […]

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back to school 19

Back to School Report 2019

INTRODUCTION When it comes to back-to-school shopping, families are in need of different items depending on the life-stage of their children. While elementary school students are growing out of their shoes every year, college students require new appliances for the dorm. No matter the life stage, Amazon dominates as the largest back-to-school online retailer with […]

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Back to School

Back to School Report US 2019

Differences in Shopping Behaviors by Lifestage When it comes to back-to-school shopping, families are in need of different items depending on the life-stage of their children. How do the shopping behaviors of elementary school families, middle/high school families and college students differ during this peak period? This FREE report uncovers insights such as: Amazon dominates […]

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Hitwise Amazon Report

Advancing Alongside Amazon

How retailers can compete and how brands can partner and grow One-click shopping, two-day free shipping, and Prime Day are just a few of the pioneering activities of Amazon that have forever changed the retail landscape. Despite their lead, Amazon still lacks prowess with certain demographics, such as 25-44 year olds, and in key categories, […]

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Prime Day 2019

Prime Day 2019: US Analysis

How other retailers and brands performed during Amazon’s marquee event As Hitwise reported last week, Amazon’s 2019 Prime Day broke records (again). In the US, Prime Day generated 20.2 million transactions across the 48-hour period, which is 2 million more than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Another incredible feat was surpassing the 10% conversion […]

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