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 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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Holiday Presents, Packages

2019 Holiday Planning: AU Market [On-Demand Video]

Plan ahead for 2019’s Peak Week Watch the Hitwise Holiday Planning Webinar On-Demand where we unveil: Top online stats from 2018’s peak days, including Black Friday, Cyber Week, and Boxing Day Amazon’s online strategy and performance, including top categories, product purchases and searches Key online trends from 2019 so far Recommendations and tactics for planning for retail peak this year Join […]

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Online transactions grew 15% during Peak Week 2018, with off-peak days posting strongest growth

Online transactions processed by the top 50 retail sites during peak week this year was strong. According to Hitwise, the top 50 sites processed 75.1 million transactions via desktop and mobile browsers during the seven days ending November 26th 2018, up from 65.5 million for the comparable period in 2017, an increase of 15%. Of […]

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How Amazon is (Still) Dominating Online Retail…and What Competitors Can Do About It

Amazon just became the world’s second company with a trillion dollar valuation, and their recent annual Prime Day event set Amazon’s global single day sales record. With their ecommerce dominance solidified, is it time for competitive brands and retailers to pack up their bags and go home? Or would an analytical deep dive offer up […]

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Almost 7 million transactions made on Amazon over Prime Day 2018

Amazon Analytics 2018

INTRODUCTION See how Amazon is trailblazing the e-commerce spectrum and beyond: The $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, in June 2017, signified Amazon’s serious bid into the groceries and brick-and-mortar space.  Prime Day 2018, 36 hours of exclusive deals on July 16/17, further displayed Amazon’s e-tailing dominance. Over 17 million transactions were processed on Amazon […]

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