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 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 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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