Black Friday UK Hitwise

UK Cyber Week 2019: Top 5 Stats on Amazon Buyers

In our first piece of coverage on Black Friday 2019, Hitwise found that Amazon more than doubled its visit share than the next top retailer in the US and Europe. In the UK, Amazon is also getting a larger slice of online purchases. The number of transactions Amazon processed over “Cyber Five” (the day before Black […]

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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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Marketing Insights Calendar 2019 – 2020

Start Planning with the Hitwise Marketing Calendar for 2019 – 2020 Proactively plan ahead by knowing what your audiences are looking for, when search terms peak, and important key dates for 2019 and the first half of 2020. Download this update to Hitwise Marketing Insights Calendar and learn: When and which search terms peak Key […]

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Marketing Insights Calendar 2019 – 2020

Start Planning with the Hitwise Marketing Calendar for 2019 – 2020 Proactively plan ahead by knowing what your audiences are looking for, when search terms peak, and important key dates for 2019 and the first half of 2020. Download this update to Hitwise Marketing Insights Calendar and learn: When and which search terms peak Key […]

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Mobile Overtakes Desktop, but less than One-Third Convert on Mobile in the UK

Mobile ad spend exceeded desktop for the first time in 2018 According to Ofcom, Britons check their smartphones every 12 minutes of the waking day. Over the past decade, smartphone ownership has grown from 17% to 78%, peaking at 95% for people aged 16-24 yo. With the rollout of 5G promising super-fast connectivity, consumers will […]

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Amazon vs. Google

Amazon vs. Google- Has Amazon Really Taken Over?

When it comes to digital media spend, where should agencies and brands put their focus: Google or Amazon, or both?  Some have already made their bets. Over the past few months, top tier agencies have announced that they are shifting 20-30% of their digital ad spend from Google to Amazon. Recent digital insights suggest that Amazon garners […]

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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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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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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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