The holiday season is officially upon us. Black Friday is one week away, and if you’re one of the many retailers who see that as the biggest day of the year, I’m sure you’re working hard to prepare. (Don’t forget Cyber Monday comes right behind it.) We know the holidays are a stressful time for retailers. How about a few links to some good news?
I hope that these articles are helpful and inspiring to you as you enter one of the most important retail weeks of the year.
Tackling Omnichannel This Holiday Season – This infographic is chock full of goodies: statistics about modern consumers, checklists of what you should do to prepare, an encouraging statistics about the forecasted retail spend this season. This is the kind of thing we talk about every week (except for the use of “omnichannel”), but I like that this infographic streamlines it for the reader. I figured you’re pretty busy, right now.
Holiday Sales Could Jump 16% – I love the fact that Retail Dive gives you a quick summary of the article, then the detailed content. Perfect for a busy retailer. In this report, they discuss some optimistic numbers about online sales this holiday season. Hopefully you’re ready to take advantage.
Ecommerce Grows With Short Holiday Shopping Season – Here’s another infographic (so easy to digest) with some optimistic stats about the holiday season. Did you know there are only 28 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year? Be prepared for those 28 days to be an eCommerce mad dash. But, if you’re ready to handle that dash, you’re in a position for a profitable season.
nChannel wishes you tons of success next week. But, we hope you are able to enjoy some time with your families and friends, too. That’s what it’s all about.
Now, get out there and win!