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Online Retailers Gear Up For Free Shipping Day

free-shipping-dayHave you finished all your holiday shopping yet?  Have you been taking advantage of the discounts offered exclusively on social media sites?  If you still have yet to finish your holiday shopping and plan on purchasing online items, tomorrow is the last day to really guarantee that your gifts will arrive by Christmas.  Both online stores and consumer can really take advantage of this and profit in the end.

While we have passed Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the week before Christmas eve, which happens to be Thursday this year, is known as Free Shipping Day.  It is the second annual event according to, which is about promoting free shipping and guaranteeing arrival before Christmas Day.  (more…)

Online Retailers Expected To Have Best Holiday Season

42-15316254Forrester Research came out with a survey Monday, which said that online retailers will see an 8% increase in sales since last year while stationary retailers are expected to show no increase.  And with online advertising through the  use of social media, this is no surprise, since the world is trying to break out of the global economic crisis. 

The National Retail Federation has unfortunately forecasted a 1% decline in overall U.S. holiday sales this year. The Forrester survey which had polled more than 4,000 U.S. online consumers found that 94% of those who have shopped online within the past three months plan to shop online this holiday season. (more…)

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