Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Online Holiday Sales to Reach U.S. $32 Billion
Oct 11, 2006
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

JupiterResearch, a leading authority on the impact of the internet and emerging consumer technologies on business, forecasts that 2006 online holiday retail sales will grow to U.S. $32 Billion, an increase of 18 percent over last year’s holiday season. According to JupiterResearch’s “Online Retail Holiday Forecast, 2006,” a record 114 million users, a 6 percent increase over last year, will buy online this holiday season.

“For retailers selling online, the larger opportunity this holiday season will come from increased levels of spending from existing online buyers,” said Patti Freeman Evans, JupiterResearch Senior Analyst and lead author of the report. “Additionally, more than one third of online holiday shoppers will still make online purchases after ground cut off dates, which signals opportunity and added stress for retailers to capture the inevitable last minute purchases.”

Retailers may be able to help online shoppers feel as though they are more in control of the season by presenting shipping cut off dates early and using them more frequently in their messaging. JupiterResearch has found that more than half of online holiday shoppers say that seeing shipping cut off dates helps them plan their shopping for earlier in the season.

“Retailers can maximize their opportunity with online shoppers and especially last minute shoppers,” said David Schatsky, President of JupiterKagan. “One strategy is to use upgrades to free shipping strategically with customer segments that are particularly sensitive to shipping costs, and less aggressive offers to buyers who have purchased last minute at full shipping in the past.”

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Apr 24, 2014: BSH Annual Revenue Tops EUR 10 Billion for First Time

Apr 24, 2014: New Home Sales Show Sharp March Drop

Apr 24, 2014: Ingersoll Rand HVAC Segment Reports Strong 1Q

Apr 24, 2014: ASHRAE 2014 Annual Conference Announced For Seattle

Apr 23, 2014: Bosch Home Appliances Garners EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Pharmalive | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows