This infographic from Offerpop via AllFacebook illustrates how people use mobile and social media during the holiday shopping season.
In March 2013, according to IBM, the iPad passed the iPhone as the largest driver of mobile traffic to retail sites.
Christmas Day 2012 saw a 27% increase in online traffic to the top 500 retail sites compared to 2011.
More than eight in 10 smart phone owners researched and browsed for products on their phone, up 15 percentage points from 2011.
Figures from the Chase Holiday Pulse show a similarly high level of activity during the so-called Green Week (Dec. 10-16).
US holiday retail ecommerce beat many expectations and showed double-digit growth on all of the crucial shopping days in November.
While mobile devices were a big influence on e-commerce sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, mobile phones haven’t performed well in paid search.
Compete decided to look at the actual shopping time (minutes) consumers spent shopping online Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
This infographic from Silverpop looks at tweets and check-in data for the top 10 retailers with most check-ins on Black Friday this year.
4 in 10 US consumers plan to shop online or in-store on Black Friday.