Holiday Shopping

Digital cash gifting in China is going online, offline and everywhere in between this Lunar New Year.
2/16/2018by Man-Chung Cheung
New data from ICSC shows 2017 holiday spending rose dramatically over the previous year, a surprisingly positive conclusion to a year marked by widespread store closings and retail bankruptcies.
1/10/2018by Rimma Kats
Christmas is not an official holiday in Japan, nor a widely observed religious holiday, but it is celebrated nonetheless in its own unique way. Here’s some data that highlights Christmas in Japan.
12/21/2017by Man-Chung Cheung
Retailers’ earlier-than-ever holiday promotions—think well before Thanksgiving and Black Friday—have led to a new phenomenon: Americans are getting a head start on holiday shopping.
12/20/2017by Andria Cheng
Roughly four in 10 US shoppers are considering using AI-powered digital assistants for their holiday shopping needs, according to a new study.
12/8/2017by Rimma Kats
Early sales tallies signal that Target and Costco are seeing online sales surge this holiday season. And other brick-and-mortar chains are ringing solid gains online as well.
12/6/2017by Andria Cheng
Smart speakers have reached a "critical adoption threshold," according to comScore, which reported that 11% of Wi-Fi households have a digital voice assistant.
12/4/2017by Andria Cheng
Ecommerce will make up more than one-fifth of total holiday season retail sales in the UK, according to eMarketer’s latest holiday sales forecast.
11/30/2017by Jasmine Enberg
Early data indicates that discounting is at roughly the same level as last year, and in many cases promotions are a bit less aggressive. That means many retailers will have some flexibility as the season progresses.
11/29/2017by Andria Cheng
As new figures about holiday spending pour in, we're gathering it all together for you.
11/28/2017by eMarketer Editors