From Singles Day to Black Friday: peak learnings
It's not just you: Black Friday is getting longer. In today's InternetRetailing newsletter, we report
how Tesco and eBay this week joined Amazon in extending their online offers for the event: is a 12-day Black Friday set to be the new standard? That seems positively short by the standards of Alibaba Group, which had a 24-day run up to Singles Day. In today's newsletter we also draw
learnings from that event, now the biggest global shopping day.
In today's guest comment, Mike Harris of Monetate
questions whether discounting is such a sound peak strategy.
Meanwhile, we report on news of fast retail sales growth
, both offline and more especially offline, in October, across the sector, and at Ted Baker.
We have news
of one-hour Morrisons grocery deliveries – via Amazon, and we also report on Majestic Wine's update
on its multichannel strategy in its half-year results.Our webinars
Our next webinar is in December when Digital River global strategy specialist Howard West will share strategies for expanding online businesses globally. He'll be considering key areas from language and payments through to fulfilment and the customer experience, illustrated with real life examples. E-Commerce: strategies to expand your international presence
is at 2pm on December 8. Click here
to find out more and register for the free event
Click to visit the Internet Retailing webinars page
to catch up on the latest webinars, which are also available to view again on the IRTV channel