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BizReport : January 3, 2014 Archive

January 3, 2014 Archive

Ecommerce | January 03, 2014

Euclid: Shoppers more engaged in stores

New data out from Euclid shows a strong ending to the 2013 holiday season - and the year in general. Their stats show a traffic increase of 9% YoY, with a 4% increase in December alone. The hottest day for December was Super Saturday as shoppers wrapped up final purchases; the worst shopping day was December 2, in the lull from Black Friday. >>

Internet | January 03, 2014

Facebook reports on financially successful 2013

In a few days time, Facebook will celebrate its 10 year anniversary. In the meantime the social network has revealed its latest revenue and profits for the final quarter of 2013. >>

Ecommerce | January 03, 2014

Study: Email, reviews, apps 'most influential' for shoppers

When it comes to influencing a purchase, a new report from Ryan Partnership may have retailers clicking to make campaign changes. According to the survey of shoppers, emails sent by retailers, online reviews and shopping apps are the most influential in helping shoppers make purchase decisions. >>

Advertising | January 03, 2014

Survey: SMBs look to social, mobile for 2014 success

You could say small businesses are putting their money where their mobile is - or at least their app. According to a new j2 Global survey, a majority of small and medium sized businesses will look to apps for marketing success in 2014. >>

Research | January 03, 2014

Study: Saving tops spending for most Americans

Is saving money, rather than spending it, the new black? Could be, according to a new Gallup poll which shows most (62%) Americans say they'd rather save than spend. Poll data was aggregated from 2009 to 2013. >>

Social Marketing | January 03, 2014

How to increase engagement on Twitter

In Twitter-land, if you don't ask, you don't get re-Tweeted quite as much, according to new data released in an infographic from Quicksprout. >>

Mobile Marketing | January 03, 2014

Deloitte: Tablets popular among older mobile users

If you were asked which age group was the fast-growing adopter of tablet devices this year, would you have guessed it to be the older generation? >>