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Black Friday sales surge signals boom in early Christmas shopping
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In 2023, Black Friday sales experienced growth, yet the most significant rise was observed in the days and weeks leading up to the event, according to Visualsoft.
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Unwrapping success: The golden rules of holiday retailing
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In this challenging environment, omnichannel retailers must find ways to stand out and offer something exceptional.
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Reviewing Black Friday trends offers insights for future retail strategies
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Analysis of 2023 Black Friday retail patterns suggests future strategies, with UK buyers showing higher spend inclination.
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Ecommerce set for record-breaking GBP £8.74 billion UK Black Friday weekend
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UK expects record-breaking £8.74bn online sales over Black Friday weekend; big data and analytics projected to play a key role.
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Black Friday & Cyber Monday see rise in 'false positives', warns SEON
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales lead to rise in 'false positives', warns SEON, complicating transactions for merchants.
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Slyp reveals environmental impact of paper receipts on Black Friday
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Slyp, backed by Australia's major banks, reveals the damaging ecological and health impact of paper receipts on Black Friday.
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Cybercrime threat escalation prompts vigilance for Black Friday shoppers
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Alarming data shows cybercriminals escalating efforts to exploit Black Friday, with a 135% increase in fake retail sites.
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Charge into savings: BLUETTI's unmissable Black Friday deals
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Black Friday 2023 is here, and BLUETTI is offering great discounts of up to $5000 on portable solar generators and home backup solutions starting November 20th.
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Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
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Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
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CybeReady highlights five key defences against Black Friday cybercrime surge
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CybeReady, an innovator in security awareness training, offers five key initiatives to bolster defences against a predicted rise in Black Friday cybercrime.
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Festive season online shopping spurs rise in luxury brand phishing scams
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Cyber threats are on the rise this holiday season, warns Check Point Research, with a 13% increase in malicious files related to online orders and deliveries.
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Australia predicts record Black Friday sales amidst economic challenges
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Australia prepares for its biggest ever Black Friday sales, with retailers' discount offers expected to surpass previous years, according to a study by Fiverr.
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Why retailers need to embrace modern observability to thrive this holiday season
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Today, the retail industry faces new macroeconomic challenges, with the rapid increase in energy costs, high inflation, and supply chain disruptions.
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Mangopay introduces FX solution to transform platform currency conversions
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Mangopay launches a new foreign exchange (FX) solution for platforms to streamline currency conversions and boost cross-border ecommerce.
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Keeper Security urges retailers to prep for holiday season cyber threats
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Keeper Security, a top cybersecurity software firm, warns retailers to brace for potential cyber threats during the holiday season.
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Rise in 'bad bot' cyber attacks threatening Australia's retail industry
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digital transformation
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Australia's retail industry is under threat from a surge in 'bad bot' cyber attacks, with a 118% YoY increase recorded.
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Norton declares Cyber Safety Sunday to safeguard online shopping
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cybersecurity
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online shopping
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Norton proclaims 'Cyber Safety Sunday' to promote online safety measures amid anticipated increase in holiday cyber attacks.
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UK's festive online spending to surge in 2023, Adobe reports
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UK's online spending is set to balloon in the 2023 holiday season with shoppers projected to expend £24.1bn, says Adobe.
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AI technologies heighten risk of Black Friday scams in Australia
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Rise in AI technologies boosts Black Friday scam risk in Australia, with losses to fraud hitting $3.1bn in 2020.
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Criteo's '2023 Double Days Preview' report unveils insights for SEA brands
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Criteo's '2023 Double Days Preview' report highlights SEA performance strategies, revealing massive sales potential in key holiday seasons.
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Australian retailers boost holiday discounts to combat rising living costs
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Australian retailers are planning to offer bigger discounts this holiday season, with 44% expecting an increase in sales, according to a survey by Fiverr.
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UK shoppers expected to be cautious in upcoming holiday season
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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UK consumers expected to keep a tight rein on their wallets this festive season despite falling inflation rates.
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Online retailers should start prepping for Black Friday now
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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online shopping
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Retailers want to ensure every potential customer who lands on their site has a seamless experience from start to finish.
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Expert Paul Waddy warns of risks in Black Friday reliance
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday may not be profitable for all online retailers, warns eCommerce expert Paul Waddy. Businesses at risk of losing profits.