Cyber Monday stories
Distil.ai reveals UK shopping habits shift post-Christmas
Analysis of shopping data by Distil.ai exhibits a surge in UK consumer spending post-Christmas, displacing Black Friday as the most profitable sales period and signalling a shift in habits.
OneTap Loyalty revolutionises retail with payment card-integrated rewards
Australian tech platform OneTap Loyalty streamlines rewards earning process, integrating payment cards with loyalty programs and bolstering customer engagement.
US holiday online retail surges to USD $222.1 billion amid difficult economy
US consumers fuel a 4.9% YoY boost to holiday online retail sales, hitting USD $222 billion. Growth is driven by big discounts, rising use of Buy Now, Pay Later options and mobile purchases dominating.
Boxing Day sales reign supreme for Kiwi online shoppers
Boxing Day beats Black Friday and Cyber Monday as favourite for bargain hunting among Kiwi online shoppers, with site visits to New Zealand's PriceMe.co.nz rising 11%.
Black Friday sales surge signals boom in early Christmas shopping
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.
Reviewing Black Friday trends offers insights for future retail strategies
Analysis of 2023 Black Friday retail patterns suggests future strategies, with UK buyers showing higher spend inclination.
Black Friday & Cyber Monday see rise in 'false positives', warns SEON
Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales lead to rise in 'false positives', warns SEON, complicating transactions for merchants.
Cybercrime threat escalation prompts vigilance for Black Friday shoppers
Alarming data shows cybercriminals escalating efforts to exploit Black Friday, with a 135% increase in fake retail sites.
Australian retailers jeopardise online shopper safety with poor cybersecurity
Australian retailers expose online shoppers to potential email fraud due to inadequate cybersecurity measures, reveals Proofpoint report.
CybeReady highlights five key defences against Black Friday cybercrime surge
CybeReady, an innovator in security awareness training, offers five key initiatives to bolster defences against a predicted rise in Black Friday cybercrime.
Australia predicts record Black Friday sales amidst economic challenges
Australia prepares for its biggest ever Black Friday sales, with retailers' discount offers expected to surpass previous years, according to a study by Fiverr.
Why retailers need to embrace modern observability to thrive this holiday season
Today, the retail industry faces new macroeconomic challenges, with the rapid increase in energy costs, high inflation, and supply chain disruptions.
Mangopay introduces FX solution to transform platform currency conversions
Mangopay launches a new foreign exchange (FX) solution for platforms to streamline currency conversions and boost cross-border ecommerce.
Keeper Security urges retailers to prep for holiday season cyber threats
Keeper Security, a top cybersecurity software firm, warns retailers to brace for potential cyber threats during the holiday season.
Rise in 'bad bot' cyber attacks threatening Australia's retail industry
Australia's retail industry is under threat from a surge in 'bad bot' cyber attacks, with a 118% YoY increase recorded.
Norton declares Cyber Safety Sunday to safeguard online shopping
Norton proclaims 'Cyber Safety Sunday' to promote online safety measures amid anticipated increase in holiday cyber attacks.
UK's festive online spending to surge in 2023, Adobe reports
UK's online spending is set to balloon in the 2023 holiday season with shoppers projected to expend £24.1bn, says Adobe.
AI technologies heighten risk of Black Friday scams in Australia
Rise in AI technologies boosts Black Friday scam risk in Australia, with losses to fraud hitting $3.1bn in 2020.
Australian retailers boost holiday discounts to combat rising living costs
Australian retailers are planning to offer bigger discounts this holiday season, with 44% expecting an increase in sales, according to a survey by Fiverr.
UK shoppers expected to be cautious in upcoming holiday season
UK consumers expected to keep a tight rein on their wallets this festive season despite falling inflation rates.
Expert Paul Waddy warns of risks in Black Friday reliance
Black Friday and Cyber Monday may not be profitable for all online retailers, warns eCommerce expert Paul Waddy. Businesses at risk of losing profits.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday set to represent historic security challenges for retailers
Retailers face historic security challenges as cybercriminals launch 5.4 million DDoS attacks in H1 2021, warns NETSCOUT.
Why eCommerce needs DDoS protection for Cyber Monday
DDoS attacks can cripple an organisation, a network or even a country and recent attacks have been larger and more complex than ever.