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Spending increased 9.6% from a year ago, making it the biggest online shopping day ever, according to Adobe Inc., which compiles the data.
Even though e-commerce is now part and parcel of our everyday lives and much of the holiday shopping season, Cyber Monday continues to be the biggest online shopping day of the year, thanks to the deals and the hype the industry has created to fuel it.
In an organized effort to create as many as 6,000 new items per day, Shein—which has major operations near Indianapolis— uses a “byzantine shell game of a corporate structure” to rip off designers, the lawsuit claims.
Amazon said the first day of the sale was the biggest in its history and that shoppers purchased more than 375 million items over two days.
The Federal Trade Commission proposed a new rule Friday that would ban paying for reviews, suppressing honest reviews, selling fake social media engagement and more.
The Indianapolis-based shopping mall giant is getting a leg up on the emerging trend of online-only retailers moving into brick-and-mortar stores, a strategy analysts say could net the company a big payoff as it looks to develop new tenants.
Shoppers less concerned about COVID-19 returned to stores for more of their shopping, which blunted online sales growth, according to Adobe.
Cyber Monday is expected to remain the year’s biggest online shopping day and rake in up to $11.6 billion in sales, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks transactions at over 85 of the top 100 U.S. online stores.
Humankind is a software-as-a-service company whose platform allows retailers to make personal connections with online shoppers. Indianapolis-based venture studio launched the company last fall, and it now has 16 employees.
Amazon controls roughly 38% of online sales in the U.S., more than Walmart, eBay, Apple, Best Buy and Target combined, according to the research firm Insider Intelligence.
Many merchants fear they’ll be forced to cut prices to move a mountain of unsold inventory. It’s an abrupt change from the previous two years when sellers scrambled to get enough products into Amazon warehouses to meet pandemic-fueled demand.
It’s the second fee hike imposed on merchants this year by the online retail behemoth. In April, the company added a 5% “fuel and inflation” surcharge to offset rising gas costs and inflation.
Amazon sold more than 300 million items over two days, more than any previous Prime Day, the company said Thursday. Best-selling items included diapers, beauty products and Apple watches, according to Amazon.
The company has long used the two-day event to lure people to its Prime membership. This year, it could help Amazon boost profitability amid a slowdown in overall online sales.
Amazon prospered during the COVID-19 pandemic as homebound people eager to limit human contact turned online to purchase what they need. But growth has slowed as vaccinated Americans feel more comfortable going out.
Radial, which fills online orders for dozens of retail brands, said it needed the temporary help it pick, sort, pack and ship an upcoming surge in holiday orders.
Humankind offers its customers–retailers like Saucony, TaylorMade Golf Co. and others–a way to connect with online customers and offer custom product recommendations.