cyber monday Archives - Inside Retail Asia

The rise and rise of online super sales

While the US formulated online super sales, such as this week’s Black Friday, Asia has adopted the concept with a vengeance.

Courts Asia Singapore planning $10 million revamp

Courts Asia Singapore plans a $10 million revamp of seven of its 15 outlets, including its flagship megastore.

A 3 D holiday season

I’ve spent the last month or so up to my armpits in tinsel, as I’ve analysed the ‘holiday season’ in Australia and right around the world (from November through to January). I wanted to know what worked, what didn’t, and what I could learn as retailers start to prepare again for a trading time that can account for up to 60 per cent of sales and 80 per cent of profitability. One of the fascinating things I learned was that quite possibly the biggest holiday event in the world, act…

Asian shoppers can cash in on Black Friday

Shoppers in Asia can take advantage of the famous Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales thanks to a boom in international shipping. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the biggest online shopping days of the year in the US., which offers free electronic coupons to thousands of online and brick and mortar stores, has created a directory of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales for international shoppers. It created localised Black Friday and Cyber Monday websites: Austr…

A digital Christmas? Bah hashtag!

While Target in the US gears up for its “most digitally enabled (holiday) campaign in history”, many Australian merchants are saying ‘bah hashtag’ and playing down the importance of online. According to the just released Deloitte Christmas Retailers’ Survey, more than half of retailers researched expect online sales this festive season to be two per cent or less of total revenue. Perhaps they are longing for the ghost of Christmas past when one of the only channel to market was bric…