Industry News

  • Former Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh, Dies at Age 46
    av Doug Zanger på 28 november, 2020 vid 20:18

    For all of the deserved plaudits for building a paradigm-changing ecommerce giant in Zappos, Tony Hsieh had a profound presence in his adopted hometown, Las Vegas. The former CEO, who died Friday from injuries suffered in a Connecticut house fire at age 46, was a champion of the city’s downtown area, that he worked to… […]

  • A Record-Setting Cyber Week Continues With a $9 Billion Black Friday
    av Diana Pearl på 28 november, 2020 vid 18:07

    It may have been a Thanksgiving week without many typical traditions for many Americans–travel and major gatherings, for starters. But there are some rituals that even a pandemic can’t cancel, and shopping on Black Friday is one of them. According to data provider Adobe Analytics, Americans spent a record-setting $9 billion online on Black Friday… […]

  • Hitting Record Highs, Americans Spent Over $5 Billion on Thanksgiving This Year
    av Diana Pearl på 27 november, 2020 vid 18:16

    2020 has been a year of a lot of change, but even during ’unprecedented times,’ there are some things we can count on–and consumers coming out in droves to shop the week of Thanksgiving is one of them. According to Adobe Analytics data, Americans spent $5.1 billion online on Thanksgiving this year, besting last year’s… […]

  • Why We Need a ‘Bye Week’ in Corporate America
    av Mohamed Massaquoi på 27 november, 2020 vid 14:00

    2020 has stretched individuals and organizations to their full capacity. Unfortunately, the countless challenges won’t disappear when Dec. 31 rolls over into Jan. 1, 2021. The issues exposed over the last year will require new answers as individuals and organizations are held to a higher standard. The bright side of 2021 rests on the abundant… […]

  • Black Friday Airfares Put Marketers ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’
    av Ryan Barwick på 27 november, 2020 vid 11:00

    With the holiday shopping season underway, airlines, cruise lines and hotels are doing what nearly every other business that sells goods or services to the public is doing: offering deals for Black Friday. The only difference is, for travel and hospitality businesses, those deals come in the face of a warning from the Centers for… […]