Black Friday Standouts Include Kohl's Corp. (KSS) and Macy's, Says Stifel Nov 27, 2015 12:04PM

Black Friday standouts in softlines retail include Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) and Macy's (NYSE: M), according to Stifel analyst Richard E. Jaffe. With everyday low prices, TJX Cos. (NYSE: TJX) and Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST) saw only light traffic, though the analyst continues to sees the two retailers as well positioned.

Other retailers/stocks mentioned in the report include American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO), Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF), Bath and Bodyworks (NYSE: ... (continue reading...)

UPDATE: Amazon (AMZN) Thanksgiving Comps Increase 28.9%; eBay (EBAY) Comps Up 7% - Channeladvisor Nov 27, 2015 10:58AM (Updated - November 27, 2015 10:58 AM EST)

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) Thanksgiving day comps increased 28.9%, according to ChannelAdvisor.

eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) comps increased 7%.

Mobile Users Conduct Lion's Share of Thanksgiving Day Shopping; iOS Outpaces Android on Order Size - IBM Nov 27, 2015 10:36AM

IBM's (NYSE: IBM) Watson is aggregating U.S. e-commerce data to provide live updates on sales trends.

Watson says Mobile sales are up 35 percent over the same period last year, while traffic is up 52 percent. Mobile traffic for Thanksgiving was 60 percent, from 14.8 percent in 2014.

Average online order value is about $139 with a conversion rate of 2.8 percent. Sales compare with $125.25 last year and $132 realized in 2013.

Bounce rate was last at 30 percent and... (continue reading...)

Amazon's (AMZN) Black Friday Event 'Most Talked About' Among e-Commerce Peers (WMT) (TGT) Nov 27, 2015 09:29AM (Nasdaq: AMZN) may come out as the King of online Black Friday sales results, according to one recent report.

Brandwatch said Friday that is getting the most traction today, with 34 percent of Share of Voice (SoV) regarding its Black Friday event.

(SoV is basically how much a brand is being talked about versus competitors.)

Wal-mart (NYSE: WMT) is second with 22 percent, Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) third at 19 percent, and Target (NYSE: TGT) fourth with 12... (continue reading...)

ChannelAdvisor Notes Strong e-Commerce Thanksgiving Sales Trends (AMZN) (EBAY) Nov 27, 2015 07:28AM

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM) posted the following to its Blog on Thursday:

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Everyone at ChannelAdvisor wants to thank our customers and partners for having the privilege to work with you as you build your e-commerce businesses.

Today we are releasing an early look at Thanksgiving data. This data is date-shifted to compare Thanksgiving this year (Nov 26) vs. last year (Nov 27). Last year we saw shoppers hit the online offers as early as Thanksgiving so we... (continue reading...)

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