3 Holiday Shopping Lessons From 2013

But comScore's data doesn't include shoppers using tablets or smartphones, which means that the actual number of online holiday shoppers was higher. And those last-minute shoppers who didn't go into brick-and-mortar stores instead flocked online for last-minute shipping deals that left delivery services with a package problem. 3. Delivery services struggle with last-minute order flux. Amazon had promised that Prime subscribers could order through Sunday night for delivery before the holiday. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/12/31/3-holiday-shopping-lessons.aspx

Holiday respects Philadelphia fans

23 and 24) came close. Following the first 24 days of the holiday season, comScore forecasted that the 2013 holiday desktop e-commerce spending would grow by 14 percent to $48.1 billion. Fulgoni adds that the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend was encouraging, considering Black Friday raked in $1.2 billion, and the weekend following showed an increase of 34 percent to $1.6 billion. For 2013, the number one top online spending day was Cyber Monday, which brought in $1.7 billion, followed by Tuesday, Dec. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.retailsolutionsonline.com/doc/holiday-e-commerce-falls-short-of-expectations-0001

Holiday e-Commerce Falls Short Of Expectations

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday, who spent the previous four seasons with the 76ers, was asked earlier this week his opinion of the rabid Philadelphia fans. "The city will embrace you if you play hard," Holiday said. "If you try to mess with the game and kind of go through the motions, that is not the right way to play. Every time I stepped on the floor and tried to play as hard as I can, and I think they respected that." Holiday said he has been to the Linc to see the Eagles play, recalling when he saw Donovan McNabb return for his first game against his former team. McNabb and the Washington Redskins won, 17-12, on Oct. 3, 2010. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/sixers/20140102_Holiday_respects_Philadelphia_fans.html

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