Many investors seem to be getting a little scared of heights as Amazon hit it’s all time high of approximately $400 on December 2nd. The stock trades at a relatively high price to book value and there are many that are afraid of the direction that Steve Bezos is taking the company with all this … More How High is Too High for Amazon?
Note: Cyber Monday 2012 – took place on November 26th Cyber Monday 2013 – took place on December 2nd Amazon Search volumes for the term Amazon exploded on Cyber Monday 2013; they were approximately 133% of Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2012’s volumes put together. The chart below depicts search volumes on a weekly basis, … More Cyber Monday Search Volumes
Just to reiterate, my conviction was that sales numbers for the Black Friday for a few mentioned retailers: Walmart, Amazon and Best Buy would come in lower in comparison to Black Friday 2012. Google Trends confirmed this as the current search volumes for the aforementioned retailers were significantly lower than Black Friday 2012 search volumes, … More Update #3 – Black Friday and Cyber Monday Trends
With Black Friday 2013 behind us, here is a list retailers with the highest search volume. (Note that this data was isolated for United States): Apple Store GameStop Toys R Us Sears Gap Kmart Hollister The term “Apple Store” had the largest nominal searches amongst all the retailers listed, although it seems that compared to … More Update #2 – Black Friday and Cyber Monday Trends
FYI – an update on Black Friday trends will be posted towards the end of the day Friday. **Update** No change to search trends as of 10PM EST. I’ll give it a go in the next few hours, otherwise an update will provided the next day. Trendvesting
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday taking place over the next few days, I was interested to see how search volumes for some of our favorite retailers were fairing against years prior. Intuition tells me that the search volume exercise would be much more relevant and applicable come Cyber Monday(December 2nd, 2013). Consumers will be … More Black Friday & Cyber Monday Trends