• Holiday shopping starts early this year, with online sales to surge

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    Holiday shopping starts early this year, with more than half of American shoppers having started in October, according to insight from payment company Affirm.
    More than 4 in 10 Americans have canceled holiday travel, and 73 percent plan to use that money on the holiday gift season instead.
    About half of shoppers plan to do the majority of their holiday shopping on mobile. The mobile surge is also expected to be part of an explosion in online holiday shopping.
    Affirm recommends retailers to stress-test their sites to ensure being able to hand a spike in orders. This is especially important...
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