May 17, 2014
Every holiday shopping season has its hottest, hippest, must-have gifts. Over the last few years, high-tech toys have inspired tremendous desire and created a cult-like obsession to acquire them at any cost. Which of these gadgets and gizmos had us searching online and standing in line? For a peek at the most popular presents from […]
May 15, 2014
With Christmas just around the corner and with so many BaseKit users using BaseKit for creating business websites, we thought it would be fun to create a graphic on the business of Christmas. From the explosive growth of online shopping to the top selling Christmas gifts of different decades. Source
December 29, 2013
Findings is the sad fact that only 14% of business owners said they planned on taking a “true” vacation where they could completely unplug from work. But that hard work might be paying off. Fifty percent of small business owners expected to see better sales this year than they did last year. Source
June 2, 2013
Ahh, the holidays: A time to share good cheer and joy with family and friends. But the demands of preparing for that good cheer and merriment can take its toll. Source
May 6, 2013
Nearly one third, of adults say they will donate money to charity rather than purchase some gifts this holiday season. Four in five adults, say they appreciate it when people make a donation to a charity rather than purchasing a gift for them.
December 24, 2012
Over the holiday season people generally tip service professionals a bit more. This infographic provides information for how much to tip service professionals during the holiday season.
December 18, 2012
For many retail businesses, the holiday season delivers an important revenue surge. And with lots of holiday shopping comes a boost in holiday shipping. In fact, UPS expects to deliver 120 million packages during the week before Christmas. Believe it or not, one of the most important decisions you can make when shipping holiday gifts […]
December 5, 2012
This is the third year the Red Cross has conducted a holiday giving national survey, and this new survey shows that people continue to cut back on their holiday spending in a number of areas. The 2011 survey found that 45 percent were planning to cut back on spending for travel and for holiday decorations, […]
November 2, 2012
Us Brits are a generous bunch spending enough to purchase over 6 Space Shuttles which come in at a whopping $1.7B each! Men are more generous, spending £24.57 per gift whilst women spread the love a lot further spending on average £212.99 for 9.5 gifts, compared to a poultry male average of £171.99.
September 4, 2012
Emailers cranked up the volume. In 2011, promotional email volume once again reached an all-time high. After a year of tracking the activity of more than 100 of the top retailers, we’ve put together the highlights that will help define your 2012 email marketing strategy. Source