Most Searched Tech Gifts on Google

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 […]


The Business of Christmas

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


The Crazy Hours Small Business Owners Have work over holidays

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

Holiday Hangover Report

Holiday Hangover Report

September 26, 2013

Whether you’re an online retailer, a fulfillment services provider, or a deal-conscious consumer, this year’s holiday season has been a record-setting whirlwind of activity. So with all that shipping, shopping, and selling behind you, you’ve probably resigned to the couch with a pillow over your face, right? Source

A Step-by-Step Guide to Staying Sane This Holiday Season

A Step-by-Step Guide to Staying Sane This Holiday Season

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

Responsible Gift Giving

Responsible Gift Giving

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.


How Much are You Tipping

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.


Holiday Shipping: The Anatomy of a Cardboard Box

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 […]

Majority of Americans Plan to Give to Charity this Holiday Season Despite Continued Slow Economy

Majority of Americans Plan to Give to Charity this Holiday Season Despite Continued Slow Economy

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, […]

Crazy Christmas 2010

Crazy Christmas 2010

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.

Retail Email 2011 Year-End Trends

Retail Email 2011 Year-End Trends

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