TO DO: Prepare For Mobile Shopping During Holidays

The Optical Journal - Optical News With Independent Views

As you prepare for the holidays, there are a few items to make note of and be prepared for. In particular Online Shopping is growing.  Therefore make sure your website is mobile friendly, beef up your #hashtags and online social media selling sites.

Amazon Shipped more than 1 billion items in 2016 making it their best year ever and sales up 9x over 2015.

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Accessories & Fashion Fun Facts:

  • 2.5 Million Watches sold through Equates to a watch bought every 1.5 seconds.
  • 10,451 Carats of diamond sold through Equates to 6.5 Russian Kokoshnik Tiaras like the famous Queen of England tiaras.
  • 200% sales increase On Cyber Monday 2016 from Handmade at Amazon
  • 72 % of Amazon customers worldwide shopped using a mobile device in 2016.
  • 56% increase in Shopping on the free Amazon mobile app worldwide.

Amazon Prime:

  • 1 billion items shipped worldwide with Prime and Fulfillment by Amazon in 2016.
  • 13 Minutes:The fastest Prime Now delivery on Christmas Eve.
  • Biggest Day Ever: December 23, 2016 for Prime Now deliveries worldwide

Cyber Monday

  • Cyber Monday is biggest online sales day, over-taking Black Friday in 2016. Generated $3.45 Billion in online sales
  • 53% of online sales came from Cyber Monday.
  • 46 Electronics purchased per second by Amazon customers worldwide on a mobile device.
  • 36 Toys purchased per second by Amazon customers worldwide on a mobile device.


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