It’s Cyber Monday and more people are predicted to shop online than ever before. Special offers and the ability to shop even after the malls are closed are just two of the reasons why I click and purchase.
But what about the shipping?
That’s where UPS lends its expertise to get those holiday gifts under the tree in time – and if the gifts you receive aren’t quite what you wanted, UPS provides many options to make returns easy and hassle-free, too.
It’s that time of year – yes, holiday shopping season! Whether it’s for you or for family and friends, online retailers are offering spectacular deals – especially on Cyber Monday. This online shopping “holiday” made its debut on Nov. 28, 2005, and has quickly become one of the largest online shopping days of the year.
According to comScore, the 2010 U.S. online holiday shopping season brought in a record-breaking $32.6 billion in retail spending. This marked a 12 percent increase over 2009. Cyber Monday made history when consumer spending exceeded $1 billion for the first time in a single day. As internet commerce continues to grow, package delivery is becoming an important element of the full customer experience.
After the leftovers from Thanksgiving are eaten and family and friends have traveled back home, maybe it’s time for a little online shopping. But while you’re online, make sure you also sign up for UPS My ChoiceSM, a new service that places greater control over home delivery in the hands of consumers.
The holiday shopping and shipping season is in full swing. According to preliminary reports, Cyber Monday 2010 broke records with online spending surpassing $1 billion. That’s a lot of packages being shipped from retailers to homes.
Life can be hectic this time of year … people are juggling work, home and family responsibilities. Plus there’s the holiday shopping and parties. As we’ve seen from random tweets on Twitter, waiting around for a package can be a challenge.
Did you join the millions of shoppers who make Black Friday an annual ritual of holiday shopping? Today is Cyper Monday and believe it or not, it’s expected to attract more shoppers. According to a survey of shoppers by Compete, 45% said that they will shop on Cyber Monday vs. 37% who said they planned to shop on Black Friday.