• 5 Ways to Get Your Website Ready for the Holiday Season

    14 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    The holiday season can represent almost 30 percent of annual sales for retailers, making it the perfect time to get a big boost in revenue. But consumers these days can shop around more and can do so right from their mobile phones, which makes capturing their attention more crucial than ever before.
    Not only do you have to drive consumers to your site but once they're there you've got to make those visitors happy and get them in the mood for holiday shopping. The website you use year-round won't do the trick; if your website isn't optimized for this festive time of year, you'll lose out on...
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  • ETFs To Buy For The Holiday Season

    ETFs To Buy For The Holiday Season

    14 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Zacks : The National Retail Federation , the largest retail group in the United States, estimates holiday season sales in the range of $717.45-$720.89 billion, excluding automobile, gasoline and restaurants.
    This indicates a rise of 4.3%-4.8% from the last holiday season. These numbers are buoyed by a strongly performing economy. The average increase over the past five-years has been 3.9% (see: all the Consumer Discretionary ETFs here ).
    However, the rise will fall short of last year's 5.3% spike in sales, which was a 12-year high. “Last year's strong results were thanks to growing...
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