Online Retailers Win The Holiday Shopping War | NBC Nightly News

Online Retailers Win The Holiday Shopping War | NBC Nightly News


HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOURE A
WINNER, GETTING THE BEST DEAL WINNER, GETTING THE BEST DEAL YOU CAN? YOU CAN? OUR BUSINESS REPORTER IS
COVERING IT ALL WITH OUR REPORT. COVERING IT ALL WITH OUR REPORT.
>>Reporter: THE DOOR BUSTERS>>Reporter: THE DOOR BUSTERS
USHERED IN A RECORD HOLIDAY USHERED IN A RECORD HOLIDAY SHOPPING WEEKEND. SHOPPING WEEKEND. INSTEAD OF IN STORES, MUCH OF
THE SPENDING IS ONLINE ASH OF THE SPENDING IS ONLINE AS
RETAILERS MADE A RECORD $5 RETAILERS MADE A RECORD $5 BILLION ONLINE BY THE END OF
BLACK FRIDAY.E BY THE END OF BLACK FRIDAY.
THATS UP 17% FROM LAST YEAR. THATS UP 17% FROM LAST YEAR.
MORE THAN HALF OF ONLINE MORE THAN HALF OF ONLINE
SHOPPING HAPPENED ON MOBILE SHOPPING HAPPENED ON MOBILE DEVICES, THIS AS IN-STORE FOOT DEVICES, THIS AS IN-STORE FOOT TRAFFIC ON BLACK FRIDAY SLOWED TRAFFIC ON BLACK FRIDAY SLOWED DOWN BY ABOUT 1%.
SOME STRUGGLING DEPARTMENT SOME STRUGGLING DEPARTMENT
STORES ARE STILL CALLING BLACK STORES ARE STILL CALLING BLACK
FRIDAY A VICTORY. FRIDAY A VICTORY. THE CEO OF KOHLS ANNOUNCING THE THE CEO OF KOHLS ANNOUNCING THE CHAIN HAD A RECORD THANKSGIVING
WEEKEND WITH SALES AND TRAFFICG WEEKEND WITH SALES AND TRAFFIC
VERY STRONG BOTH ONLINE AND IN VERY STRONG BOTH ONLINE AND IN
STORES WHILE AHEAD OF LAST YEAR. STORES WHILE AHEAD OF LAST YEAR.
MACYS SAYS THE COLD WEIGHTS IS MACYS SAYS THE COLD WEIGHTS IS
HELPING SELL MORE COATS AND HELPING SELL MORE COATS AND
BOOTS. BOOTS.>>THE TRAFFIC IN OUR STORES IS>>THE TRAFFIC IN OUR STORES IS SLIGHTLY BETTER THAN LAST YEAR.
>>Reporter: TO CAPTURE MOREAR.>>Reporter: TO CAPTURE MORE
CUSTOMERS IN PERSON, CERTAIN CUSTOMERS IN PERSON, CERTAIN
CHAINS LIKE BEST BUY AND MACYS CHAINS LIKE BEST BUY AND MACYS
ARE GUARANTEEING PRICE ARE GUARANTEEING PRICE
ADJUSTMENT IF CUSTOMERS CAN FIND ADJUSTMENT IF CUSTOMERS CAN FIND
A BETTER DEAL ELSEWHERE. A BETTER DEAL ELSEWHERE.
THE VERY BEST DISCOUNTS THE VERY BEST DISCOUNTS
ESPECIALLY ON ELECTRONICS AND ESPECIALLY ON ELECTRONICS AND
CLOTHING ARE EXPECTED TOMORROW CLOTHING ARE EXPECTED TOMORROW
ON CYBER MONDAY. ON CYBER MONDAY.
ADOBE FOR CASTS AMERICANS WILL ADOBE FOR CASTS AMERICANS WILL
SPEND $6.6 BILLION ONLINE IN A SPEND $6.6 BILLION ONLINE IN A
SINGLE DAY WHICH WOULD MAKE IT SINGLE DAY WHICH WOULD MAKE IT
THE BIGGEST ONLINE SHOPPING DAY THE BIGGEST ONLINE SHOPPING DAY
IN U.S. HISTORY. IN U.S. HISTORY.
AMAZON IS EXPECTED TO COME OUT AMAZON IS EXPECTED TO COME OUT
ON TOP. ON TOP.
THE DEEPEST DISCOUNTS MAY THE DEEPEST DISCOUNTS MAY
REQUIRE A LITTLE EXTRA REQUIRE A LITTLE EXTRA
STRATEGIZING. STRATEGIZING.>>WHEN YOURE SHOPPING ONLINE>>WHEN YOURE SHOPPING ONLINE YOU CAN ADD ITEMS TO YOUR CART,
WALK AWAY FROM YOUR COMPUTER AND WALK AWAY FROM YOUR COMPUTER AND
GIVE YOURSELF A DAY TO THINK GIVE YOURSELF A DAY TO THINK
ABOUT IT AND SOME RETAILERS WILL ABOUT IT AND SOME RETAILERS WILL
ACTUALLY SEND YOU A COUPON TO ACTUALLY SEND YOU A COUPON TO
TRY TO GET YOU TO COMPLETE THE TRY TO GET YOU TO COMPLETE THE
TRANSACTION WHATS IN YOUR CART. TRANSACTION WHATS IN YOUR CART.
>>Reporter: THE SALES WONT>>Reporter: THE SALES WONT
STOP ON MONDAY AS DISCOUNTS STOP ON MONDAY AS DISCOUNTS
CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE
WEEK. WEEK.>>A LOT OF US HAVE TO WORK ON>>A LOT OF US HAVE TO WORK ON MONDAY. MONDAY. IS THERE A WAY TO KNOW YOURE IS THERE A WAY TO KNOW YOURE GETTING THE BEST PRICE FOR GETTING THE BEST PRICE FOR SOMETHING WITHOUT SPENDING ALL SOMETHING WITHOUT SPENDING ALL DAY LONG ON THE COMPUTER? DAY LONG ON THE COMPUTER?>>Reporter: ABSOLUTELY.>>Reporter: ABSOLUTELY. WHAT YOU SHOULD DO THE EXPERTS WHAT YOU SHOULD DO THE EXPERTS TELL US IS ACTUALLY DO PRICE TELL US IS ACTUALLY DO PRICE COMPARISON BUT HAVE A LITTLE COMPARISON BUT HAVE A LITTLE HELP. HELP. USE A WEBSITE LIKE USE A WEBSITE LIKE CAMELCAMELCAMEL TO HELP YOU DO CAMELCAMELCAMEL TO HELP YOU DO THAT PRICE COMPARISON TO MAKE
SURE YOURE GETTING THE BESTKE SURE YOURE GETTING THE BEST
PRICE. PRICE. SECOND, YOU MIGHT WANT TO
INSTALL AN INTERNET EXTENSION ON INSTALL AN INTERNET EXTENSION ON
YOUR INTERNET BROWSER, SOMETHING YOUR INTERNET BROWSER, SOMETHING
LIKE HONEY THAT CAN ACTUALLY LIKE HONEY THAT CAN ACTUALLY
SCOUR THE NUTTINTERNET FOR YOU T SCOUR THE NUTTINTERNET FOR YOU T
MAKE SURE YOU GET THE CODES YOU MAKE SURE YOU GET THE CODES YOU
MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT IT.

One Reply to “Online Retailers Win The Holiday Shopping War | NBC Nightly News

  1. And thanks to Trump they are shopping again and optimism is back. yet the MSM hate Optimism and happy families. Hey you had 8 years to make the economy work. All we heard was that the jobs weren't coming back. Well not anymore. Good Job Mr. President Trump!

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