black friday

Did Black Friday to Cyber Monday live up to the hype?

And breathe.

Now that the dust has settled after the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, we can look at the figures emerging from a number of sources to see if the four days really lived up to all the hype.

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Managing retail and delivery peaks for Black Friday 2015

p>Black Friday and Cyber Monday interest in the UK peaked in 2014 with many consumers experiencing problems with retailers, both on and offline who appeared to be ill-prepared for the American import.

IMRG, the independent trade organisation for e-retail, has developed a five recommendations for retailers to avoid the logistical problems experienced last year entitled ’Black Friday 2015 – managing the peak’.

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Black Friday, Manic Monday: retailers and logistics companies brace themselves

The next few weeks are going to have a huge impact on retailers and their logistics and delivery partners as UK consumers hit the high streets and ecommerce websites in search of gifts for Christmas and bargains.

Having an efficient order and delivery management system will be vitally important when you consider the numbers published recently.

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