The uprise of the social media site Pinterest has vastly increased popularity of visual items and making it one of the most influential sites affecting the e-commerce holiday shopping season. Facebook is still currently the number one most trafficked social media site for online retailers, however Pinterest is quickly closing in on this position considering the short time it took to sky rocket into social media fame.
The most coveted date to spend money is on Cyber Monday as the deals from Black Friday trickle over to the Internet. The most common activity on e-commerce sites rakes in at 79 percent of people using them to compare prices from different retail sites. The e-commerce holiday shopping season is a growing market and one of the most monetarily charged times of the year.
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E-Commerce Holiday Shopping is on the Rise Thanks to Pinterest
Published: Oct 29, 2012 • References: visual.ly