Lessons learnt from Dixons Carphone’s preparation for Black Friday traffic – SciVisum Roundtable Feb 2017
Gary Reynolds, Head of ecommerce/applications at Dixons Carphone shares what he's learnt over several years of preparing their ecommerce operation for Black Friday traffic, as Guest speaker Gary opened our Feb 2017 roundtable event by sharing his valuable experience of preparation for Black Friday traffic.
Black Friday 2016 – today’s failures of CX, page errors and lost revenue
see: Update: 13:30 GMT Update: Black Friday / White Friday - nice humour from Neilsons Travel What is different in today's Black Friday 2016 web performance and CX errors, over last year? The action begins: Black Friday 2016 With a predicted £1.3 billion set to be spent in Black Friday…
It’s not too late to prepare for Black Friday success!
Black Friday is just around the corner While most people have only just shaken the last grains of sand from their flip-flops and packed the kids back off to school, retailers are continuing to ramp up for one of the biggest shopping events of the year. Ecommerce consultancy Salmon is predicting…
Free Checklist: Final steps for Black Friday website preparation
Maximising Black Friday ecommerce site performance The Cyber weekend is approaching fast. You've been preparing for several months and code lockdown isn't far off but what practical steps can you still take in the months and weeks running up to Black Friday? To help you avoid…
Infographic: Seven Steps to Stellar Black Friday Web Performance
With Black Friday just around the corner will your ecommerce site be ready to handle the holiday traffic? Our infographic explains the steps to prepare for optimum experience and maximum conversions this peak season. From realistic load test planning and preparation through code lockdown to synthetic…
The secret to Black Friday success it’s never too early to get your ducks in a row – load test early and often
A record-breaking £1.1bn was spent with UK online retailers over the course of Black Friday 2015, up more than 30% on the previous year’s figures. Statistics show that online sales dwarfed what was spent in-store, with mobile taking the lead, accounting for 60% of traffic and 40% of sales. Everybody…
Free Report: UK Black Friday mcommerce performance 2015
With Black Friday breaking records for online sales this year, the commercial stakes were high and several high profile failures hit the headlines. Did your ecommerce platform live up to your expectations or did your load testing lull you into a false…
Mobile drives demand as Black Friday tests ecommerce performance
Study reveals 1 in 10 mobile journeys failed The rise and rise of mobile browsing The unstoppable impact of ecommerce – as demonstrated by this year’s soaring Black Friday online sales figures - has forced even traditional, dyed-in-the-wool high street retailers to completely revise the way they…
Black Friday analysis of website failures. What went wrong?
Also see: Black Friday 2016 – today’s failures of CX, page errors and lost revenue Black Friday website crashes 2014 Whilst monitoring leading retail sites over Black Friday 2015 we saw a high level of website failures, read our commentary below to find out what…
Will your online store be ready to cash in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday?
The supply and demand equation While the relentless rise of ecommerce has enabled many established retailers to repurpose their businesses by exploring trading opportunities outside the traditional high street channels, it’s also created a new set of technological and logistical problems – problems…