Tag: holiday

Blog posts tagged with "holiday"
Wrapped in frustration
Almost three-quarters (71%) of consumers—and 4 out of 5 Millennials— have a reason to pay someone else to wrap their presents for them.
Peering into Santa’s shopping list
42% of consumers expect higher free shipping thresholds, but 80% say they’ll buy online more or the same as last year. <br>The top categories shoppers plan to buy online for holidays are apparel, electronics, toys, media/entertainment, and beauty.
The Black Friday/Cyber Monday report card
34% of consumers are likely to shop online more than they originally expected between now and Christmas.
5m read11/30/2022BOXpoll
Smart Strategies for Seasonal Shipping Success
Holiday shipping challenges aren’t reserved for ecommerce. Seasonal parcel volume spikes and carrier peak increases affect every shipper. How will your business manage the busiest shipping season of the year?
5m read11/15/2022Office
Proceed With Caution: 3 Shipping Mistakes to Avoid
Shipping needs differ depending on the size of the company and the scope of its delivery operations, but enterprise shipping is typically the most complex. Simplify enterprise shipping by avoiding these common mistakes.
Shipping Technology: Simplify Your Seasonal Strategy
Black Friday and Cyber Week are just around the corner. Get ready with a streamlined seasonal strategy supported by the latest shipping technology.
Santa’s hunting for discounts
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for people who aren’t trying to forecast ecommerce peak demand amid inflationary pressures
Eco-friendly Shipping: Sustainable Shipping and Packaging Tips for Your Business
Pitney Bowes has a long history of leadership in shipping. It also has a longstanding commitment to environmental stewardship — a commitment it extends to employees, clients, partners, and customers.
Managing the High Cost of Peak Shipping
Carriers are raising shipping rates and adding surcharges in preparation for peak seasonal shipping. How can your business prepare for — and manage — the financial toll of peak shipping?
Revisiting the charcuterie cat
Episode 12 - Best practices for upcoming peak season
20m read10/01/2022BOXcast
3 Steps to Holiday Shipping Success
Holiday shopping — and shipping — starts earlier every year. Get ready to deliver a successful season with these three steps and state-of-the-art shipping solutions.
Holiday Peak Rate Increases with Savings Tips from Tom Hazel
Nobody knows the ins and outs of shipping rate increases — or has more insight into their impact — than Tom Hazel, Pitney Bowes VP of Carrier Solutions, North America.
Revisiting the moonlighting MMA fighter
Episode 11 - Challenges and takeaways from 2021 peak season... and lessons to apply this year.
20m read09/01/2022BOXcast
The cat’s ordering charcuterie boards
Episode 6 – Peak Recap 2
Moonlighting MMA fighter
Episode 5 – Holiday Peak Recap
Time to cash in your (gift) chips
Gen Z and Millennials came out on top of the holiday gift card game, but spending plans vary significantly.
3m read01/21/2022BOXpoll
One person’s return is another one’s treasure
Recommerce, regifting, returns…and unrealized opportunities
4m read12/22/2021BOXpoll
Scotch tape…and a bottle of scotch
Online shoppers frustrated with gift wrapping yearn to have retailers do it for them
6m read12/22/2021BOXpoll
Santa tracker fudge factor
Updating delivery dates after the buy button results in happier customers
5m read12/22/2021BOXpoll
A (supply) chain reaction
Consumers expect supply chains disruptions to continue next year, and are already making plans
4m read12/22/2021BOXpoll
The North Pole is floating off Long Beach
Despite supply chain issues, many consumers are holding out for better holiday deals
5m read11/16/2021BOXpoll
Gift cards will fuel the 12 days after Christmas
More than half of consumers plan to spend gift cards received within weeks of this holiday
4m read11/16/2021BOXpoll
International ecommerce, holiday port congestion and smoked salmon
Episode 2 – Trends in international ecommerce
It’s beginning to look a lot like ecommerce
Consumers plan to do more than half their holiday shopping online, and nearly half are starting early
7m read10/21/2021BOXpoll
A kinder, gentler shopper?
Consumers expect to have issues shopping this holiday. Here’s how they’re adapting.
3m read08/15/2021BOXpoll
Peak purchasing preview
We asked consumers when and how much they expect to spend this holiday. The answers weren’t what we were expecting.
4m read07/15/2021BOXpoll
Report card time: how did consumers grade peak season?
Consistently more than half of consumers shopped online each week through peak. While 1 in 4 experienced delivery delays, most seem to have graded retailers on a curve.
4m read01/15/2021BOXpoll
"Sometimes the only thing I have to look forward to."
Amid the monotony of pandemic life, consumers find value in receiving and unboxing online deliveries.
5m read12/15/2020BOXpoll
Consumers may be lacking a sense of urgency
Consumers were slow to get started on online holiday shopping although 36% plan to pay for expedited shipping in the final week of the season
2m read12/15/2020BOXpoll
Are consumers ‘flattening the curve’ of peak shipping volumes?
In a year when uncertainty abounds, there’s plenty to share this holiday season.
4m read11/15/2020BOXpoll
Ho, ho, hold on—where’s my package?
Consumers trust small & local businesses least to deliver on time this holiday season
3m read10/15/2020BOXpoll