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Amazon by the Numbers: Stats, User base & Fun Facts

If you have ever shopped online, one of the first companies that is most likely to pop into your head is the name Amazon. Amazon has been the go-to shopping site to purchase almost anything you can think of and often at some of the lowest prices aroundCompany OverviewIncorporated in on May 28th, 1996, Amazon.com,

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Christmas Spending Statistics, Trends, and Fun Facts (US & UK)

Christmas shopping is one of the biggest holidays with shoppers spending over $1 trillion in the United States and shoppers in the UK spending over £2 billion. From decorations to presents, to parties, to cards many shoppers will save all year for the spending they use on the Christmas holiday. The Christmas holiday is by far the

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Super Bowl Spending Statistics, Trends, and Fun Facts

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events of the year with an estimated 188.5 million people watching the game and participating in festivities. While there may not be gifts given on this winter holiday, it does not mean that consumers are spending any less.  In preparation for the big day, consumers will spend

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Thanksgiving Day Spending Statistics, Trends, and Fun Facts (US & UK)

As retail stores compete to grab the biggest piece of the Thanksgiving weekend holiday sales more and more stores are opening their doors early and starting the holiday shopping season off on the day of Thanksgiving itself. While many consumers and some retailers have spoken out against shopping on the U.S. holiday, it has not seemed

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Cyber Monday Spending Statistics, Trends, and Fun Facts (US & UK)

Rounding out one of the largest shopping weekend during the year, Cyber Monday is held every year on the monday following the Thanksgiving holiday. Cyber Monday is the online sales equivalent of Black Friday with numerous companies offering early deals or random special prices throughout the day. You are bound to find at least a handful

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Halloween Spending Statistics, Trends, and Fun Facts (US & UK)

Originally started as the Celtic festival known as Samhain, where revelers would light bonfires and wear costumes and masks in the attempt to ward off evil spirits, the Halloween holiday has evolved throughout the years to an exciting time for children to dress up as their favorite characters and enjoy parties and trick-or-treating. All Hallows Eve

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St. Patrick’s Day Spending Statistics, Trends, and Fun Facts (US & UK)

St. Patrick's Day had its beginning as a religious holiday meant to celebrate St. Patrick who had brought Christianity to Ireland hundreds of years ago. Throughout the years, St. Patricks day has turned into a commercial celebration promoting Irish heritage and parties throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.  While the holiday is nationally recognized in

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