Stitch Labs Releases Key Trends from 2019 Black Friday Cyber Monday and Announces a Successful Holiday Season

Capping the 2019 Black Friday Cyber Monday weekend (BFCM), Stitch Labs Inc., the leading inventory and order management software, is releasing key trends from this past year’s BFCM and announces a successful holiday season for their customers.
This BFCM, SalesForce reported record-breaking numbers of online sales reaching $31 billion in the U.S. alone.

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Watch Samsung show off its robotic BB-8 lookalike Ballie, AR glasses, and exoskeleton demo

Samsung’s CES 2020 press conference on Monday featured robots, exoskeletons, AI, augmented reality, smart cities, and basically every other technology category you could think of.
The star of the show was Ballie, a robotic sphere with a passing resemblance to a volleyball.

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How Consumers Actually Responded to All Those Black Friday Ads [New Research]

Although Cyber Monday is described as the biggest online shopping event of the year, more than $7.4 billion in online purchases were made on Black Friday in 2019.
While a majority of Black Friday purchases happened online, a Fiserv study found that brick-and-mortar store purchases rose by 4.2% compared to 2018.

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Amazon Advertising This Cyber Monday: Too Good an Opportunity to Miss

According to Amazon, last year’s Cyber Monday was the biggest shopping day event in history. It was part of a record-breaking holiday season that included Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the weekend, i.e., the “Cyber Five.”
Marin’s ad management platform showed that during last year’s Black Friday weekend, clicks and ad spend were up in the US by 53% and 81%, respectively.

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Autonomous Monday at OpenWorld 2019 – List of Must See Sessions

Here you go folks…OpenWorld is so big this year so to help you get the most from Monday I have put together a cheat sheet listing all the best sessions. Enjoy your Monday and make sure you drink lots of water!
If you want this agenda on your phone (iPhone or Android) then checkout our smartphone web app by clicking here
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Autonomous Wednesday at OpenWorld 2019 – List of Must See Sessions

Here you go folks…OpenWorld is so big this year so to help you get the most from Monday I have put together a cheat sheet listing all the best sessions. Enjoy your Wednesday and make sure you drink lots of water!
If you want this agenda on your phone (iPhone or Android) then checkout our smartphone web app by clicking here
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Autonomous Tuesday at OpenWorld 2019 – List of Must See Sessions

Here you go folks…OpenWorld is so big this year so to help you get the most from Monday I have put together a cheat sheet listing all the best sessions. Enjoy your Tuesday and make sure you drink lots of water!
If you want this agenda on your phone (iPhone or Android) then checkout our smartphone web app by clicking here
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Always Discounting During The Cyber Monday Window

The past two days required a study of Thanksgiving – Cyber Monday activity.Today, let’s look at the share of volume going to items selling below their historical average price point, by year, for the brand we’ve been studying.2014:Nov = 25%.Cyb = 33%.Dec = 28%.2015:Nov = 17%.Cyb = 31%.Dec = 20%.2016:Nov = 22%.Cyb = 35%.Dec = 20%.2017:Nov = 22%.Cyb = 27%.Dec = 17%.2018:Nov = 27%.

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Exploring a new philosophy of statistics field

This article came out on Monday on our Summer Seminar in Philosophy of Statistics in Virginia Tech News Daily magazine.
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From universities around the world, participants in a summer session gathered to discuss the merits of the philosophy of statistics. Co-director Deborah Mayo, left, hosted an evening for them at her home.

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