What are the holiday trends for online retail sales? Stitch Labs investigated data from October 2013 to January 2014 and found a number of insights for businesses heading into the holiday season. Key results include:

  • Mondays are consistently the biggest day of the week for online orders.
  • Sales decline a week before Christmas.
  • January 2014 sales orders were 152 percent above those in October 2013.
  • While Amazon, eBay and Etsy are the most powerful online marketplaces, shopping carts such as Shopify and Big Commerce command the highest dollar value per individual order.

Stitch Labs Holiday Sales Trends