Holiday

2018 Holiday Peak Week Benchmarks

Purchases of computers, clothing, home goods and shoes led to strong year over year performance in the CJ network on Black Friday and Cyber Monday ...

Holiday Pulse: Thanksgiving & Black Friday 2018 Benchmarks

Strong sales on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday set the stage for strong holiday performance that could exceed e-commerce growth forecasts. Based ...

2018 Holiday Calendar: Must-Know Dates & Strategies

As the holidays approach, professional and personal to-do lists get longer, and time seems to get shorter. To help keep you organized as we head into ...

Key Tactics for a Holiday Season That Will Keep on Giving

A review of last year’s affiliate shopping trends and what they mean for holiday 2018. One of the best guides to anticipate what will work for this ...

How to Execute a Successful Q4 Strategy

You’ve determined your Q4 strategy through promotional planning, historical analysis, and account review by reading our post How to Plan a Successful ...

How to Plan a Successful Q4 Strategy

Q4 can be a busy time of year, as affiliate managers hustle to schedule and coordinate brand and site promotions as well as ensure they meet program ...

2018 Holiday Intelligence Report

Online shopping is the growth engine for US retail, in general, and especially during the holiday season. CJ Affiliate’s newly released 2018 Holiday ...

Strategies for Back-to-School Promotions from Gen3

School’s out. Back-to-School promos are in. Across the country kids are cheering as they leave classes for the last time this school year. While ...

2017 Holiday Performance Benchmarks

Across CJ Affiliate’s global network, Holiday 2017 delivered strong revenue and order growth throughout the holiday season. Affiliate growth in the ...

2017 Holiday Peak Week Benchmarks: A High-Growth Story

Days of strong sales in the week leading up to Black Friday and through Cyber Monday show preparations and planning for Holiday 2017 paid off. Based ...

Holiday Pulse: Black Friday 2017 Benchmarks

Strong sales on the official start of the holiday shopping season signal online retail sales will meet growth expectations. Based on preliminary ...

3 Important Findings to Know for 2017 Holiday Shopping Season

This holiday season, shoppers will do even more of their gift shopping online—ecommerce sales are projected to increase 16% over last year and ...

Maximize Your Participation in Free Shipping Day

As one of Q4’s largest shopping events, Free Shipping Day is a cost-effective means of driving last-minute holiday sales and boosting brand presence. ...

How to Break into Single’s Day in a Big Way

The holiday shopping season seems to start earlier and earlier each year. For those brands that are looking to tap into China’s massive market, the ...

Bracing for Q4: 3 Strategies to Reach Cross-Device Shoppers

The Q4 shopping season is nearly upon us, and top of mind for many marketers is how to maximize opportunities to reach and convert shoppers. Given ...

2017 Holiday Intelligence Report

CJ Affiliate’s Holiday Intelligence Report outlines global affiliate marketing trends and strategies for the holiday season. Planning for Holiday ...

Sneak Peek into Holiday 2016 Benchmarks

Across the global CJ Affiliate network, Holiday 2016 followed many of same rules we’ve come to expect: Black Friday and Cyber Monday dominated and ...

The Holiday Retail Royal Flush

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016 in the bag, which remaining days in December are the best bets for late-season sales? The five days of ...

Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday Success

During this year’s Thanksgiving – Cyber Monday sales period, retailers in the CJ Affiliate network experienced quite a bit of success in terms of YOY ...

Boxing Day Packs a Punch

The end of the year is full of retail shopping days that we plan for in a big way, all the way up to Christmas Day. Yet generations of UK and ...

CJ Offers More Reasons to Celebrate—and Sell!

Now that we're well into Q4, are you ready to celebrate the holidays? If you're like me, you're ready to gobble down that turkey on November 24! But ...

Holiday 2016: The Year of Experiential Gifting

According to our 2016 Holiday Intelligence Report, shoppers this holiday season will likely dedicate more of their holiday spend to gifts of ...

2016 Holiday Intelligence Report

Q4 started this week, and you know what that means! The holiday shopping season is just around the corner. Do you have your affiliate programs in ...

Publisher Tricks & Treats: Get Ready for Halloween

October is almost here and with it comes the beginning of the holiday season; fall leaves lead to pumpkin flavored everything, which spills over into ...

Publishers: Are You Ready for Q4?

Here at CJ Affiliate, we are always preparing for Q4. One great way to do this is to run an activation campaign in Q3 to ensure that you are ...

Valentine’s Day Sales Spike Just Around the Corner

With Valentine's Day less than two weeks away, shoppers are just about ready to finalize their buying decisions. Last year's data suggests that sales ...

CJ Affiliate Holiday Season Highlights

All the lights are down, Christmas trees composted, and decorations put away. The holidays may be over, but I gathered some great insights from the ...

Publisher Success: Where to Focus New Year Efforts

While some find relief that the hustle and bustle of the holidays has passed, others recognize that the New Year marks the start of another important ...

What Holiday Fallout? It’s a New Year!

Feeling the holiday fallout yet? While the fourth quarter is a huge driver for many affiliates, the winter doldrums offer creative opportunities to ...

Outdoor Apparel Retailer Increases Revenue During Critical Holiday Sales Season

An outerwear retail company increases YOY sales during the ever-important Thanksgiving sales week by leveraging CJ’s Affiliate Customer Insights to ...

From Singles Day to Holiday Success

E-commerce giant Alibaba.com raked in a massive $14 billion in sales on Singles Day, November 11, 2015. Up 54% from last year’s already impressive ...

Everybody Benefits from Singles Day! [Interview]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday aren't the only shopping holidays coming up this month. The recently identified "Singles Day", taking place on 11/11 ...

Want to Be Featured in Holiday Gift Guides?

With the holiday season fast approaching, bloggers and content Publishers all over the web are planning their Holiday Gift Guides. These popular ...

Optimize for Q4: A Publisher’s Guide

Are you ready for the upcoming holiday season? With Q4 upon us and just 52 days until Black Friday, it's time to start thinking about how to best ...

Strategies for a Profitable Holiday Season

Summer vacations are over and kids are back to school, leaving retailers enough time to take a breath before the year's busiest shopping season hits. ...

Timing, Trends & Tips for 2015 Holiday Season

In this webinar recording we offer top level insights from our 2015 Holiday Intelligence Report. Highlights include the most import trends from 2014 ...

Combat the Short 2014 Holiday Sales Season

Forecasts expect a robust holiday sales season in which online sales growth will again outpace overall retail sales. Emarketer projects that ...

This Year's Back-to-School Shopping Trends

As shopping events go, the Back-to-School shopping season is a big deal for retailers—for a third straight year, forecasts show online spending for ...

Father's Day Key Strategies to Maximize Sales

Father's Day 2014 shopping begins in earnest as soon as the calendar page turns to June. In anticipation, CJ Insights has analyzed the 2013 sales ...

Mobile Insights: Smartphones drive big holiday sales

Across CJ's global network, the impact of mobile this holiday season is already evident. From Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, over 15 percent of ...

Product Widgets are Here!

Just in time for the busy holiday season we have flipped the switch to our new “Widgets” tab in the publisher account manager to all English language ...

2013 Holiday Shopping – Breaking All the Rules!

A confluence of rare events will likely make this year's holiday shopping season a bit different than years past. The three events with the greatest ...

Christmas in October?!

If you feel like Christmas offers come earlier each year, this year you'll definitely feel like Christmas starts in October. That's because there are ...

Increase Holiday Sales Post Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Don’t think holiday shopping means serious affiliate business? Think again. Last week comScore reported that Black Friday sales topped $1 billion for ...