Hunting for George captures last-minute Xmas shoppers

Friday, 23 December 2016 by Internet Retailing

Australian online marketplace Hunting for George has avoided the pre-Christmas slowdown that plagues many e-commerce companies, with its recent introduction of free same-day shipping throughout metropolitan Melbourne.

Hunting for George’s marketing manager Jonno Rodd said the new delivery option has “transformed” its sales in the final week before Christmas.

“Usually this week we see a slowdown in sales, but we are actually up 38 per cent on last week and 160 per cent on this week last year,” Rodd said. The average order value is also up 25 per cent from the same time last year. Read more.

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