Here’s this week’s roundup of links of interest in Retail & Travel, from the thought leaders on our retail & travel consulting team:

By the numbers: Top pre-holiday findings from’s eHoliday survey [ Blog]

Shoppers will spend on family, friends – and themselves [ Blog]

45% of e-retailers expect higher holiday web sales this year [Internet Retailer]

The election delays holiday shopping plans [Internet Retailer]

Holiday Buyers are taking it mobile [Business Insider]

Amazon grows in Q3, but not as fast [Internet Retailer]

Higher traffic drives sales growth at in Q3 [Internet Retailer]

Retail To Increase Email, Mobile, Social Marketing Budgets [Online Media Daily]

Aeropostale Uses iPad Displays To Attract Customers [Online Media Daily]

Pinterest tops Facebook in driving ecommerce [Mashable]


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Michael HalbrookMichael Halbrook is a manager in Adobe Consulting focused on digital strategy, analytics, and optimization in the retail & travel industry. His team serves retail & travel clients with the Adobe Marketing Cloud, helping retailers with online & offline measurement of retail & travel acquisition, optimization, and conversion, and developing & executing on new digital marketing strategies. He tweets at @Halbrook.