The top 5 best selling products for Christmas 2013
They say that “With the addition of Alex Ferguson My Autography making it into the top five best selling products of 2013 it is a clear that although some consumers see Rakuten’s Play.com as offering the best deals for technology, the marketplace is becoming the go-to website for wider product ranges too. This is testament to Rakuten’s Play.com’s dedication to showcase excellent merchants offering a wide range of products at the best prices“.
Along with every other source out there Rakuten’s Play.com foresees traffic, orders and sales will go through the roof on Cyber Monday and peak during lunch time at 1pm and in the evening between 7-9pm. Employers can rest easy knowing that the majority of shoppers do their Christmas shopping outside of working hours.
The top 5 best selling products for Christmas 2013 on Rakuten’s Play.com
1. NOW That’s What I Call Music! 86
2. Football Manager 2014
3. FIFA 14
4. Alex Ferguson My Autobiography
5. Despicable Me 2
Last year, Rakuten’s Play.com’s most popular products included
2. NOW 83
3. Batman: The Dark Knight Rises
4. Marvel Avengers Assemble
5. Pop Part 10
For more Christmas gift ideas, Rakuten Play.com have a Christmas Store for 2013.
It’s interesting to see that Play are still stuck in the CD/DVD/Games end of the market, it’s going to take a lot of work for them to shrug it off.
The biggest problem is sellers trying to get things listed in their catalogue which last time I heard was still a semi-manual process :o
Yup, it sure is! Mostly to do with adding NEW stuff in their catalogue.
We just added c. 1600 products into their catalogue and its wasn’t all that bad to be fair… once you’re registered as a seller on there, you can add your own products via bulk upload without any human intervention. Picked up 20 or so sales over the weekend – not groundbreaking by any stretch, but better than a kick in the teeth at the same time!
Good to hear it’s now automated :-D
I’m really hoping that 2014 will be the year that Rakuten do great things with Play.com now that they’ve had time to get all the building blocks in place :-)
With eBay its pretty simple to get visibility for new products added to the catalogue, its possible with Amazon but for products which are new to Play.com its a bit of an unknown how to get visibility. Time for some testing I think!
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