During the three-week period leading up to Black Friday, retailers are experiencing a larger percentage of store traffic the week before Black Friday.

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Mobile searches for "____ brands" jumped during the 2016 holiday season and are still rising. Some examples: "men's watch brands" (+70%), "best purse brands" (+140%), "makeup brands" (+150%).

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In 2016, mobile searches for "black friday ad(s)" peaked on Thanksgiving.

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Among the top Black Friday searches are: "cyber monday vs. black friday," "which is better black friday or cyber monday," and "is cyber monday as good as black friday."

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In 2016, mobile searches for "where to buy" peaked on Christmas Eve.

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Black Friday: Branded searches vs. non-branded searches

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86%

of people who continued to shop after Christmas week used Search for holiday-related shopping.

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