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  • February 14, 2011

Week-End Trends: Volume up strong ahead of Valentine's Day

Email activity and seasonal trends during the past week:

The Retail Email Index: The top online retailers sent each of their subscribers 3.2 promotional emails on average during the week ending Feb. 11, 2011. That’s up 12% week-over-week, up 13% from where it was four weeks ago, and up 19% year-over-year.

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The Retail Email Participation Rate: Friday was the most popular day to send retail emails last week.

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The Retail Email Seasonality Meter: Valentine’s Day messaging peaked last week. Last week we also had our first reference to graduation season, which came much earlier than last year.

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Selling Seasons on the Horizon:
St. Patrick’s Day (3/17): 2010 Season Finale
Easter (4/24): 2010 Season Finale
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