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Code Freeze Officially in Place: Bigcommerce Engineering to Focus on Holiday Sales

We’re entering the holiday shopping period, which is the busiest time of year for many merchants. In fact, the five days immediately following Thanksgiving have been dubbed the “Cyber Five” because of the spike in traffic for ecommerce sites. Traffic patterns from Bigcommerce merchants in 2014 illustrate this point. Many of our merchants enjoyed a strong 2014 holiday season. For Bigcommerce merchants, orders per minute on Black Friday and Cyber Monday were 2.5x to 3x higher than … Continue reading