It's been an interesting busy season so far.
The amount of data coming into Repeat Customer Insights has definitely increased since Black Friday. It's not a problem for the app or anywhere near the max capacity, but it's a good sign for the stores.
This increase means a lot of the fears of a recessionary slump haven't impacted the volume of orders for my customers.
That said, order volume isn't the end metric to watch for the stores. It's just an easy one I can see as the app operator during the day-to-day.
When you're making decisions this month, be careful to account for those final metrics.
Order volume, Average Order Value, and even traffics and clicks should all be looked at with the final metrics in the back of your head. Otherwise you might optimize for the wrong metric and end the holiday in the red.
Use cohorts to find out who the best customers are in your Shopify store
Repeat Customer Insights will automatically group your customers into cohorts based on when they first purchased. This will let you see how the date customers bought would impact their behavior.