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Amazon holds 68% of smart speaker market share

October 20, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

With 12 million smart speakers set to be sold in the fourth quarter alone, it’s looking like a very happy holiday indeed for companies that have these products on the market. New products can also expect to drive more comparison […]


Retail Trends

How to Sell Your Products on Amazon

October 19, 2017

Via: Shopify Blog

Hundreds of millions of people use Amazon to shop online every year. Wouldn’t it be nice to get your products in front of all those potential customers? Of course, but Amazon can seem a little intimidating at first. That’s why […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Study: U.S. online retail sales on pace to top $1 trillion by 2027

October 17, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Online retail sales momentum is so strong that volume will increase at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9% over the next decade. Based on this rate, U.S. online retail sales are expected to surpass $1 trillion in 2027. […]


Retail Types, Stores

Whole Foods shutters ‘365’ store in Washington

October 16, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Whole Foods’ 365 stores are an answer to the likes of Trader Joe’s, Aldi and Lidl — German grocery chains that provide private-label merchandise to keep prices low. It’s an approach that has resonated with many shoppers, in large part […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, In-Store Media, Tech

Amazon.com Unwraps its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide

October 16, 2017

Via: Business Wire

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon.com today announced the launch of its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide, taking the guesswork out of gifting and helping customers delight their loved ones this holiday season. Thoughtfully curated and […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Trends

3 ways retailers can stand up to big competitors

October 12, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Retail giants like Victoria’s Secret and Amazon are gobbling up market share, but there’s still plenty of room for aggressive entrepreneurs to grow, writes Yandy.com CEO Thom Brodeur-Kazanjian. Every year there are new stories out about Amazon devouring smaller online […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Walmart focused on digital, dials back store growth

October 11, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart, the biggest retailer in the world that until last year, practically left its e-commerce operations to drift, is doing what many analysts love to see in an era when Amazon dominates headlines. Presentations at its investors day in Arkansas […]


Retail Trends

EBay challenges Amazon with ‘Grouped Listings’

October 10, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Last year, eBay CEO Devin Wenig outlined eBay’s turnaround plan, noting at the time that its friction-free marketplace, where just about anything can be found for sale, also made several areas of e-commerce more complicated. Since then, eBay has announced […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Trends

Report: Online giant testing its own delivery service

October 5, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Amazon’s new program could give carriers like United Parcel Service and FedEx a run for their money. The online giant is experimenting with a program that rivals services handled by longtime partners UPS and FedEx. Specifically, it is dabbling in […]


Retail Trends

Amazon private brands grew 90% over last year

October 3, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

AmazonBasics may be crushing other retailer’s private brands, but the Amazon Elements and Amazon Essentials lines aren’t far behind, along with its acquisition of Whole Foods 365 line. Many products are available only to Prime members, helping expand the value […]