Tag: e-commerce

Retail Trends

Amazon has more private labels than previously thought

December 12, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has done especially well with its private label consumer goods, notably batteries and baby wipes, but its apparel offerings are gaining traction with consumers, in a challenge to legacy players like Adidas, Nike, and Calvin Klein, according to the […]

E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Online holiday spend could break $100B

December 8, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

When contemplating their holiday shopping back in October, more than half of U.S. consumers thought they’d be using their phones to get things done, according to earlier research from Deloitte, though some of that includes using their mobile wallets to […]

Others, Tech

Wired: 7 retail tech startups to watch

December 7, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Stowga’s model has been compared to Airbnb, while Wired described it as “the only marketplace for warehouses.” The company provides retailers with on-demand access to warehouse space, the aim of which is to allow businesses more flexibility in scaling their […]

E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Online holiday sales take a big but fleeting dip

December 6, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

This past weekend’s online sales numbers paled in comparison to the weekend before, when Verizon found e-commerce traffic surged 24% on the Saturday after Black Friday, compared to the same day in 2016, and jumped 29% on that Sunday (Nov. […]

Retail Types, Stores

Deal of the Year: Amazon buys Whole Foods

December 4, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Last year in March, Amazon unveiled its first physical bookstore. Now there are 13, and three more are slated for 2018. In May, the company launched its first grocery pick up location. Now there are two. In August, the e-commerce […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Trends

War with Amazon sparks change at Walmart, Target

December 1, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Target is a much smaller retailer than Walmart, with fewer stores and much less of a price focus. Walmart’s massive footprint and owned truck fleet accrue advantages to its brick-and-mortar and omnichannel operations, and its massive size also gives it […]

Retail Trends

Amazon smashes Cyber Monday record

November 30, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon this summer bragged that its Prime Day event in July surpassed both Black Friday and Cyber Monday of 2016, but Cyber Monday this week appears to have topped that. Prime Day 2017 — which lasted 30 hours this year […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Building A Better Buying Experience To Reduce The Risk Of Return

November 29, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

In today’s world of ‘trends’ and ‘It Style’, consumers are constantly looking for the latest and greatest in apparel. Unfortunately for retailers, this also means that consumers are returning more purchases than ever before. In fact, 23% of all clothing […]

E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech, Uncategorized

Amazon devoured 55% of online Black Friday orders

November 28, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

It comes as little surprise that Amazon dominated the biggest holiday shopping reason of the year. However, hearing in real numbers just how much the e-commerce giant commanded this past weekend is still a bit startling. According to the stats […]

Retail Trends

Walmart narrows price gap with Amazon

November 27, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

The recent price studies reveal an intensifying price war between Walmart and Amazon, at a time when Amazon has somewhat moved away from competing on price. For example, prices on common school supplies during the back-to-school shopping season were, on […]