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Category: E-commerce


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Report: Walmart now has more e-grocery shoppers than Instacart

August 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is making major strides in online grocery in part because of its unparalleled brick-and-mortar footprint. The retailer has more existing store locations throughout the U.S. than any other retailer, giving it an advantage when it comes to offering pickup […]


Customer Experience, E-commerce, Point of Purchase, Retail Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Amazon Prime members more likely to make in-store purchases

August 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Though consumers are using digital tools to make purchasing decisions, they continue to shop offline. DMI’s research appears to illustrate that consumers will use artificial intelligence tools, mobile technology and Amazon’s search engine to find new products, but ultimately they […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon adds styling service to Prime Wardrobe

July 30, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Stitch Fix, or at least its stock, has been dogged by Amazon since the e-commerce giant first tested Prime Wardrobe in June 2017, just months ahead of Stitch Fix’s initial public offering. Box services, subscriptions and try-before-you-buy services abound in […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon profits miss as expenses surge

July 26, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon on Thursday said that its move to speed up Prime delivery to one day is costing a bit more than the $800 million they’d predicted last quarter. “That number’s probably going to come out north of a billion dollars,” […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

EBay to launch end-to-end fulfillment service for sellers

July 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The use of third parties enables eBay to connect online sellers to end-to-end solutions without requiring the marketplace to build a large-scale e-commerce fulfillment model from the ground up. EBay called Managed Delivery part of its “ongoing evolution to create […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

US e-commerce platforms struggle to rein in counterfeits

July 24, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

While Alibaba’s 96% catch rate seems impressive, there is more to the story. Despite its current efforts, it remains part of a broader problem of Chinese counterfeits making their way onto online platforms. China leads all other foreign countries in […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Alibaba brings e-commerce platform to US businesses

July 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In its pitch to U.S. businesses., Alibaba said it could help connect them to the $23.9 trillion global B2B e-commerce market, which the company noted, citing U.S. International Trade Commission statistics, is six times larger than the consumer e-commerce market. […]


Customer Experience, E-commerce, Point of Purchase, Retail Types

Uber launches shopping app with Cargo to boost in-car commerce

July 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Cargo Store app aims for a slice of the more than $200 billion in-car commerce opportunity as ride-hailing apps like Uber give consumers more time for mobile-based activities like shopping or consuming media. The app is the latest culmination […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon’s most ‘aggressive’ Prime Day yet

July 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon’s blockbuster midsummer sale lasts twice as long this year, which (along with some global expansion) will help explode its sales numbers. But it’s not just time and space that is driving Prime Day’s success this year — Amazon has […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

What 5 stats say about Prime Day 2019

July 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The announcement of Amazon’s fifth annual Prime Day brought news of longer selling hours and special events for the “holiday,” but it also brought on increased competition from retail rivals. As the sales event kicks off, Retail Dive took a […]