Category: E-commerce

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, E-commerce, Retail Types

Nike’s apps played crucial role in driving engagement, 2020 digital sales growth

January 15, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Nike’s mobile apps have helped to fuel sales growth during the pandemic as part of the sportswear giant’s effort to boost direct-to-consumer sales. Those apps urge people to participate in a range of activities with a gamification strategy designed to […]

E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Amazon on its way to becoming America’s favorite grocer?

January 14, 2021

Via: RetailWire

A new survey finds that has become the preferred source of groceries for the largest number of Americans. The findings, introduced yesterday during a streaming session at the NRF Big Show 2021, were based on a survey of 10,000 […]

E-commerce, Retail Trends, Retail Types

400,000 retail jobs could be lost thanks to online retail and work-from-home boom

January 14, 2021

Via: Charged

Up to 400,000 retail jobs could be lost on the UK’s high streets thanks to the boom in online shopping and working from home. High streets across the country could lose between 20 per cent and 40 per cent of […]

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

Online retail won’t go back to slower pre-pandemic growth says Mastercard CEO

January 13, 2021

Via: Charged

Online shopping is due to continue accelerating at greater speeds after the pandemic is over, according to Mastercard’s chief executive Michael Miebach. Speaking to a virtual panel at CES yesterday, Miebach said that months of lockdowns had forced customers to […]

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Brexit Bites For Small Businesses: Reality Hits As Retailers Grapple With New Rules

January 11, 2021

Via: Forbes

The Brexit transition period has officially ended and many small businesses, particularly e-commerce businesses and other retailers, are facing the reality of new regulations. Many are having to navigate through complex new requirements around tax and customs charges that have […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Are brands seeing a halo effect from ads on retailers’ online platforms?

January 8, 2021

Via: RetailWire

Through a special arrangement, presented here for discussion, is a summary of Kiri Masters’ recent Forbes article. Kiri is founder of Bobsled Marketing, a digital agency that helps brands to grow their sales on Amazon, Walmart and Instacart. As advertising […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Alibaba stocks dive as Trump threatens to blacklist company

January 7, 2021

Via: Charged

Alibaba’s shares have dropped on both the New York and Hong Kong stock exchanges following a report that the company could be blacklisted by the Trump administration. The Chinese retail giant’s stock dropped 3.9 per cent in Hong Kong trading […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

2021 E-commerce: No rest for the weary

January 6, 2021

Via: SCMR Editorial

Business leaders and consumers alike have observed the ubiquity of e-commerce brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. At this juncture, that is not news. Well, how about this: According to IBM’s U.S. Retail Index, the coronavirus accelerated the shift toward […]

E-commerce, Others, Retail Types, Tech

Virtual shopping is set to be the next major trend in retail

January 5, 2021

Via: Charged

As anyone who has ever dared to monitor their screen time will know, the average UK adult now spends an average of 3 hours and 23 minutes on their phone every day, equating to roughly 50 days every year. As […]

E-commerce, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Retailers face record $115 billion in holiday returns this year

January 4, 2021

Via: Charged

Retailers are set to face record levels of holiday returns over the next few weeks further impacting their margins after a torrid year for the industry. A record $115 billion worth of unwanted gifts are due to be returned across […]