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E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon to Build Another Massive Fulfillment Center

November 20, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Amazon has announced plans to open a one million-square-foot fulfillment center in Auburndale, FL. The new site will create more than 500 new, full-time jobs starting at $15 an hour with comprehensive benefits. “We are excited to join the Auburndale […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Trends

A roundup of retail holiday deals

November 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Fourth quarter of 2019 is a make it or break it time for many retailers. This has been a record year for store closures. Credit Suisse recently said 7,600 stores have shut their doors — the highest in the index’s […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon brand worth more than a third of a trillion dollars

November 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In this report, Amazon was designated a retailer while Apple was designated a tech company, though the two companies could be classified as both. Brand Z researchers emphasize the role of innovation in propelling brands into their top 100 list. […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Nearly half of consumers will buy holiday gifts on Amazon

October 30, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Episerver’s report sheds light on Amazon’s e-commerce dominance but also offers some avenues for other retailers to reclaim holiday territory. The report, for example, re-affirms previous research from Jumpshot indicating that more consumers search for products on Amazon than Google. […]


Retail Trends

Welcome back, Toys R Us. Your market is tougher than ever

October 28, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

What happens to a retail category when its largest retail specialist disappears? Toys offers perhaps the clearest answer to that question. This year’s holiday sales season marks the second without the big box version of Toys R Us. It could […]


Others, Tech

Voice-enabled purchasing on the rise

October 24, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The report suggests that voice-activated and voice-enabled devices will play a growing role in e-commerce. Last year, an eMarketer report predicted that voice commerce through smart speakers would reach $2.1 billion in 2018, and 74.2 million U.S. consumers were expected […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Can Amazon ever compete on quality?

October 24, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Top-drawer, lovely, unique, stunning — even genuine — don’t seem like the adjectives that push shoppers to Amazon to buy something. “Inexpensive” and “fast” almost certainly are, though, and that’s been enough to shake up the retail industry for the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon ranks 3rd among the most valuable brands on Earth

October 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon was third among the movers on Interbrands top 100 list and represented the largest increase in brand value, with a bump worth $24.5 billion. That is more than the entire brand value of Pepsi (No. 24 on the list) […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Prime Day Provides Trickle-Down Sales for Small Retailers

October 15, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Amazon Prime Day started just five years ago, but is already a record-breaking sales event for the ecommerce platform. This year, Amazon sold more than 175 million products worth $7.16 billion on Prime Day, up 71% from 100 million products […]


Retail Trends

Retailers spent 6% less on holiday ads in 2018

October 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

It’s easy to see why retailers are spending more of their money on digital and social media ads. After all, a recent PwC report found that more than half of holiday shoppers will make their purchases online for the holidays. […]