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Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Suppliers

Pressure From Amazon May Be Forcing Retailers to Offer More Shipping Options, Says New Survey

July 17, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

Amazon is putting pressure on retailers, and failure to provide competitive shipping options is costing online them business, according to a new survey of merchants and consumers conducted by e-commerce platform BigCommerce. Half of the nearly 3,000 consumers surveyed said […]


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 […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon to invest $700M to retrain 100K employees

July 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This is not the first time Amazon has looked within its own ranks to try and unearth needed talent. In May, Amazon expanded its Delivery Service Partners program to current Amazon employees. The program provides $10,000 in funding for current […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

8 things to know about Prime Day 2019

July 9, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon last month announced that its fifth annual 2019 Prime Day will run on July 15 and 16 and will last 48 hours, the longest yet. Last year, the event was hampered by glitches that stymied shoppers from exploring the […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Whole Foods Gets In On Prime Day Madness

July 8, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Whole Foods is joining forces with parent company Amazon to help ensure Prime Day 2019 breaks lofty sales records again. Prime members who spend $10 at Whole Foods Market in store or on Prime Now will receive a $10 credit […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Retail group urges antitrust scrutiny of Amazon, Google

July 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Competition enforcement in the U.S. has long been kind to technology companies, where small, early leads can turn into vast market dominance in just a few years, as seen with Facebook in social media, Google in search and Amazon in […]


Retail Trends

The wealth gap is a retail problem

July 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This month marks 10 years of an economic expansion in the U.S. that has been seen mostly on Wall Street, less so on Main Street. It’s either tied for or is the longest recovery ever, depending on which economist you […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Target and eBay to Compete With Amazon Prime Day, Will You?

June 26, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Amazon revealed this year’s dates for its annual Amazon Prime Day extravaganza, expaning the event to two full days. Without missing a beat, Target and eBay then announced competing sales. Amazon Prime Day will take place July 15-16, beginning at […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Study: Amazon’s ad revenues to grow 470% by 2023

June 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The new Juniper report is the latest to point to how Amazon’s growth as an advertising platform is disrupting the digital media landscape. An eMarketer forecast in February projected that Amazon’s share of the U.S. digital ad market will reach […]