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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 […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Stores

What To Know Before Going From Online to Brick and Mortar

October 8, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Running an internet business is one thing, but taking on the “brick and mortar” world, however, is a whole other ballpark. If you’re an ecommerce business owner who is moving to the big leagues with an establishment of your own […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

The Grocery Store of the Future Is Here, Are Retailers Ready?

October 7, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Online shopping has changed retail forever. Most of us wouldn’t know what to do without it. But the e-commerce revolution seems to have missed an industry – grocery. Why aren’t we making our most important shopping trip easier? The issue […]


Suppliers

Direct-to-Consumer Can Be a Supply Chain Nightmare, But It Doesn’t Have to Be

October 2, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

Today’s shopping experience is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. Long-gone are the days when consumers can only enter a storefront to buy desired items and supplier, retailer, and customer relationships have all transformed as a result. As the ecommerce […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Each dollar of fraud costs retailers $3.13

October 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

As retailers build out their accepted payment methods, fraudsters are also diversifying their methods of attack. They’re getting more sophisticated, targeting e-commerce and mobile merchants, as well as traditional retailers, according to LexisNexis. The cost for each dollar of fraud […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Is Amazon on a collision course with the government?

September 30, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Last fall, as Virginia’s state economic development agency pitched a plan to legislators for Amazon to place a second headquarters in the state, officials highlighted risks that could derail the project. Second on the list, in a presentation made by […]


Suppliers

Nation’s Ports Thrive on e-Commerce Supply Chains

September 20, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

Despite taking a dip in activity from the tariffs on Chinese goods. U.S. ports continue to benefit from the expansion in ecommerce, observe industrial real estate experts. Furthermore, the 2020 outlook for U.S. industrial real estate remains positive, with low […]


Retail Trends

Holiday sales growth could top 5%

September 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Early prognostications of holiday retail sales are coming in fairly bullish, but some are accompanied by asterisks. For one thing, the relatively steep year-over-year climbs are due in part to the disappointment of late last year, and not just to […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

The 5 Website Design Features Your E-Commerce Site Must Have To Succeed

September 3, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

With so much to gain, e-commerce businesses can’t afford to lose sales due to poor website design. Frost & Sullivan reports that annual B2B e-commerce will reach $6.7 trillion by the year 2020. Meanwhile, eMarketer estimates that global retail e-commerce […]