Tag: e-commerce


Retailers face operational, logistical hurdles in pandemic-driven switch to ship from store

October 21, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers scrambled to change their fulfillment operations as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the country. Stores shut down, and those left open had to figure out a way to get their inventory to online shoppers. In April, Levi’s began increasing its […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Alibaba makes major push into physical retail with $3.6bn acquisition of Sun Art

October 19, 2020

Via: Charged

Alibaba has made a major push into bricks-and-mortar retail after acquiring a controlling stake in Chinese hypermarket giant Sun Art Retail. Shares in Sun Art skyrocketed more than 27 per cent this morning, after Alibaba announced plans to more than […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

The Time Has Come For E-Commerce Sampling

October 8, 2020

Via: Forbes

It would be intuitive to think that companies in the business of providing product samples to consumers on behalf of consumer brands and retailers would have been largely upended by the Covid pandemic. For Brandshare, a Berwyn, Pennsylvania based connected […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is October 13-14

September 28, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

After weeks of speculation, Amazon made it official: Its annual Prime Day discount event will be held Oct. 13-14. Typically held in the summer, this year’s two-day event begins at midnight PT on Tuesday, Oct. 13, and runs through Wednesday, […]

Retail Trends

8 Takeaways From The 2020 World Retail Congress

September 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

Acceleration of e-commerce, diversity, and customer-centricity were the topics on the agenda earlier this month at the 2020 World Retail Congress. Executives from companies including Walgreens, Levi’s, and Tommy Hilfiger met virtually to talk about trends and issues. The World […]

Retail Trends

2020 Holiday Retail Forecasts and Predictions

September 16, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

This year is certain to be a holiday like no other, leaving retailers tasked to predict what strategies will win over shoppers in an unpredictable season. However, there are a few safe bets. Location and real-time data will be key […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Rethinking E-Commerce Operations In the Face Of COVID-19’s Holiday Season

September 11, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Beginning in late July, a number of major retailers announced that they would be closing stores on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in years. Walmart kicked it all off, stating they would be closing their stores on the major […]

E-commerce, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2020 Predictions

September 3, 2020

Via: Independent Retailer

Many are wondering how holiday sales and events such as Black Friday will be affected by the economic turndown. Klaviyo, an independently owned marketing platform focused on ecommerce business, predicts that Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 will be the […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Lego sees online traffic double to 100 million driving return to growth

September 2, 2020

Via: Charged

Lego has seen sales rocket 14 per cent in the first half of the year as traffic to its online website more than doubled to 100 million. The Danish toy maker enjoyed a sharp rise in sales during the first […]

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Covid-19 May Propel E-Commerce Drone Deliveries

August 21, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

It is estimated that around 70 countries have introduced mandatory quarantines and lockdowns in response to the coronavirus pandemic as world governments continue in their efforts to reduce the spread of infection. The fear of becoming infected with the virus […]