Writing in Fortune, Phil Wahba expects to see desperate department stores and anxious retailers as he looks at prospects for Macy's, Gap, Target, Walmart, Barnes & Noble and more. Edwin Choi of CellularOutfitter shares his predictions for e-commerce in the new year including: customer personalization, mobile video consumption, cross channel marketing and Snapchat marketing.
As holiday online sales continue their record pace, e-commerce sites and retailers are finding shipping packages to customers is a growing challenge. Today, we look at the logistics challenges and who is winning and losing. Toys R Us is making ...
It’s easy to have missed some interesting innovations in retail with the past few weeks focused on Black Friday sales. Today, we’ve got a roundup of retail innovators and news to keep you up-to-speed on who’s getting industry and consumer ...
Amazon accounted for 30.9% of all sales from Black Friday to Cyber Monday according to a report from Slice Intelligence. Amazon, Walmart and Best Buy were Black Friday weekend sales winners said Moody's analyst Charlie O'Shea.
Today, we’re looking at the impact of mobile commerce on e-commerce and holiday retail sales. Neosperience reports smartphone users spend nearly three hours daily looking at mobile devices. Deloitte Digital says 84% of consumers use their mobile phone while shopping in store. Kmart’s ...
Amazon's US deals launched Wednesday featuring a long list of planned discounts and will end just prior to Christmas in the US. A CNN news video highlighted several interesting facts: each Amazon fulfillment center holds 15 million items; orders travel eight miles of conveyor belts; packages get less than one minute of human contact.
Leading into the critical US holiday shopping season, we've got our latest look at the e-commerce and retail news roundup. It starts with Adobe's 2016 Digital Insights Shopping Predictions for $91.6 billion in total sales and $1 billion online. According to McKinsey, 39% of US and 42% of UK shoppers will do the majority or all their shopping online this year.
Holiday sales predictions? Adobe Digital Insights predicts 2016 online sales will be up 11%. 55% of US and UK retailers say Amazon will drive the majority of their holiday sales this year according to research by ChannelAdvisor and Morar Consulting.
We're looking at 10 innovations in US retail to help retailers and marketers keep up with competitors including the big guys like Lowe's, Walmart and Bon-Ton as well as midsize innovators like Dollar General, Meijer and Kroger.
US retail is trending slightly positive to the end of 2016 – up by 3.6% according to the National Retail Federation, with e-commerce expected to be up 7%-10%.