Logistics are the foundation for e-commerce success and we've got a news roundup to keep you up-to-date on the latest innovations from PwC, DHL, FedEx, Amazon, Bringg, Pelipod and Alibaba.
New Forrester report shows mobile devices drove $2 trillion in off-line retail sales in 2016. Mobile shopping could reach $152 billion (24% of online retail sales) in the US by 2021.
US retail news highlights including TJX and Neiman Marcus openings, Payless and JCPenney closures, Walmart profits, GNC losses and e-commerce challenges all around.
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.