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.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the challenges retailers are having and how they're having to offer discounts to keep consumer interest. Prosper Insights & Analytics research shows 25% of consumers bought gifts this year from Amazon, up 10% over last year. Fortune says the use of online promotions by retailers is up 79% this year.
According to Prosper Insights & Analytics, 26.2% of consumers have bought products during the holidays online from Amazon, up 10% from last year. Walmart ranks second at 14.3%. InternetRetailer.com estimates Amazon's Black Friday weekend sales at $4.74 billion, a stunning 37% of all US online sales.
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.
Cyber Monday set a new US sales record reaching $3.45 billion, up 12.1% compared to 2015. Most popular items sold on Monday? Sony PlayStation and Apple iPad, while at Walmart it was the Samsung 55″ HDTV and Barbie’s Dreamhouse. Amazon sold ...
Preliminary results are in for Black Friday sales and online hit a record $3.34 billion in sales, according to Adobe Digital Insights. Black Friday sales soared by 21.6% but some e-commerce websites, including Macy’s, were down briefly causing consumer frustration and lost ...
One Hour Translation research suggests 27% of UK shoppers will buy on Black Friday. An LCP Consulting study found 61% of UK retailers believe Black Friday is unprofitable and unsustainable compared with 32% in 2015. Amazon plans to run its sale for 12 days compared with five days last year and figures to ship more than 9.5 million orders.
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.
Cashback News – Oct 17: Aiming for Amazon: Competitors looking for ways to beat the e-commerce giant
Look out Amazon! From Walmart and Jet.com to Target, Flipkart and even Macy's, competitors are looking for ways to beat you at your e-commerce game. Today, we'll look at how they're hoping to find any weak spots but they're going to have to work incredibly hard and move very fast to keep up with Amazon.