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  1. Technology & Innovation
Carrefour: A Customer-centric Tech and Data Transformation Go behind the scenes of Carrefour’s three-year digital transformation and discover the central role data and tech play today in Carrefour’s customer-centric strategy. In this article by The Interface, learn about how Carrefour modernized its e-commerce platforms, developed in-store innovation, initiated an ambitious Datatech and cloud strategy with […]
  1. Channel: Mass
It’s no surprise that the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we shop, especially when it comes to groceries. Grocery delivery apps experienced a record number of downloads in March 2020, and by the following month, Walmart Grocery (which is now integrated into the Walmart app) surpassed Amazon as the No. 1 shopping app on […]
  1. Channel: Apparel
PVH Corp. is selling its Heritage Brands portfolio — which includes the Izod, Van Heusen, Arrow and Geoffrey Beene brands — to fellow brand management firm Authentic Brands Group for approximately $220 million. PVH had been working to optimize the Heritage Brands portfolio over the past few years amidst a shifting of resources to “higher-return businesses,” said […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Prime Day 2021 sales grew relatively modestly compared to last year’s Prime Day, up 6.1% to $11 billion across both days according to data from Adobe Analytics. Overall ecommerce spending fell 1% compared to Prime Day 2020, according to data from Salesforce. However, third-party Amazon sellers and certain retail categories achieved their own success stories, […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Online sales surpassed Cyber Monday and Amazon benefited the most, but the early summer event got shoppers into stores, too. Dive Brief: As retailers piggy-backed onto Amazon’s Prime Day sales this year, U.S. e-commerce surpassed $11 billion ($5.6 billion on day one and $5.4 billion on day two), according to number-crunching from the Adobe Digital Economy […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the growth of ecommerce, with the U.S. Census Bureau reporting a 36.7% increase in online sales in Q3 2020 compared to the same time in 2019. This shift has naturally led to conversations among retailers, real estate developers and property landlords about where brick-and-mortar retail fits this “next normal” of […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
It takes time to fix privacy problems without hurting ad-dependent websites, the search giant says.
  1. Media & Marketing
How to Track and Manage Digital Shelf Reviews Amid the pandemic, more and more people turn to online shopping as a way to get their wants and needs in the safety of their home. Not only is online shopping a form of retail therapy, but it has now become more popular when shopping for essentials […]
  1. Merchandising
How Digital Shelf Contributes to Omnichannel Marketing Retail isn’t what it used to be. We used to solely rely on brick and mortar stores a few decades ago, but now, we have physical stores, online stores, mobile phones, text message marketing, and so much more. With the rise of the Internet and mobile technologies, these […]
  1. Media & Marketing
By Sacha Michaud, Co-Founder, Glovo It has been more than a year since Italy announced the first of Europe’s coronavirus lockdowns. Across the continent countries began to follow suit, slamming the shutters down on public life in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. Slowly and then all at once the world changed.  The […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart’s former e-commerce chief Marc Lore sees a hot market for direct-to-consumer retailers such as eyeglass brand Warby Parker and sustainable shoemaker Allbirds. He said the brands offer something special that mass merchants can’t replicate. His comments follow talk of potential IPOs from Warby Parker and Allbirds.  Marc Lore, CEO, Walmart eCommerceScott Mlyn | CNBC […]
  1. Data & Insights
It’s no secret that data crime has developed on an industrial scale. Measured in terms of damage done, it comes third in the world ranking of economic crimes, behind corruption and drug trafficking. In 2020, data security specialist Varonis calculated that close to 10 billion data records had been lost or stolen since 2013 — […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Data from Adobe shows sales during the first 24 hours of Amazon Prime Day 2021 surpassed $5.6 billion, representing 8.7 percent growth year-over-year, reports CNBC. Monday, the first day of the online event, marked the biggest day for online spending to date in 2021, according to an index tracked by Adobe Analytics, which looks at more than […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
In 1902, Reverend Edgar Helms began collecting used goods that were being discarded in wealthy Boston neighborhoods and redistributing them to people in need. Helms quickly realized that by employing those same people to repair and resell the products, he could give them something much more valuable than a handout — he could give them […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  Our work suggests Lowe’s is working to rearrange its organizational structure to more closely match other big box retailers like Walmart, Target, and Home Depot. Contrary to in the past, online and brick & mortar merchants seem to be aligned on goals versus in competition against each other. These types of changes at the […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
As a result of the COVID pandemic, the digital experience has become more important for almost every industry over the last year. Lockdowns and social distancing have driven more and more customers to interact with brands via their apps, dramatically accelerating digital transformation. However, 2020 was an inflection point for one sector in particular: ecommerce. […]
  1. Channel: Department Stores
HBC will spin off the ecommerce operations of Saks OFF 5TH into its own independent entity through a partnership with Insight Partners. This is the second such separation made by HBC in recent months. The department store retailer took a similar route by dividing Saks Fifth Avenue into distinct ecommerce and brick-and-mortar companies — a […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The Miva ecommerce platform is designed to evolve with business needs to help retailers drive sales, maximize average order value, cut overhead costs and increase revenue. Miva can fill the gap between traditional “one size fits all” boxed-in SaaS platforms and large enterprise platforms. The platform offers basic ecommerce functionality natively in order to promote […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Anticipate growth Growth is something every e-commerce brand strives for. Growth, and more of it. So why, then, do so many wait until they’re in the thick of that growth to begin thinking about how to address inventory and fulfillment? The post Choosing a Fulfillment Partner: 7 Things to Consider First appeared first on Medallion […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Prime Day 2021 kicked off yesterday, with Amazon CEO Dave Clark taking to Twitter to label it his “happy place” and a “great day for customers”. You can probably guess what comes next… If only Amazon’s employees could give such positive feedback, the Twitterverse shot back. At my happy place…thanks to everyone who is making […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Bots are bigger than the security team. Conversations with security professionals concerned about bots often start with credential stuffing attacks, but the bot landscape is much broader and can directly impact your top line. Even the defenses have business impacts: A bot management solution that slows down traffic on the biggest shopping day of the […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
By the end of the year, the U.S. military will offer online ordering and curbside pickup at all commissaries located inside the country. The military has been testing the service and is ready to begin providing it at all U.S. locations. The military expects to offer the service at bases outside the United States in […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
A river of change is carrying everybody and every company into the future. Six significant forces are sculpting the frontiers of tomorrow. While there is a great complexity to be dealt with to ensure a profitable and successful tomorrow, there are only two key drivers that matter. These are ones we should focus on and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Over the course of the pandemic, brands and retailers felt the pressure to level-up their digital experiences. With stores closed and consumers craving more context around the size, style, color and scale of products, many brands turned to augmented reality and 3D imaging technology to help shoppers make buying decisions with greater assurance. The brands […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Take a moment to step into the shopper’s shoes when they’re shopping. Consider all the different brand messages they are receiving — good and bad. Have you ever clicked on a beautiful ad that led to an outdated, terrible-looking ecommerce site? Or have you seen an ad for a product you were initially interested in […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  Amazon recently launched an incentive program for vendors in regards to the pre-existing Frustration-Free Packaging program which includes incentives for both sortable and non-sortable ASINs. Vendors will receive incentives for units shipped between October 1, 2021 and December 31, 2022. On the site, manufacturers are able to calculate their estimated incentive. There has been an increased […]

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  1. Trends & External Forces
Retail recovery is proceeding at different rates in various parts of the US. In May 2021, we adjusted our retail recovery heat map model to include the following factors: Economic sentiment — based on household expected loss of income in the next four weeks Change in cases — 14-day percentage change in cases Saturation of […]

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