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eComm Logistics, Target Loyalty, Amazon Sales

Logistics Remains a Focus for eTailers as Amazon Continues to Raise the Bar Amazon’s announcement last quarter that Prime Shipping would move to overnight delivery from the prior two-day, appeared to drive increased sales for Amazon and allow the eTailer... Read More

Consumers Choosing Amazon, Private Label Ads, Dropshipping

Amazon Continues to Dominate Path to Purchase Our data suggests that online shoppers are expecting to purchase more on Amazon over the next 12 months and Prime membership has increased meaningfully vs. last year. Beyond shopping on Amazon, consumers are... Read More

$800 Billion, Amazon Deliveries, Census Data

Amazon Continues to Dominate Three Year eCommerce Forecast In our recently published eCommerce forecast report, we extended our forecasts out to 3 years to help branded manufacturers plan their businesses over the medium term. In the forecast, the US eCommerce... Read More

Path to Purchase, UFF Expansion, Assortment

Search and Amazon Key Channels for Millennial and Gen Z Path to Purchase Amazon and Search are the two most used digital channels for Gen Z and Millennials on their path to purchase, according to our latest consumer study. Consumers... Read More

Alibaba, FedEx Breakup, Amazon Teams

Alibaba Quarterly Results Show 42% Y/Y Sales Growth Alibaba announced last quarter’s results which showed a 42% increase in revenue Y/Y driven largely by growth in the eTailer’s China eCommerce businesses. This represents strong re-acceleration from last quarter, when total revenues... Read More

Amazon Ad Teams, 3P Pricing, Prime Day

Brands Increasingly Using External Resources to Manage Amazon Advertising Feedback from our recent Teams Benchmark indicates that brands are increasingly using external resources to manage their marketing on Amazon, with 54% of respondents indicating that a third party manages Amazon... Read More

SIOC Extended; AmazonCommercial; External Partners

Amazon Extends SIOC Deadline During our LiveCast event this week, several manufacturers alerted us that Amazon announced yesterday that it was delaying the implementation of SIOC chargebacks until September 3rd. This is likely in response to the meaningful challenge brands are... Read More

Freight Savings; Alibaba in the US; Amazon Segment Growth

Shippers Seeing Opportunity for Freight Savings Our research into the transportation space has indicated that Truckload (TL) rates are trending down 5-10% in recent bids (as compared to 5-10% increases a year ago), providing an opportunity for manufacturers to mitigate... Read More

Prime Day, EU Investigates Amazon for Antitrust, AVS Benchmark

Amazon’s Prime Day Showed Y/Y Increases in Duration, Items Sold, and Competition Amazon announced that over 175 million items were purchased during this week’s Prime Day event (up from 100mm+ last year), surpassing Black Friday and Cyber Monday’s combined 2018 sales.... Read More

Online Home Improvement, Etsy Free Shipping, Amazon Hires

Amazon Continues to Lead Online Home Improvement Category Our research indicates online Home Improvement sales have seen strong growth recently. In partnering with Stackline on this report, its digital shelf data indicates Amazon is seeing the fastest growth in the... Read More

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