Ecommerce

Amazon: Increasing concern around holiday sales, Fresh 2023 B&M store halt, layoffs, Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

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From CRC LiveCast: brands anticipating negative holiday sales Y-Y:In our latest LiveCast webinar, we polled the audience and found that a net 6% of brands expect 2022 holiday season sales to be negative compared to last year. This dampening of expectations has materialized over the past couple of weeks where…

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Retailer Capacity Constraints; Walmart Connect; Amazon Assortment

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Retailers facing growing capacity constraints; Amazon looks well positioned vs. peers:Our team recently published a report focusing on the growing capacity constraints across retailers which we anticipate will likely drive markdowns and replenishment cuts across categories. Our research points to mounting capacity constraints impacting stores and distribution centers in recent…

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Amazon Fresh B&M Retail

Top 5 account priority; Brands forecasting strong growth; B&M store expansion

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Amazon Fresh is a top 5 account for 77% of brands: In our latest Amazon Fresh update we found that despite supply chain challenges, the majority of brands are prioritizing Fresh in 2022. Brands are continuing to experience growth on the platform and hope that some of the common executional issues…

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Amazon Fresh B&M

Amazon Fresh Stores; Walmart Distribution Centers; eCommerce Growth in 2021

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Amazon has launched five Fresh (“Mendel”) B&M stores to date, including four in California and one in Illinois. The Amazon Fresh team appears to have ambitious goals for store expansion this year (indicating to many brands that it plans to open 100+ stores this year), and has suggested these B&M…

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Reuters is reporting that Amazon is considering opening B&M stores in Germany

eTailer Feature Improvements, Amazon Europe B&M, Social Commerce

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In an effort to better compete with Amazon’s leading marketplace, several pure play eTailers have recently highlighted new features on their marketplaces in an effort to drive improved conversion and improve the customer experience. Many of these match existing offerings on platforms like Amazon including better support for variants on…

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