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Prime Day investments, Amazon’s fall promotional event, B&M foot traffic

Food & CPG Brands pulling back for Prime Day this year:In terms of the July sales event, our latest insights indicate that a net 7% of Food & CPG brands plan to spend less on Prime day in 2022 than in... Read More

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Retailer Capacity Constraints; Walmart Connect; Amazon Assortment

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... Read More

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Amazon aggregators, Amazon labor capacity, Macro labor demand

Amazon aggregators: consolidation, layoffs, and leadership changes: Recently, there looks to have been an inflection in the aggregator space which has brought on consolidation, layoffs, and leadership changes. We believe a combination of factors including rising costs, elevated CACs, debt... Read More

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Amazon Price Increases & Instacart Consumer Insights Portal

Pricing action does not look to be enough to fully offset input cost inflation for majority of brands: In our latest benchmark we have found that Amazon price increases have not fully covered input cost inflation for brands, resulting in margin... Read More

Amazon shortage deductions, Amazon's DSP, Truckload cost inflation

Amazon shortage deductions, Amazon’s DSP, Truckload cost inflation

Some brands having more success with Amazon chargebacks:In our LiveCast yesterday we polled our community and found 53% of brands are successful in receiving 50% or greater of Amazon deductions credited back. This is a slight improvement compared to the... Read More

Amazon AVN

Top AVN focuses: GMMs, SAS program, freight ; Brands increasing investments in 2022

For this week’s edition of 3 Things, we are highlighting our 2022 Core Amazon.com Platform Update, which takes a deep dive into Amazon’s 2022 AVN season so far. One of the top areas brands reported Amazon focusing on during AVNs... Read More

Estimates for pure play, last mile provider, & omnichannel accounts

For this week’s edition of 3 Things, we are diving into our eCommerce Retailer Forecasts. Our forecasts can be paired with our recent 2022 eCommerce Performance Benchmark which explores brands’ expectations for eCommerce growth, penetration, mix of business and margin.... Read More

Rising 2020 Forecasts; Instacart Expands; US Ranks Second for Relief Packages

Forecasting the remainder of the year is challenging considering the duration of the COVID-19 crisis seems to stretch out further each month. In addition, it remains uncertain the degree to which new shoppers now prefer online channels to B&M channels.... Read More

eCommerce Sales Likely to Reach $1 Trillion in Five Years

$1 Trillion in eCommerce Growth; Amazon Expands B&M Presence

eCommerce growth is likely to continue to far outpace overall consumer growth over the next several years, although it will likely moderate to some degree from current levels. More nascent categories like food, CPG, and home improvement are expected to... Read More

eCommerce Path to Purchase & Amazon Alexa Expansion

Mobile Consumers Increasingly Important for eCommerce eCommerce players continue to emphasize the importance of mobile platforms for eCommerce, including both mobile websites and apps, with a number of them showing mobile representing 50% or more of total orders. Specifically, we... Read More

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