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Holiday 2021: Supply Chain Pressures, Rising Demand and Price Increases

Our recent Consumer Holiday Pulse Survey showed 43% of consumers have already started holiday shopping. A net 57% of those shoppers reported that they started earlier this year vs. last, largely due to supply chain concerns. Most brands are experiencing... Read More

Holiday 2021

A Sneak Peek at Holiday 2021 for eCommerce Professionals

It seems like every year the holiday season comes around earlier and earlier, and so far, 2021 is no different. Our research from the supplier community suggests this year’s season will be even more elongated due to supply chain challenges... Read More

4Q Demand Trends; Walgreens Advertising; Commerce Marketing Staffing

As we continue to gather insights on Turkey 5 performance on Amazon, our research suggests many brands have experienced a slight moderation in sales growth in November and early December compared to prior trends. This moderation is likely driven at... Read More

Delivery and Pickup Delays; COVID Costs; Expected “Return to Normal” has Worsened

In September, when asked about their most recent online order, anywhere from a third to 44% of consumers have experienced delays on delivery or pickup times across multiple retailers. When looking at the weighted averages, Target.com performed best, while Wayfair had... Read More

Post-Pandemic Retention, Costco Holds Off on BOPIS, Holiday Promotional Plans

We recently surveyed 1,386 general merchandise consumers across seven key online retailers to determine how these retailers are performing, which ones are leading and lagging on different dimensions, and to what degree consumers think they’ll use these eCommerce sites post-pandemic.... Read More

Target Supply Chain Fulfillment; Lowe’s Invests in Digital; Amazon Staffing

According to our recent Target.com research, early supplier feedback has been positive on the addition of fresh and frozen items for Pickup and Drive Up, and Target seems committed to expanding this offering so that all stores are carrying fresh... Read More

Instacart Activations; Kroger eCommerce Profitability; Consumer Holiday Shopping Plans

Our latest research on Instacart suggests brands should first turn to Featured Products (i.e. paid search) with their activation budgets, maximizing that spend before moving to other activations. This is analogous to how many brands have approached their paid activation... Read More

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