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Club Channel Digital Funding; Shopify Growth; Amazon AVNs

CRC’s recent research on the club channel suggests both Costco and Sam’s Club are coming to vendors asking for digital funding. Our work suggests Costco is still resistant to sacrifice margin within its eCommerce business and is working to get... Read More

Amazon Strategic Account

Amazon SAS Program; Shop Pay Expands; Amazon 1Q21 Sales Growth

Amazon has increasingly pushed manufacturers to invest in what they now call their Strategic Account Services (SAS) resource [previously known as Strategic Vendor Services (SVS) and Amazon Vendor Services (AVS)]. In our recent manufacturer benchmark, 44% reported currently using the... Read More

Amazon Reaches 3Q Revenue; Wayfair Growth Rate; Commerce Marketing Funding

Last week, Amazon reported its total revenue grew 37% in 3Q, reaching $96B (vs. $89B in the previous quarter), with North American revenue decelerating slightly to 39% Y/Y (vs. 43% in Q2). Overall, however, Amazon’s 3Q20 results suggest consumers demonstrated an elevated... Read More

Optimizing eCommerce Teams; TikTok Partners with Shopify; eBay Elevated US Growth

Just as the eCommerce industry has accelerated, hiring and investment plans originally slated for years out have also been accelerated, as 81% of brands report either slightly (48%) or significantly (33%) ramping up eCommerce investments relative to pre-pandemic plans. On... Read More

General Merchandise Spend Increases; SpartanNash Deal; Direct to Consumer Strategy

General Merchandise spend intentions have increased to a net 22% of shoppers anticipating buying more over the next 30 days (vs. a net 13% in July), likely in part due to Prime Day and other deal days from competing retailers. Apparel,... Read More

eCommerce Growth; Bezos’ Testimony; eBay and Shopify 2Q Results

According to our interview with Michael Lagoni, Founder and CEO of Stackline, eCommerce growth has normalized around 60-70% year over year for the past several months. This is down from 80-90% growth in March and April, but is well above... Read More

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

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

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... Read More

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