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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Social Path to Purchase, Singles Day, Amazon Chargebacks

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Social Media in the eCommerce Path to Purchase US consumers are using social media across most phases of the path to purchase. Perhaps unsurprisingly, shoppers report that they are commonly using social media platforms to discover new products, although even that increased meaningfully this year. More surprising is the growing…

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Dropshipping, Kroger Online, YouTube

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Dropshipping Capability Growth In our 2019 supply chain benchmark, 56% of manufacturers we polled indicated they currently have dropship capability, an increase from 40% from last year’s benchmark. Hardline manufacturers tend to outpace CPG companies with this capability as CPG products tend to be very difficult to economically ship directly…

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Social Commerce, Free Fresh, Amazon Growth

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Social's Not Just for Inspiration Our research indicates that the usage of social media has increased significantly in eCommerce with 42% of consumers now using social media “almost always” or “often” in their research process, up from 32% last year. This is consistent with growth in overall social media usage…

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