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2Q21 eCommerce Results

eCommerce Highlights from Retailers’ 2Q21 Results

Shopify was the clear winner this quarter with 40% growth on top of 118% in 2020, driven by sustained strength in GMV and contributions from their POS offering and social commerce partnerships. Management noted that omnichannel opportunities will continue to... Read More

2021 Virtual Walmart Forum

Amazon Exceeds Walmart in Size; 2021 Amazon Growth Forecasts

Earlier this week Walmart reported their 2Q FY2022 earnings, bringing their total sales for the last year (ending in July) to $566 billion. Comparatively, Amazon made history this quarter by boasting an estimated $610B in total sales in the same... Read More

eCommerce Research Reports

Prime Day Recap; Recent eCommerce Conferences; Target Promotional Activity

  Amazon released a Prime Day statement on in the form of an eCommerce research report. The statement detailed the sales of small business products from the two-week "Spend $10, Get $10" promotion leading up to Prime Day, which was... Read More

Online Grocery Convenience

Online Grocery Convenience; Amazon Apparel; Retail Memberships

Based on our recent survey, convenience and saving time were the top two reasons cited by consumers for why they buy groceries online, which aligns with the results of our 2020 survey as well. These are characteristics that should be... Read More

Amazon demand trends

Strong Amazon Demand; Target’s Same-Day Delivery Services; Q4 Digital Sales

Our research suggests demand trends remain very strong 1Q to-date and brands and Amazon management alike expect elevated demand to continue for the near term at least. In many categories, Amazon appears to be ordering aggressively in 1Q as it works... Read More

Amazon Business Growth

Jeff Bezos’s Transition; Walmart Connect; Amazon 4Q Results

Amazon announced this week that Jeff Bezos would be transitioning from CEO to Executive Chairman, passing the baton to Andy Jassy, long-time CEO of Amazon Web Services. Based on reports, Jassy is a well-respected executive at Amazon, essentially starting and... Read More

Amazon Fresh B&M

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

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... Read More

Omnichannel & Pureplay Collaboration; Commerce Marketing Growth; COVID-19 Concessions

In our latest benchmark research on team collaboration, an increasing number of brands are connecting their Amazon teams with their omnichannel teams. This is because emerging omnichannel retailers often model their digital business and strategies after Amazon. About half of... Read More

Amazon Strengthens Advertising & Supply Chain; 2021 Outlook

Brands continued to lean heavily into paid search in the fourth quarter as 56% reported increasing their spend compared to only 6% cutting back. Also, 33% of brands report spending more on media and DSP with Amazon in 4Q compared... Read More

Walmart Media Group; Marketplaces; ’21 Amazon Forecasts

Our research suggests Walmart is expanding its advertising inventory meaningfully and asking vendors to significantly increase their investments with Walmart Media Group (WMG). With Walmart’s new integrated merchandising structure, WMG team members are beginning to join more meetings between the... Read More

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