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Amazon aggressively discounted its own branded electronics for Prime Day this year, and the strategy seems to have worked as consumers scooped up Amazon Fire and Amazon Echo products.
8/21/2018by eMarketer Editors
Improving the customer experience is the driving force behind many retail initiatives, but it's also a top priority among supply chain and logistics professionals. A new report from Adelante SCM and BluJay Solutions found that customer experience is one of the leading factors in spurring supply chain innovation.
8/21/2018by Krista Garcia
Today's updates include Nordstrom, Advance Auto Parts, Zoes Kitchen and Kona Grill.
8/21/2018by Nicholas Pitsis
A new survey on smart speaker usage indicates widespread use. But the sample was small, and so, the debate continues.
8/20/2018by Krista Garcia
About one in five affluent consumers in the US make no use of any technology while in stores. That’s right: no price checks on a smartphone while shopping, no taking pictures of products and certainly no mobile payments.
8/20/2018by Jen King
According to a new study from Inmar, traditional grocery has been taking hits, not just from newer ecommerce options but also warehouse clubs and big box multichannel retailers. Grocery shoppers are spreading out their spend across more channels than ever, and even smaller retailers feel pressure to offer digital options.
8/20/2018by Krista Garcia
In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer analyst Andrew Lipsman discusses how emotions play a role in shopping behavior even if consumers don't think that they do.
8/20/2018by Marcus Johnson
Today's updates include Wal-Mart Stores (Sam's Club) , Macy's, SpartanNash and Murphy USA.
8/20/2018by Nicholas Pitsis
You’ve read a lot about the shopping habits of millennials and Generation Z, but it’s important to think outside of generational groupings too. RetailMeNot research reveals a new segment of consumers with impressive spending power.
8/19/2018by RetailMeNot
Global online marketplaces like Amazon and Alibaba have risen to prominence and are becoming a competitive threat to retailers and brands around the world. According to a 2018 Salesforce survey, merchants have reason to be concerned. Online buyers are starting their hunt for products on marketplaces with increased frequency.
8/17/2018by Krista Garcia