When buying fast-moving consumer goods, shoppers are purchasing less, but purchasing more often, according to Nielsen data. The shift is particularly distinct among digital retailers.
The average revenue growth for Amazon, Alibaba and JD.com was more than seven times that of the worldwide retail sector in 2016.
Asked about the steps they had taken to improve their in-store shopping experience, retail decision-makers tended to focus on simple physical changes, rather than tech-oriented solutions.
The launch of Amazon’s marketplace is expected to upend any number of product categories among retailers in the country.
The NRF's new report on consumer attitudes found that for most product categories, the majority of purchases continue to take place in physical stores.
Ecommerce has grown steadily in France, but at a more modest pace than in leading retail ecommerce nations like the UK. However, a recent study has found nearly half of millennials surveyed in France were positive on social commerce, which could help boost ecommerce in the country.
More than half of all US consumers purchase consumer packaged goods online, a new survey found. These digital shoppers tend to be young and can be found all across the country, not merely isolated in coastal enclaves.
While US consumers seek information across a variety of digital channels when considering a purchase, two entities in particular play an outsized role: Google and Amazon. And according to a new survey, more than half of the Amazon users said it was the first place they looked.
Walmart's alliance with Google gives it a presence in new channels and exposure via new technology, but visibility is low—at least for now.
Data from a Fluent survey underscores the challenges meal kits face in developing a large audience, but it also points up the relative interest in meal kits among millennials. As in other surveys, meal-kit prices remain a sticking point.