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Today's updates include Pier 1 Imports, Levi Strauss & Co., Express, Stein Mart, Shoe Carnival and Ingles Markets.
7/13/2018by Nicholas Pitsis
When it comes to the US ecommerce market, Amazon is leaving the competition in the dust. This year, the online shopping juggernaut will capture 49.1% of the market, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast on the top 10 US ecommerce retailers, up from a 43.5% share last year.
7/13/2018by eMarketer Editors
As in many industries, there is a gap between consumer expectations and business execution for restaurants. Operators are often slow to adopt new technologies and those that they've implemented aren't always satisfactory. A February 2018 survey by BRP and Windstream Enterprise found that restaurant operators met consumer expectations on only two factors: mobile payments and free Wi-Fi.
7/12/2018by Krista Garcia
How much of an impact has Amazon's annual Prime membership increase really had on consumers? Not that much, according to a recent survey from AlixPartners, which polled 1,124 US internet users in July.
7/12/2018by Rimma Kats
If it seems like there’s been a flurry of retail acquisitions and partnerships recently, it’s not your imagination. Due to slow organic growth, retail and consumer products companies are turning to often smaller, nimbler companies to boost digital innovation—from getting better consumer insights to cutting-edge logistics.
7/11/2018by Krista Garcia
Today's updates include Tilly's, Zumiez, Caleres and Five Below.
7/11/2018by Nicholas Pitsis
Armed with a lengthy list of needed school supplies, US mothers are upping their omnichannel approach for the back-to-school season, according to a new survey.
7/11/2018by Jen King
Today's updates include Bed Bath & Beyond, Oxford Industries, and PriceSmart.
7/10/2018by Nicholas Pitsis
Multiple studies have shown price plays a strong role in shopping decisions. It's why dollar stores have thrived for the past decade and why many consumers choose to shop online instead of in-store. Still, for many brands, there is a risk in being perceived too strongly for value.
7/10/2018by Krista Garcia
eMarketer has released its ranking of the top 10 ecommerce retailers in China. Combined, the retailers on this list will account for more than 85% of all retail ecommerce sales in the country this year. As expected, Alibaba will take the top spot, with a 58.2% share of all retail ecommerce sales. JD.com will rank second with a 16.3% share.
7/10/2018by eMarketer Editors