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eMarketer's "Do You Have a Second?" is a mini-podcast that offers a quick hit of the latest digital data. Today, we’re talking about new data exploring consumers' preferred payment methods, a report on rising smartphone commerce and a survey on consumer awareness of 5G technology.
1/4/2019by eMarketer Editors
Declining mall foot traffic and competition from direct-to-consumer brands and private-label offerings have hurt mid-tier merchants like Toys “R” Us and Sears. But dollar stores are flourishing.
1/3/2019by Lucy Koch
Retail is undergoing a technological transformation that is driving retailers to automate redundant tasks and revamp their mobile strategies.
1/2/2019by Ross Benes
In-store shoppers will abandon a retailer if they encounter a rude employee, while online shoppers will cut off shopping with a retailer if a shipment never arrives.
1/2/2019by Rimma Kats
The numbers aren't in yet, but Walmart might have overtaken Amazon as the largest digital grocery player in the US.
1/1/2019by Jasmine Enberg
In the past few years, some key ecommerce players—including Amazon, China’s Alibaba, and eBay—have rolled out visual search tools that allow users to submit images as queries instead of text.
1/1/2019by Rahul Chadha
In 2018, Amazon kept pushing the envelope, and not just in the retail space. It tested the healthcare market, spoke up in the voice-assistant space, solidified its place as a major player in the digital advertising world, and rolled out private labels at a furious pace. Oh, and it appears to be poised to create a major brick-and-mortar footprint in the near future. In this "Behind the Numbers" playlist, track eMarketer's coverage of Amazon through the year.
12/26/2018by eMarketer Editors
eMarketer's "Do You Have a Second?" is a mini-podcast that offers a quick hit of the latest digital data. Today, we’re talking about new data suggesting that Amazon has not made much headway with grocery sales, consumers' reasons for buying new TVs, and holiday shoppers' hatred of crowds.
12/22/2018by eMarketer Editors
eMarketer's "Do You Have a Second?" is a mini-podcast that offers a quick hit of the latest digital data. Today, we’re talking about online returns for the holiday season, apparel discounting over the Thanksgiving shopping period and consumers' resolutions for the New Year.
12/21/2018by eMarketer Editors
Mobile payments have been thought to be on the cusp of widespread adoption for several years now. But most consumers have responded to the technology with a noncommittal shrug.
12/20/2018by Rahul Chadha