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In this latest blog ahead of Kantar’s eCommerce & Digital Strategy Conference on May 15-16, keynote speaker Andrew Pearl, VP Strategy and Insight at Profitero, offers his insight on how analytics is transforming omnichannel and pureplay operational models. In our 2018 Global eCommerce ...

 
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Own a car? You can be an Uber driver. Own a home? You can be an Airbnb host. What about owning a smartphone? Now you can open your own store. That’s the concept behind Storr, a digital marketplace that brings the gig economy to retailing. With a beta launched in January 2019, Storr enables ...

 
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The Wall Street Journal reported today that Amazon might launch a grocery store business. While the Amazon team has not confirmed the report, a few hypotheses emerge about how Amazon might approach the future of its grocery business: Amazon could use new physical spaces as dark stores ...

 
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Lowe’s fourth-quarter performance reflected some of the difficulties the retailer experienced from challenging the status quo in 2018. Lowe’s reported a net loss of USD824 million on a 1% increase in sales in the quarter. While a weaker housing market in Canada and unfavorable winter ...

 
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Deconsolidation Deadlock

25 Feb 2019  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 9, 2019 Big retailers command big headlines and big headlines often become industry-speak. Nowhere is this truer then when Jack Ma proclaimed that Alibaba would champion “New Retail.” Within a few weeks, nearly everyone in our beloved industry was ...

 
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Are your kids glued to the screen playing “Fortnite”? Or perhaps you caught Tyler “Ninja” Blevins starring in last week’s Super Bowl commercial for the NFL 100? Regardless of your familiarity (or lack thereof) with video games, esports (electronic sports) are starting ...

 
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After a successful 2018 holiday season, Amazon posted worldwide quarterly net sales growth of 20% to USD72.4 billion and operating income growth of 78%, or USD3.8 billion. Amazon’s net sales for fiscal year 2018 reached USD232.9 billion, up 31% year over year, and operating income was ...

 
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Last year we brought to you a flash guide to monetizing the moment by trading on interest around the Royal Wedding. This year, we’ve put together a comprehensive, week-by-week guide on other key moments for retailers and brands to activate around when it comes to merchandising and marketing. ...

 
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Boxed.com, the bulk online retailer, is taking steps to further differentiate itself from Amazon in the consumables space. For the first three months of 2019, Boxed is reportedly serving as the exclusive seller of two new Coca-Cola products — 12 packs of Smartwater Alkaline and Smartwater ...

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