LONDON: Amazon is reportedly in talks with some of Europe’s leading insurance firms about offering products for a new price comparison website in the UK, which could see the US retail giant disrupt yet another business sector if the plan goes ...
SEATTLE: Amazon, and many external surveys, suggest that voice shopping is big business. It has become a key part of both its and Google’s smart-speaker offers, but a report from The Information contradicts this, claiming that just 2% of ...
LONDON: The problems facing UK high streets, such as parking difficulties and rising costs, have been exacerbated by e-commerce, and a new report finds that even older consumers are now routinely shopping online.
HONG KONG: JD.com, the online retailer, is shifting its focus from simply retailing towards technology that can be placed at the service of brands both online and offline, a leading executive has said.
NEW DELHI: Vacancy levels at leading Indian malls are falling as more global brands seek bricks-and-mortar retail space, while, ahead of its annual Prime Day event, Amazon has experimented with VR kiosks in some of the country’s most popular ...
CANNES: Despite continuous innovation in the media sector, creative shops have struggled to bring clients compelling strategic data that can ease conversations with the C-suite, according to one client-side marketer.
LONDON: Business rate changes that push up costs for retailers with city-centre properties and at the same time reduce costs for online competitors’ out-of-town warehouses are adding to the woes of the British high street.
Saravana Jaikumar, Journal of Advertising Research, Digital First, June 2018
In e-marketplaces, consumers often have to choose a seller from which to purchase a product. The author argues that seller choice depends on both evaluations of the display price of the product, related to anchoring, and sellers’ review volume, related to assimilation-contrast.
BEIJING: Tmall and JD.com account for over 80% of China’s e-commerce market, but it’s not necessarily either/or for brands concerned that the rivalry between the two platforms may have an impact on their own strategies.
Euromonitor Strategy Briefings, June 2017
This report offers a global outlook for the apparel and footwear market, examining the performance of its various categories comparatively, against other consumer industries and across regions and markets.
This article, taken from the Warc Toolkit 2017 report, looks at the growing number of brands that are exploring direct-to-consumer (DTC) opportunities with the help of apps, buy buttons and subscription services.