Sales on Flipkart and Amazon during the 15-day October festival period in India fell short of the $5bn analysts had expected, according to RedSeer Consulting, but the e-commerce giants each performed strongly in certain areas.
E-commerce is all about creating a frictionless experience to help ease shoppers in and out of the platform, but Alibaba turned that approach on its head for Singles Day, with a “stickiness strategy” to keep people on its sites for longer.
This GroupM report recaps the pre-sale, warm-up and breakout periods of key e-commerce players in China like Tmall and JD, who are seeking market growth from new users, new categories, new consumption occasions, and new content.
Jenny Chan, WARC Exclusive, November 2019
Singles' Day 2019, akin to Cyber Monday or Black Friday in the US, has raked in more cash in the bank than 2018 and hit US$38.4 billion in gross merchandise volume worldwide, though the GMV number doesn't tell the complete story.
Best Media Research/Analytics, Best Media Research using Proprietary Data, 2019
Flipkart, an online selling store, leads the e-commerce space in India, but Amazon, with its significantly larger media spend, started to close the gap, so Flipkart needed a smarter way to reach its core audience while maximizing ROI.
MMA Smarties, Bronze, X (Global), 2019
Mercado Libre, an e-commerce platform, increased its traffic and unique user count throughout Latin America, by launching a campaign focused on the 20-year purchase history of its users and creating over 20 different video creatives featuring them.
Flipkart, the Walmart-owned e-commerce platform, has launched Flipkart Video Originals, two months after it introduced a free video streaming service to draw new users from small towns and cities in India.
Amazon, the e-commerce giant, has the potential to “fulfill a promise that traditional television never could” if it decides to ramp up its video advertising endeavours, according to a paper in the Journal of Advertising Research (JAR).
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has released a five-year plan that sets out an ambitious target of serving more than one billion annual active consumers through its China consumer business by 2024.
One of Chinese e-commerce’s major players, JD.com, has launched a new social e-commerce service dubbed Jingxi, to compete in the fast-growing group-purchase space where young challengers like Pinduoduo are flourishing, with particular strength in ...
Starbucks, a coffee company and coffeehouse chain, engaged with UK customers by launching a social media campaign across a number of years, which saw it make its cups an icon and launch a series of events.
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