The proposed new tariffs on Chinese imports haven't been enacted yet, though Friday President Donald Trump threatened such a tax at "short notice." Larger retailers might not feel the effects immediately since many manufacturers have likely stocked up in anticipation, but smaller retailers unable to warehouse extra inventory could feel the squeeze sooner.
Rob Gonzalez, co-founder and executive vice president of business development at Salsify, explains how brands can use Amazon reviews—the good and the bad—to their benefit.
Much of the growth in UK ad spend in digital channels through 2019 is expected to come from mobile.
Both companies announced shrinking brand portfolios this week, but the factors that necessitated these closures weren't exactly the same. Sears Holdings has been struggling for some time, while Lowe's continues to lag behind The Home Depot.
In the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers" podcast, analyst Rahul Chadha and forecaster Showmik Podder break down some of the key data in eMarketer's new estimates for mobile app usage. Which app categories are growing fastest, and why?
For some shoppers, a long wait in line at the supermarket may lead them to head out the door. And they don't always make the purchase somewhere else: They may just abandon it altogether.
Consumers don't necessarily mind going into stores, but they do expect brick-and-mortar retailers to behave differently than they once did. In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer Analyst Andrew Lipsman discusses what shoppers expect and how retailers can meet them halfway.
Three regional executives from eBay, OLX and PayPal discuss ecommerce trends in the region and how their companies found early success in the market.
One-hour curbside pickup is the latest Amazon benefit granted to Whole Foods Market shoppers using the Prime Now app. Getting items to shoppers quickly and more conveniently (not to mention cost-effectively) is where the retail battle is being fought.
According to a July 2018 CivicScience survey, nearly 60% of US consumers would rather have their items rung up by a cashier than use a self-service register.
Doom and gloom often surrounds discussion of brick-and-mortar retail. It's hard not to see the demise of traditional stores like Sears and Toys 'R' Us as bellwethers for the industry. Many stores are closing locations but is it as dire as it seems on the surface?
Grocery apps are some of the fastest-growing apps in the US, according to eMarketer’s latest app usage forecast. This year, 18.0 million US adults will use a grocery app at least once a month, up 49.6% over last year.
In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," eMarketer analyst Andrew Lipsman talks about Amazon's recent efforts to transform grocery shopping, including the launch of its second cashierless convenience store.
Online grocery categories can be divided into two camps: perishable items and the so-called center store products that have longer shelf lives. A Field Agent survey found US online grocery shoppers are more comfortable buying CPG products digitally.
According to a new study from Inmar, traditional grocery has been taking hits, not just from newer ecommerce options but also warehouse clubs and big box multichannel retailers. Grocery shoppers are spreading out their spend across more channels than ever, and even smaller retailers feel pressure to offer digital options.
Global online marketplaces like Amazon and Alibaba have risen to prominence and are becoming a competitive threat to retailers and brands around the world. According to a 2018 Salesforce survey, merchants have reason to be concerned. Online buyers are starting their hunt for products on marketplaces with increased frequency.
When given the choice between a paper or electronic receipt in a store, most shoppers aren’t interested in going paperless.
Grocery executives are proud of the technological progress their industry has made in recent years, but at the same time, they remain fearful of being left behind.
Older consumers often get short shrift in studies about online shopping behavior because they aren't digital natives like coveted Gen Z and millennials. But it makes sense that older consumers who may not drive or who may have trouble carrying groceries would take advantage of online grocery delivery if they could.
Shoppers are open to various types of retail technologies—even those that were once considered too creepy. But consumers’ shopping expectations do not align with retailers’ capabilities, according to a recent study.