Retail & Ecommerce

Latin America leads in cryptocurrency ownership, with 30% of adults there holding the digital assets. Within the region, ownership jumps as high as 45% in Argentina.

We spoke with Pat Bigatel, general manager of Amazon ShopLocal, which helps third-party sellers reach more customers by listing products in Amazon’s store and offering local customers the opportunity for same-day order pickup. Amazon Local Selling launched in October 2021 as a way to extend support to local retailers.

While Amazon has the largest share of holiday ecommerce sales this year at 41.9%, Apple will post the strongest growth at 36.9%.

Amazon customers will be able to checkout with Venmo in 2022, which should drive the app’s revenues.

Amazon is adding Venmo as a payment method to reach younger shoppers: The partnership marks progress in PayPal’s efforts to monetize the mobile app and may pave the way for similar deals.

It's teaming up with Amber Group, Bitkub, and CoinJar in a region where 45% of consumers plan to use cryptos in the next year.

Find out how best to implement a customer data platform (CDP), and how marketing, analytics, and technology executives are embracing CDPs to operationalize data to power in-the-moment experiences.

Apple and Chewy will see the fastest ecommerce sales growth of the top 15 online retailers in the US this year, at 25.7% and 25.0% over 2020, respectively.

Its focus on attracting large and diverse businesses cushioned revenues and volume. Now, it's looking to BNPL, cryptos, and Cash App.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been growing in importance to holiday ecommerce for more than a decade, despite the persistent myth that early holiday promotions would pull demand forward to take the wind out of these promotions.

Allbirds’ shares soar in its stock market debut: The success shows that consumers increasingly want to transact with environmentally responsible and sustainable companies.

Square opened its Cash App ecosystem to 13-17 year olds under parental supervision in the hopes of creating life-long users.

Insider Intelligence spoke with Reham Fagiri, co-founder and CEO of NYC-based AptDeco, an ecommerce platform that enables individuals to sell and buy used furniture.

Just 7% of US adults are very likely to use buy now, pay later (BNPL) services this holiday season.