JUL 2, 2020
As a result, we now expect there to be a 10.5% decline in total US retail sales this year, with a 14.0% drop in brick-and-mortar sales. The news isn't dire for all retail channels. Ecommerce is poised to grow 18.0% following a 14.9% gain in 2019, further evidence of the digital shift.
AUG 20, 2020
The closures of brick-and-mortars for extended portions of 2020 have given new life to desktop/laptop advertising and staved off further inroads by mobile. Ad spending on mobile had been growing much faster in recent years and carving away share relatively quickly. However, with more people staying home, in-store mobile targeting—an emerging trend for retailers—has declined in importance.
MAY 12, 2022
Lowering fees will be hardest for players like MoneyGram that have expansive brick-and-mortar networks to maintain. To make up the difference, they must grow volume or diversify into value-added services. Three key crypto remittance players are challenging incumbents for market share:.
OCT 12, 2020
The pandemic has accelerated ecommerce growth in the US this year, with online sales reaching a level not previously expected until 2022. In our Q3 US retail forecast, the top 10 retailers by ecommerce sales will tighten their grip on the retail market.
JUN 3, 2021
“We'll continue to see more and more frictionless experiences, whether it be through a virtual wallet; or in a brick-and-mortar store, the ability to just pick up goods, scan them yourself; or via in-store scanning mechanisms, and you can just walk out with them,” said Pete Stein, global lead for experience and commerce at Merkle. “That trend of contactless is going to continue in a pretty big way.”.
AUG 20, 2021
The retailer saw notable sales growth as consumers returned to stores post-vaccine, and recent partnerships might continue the trend—if delta doesn’t get in the way.
OCT 15, 2020
While our ecommerce business has grown, we don’t want to discount the brick-and-mortar side. During the pandemic, Walmart and Target remained open, and they’re two of our largest national footprints. And because of their importance to consumers during this difficult time, they were also performing really strongly.
NOV 23, 2020
As it enjoys a boost from 2020’s rapid shift of retail sales from brick-and-mortar to ecommerce, Amazon is continuing to build its ad business in the same key areas we have identified in the past. Moving up the funnel. It all started with Sponsored Products, but Amazon’s ad business has come a long way from there.
APR 1, 2020
For the first time, we are breaking out direct-to-consumer (D2C) ecommerce sales. We define D2C companies as digitally native brands that started as independent online retailers selling directly to consumers. Our estimates exclude travel and event tickets, payments (such as bill pay, taxes or money transfers), food or drink services, gambling and other vice good sales.
JUN 10, 2020
All of this paints a difficult picture for brick-and-mortar stores. Given these preexisting trends and the difficult H1 caused by the quarantines and subsequent consumer apprehension about in-person shopping, we forecast a 14.3% decline for brick-and-mortar retail in 2020. Key Takeaways.
MAY 9, 2022
Think creatively for solutions to local challenges, especially in last-mile delivery and payment, like partnerships with brick-and-mortar stores, and seek out local influencers. Find local partners with whom to pool resources and share know-how to overcome infrastructure difficulties, tackle the digital divide, and facilitate technology adoption. Empower local sellers. Read Next. Sources.
DEC 10, 2021
Adding these new programs takes the brick-and-mortar charges out of the revenue stream and moves health systems toward more value-based care models and partnerships with digital health providers. Success will go to hospitals that see digital health capabilities as “need to have” rather than “nice to have.” Some major health systems are committing real money to their programs—and partnerships.
MAR 10, 2020
Target’s brick-and-mortar and ecommerce businesses have demonstrated momentum over the past two years, led by strong merchandising, improved online delivery and the popularity of curbside pickup. Leading the second half of the top 10 at No. 6 with 1.5% market share is online furniture marketplace Wayfair, which we expect to be the pacesetter (along with Walmart) for growth at 27.0%.
MAY 23, 2022
TikTok has expanded its partnership with location data provider Foursquare to allow advertisers to connect ad campaign views to in-store visits for more visibility into TikTok’s impact on brick-and-mortar traffic.
JAN 21, 2020
Even those best-in-class physical-first retailers will need to adapt to the digital environment, though. Department store John Lewis & Partners is often held up as a brick-and-mortar store that has fully embraced digital, offering multiple delivery and return options, as well as trialing such things as in-store virtual reality. In 2019, it topped Forrester’s UK Customer Experience Index rankings.
JUL 9, 2021
What is it about these brands that allows them to grow, largely, without the assistance of traditional brick-and-mortar distribution or marketplaces like Amazon?
FEB 24, 2022
However, the brand has committed to investing around £5 million ($6.9 million) to brick-and-mortar modernization across Europe, so it doesn’t seem like there has been an immediate financial hit. Gen X: Bringing Balance to Campaigns Will Pay Dividends. These folks have been around digital for long enough to understand the benefits, but it’s not the be-all-and-end-all of their day-to-day lives.
JAN 21, 2021
In addition to overcoming barriers to online shopping that once existed, consumers are more uncomfortable visiting brick-and-mortar stores during the pandemic. A September 2020 survey conducted by Google Canada found that 30% of respondents indicated they were nervous to shop in-store, and 35% said social distancing measures made it harder to shop.
SEP 1, 2020
“With brick-and-mortar shopping, we were already shifting toward a more local convenience model, and that was exacerbated because we couldn’t leave our own neighborhoods,” said James Hanscomb, head of ecommerce at GroupM Services for the UK and EMEA.
MAY 7, 2020
According to IRI, most US grocery shoppers stuck with brick-and-mortar stores even in the face of out-of-stock items. Three in 10 primary grocery shoppers surveyed April 10-12 said they had gone to a different physical store if they couldn’t find something at their preferred retailer, while another 26% just waited and later went back to their usual store.
SEP 3, 2020
Additionally, pandemic-related retail closures and consumer reluctance to visit brick-and-mortars have reduced in-store advertising. Digital display has helped the industry focus more on performance ads. By placing ads on social and video platforms, performance features can be added to brand messages, with the ability to implement advanced targeting and drive traffic to ecommerce platforms. Search.
JUN 30, 2022
Understanding the impact of TikTok on brick-and-mortar visits is imperative, as many TikTok-inspired purchases take place off-platform. But there are some limitations: Measurement looks at incremental sales lift, not whether an individual viewer of a TikTok ad made a purchase in-store.
FEB 9, 2022
These new entrants can charge less, in part, because they’re not operating complex brick-and-mortar networks. In addition to implementing their own digital solutions to keep down transfer costs and avoid losing market share, providers may look to diversify their revenue streams. Providers can achieve this by introducing new products and solutions.
MAR 18, 2021
A new paradigm of physical retail, created and accelerated by the pandemic’s disruptive forces, is ready to emerge. In the coming year, the “retail apocalypse” will reach a crescendo as many teetering legacy retailers close hundreds of locations. In their place, frictionless, digitally enabled retail experiences will dot the landscape.
JUL 15, 2021
This year the gap will shrink with 37.5% for ecommerce and 62.5% for brick and mortar. Which ecommerce categories rode out the lockdowns best? Online, the food and beverage and household goods categories benefited from UK lockdowns. Older age groups adapted to online grocery shopping, boosting the food and beverage category.