Sustainability is a hot topic, especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In 2021, most ecommerce buyers, sellers, and logistics firms are taking steps to be more eco-friendly. But commitment and progress are patchy.
According to the Blockthrough survey, 21.4% of US internet users said they’d be likely to share their personal information in exchange for incentives like shopping discounts, and 36.6% were neither likely nor unlikely. Balancing What Feels Invasive vs. Helpful.
The coronavirus pandemic has been disastrous for the vast majority of Europe’s retailers. Digital retail has benefitted, though. In Germany, we expect retail ecommerce sales to rise 16.2% this year, and total $92.33 billion.
Don’t confuse social commerce with ecommerce. Social media platforms will never be Amazon. While most traditional ecommerce purchases start with a product search—which requires intent—social media’s sweet spot lies in discovery.
By contrast, far fewer internet users in Italy (37%), Spain (36%), and Japan (30%) are comfortable with apparel by way of thrift stores, consignment shops, and other resellers. More like this:. Report: US Generation Z Shopping Behaviors. Article: Q&A: thredUP talks about resale as the future for retail brands. Article: H&M challenged with merging affordable fashion and expensive tech.