JAN 4, 2021
The combination of growing inventory, brands pulling back ad spend, and the overall rising tide of ecommerce growth has reopened opportunities for many D2Cs.
APR 30, 2020
As of that date, 500 million worldwide accounts also used WhatsApp’s stories, or “Status” as it’s called on the app. That was the last date Facebook released stats on Stories usage for those properties. Snapchat had 229 million worldwide daily active users (DAUs) in Q1 2020. It doesn’t say how many of those users use Stories, but it’s probable that many do.
JUL 13, 2021
A massive leap forward for Canada’s retail ecommerce market resulted from the pandemic. The momentum continues this year.
JUL 15, 2021
Ecommerce helped retail out of a sticky spot during the pandemic, and those habits formed during lockdowns will endure, as digital demands more attention than ever—37.5% of all retail sales this year will be ecommerce sales.
JUL 8, 2021
Learn how the pandemic, the biggest disruption to consumer retail spending in recent years, impacted US retail—and how it will impact your planning for 2021 and beyond.
JUL 23, 2021
We estimate that 5.7 million people in the country (ages 14 and older) will purchase a retail good via a social network in 2021. This amounts to just over 30% of all internet users—one of the highest rates in the world—and represents an 8.6% increase over 2020. Like many countries, Australia saw a boom in ecommerce sales last year (53.0% growth!)
JUL 14, 2021
This report explores the pandemic’s impact on total retail, ecommerce, and mcommerce sales in Latin America, with breakouts for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. It also examines key drivers fueling regional market movements in 2021 and beyond.
JUL 12, 2021
The pandemic boosted retail ecommerce sales across the world and fueled double-digit gains in France and Germany in 2020. This year, both countries will see single-digit growth, as physical retail begins to recover.
JUN 29, 2021
Splitit partnered with UAE-based BNPL provider tabby, and Singapore-based fintech Fave launched its BNPL service in Singapore and Malaysia as global appetite for installment lending services increases.
MAR 18, 2021
5G networking services are starting to gain traction with consumers—and the retail industry. This report explores the role of 5G in the retail industry and discusses five applications of 5G wireless networks that can enhance or transform retail.
JAN 27, 2021
FEB 17, 2021
The 2020 holiday season’s unprecedented ecommerce surge helped total US retail spending remain positive, setting the tone for healthy outlook for 2021 holiday season growth.
FEB 3, 2021
These sales will account for 13.1% of total ecommerce sales this year. By contrast, US social commerce will reach $36.09 billion—one-tenth that of China—while accounting for 4.3% of US ecommerce sales. While modest today, the US market is growing fast.
JAN 21, 2021
“Ecommerce volumes doubled in Canada during the first wave of the pandemic,” said Bruce Winder, a Toronto-based retail analyst and author of “Retail Before, During & After COVID-19.” “As a result, we’re going to see considerably higher ecommerce penetration rates across almost all retail categories post-pandemic.”.
JAN 14, 2021
Retail ecommerce sales in Western Europe rose by 26.3% in 2020, to €481.54 billion ($539.18 billion). The pandemic is fueling other shifts in the retail landscape, too, such as a greater focus on buying local.
DEC 14, 2020
Steve Lesnard, CMO and global vice president of product creation at The North Face, speaks with eMarketer vice president of business development Marissa Coslov about responding to shifts in consumer behavior trends, such as increased online searches for outdoor activities, and more.
JUL 23, 2021
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NOV 4, 2020
This will be a tough year for holiday season retail in the UK. Shoppers will spend less in 2020, and much of their spend will fall outside the traditional November–December time frame, leading to the lowest holiday retail sales total since 2015.
SEP 29, 2020
How much will Prime Day 2020 generate in ecommerce sales? We forecast that it will generate $9.91 billion in worldwide sales for Amazon, up 43% from last year’s event. What are the top drivers of Prime membership? Fast and free shipping remains the top reason for subscribing to Prime, but Prime Video has become an important benefit that attracts new members and keeps them around.
MAR 14, 2021
In contrast, even pre-pandemic, Amazon accounted for a large portion of total US ecommerce sales, and its dominance has only continued to grow stateside. Have any other factors impacted D2C trading? As expected, Brexit has had an impact on companies selling via direct channels from Europe into the UK and on UK companies selling into the EU.
NOV 22, 2020
The food and beverage category is seeing the biggest gains in retail ecommerce sales growth this year as more consumers have gotten comfortable shopping online amid the pandemic. Over the past few months, Kellogg’s has also experienced this digital growth and implemented ongoing efforts to adapt to the rapidly changing retail environment.
NOV 23, 2020
“As marketing and ecommerce sales become increasingly interconnected, there’s a need to put valuable sales data in the hands of marketers in real time,” he said. “Empowering the ad technology platforms, and the agencies that are making the retail media buying decisions, with valuable product-level analytics from ecommerce teams will help connect the dots and open the floodgates for more spend.”.
SEP 3, 2020
The CPG vertical will make up 14.4% of all US digital ad spending and will only be outspent by retail and financial services. Essential goods and personal care products gave CPG advertisers reasons to keep spending during the pandemic. Retail and ecommerce sales will be down overall, but these CPG subcategories will be among the few to see sales growth.
NOV 2, 2020
Walmart has enjoyed standout success in ecommerce sales this year, as an important source of groceries and other everyday goods during the pandemic. Walmart will net 4.9% of US ecommerce channel ad spending this year, compared with Amazon’s 75.9%.
APR 2, 2019
This year, we expect China’s total retail ecommerce sales will grow more than 30%, reaching nearly $2 trillion—the highest-grossing retail ecommerce market worldwide, according to our latest forecast. Behind China, the US retail ecommerce market will reach $600.63 billion in sales, growing nearly 15% year over year.