AUG 20, 2021
The year 2021 marks a new era for retail and ecommerce. The pandemic drove a massive shift in almost everything digital, and while 2020 will remain an anomaly in terms of the frenzied pace of adoption, consumers’ new behavior is here to stay. Over the next five years, digital activities will continue growing from today’s accelerated base.
SEP 21, 2021
Take a look at some of Insider Intelligence's latest retail stories.
SEP 2, 2021
Article: A new era in retail and ecommerce is emerging. Article: US travel industry will gain just $550 million back in digital ad spending after 2020's $3 billion loss.
AUG 25, 2021
Article: A new era in retail and ecommerce is emerging. Article: Nearly 7 in 10 US consumers crave cash-back rewards on grocery purchases.
SEP 13, 2021
MAY 21, 2021
The retail experience emerging in 2021 suggests that companies need to be able to adjust to rapidly changing conditions—technology and taking chances will be key to that flexibility.
Curated by eMarketer, this special collection of interviews will help you understand how brands are focusing on innovation and digital integration as they modify their marketing strategies for the “new normal.”
MAY 9, 2021
In-store shopping will remain a crucial part of the retail sales funnel in China, even as ecommerce players continue to rack up record gross merchandise value (GMV). Pre-pandemic, ecommerce was already disrupting brick-and-mortar retail, but over the past year, retailers began to innovate more offline, leveraging new and existing technology.
JUL 30, 2020
JAN 28, 2021
In 2021, expect to see a convergence of content and commerce, led by the likes of Peloton, Lululemon, Nike and Apple. Amazon and Google are also getting into the act as well with Halo and Fitbit, and emerging services offerings.
JAN 28, 2020
Retailers across Western Europe are pioneering the use of AI to boost digital sales, and new options for delivery and returns are emerging. Yet Europe’s main markets have been slow to embrace social commerce.
NOV 14, 2019
AUG 2, 2021
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.
JUL 12, 2021
China’s second-largest annual shopping festival broke records last month, generating more sales and attracting more brands than ever before. Held each year around June 18, the 618 promotional event is still smaller than Singles’ Day, but its rising scale reflects a growing appetite for a midyear alternative to the November ecommerce extravaganza.
MAY 17, 2019
Technology has significantly changed the path to purchase. With massive improvements in mobile ordering, same-day delivery and voice technology, the traditional retail experience is viewed as inconvenient, thus no longer satisfying. Rightpoint shares four key takeaways to help companies develop a fluid commerce strategy that uses digital and physical channel interactions.
APR 16, 2021
JUN 22, 2020
Global retail ecommerce sales will decelerate to a 16.5% growth rate in 2020. Even as consumers transitioned en masse to ecommerce during the pandemic, the drag caused by multiple recessions internationally has reduced the overall outlook.
MAR 5, 2021
NOV 5, 2019
JUN 18, 2019
Social commerce is emerging as a major retail force because it delivers the convenience and efficiency of online shopping with the interactions and connections of a bygone era. Social commerce leverages social networks to power more personal, immersive transactions and drive an unparalleled shopping experience.