NOV 12, 2021
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.
OCT 11, 2021
The Home Depot can offer same-day delivery before competitors like Lowe’s, and Walmart gets a big-name client to help launch the service. The two have little overlap in product offerings, so there’s no worry of competition there.
OCT 20, 2021
SEP 27, 2021
While delivery intermediaries do eat into retailers’ margins and take over their customer relationships, such partnerships enable grocers to provide same-day service without a great deal of investment and grant them access to large customer bases.
SEP 13, 2021
Both Capsule and Medly let consumers manage all their meds on their phone and track same day-deliveries, which are features consumers increasingly want: About 49% of consumers wish their healthcare experience was smoother and more intuitive, like experiences with Amazon and Uber.
SEP 21, 2021
The retailer carved out an early stake in same-day, third-party delivery by acquiring Shipt in 2017, which it has used to roll out same-day delivery. Target also has a substantial retail footprint with more than 1,900 locations—though not as significant as Walmart or Kroger. Challenges:.
APR 14, 2021
Same Day ACH speeds up the process by offering three same-day processing windows, enabling funds to be available hours after a transaction is initiated.
NOV 17, 2021
Faster competition could stunt growth of Same Day ACH. The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) launched Same Day ACH payments in March 2018, cutting settlement speeds from three to five business days to a matter of hours. Same Day still only accounted for approximately 1.3% of ACH payments in 2020.
AUG 20, 2021
But it may push consumers to shop online instead of in-store and increase use of same-day pickup services, mirroring 2020 shopping trends.
JUL 20, 2021
Two large nonprofit health systems, Swedish Health Services (based in Seattle) and Atrium Health (based in North Carolina), adopted skills to let customers find an urgent care location near them and schedule a same-day appointment.
SEP 18, 2019
As powerhouses like Amazon, Walmart and Target roll out same-day or one-day shipping initiatives, it can be difficult for smaller retailers to keep up. But with the holiday season around the corner, it’s important for retailers to understand that while fast shipping is a key consideration, free shipping is often a requirement.
AUG 12, 2021
That put a greater emphasis on faster payments and real-time payment (RTP) systems, leading to innovations that improved the end-to-end transaction process: In March 2021, Automated Clearing House (ACH) expanded same-day settlement so financial institutions (FIs) could send payments later in the business day.
JAN 4, 2021
eMarketer principal analyst Andrew Lipsman, research analyst Daniel Keyes, and senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Cindy Liu discuss what they're paying attention to in 2021 and why: same-day delivery, what's next for consumer packaged goods and grocery ecommerce, autonomous checkout, reimagining brick-and-mortar, and the convergence of media and commerce.
JUN 17, 2019
eMarketer principal analyst Andrew Lipsman joins us to discuss the latest efforts by major retailers to bring goods to peoples’ homes as quickly as humanly—or robotically—possible. He covers same-day shipping, grocery subscriptions, drone delivery and more.
MAR 12, 2020
eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco discuss how digital adoption has made it possible—or not—for people to work, study and entertain themselves from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Who doesn't use the internet? Do people spend more time watching Netflix or YouTube? And which platforms get the most social media attention? They then talk about Spotify Kids, faster same-day delivery and Sling TV losing customers.
OCT 24, 2019
Consumers’ desire for affordability and convenience has bolstered demand for online grocery. And as heavy hitters continue to roll out offerings—like Walmart's buy online pick up in-store (BOPUS) and "InHome Delivery" options, as well as Amazon's "Key for Garage" and same-day shipping—their respective double-digit growth speaks for itself.
AUG 2, 2021
Stuart works with retailers, including luxury goods stores, to provide same-day or next-day deliveries where desired. The firm claims that 28% of its end customers want speedy delivery, with 40% prepared to pay more to receive goods the same day.
JUN 23, 2021
Adult beverages will also be available for same-day delivery in over 600 stores across the country where local laws allow. “Adult beverages are one of the fastest-growing online categories for the company,” said Cindy Liu, eMarketer director of forecasting at Insider Intelligence.
JUN 9, 2021
OCT 6, 2021
Nearly half of retail clinic visits occur outside of regular office hours, and if one of these clinics is in a patient’s community, there’s likely same-day or next-day appointment availability as well as walk-in options, per previous research estimates.
JUN 21, 2021
Beyond Thanksgiving, more consumers will likely turn to online shopping throughout the entire holiday season, especially after retailers proved over the last year that they can duplicate much of the in-store experiences digitally by offering the same discounts online and in-store and through same-day pickup.
NOV 21, 2019
JUN 4, 2021
All Deal Days purchases will be eligible for same-day delivery, as well as curbside and in-store pickup, and unlike Prime Day, Target’s event doesn’t require a membership. These tactics can attract a wider set of customers to help boost Target’s sales volume. Walmart is holding Deals for Days from June 20 to June 23.
MAY 20, 2021
Beer, wine, and spirits are now available for curbside and in-store pickup, as well as same-day delivery via Shipt, at select Target stores throughout the US. Extending its same-day services to include alcohol may be profitable for Target by making alcohol purchases more convenient and adding more value to its same-day services.
MAY 14, 2021
The lending application process should take only minutes, and funds will often be distributed the same day as the application. eBay’s lending product is a natural evolution, given the existing SMB financing gap and the ecommerce giant’s wealth of customer data. Despite unprecedented stimulus funds in the UK, SMBs are still struggling to access capital.