Category Archive: B2C

Holiday Sales Expected To Total $630 Billion This Year | CMO Strategy – Advertising Age

Holiday spending is expected to rise 3.7% this year to $630 billion, according to a forecast from the National Retail Federation. Source: Holiday Sales Expected To Total $630 Billion This Year | CMO… Continue reading

Amazon launches Handmade, an Etsy-style portal for artisanal goods

Amazon has launched a new Etsy-esque portal dedicated to handmade, artisanal products. Source: Amazon launches Handmade, an Etsy-style portal for artisanal goods | VentureBeat | Commerce | by Paul Sawers

Shop.org Day 1: Evolving Tech, More Data and the Power of Mobile – Forbes

The annual Shop.org Digital Summit, held this year in Philadelphia, kicked off its first full day of retailer breakouts and boot camps yesterday—and it wowed attendees. More than 5,400 industry insiders descended upon… Continue reading

Bed Bath & Beyond’s Persistent Coupons Would Work Better with More Hurdles

Big-box stores need to offer discounts, but make customers work for them. Source: Bed Bath & Beyond’s Persistent Coupons Would Work Better with More Hurdles

Amazon commands almost half of all product searches, and marketers are ignoring omnichannel | VentureBeat | Marketing | by Stewart Rogers

2014 was another record year for e-retailers in the United States. It was the fifth year in a row that web sales growth has been close to or above 15 percent, with Americans spending… Continue reading

Amazon Dash Replenishment Orders Goods Before You Run Out

Amazon Dash Replenishment allows for devices to submit orders for new supplies when they sense their users need more. Source: Amazon Dash Replenishment Orders Goods Before You Run Out

Kohl’s propels omnichannel, digital strategy to make shopping easier than ever | Retail Customer Experience

Kohl’s is launching a slew of omnichannel and digital strategies aimed at making shopping online and at its brick-and-mortar location easier than ever. Source: Kohl’s propels omnichannel, digital strategy to make shopping easier… Continue reading

brandchannel: Retail Watch: Walmart Expands Click-and-Pick-Up Online Grocery Service

Walmart click and collect ordering expands as Amazon and Target roll out their e-commerce offerings in the US Source: brandchannel: Retail Watch: Walmart Expands Click-and-Pick-Up Online Grocery Service

Neiman Marcus Shoppers Flock Online, Nordstrom Also Flying High – Forbes

While eCommerce represents about 7.2% of total retail sales, for high-end apparel retailer Neiman Marcus it represents 25%. Competitor Nordstrom is not far behind at 19%. For these retailers, omnichannel inventory management has… Continue reading