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17 Sep 2018  By: Ray Gaul

Retailing in the Week Ahead, Week 35 In week 34, we talked about how Europe is advanced in four areas of retailing – Order & Collect, Proximity Grocery, Home Delivery, and Self-Checkout. Today, let’s talk about Home Delivery and what the European model can teach the rest of ...

 
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Nine days after its best-ever Prime Day sales event, Amazon released another strong round of quarterly results, with second quarter sales up 39% to USD52.9 billion. While Amazon missed on sales projections, the retailer delivered impressive profit in Q2, recording USD2.5 billion in net income. ...

 
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Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Amazon’s Prime Day has solidified its place on the retail calendar along with those more traditional holiday stalwarts. Now positioned as “an epic day (and a half),” the fourth iteration of the Prime-exclusive, global shopping event ...

 
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Kantar Consulting’s annual Planning Conference took place earlier this month on June 13-14 in Boston, MA. Sara Altukhaim set the tone of the two-day event, titled “The New Guidelines for Retail Growth,” with a Dwight Eisenhower quote: “In preparing for battle…plans ...

 
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In a decision that may open the door for more states to tax online purchases, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 yesterday that South Dakota can mandate that Wayfair collect sales tax, even though the retailer does not have any warehouses or employees in the state. In the ruling’s immediate ...

 
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JD.com registered a record-breaking RMB159.2 billion (USD24.7 billion) in sales during its 618 Shopping Festival held June 1‒18, an increase of 37% year over year. This is another display of momentum behind eCommerce sales festivals. Online is rapidly creating new shopping habits, moving beyond ...

 
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Despite initial hype around Amazon’s retail launch in Australia, it hasn’t had the impact expected. Until now that is. Not willing to lose momentum, Amazon is bringing out the game changer - Amazon Prime. The membership, initially costing AUD4.99 a month, offers the usual free delivery, ...

 
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With digital increasingly enabling and influencing retail, retailers and suppliers need a truly holistic view of individual shoppers. Shopper insights are just the start, though. To truly empower decision-making, we need to turn data into tangible actions. That is where our new Digital CommerceScope ...

 
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May has been a surprisingly calm month regarding Amazon’s international news. That doesn’t mean they failed to capture numerous headlines. From our experience, this is the time of year when you should prepare for a big development from the American behemoth, who is certainly readying ...

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