Macro Trends on the Shelf and on the Web: One Seamless Experience

Amazon Reported to Open Retail Store As traditional brick and mortars move resources and capital into the profitable world of online commerce, Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is reportedly launching a physical store front in its hometown of Seattle, Washington. This isn’t exactly a paradigm shift in how Amazon operates its 61 billion dollar [...]


Mobile Trends for 2013

eMarketer predicts that $37.44 billion worth of goods will be purchased by consumers on their smartphones and tablets in 2013. The option to shop via mobile devices is becoming easier than ever with the development of new technology and platforms that make purchasing simple for consumers. With more access to apps and mobile web sites [...]


2012 in Review

From November 1 to December 31, $42.3 billion worth of online goods were purchased by U.S. shoppers (comScore). That’s up 14% from the $37 billion comScore reported in 2011 for holiday sales. The largest increases were found to be:

Thanksgiving Day, up 32% to $633 million “Free Shipping Day” (December 17), up 76% to just [...]