August 29th, 2016
Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing, will be attending Retail’s Digital Summit September 26th through September 28th. The Digital Summit is a three day educational and networking event for digital and multichannel retail professionals. Hosted by Shop.org, the National Retail Federation’s digital division, the conference attracts more than 5,000 attendees. The event offers new ideas, actionable […]
August 19th, 2016
Os desafios e as oportunidades para o varejo na era digital foram os principais temas do Fórum e-commerce Brasil 2016, que ocorreu nos dias 26 e 27 de julho, em São Paulo.
August 17th, 2016
On August 17th, 2015 Liberty Interactive, the parent company of QVC, agreed to buy online flash-deal retailer, Zulily, for US$2.4 billion.
August 13th, 2016
Euromonitor International is pleased to present an interview with Rahul Mewawalla, CEO of Everfave.
August 10th, 2016
Introduction Mexican department store company El Puerto de Liverpool SAB de CV announced on August 10 that it has acquired the retail chain Suburbia from Wal-Mart de México SAB de CV for a total of Mx$19,000 million (approximately US$1 billion), pending review by Mexican regulatory agencies. The purchase ends months of speculation as to who […]
August 9th, 2016
On August 8th, 2016, Wal-Mart Stores confirmed that it is indeed purchasing Jet.com for US$3.3 billion. Wal-Mart Stores issued a press release about the acquisition. This was followed by a conference call with the media hosted by the president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Doug McMillon.
August 3rd, 2016
It was recently announced that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in discussion to acquire an up and coming US etailer, Jet.com. Jet.com seeks to revolutionize the logistics of ecommerce Marc Lore founded Jet.com just last year in July 2015. He’s known for his previous ecommerce ventures such as Quidisi.com. Jet.com raised more than US$500 million in […]
July 31st, 2016
South Africa is facing a credit rating downgrade to junk status in the next few months. Not only is the country becoming an increasingly less appealing environment for investors, but a less appealing environment for locals too. Consumer goods are becoming increasingly expensive, and locals are feeling the financial pressure.
July 30th, 2016
This year was the second annual Prime Day, and with the knowledge gained from last year, it is apparent that Amazon hopes to grow this into a shopper holiday to rival Black Friday or Single’s Day. It still has a long way to go to get there but patterns are starting to be established. Listen […]
July 30th, 2016
Advances in IoT commerce are still in the developing stage but have significant potential for retailers and shoppers alike. The retailer that has a head start on IoT commerce is Amazon with its Dash and Echo device. Although shoppers have been slow to adopt IoT commerce habits, Amazon and others as well as key tech […]