Tag: Ecommerce

How Walmart Found Its Footing in the Amazon Era | AdAge

How Walmart Found Its Footing in the Amazon Era | AdAge

The price/convenience equation Walmart’s vaunted lower prices have made life harder for such rivals as Target, Kroger and Dollar General, even if the primary intended targets were Amazon and hard discounters like Aldi and Lidl. In a presentation to corporate officers in May, Rogers outlined Walmart’s marketing strategy, but emphasized this point: “None of this […]

Study: Digital now influences more than half of grocery sales | Food Dive

Study: Digital now influences more than half of grocery sales | Food Dive

The payoff to capture digital consumers can be huge. Deloitte found that consumers who embrace digital options — whether e-coupons, on-demand local delivery or mobile checkout — convert 9% more often than those who don’t use digital in the lead-up to their purchase decision. Kroger is one leading grocer that consistently reports gains in new digital […]

Amazon could be contributing to consumer dissatisfaction | Ragtrader

Amazon could be contributing to consumer dissatisfaction | Ragtrader

Consumer sentiment continues to drift downwards while retail spending growth has picked up over the same time period, according to the latest Deloitte Access Economics Retail Forecasts report. The report revealed that retail pricing continued to struggle in the face of improved volumes. Retail price growth was minimal, notching an increase of 1.0% over the […]

Wayfair, Amazon, Walmart, and Sears all sell the same furniture with different names and prices | Quartz

Wayfair, Amazon, Walmart, and Sears all sell the same furniture with different names and prices | Quartz

It’s that time of year when kids are heading back to school, others are graduating or just moving house, and millions of individuals are shopping for new furniture. Increasingly, people are buying stuff like sofas and dressers—things they used to test out in person—on the internet, thanks to the free shipping and low prices offered […]

Airlines accused of hiking prices as people escape Hurricane Irma | Metro News

Airlines accused of hiking prices as people escape Hurricane Irma | Metro News

Airlines have been accused of hiking flight prices from Florida airports as thousands try to escape Hurricane Irma’s path. John Lyons said he booked a one-way American Airlines ticket for his daughter to come home on Thursday night. More than 1,000,000 left without power as Hurricane Irma batters Caribbean He paid $160. However, now the […]

Blockchain to shift media industry power | ITWeb

Blockchain to shift media industry power | ITWeb

The Deloitte report details how blockchain technology will provide new pricing options for paid content, as consumers increasingly demand an individual, customised content experience, as evidenced by the success of music and video streaming services. “While transaction costs have made it difficult to market low-priced content items or small bundles competitively and profitably, blockchain-enabled micro-payments […]

Electronics Are Losing Online Advantage Very Quickly | Money Panorama

Electronics Are Losing Online Advantage Very Quickly | Money Panorama

Cost of goods of big electronic companies such as Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Sony, Motorola, Lenovo, and Xiaomi are turning out to be common all over brick-and-mortar and online stores. This has resulted in getting rid of the distinctive benefit that used to attract users to online deals. Companies such as Samsung, LG, Panasonic, and Sony […]

Airfare to Gulf skyrockets | The Hindu

Airfare to Gulf skyrockets | The Hindu

The airlines are also cashing in on the demand for seats from NoRKs as educational institutions in West Asia reopen in the first week of September after the summer vacation. The airfares have been increased after Thiruonam that falls on September 4 under dynamic pricing. The hike has hit labourers and low-income NoRKs working in […]

Electronics fast losing online advantage | ETtech

Electronics fast losing online advantage | ETtech

Price of products of big electronic brands such as LG, Samsung, Sony, Panasonic, Lenovo, Motorola and Xiaomi are becoming common across online and brick-and-mortar stores, removing the distinctive advantage which used to draw consumers to online deals. While brands like LG, Samsung, Sony and Panasonic have entered into business relationship with the e-commerce marketplaces to […]

Amazon Singapore banks on value, not price, for success | TODAYonline

Amazon Singapore banks on value, not price, for success | TODAYonline

TRANSPARENCY IN PRICE AND QUALITY Looking ahead, the entrance of Amazon into the local market will trigger competitive reactions. Two directions are possible: Either through aggressive price promotions or through added value. There are other reasons why Amazon may refrain from competing on price alone. The Internet allows for transparency regarding price and value. Value […]