Continuing our coverage of Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we visited physical stores and e-commerce websites on November 11 to gauge the adoption of the shopping holiday by retailers globally and to gather examples of 11.11 deals.
Continuing our coverage of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we summarize the record-breaking sales performances of major e-commerce players on November 11, namely Alibaba and JD.com. This year, the event saw an expanded scope of new consumption and a focus on sustainability.
With China’s recent relaxation of its one-child policy in 2016, alongside an increase in the average national household income, the parent-and-baby market is seeing consistent growth across the country. In this report, we discuss the booming parent-and-baby sector in China, with a focus on the e-commerce landscape.
Continuing our coverage of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we provide early sales updates from Hangzhou on November 11, including record-breaking milestones and increasing channel diversity for brand promotions.
Continuing our coverage of Singles’ Day 2019 in China, we assess the performance of selected brands in the pre-sale period of the shopping holiday. In the lead-up to November 11, it seems that the exposure of US retailers and other international brands to the Chinese market may have been impacted by trade tensions and the success of targeted marketing strategies employed by indigenous brands.
In this report, we continue our Retail-Tech Landscape report series, which spotlights innovative retail-tech companies that are disrupting the retail industry. This landscape focuses on high-growth, direct-to-consumer brands across a number of sectors.
Alibaba Group, an e-commerce giant in China, is evolving beyond online shopping into a leading provider of data and technology services across multiple verticals. In addition to achieving growth, the company is looking to empower retailers and consumers through its “New Retail” strategy.
Universal Beijing Resort is partnering with Alibaba to use Alibaba’s Business Operation System to accelerate its digital transformation.
While online has major inroads in the biggest nonfood categories, it has moved more slowly in furniture and home furnishings. We see that changing.
Global Smart Supply Chain Summit 2019: Technology Is Driving Improvement in the Efficiency of Supply Chains
The efficiency of supply chain operations is being driven by the increasing adoption of advanced technologies such as 5G connectivity. The 2019 Global Smart Supply Chain Summit in China brought together a number of supply chain leaders to discuss this topic, as well as other important themes, including sustainability and the changing consumer landsape
The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry in the US is undergoing significant change, with consumer preferences shifting rapidly and retailers adapting in the face of heightened competition.
Amazon profits fall for the first time in more than two years thanks to high one-day delivery costs.
Consumers are looking for convenience in buying and accessing medication and healthcare services. Walgreens and CVS are accelerating their investments in e-commerce and digital healthcare to compete with mass merchants and online pharmacies. In this report, we detail the two retailers’ recent digital initiatives and review competing online pharmaceutical services.
Chinese e-commerce giants have already kicked off their Singles’ Day campaigns, this year focusing more on lower-tier cities and emphasizing customer service elements over price alone.
We analyze the buy online, pick up in mall (BOPIM) model, and assess how some global shopping-center operators are using this service to draw traffic to their malls.