Retailers today must strike a balance with a blend of value-added mobile or tech experiences with personal connection and exceptional customer service in-store. Garrett Albanese on July 9, 2019 Amazon certainly gets a ton of mindshare these days as the end-all, be-all retail solution for shoppers. Granted, it dominates the utilitarian e-commerce game and it’s … Continue reading Here’s how retailers can create powerful human connections for shoppers amid the fanfare of Amazon Prime Day
If you are a smaller vendor (less than $10M per year), Amazon is poised to implement a change to require a transition from a wholesale supplier to a marketplace seller. Melissa Burdick on July 2, 2019 Amazon always takes the long view. Though it’s hard to imagine Amazon’s domination of e-commerce changing any time soon, … Continue reading Moving from vendor to seller on Amazon? Here’s what you need to know
Michael Ugino — June 27, 2019 — June 27, 2019 The success of third-party sellers on Amazon is due in part to standardized listings — these listings look exactly like original Amazon listings. This is great for sellers who want their brand to look professional and appealing, but this also means that it’s harder to … Continue reading How to Sell More Products with Amazon Product Photography
How Amazon, Instagram Influencer Content Changes Search by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, June 6, 2019 Instagram has created a tool that turns influencer-produced organic branded content into advertisements that run through feeds using tools available on Facebook’s ad platform. The ads are similar to native ads or organic content in search query results that … Continue reading How Amazon, Instagram Influencer Content Changes Search
Retailers with a unique product may be cautious selling on Amazon but it can be a powerful channel for moving out-of-season and clearance items. Mike Farrell on May 16, 2019 One of the most discussed topics in e-commerce over the past 18 months has been The Amazon Effect. Amazon has been throwing its weight around … Continue reading Is Amazon friend or foe? Retailers must weigh the opportunity before tapping revenue gains
Sam Osborne — May 4, 2019 — May 4, 2019 When talk turns to SEO, Google is the first name that comes to mind. But, it’s not the biggest name in retail search. That crown belongs to Amazon, which overtook Google as the most popular platform for product searches in 2015 with 54% of the … Continue reading How to Optimize Your Amazon Product Listings
From Duopoly To Trilogy — Why Is Amazon Not Taken More Seriously? by Sean Hargrave , Staff Writer, April 26, 2019 There seem to be a lot of headlines saying that although Amazon is coming, the duopoly have nothing much to worry about. I’m not so sure. For me, there is plenty for it to … Continue reading From Duopoly To Trilogy — Why Is Amazon Not Taken More Seriously?
Amazon Takes Search Budgets From Google, Bing, Yahoo, Data Suggests by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, April 24, 2019 Marketers spent a whopping 77% more during the first quarter of 2019 on Amazon Sponsored Brands ads, formerly known as Headline Search Ads, while Amazon Sponsored Products grew 19% year-on-year in the quarter, according to recent … Continue reading Amazon Takes Search Budgets From Google, Bing, Yahoo, Data Suggests
Christopher Brown — April 15, 2019 Follow @marketculture — April 15, 2019 For businesses everywhere, this is becoming an increasingly relevant question. Not long ago most business could just ignore Amazon and say to themselves that’s fine for them in retail they are not operating in our industry. Well, times are changing, and Amazon is … Continue reading Is It Possible to Compete With Amazon and Win?
Paul Schmidt — April 11, 2019 — April 11, 2019 It’s a culture of testing, iterating, and analyzing that helps Amazon swallow up more and more industries. However, there are still thousands of specialized retail and e-commerce businesses that employ a healthy workforce and will succeed for the foreseeable future. Given Amazon’s multi-faceted organization, it … Continue reading 12 Ways Amazon Optimizes Product Pages to Drive Billions