Category: Research

Deep Dive: Launching Products on Amazon

Article in Benchmarks

June 17, 2024 2 minute read Log in to download the full report linked at the bottom Consumer brands built around brick & mortar (B&M) have found launching products on Amazon to be very challenging because: Amazon orders small initial qualities Amazon does not take responsibility for driving traffic to new items Brands must jumpstart […]

Retail Media Allocation Framework

Article in Research

June 12, 2024 Retail media options have grown significantly since 2021, introducing a number of challenges related to differences in capabilities, reporting standards, and scale opportunities among retailers. During today’s live session, we heard from Ross Walker and Damiano Ciarrocchi on how they navigate brands through these complexities. The session provided insights for leaders inside […]

Latest Intel on Walmart’s Sponsored Search Offerings

Article in Benchmarks

June 10, 2024 3 minute read We shared benchmarking earlier this year suggesting paid search (and specifically, Sponsored Products) accounts for the majority of brands’ retail media spend. For instance, the growth in Amazon’s advertising business is driven primarily by Sponsored Products, despite it being the most mature ad type. Newer developments like Streaming TV […]

Brands Can’t Optimize Retail Media Budgets Fast Enough

Article in Benchmarks

June 6, 2024 3 minute read It’s easy to put more money into retail media. Brands are doing it hand over fist. As a percentage of their sales, our benchmarking suggests: 74% of brands are increasing their retail media budgets this year1 Amazon budgets are growing 50-100 basis points annually 33% are increasing their Walmart […]

The Future of Omni Category Captaincy

Article in Research

June 5, 2024 High performing brands have a unique opportunity to become a leader with their omnichannel retailers, offering collaboration, category insight, and novel consumer data. Chris Perry and Amanda Wolff from Firstmovr shared their seven-step framework for brands interested in capitalizing on the shift to omnichannel mindsets inside retailers: Everyday Excellence Ways of Working […]

2Q24 Walmart Omnichannel Quarterly Business Review

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May 28, 2024 This Walmart Omnichannel Quarterly Business Review includes All-Signal insights digital leaders need to forecast the business, make critical investment decisions, and compete effectively on the platform. Insights that help answer key questions like: Where is Walmart’s growth coming from? How much should I spend on Walmart Connect? Am I missing out on […]