Tag: Amazon

Amazon Update: Heading Into 2Q21 Earnings

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Reviewing 2Q21 Performance As we await Amazon reporting its second-quarter results on Thursday, we reviewed management’s focus heading into the quarter to give Amazon account managers a sense for how the company is performing relative to its strategic objectives.

Online Grocery: Instacart Warehouses, Uber Expands, Gopuff Raises $$$

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Topics Covered: Instacart announces plans to build direct fulfilment Uber becomes a more important player in grocery with Costco announcement Gopuff raising new funds as its revenue is on pace to triple in ’21 Foxtrot, formerly just dark stores delivering fast, plans to open 50 new locations  Instant grocer Jokr raises $170 million as it sees revenue doubling every two weeks   […]

Social Listening Case Study, Snap’s Relevance, Retail Media Doubling

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Topics Covered: Shein setting new benchmark in social listening The growing relevance of Snap shopping Retail media doubling in five years Retailer margin pressure rising in 2H21 due to increasing product and labor costs Google Shopping – mostly iterations   Case Study on Social Listening & Speed Shein represents the best modern case study on turning social listening into product […]

Retail Media, Walmart Sponsored Products, AB InBev Evolution

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Topics Covered: The impact of privacy on retail media networks Walmart: Sponsored Products, Store Shelf Labels, Supply Chain, Marketplace Growth, and Flipkart acquisition AB Inbev evolving to nimble marketing tests Livestreaming gets major funding round Nordstrom looking to reach Gen Z    

Gen Z Communication

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Gen Z Data Trove TikTok reached 3 billion downloads recently, placing it in the rare company of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger in terms of reach. Said another way, its monstrous growth trajectory has made it become a critical channel to understand and leverage.