Tag: Target

What do we mean by “eCommerce”?

Article in Building Blocks

August 31, 20223 minute readRetail professionals like us talk about eCommerce as if it’s one homogenous thing. eCommerce is what’s sold online. It’s what the Census Bureau reports. It’s what Amazon dominates. It’s a growing segment of Walmart and Target’s business. It’s how new brands go to market. eCommerce is a singular concept because the term is […]

Channel Analysis + Amazon Amazon Amazon

Article in Research

Topics Covered: August 22, 2022Breaking down retail market growth by channelWalmart 2Q22 resultsTarget 2Q22 resultsAmazon gains new JWO customerAmazon re-organizes physical store orgAmazon creating TikTok feed?Gopuff aligns retail media with impulseGAP joins retail peers in LAAS

Return to Stores?

Article in Briefings

August 22, 20223 minute readAnalyzing Growth by Channel in Mass RetailAmazon, Walmart and Target comprise the bulk of mass merchandise sold online by big consumer brands, totaling nearly 15% of the entire retail market and more than half of the entire eCommerce market in the U.S. when combined. The data recently released by the Census Bureau, […]

Analyzing Target’s 2Q22 Results

Article in Briefings

August 17, 20225 minute readTarget July ’22 Quarter ResultsTarget’s July ’22 quarterly results and outlook are positive through a consumer brand lens. The retailer continues to focus on its store-centered omnichannel strategy, traffic is positive, and it’s willing to press forward on capital expenditure plans as it sees ample opportunity to grow the business despite the […]

Amazon & Kohl’s, Pipe Delivery, Aggregator SAAS

Article in Research

Topics Covered: June 13, 2022Should Amazon step in and acquire Kohl’sRetail media innovation inside storesTarget announces more markdownsAmazon overtaking Walmart in ‘24Aggregator pivots to SAASMiddle-mile autonomousDelivery via…pipes!?!

Q-Commerce Retrenchment + Retail Media & Social Commerce

Article in Research

Topics Covered: June 6, 2022The inevitable path for Q-CommerceInterview on retail media budget allocationMost interesting retail media postsSocial commerce progress as Pinterest acquires The YesExample of influencer marketingLivestreaming limitsIs Amazon a retailer?The Inevitable Path for Q-CommerceGorillas and Getir are cutting headcount, Jiffy ceased physical operations altogether, JOKR is reportedly struggling, Gopuff is shuttering some of […]