Amazon Prime Day 2017 runs from the evening of 10 July to midnight on 11 July 2017. In the third year of it has been running the promotion, Amazon is predicted to see another record-breaking sales surge during the event for their 85m Prime members.
This infographic looks at how the UK market developed over time and what the most important milestones of this development were – including investments and emerging disruptors, technological advancements and general global events.
The Black Friday phenomenon is clearly on a rise, with sales in both the US and Europe at record highs. This article looks at the figures for 2016 and identifies several trends.
Alibaba’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, renamed from Singles Day in 2015, is an annual promotional event on Tmall to reward consumers through discounts. It is the biggest 24-hour online sale event both in China and globally.
This article is a summary overview of the parcel locker market development by key players, both postal operators and other entrants. To access the full version, available only for IPC members, please log in.
Although originally Amazon said it was not planning to replace delivery partners but merely supplement the capacity provided by them during peak periods for shipments, it seems likely that Amazon Logistics want a bigger piece of the delivery pie.
The always-on reality has changed the way we interact with brands and shop. This research paper by Ipsos looks at US consumer preferences regarding online shopping and the devices they prefer to shop and make purchases on.
Five megatrends will continue to shape the business landscape over the coming decades, each having implications for how organisations will set up and run their supply chains.
In this guide, some of the hotspots for e-commerce around the world are highlighted, where there are significant opportunities for B2C e-commerce businesses.