The line between Amazon and Walmart is becoming increasingly blurred, as the two companies seek to maintain their slice of the estimated $5 trillion retail market.
A record number of online returns has created a booming $644 billion liquidation market.
Despite all the fake reviews on Amazon, there are professionals who earn a living reviewing products. Sean Cannell makes tens of thousands of dollars a month as a professional Amazon reviewer
Warehouses in California’s Inland Empire are a crucial step in the U.S. supply chain. Low warehouse vacancy rates in the area combined with port delays are creating a perfect storm.
Supply chain issues, record job loss and high inflation means shoppers are looking for a good deal. That’s good news for discount dollar stores.
A spike in smash-and-grab robberies is driving retailers to find new ways to boost security and protect merchandise this holiday shopping season.
As supply chain chaos causes shipping delays this holiday season, experts say Amazon’s logistics empire and predictive analytics will allow it to avoid the worst of it. -from CNBC
The U.S. is facing a warehouse shortage, with 1 billion square feet of new industrial space needed by 2025 to keep up with demand, according to commercial real estate services company JLL. -from CNBC
Consumers have flocked to “buy now, pay later” businesses in recent years as a way to make big purchases more manageable. In fact, these new services have become big competition for store credit cards
Singles Day in China is the world’s largest annual shopping extravaganza. Its creator, the e-commerce giant Alibaba, is now exporting the event to the rest of the world.
With food markets on a wild ride lately, cheese has seen more volatility than most. Yet in supermarkets, prices have remained relatively stable.
Warby Parker was one of the original direct-to-consumer brands, but now, the eyeglass-maker’s sales are split about evenly between its more than 140 brick-and-mortar locations and its online store.
Speedy grocery delivery is booming, but competition and high running costs could hinder growth. Startups are promising to deliver groceries to your doorstep in minutes, stepping up competition.
The pandemic sent food prices skyrocketing amid a slew of supply chain disruptions, but food costs have been steadily rising over the past five years.
Store X is the latest big-box format at Alibaba's grocery retailer Freshippo and is part of the group's strategy to combine the best practices from both online and offline shopping.
Dollar General has reported 31 consecutive years of growth and is opening new U.S. stores every day. In this video, WSJ takes an inside look at how the discount retailer keeps expanding,
While many industries were ravaged by the pandemic in 2020, the toy industry enjoyed a 16% increase or $3.5 billion in sales from 2019. -from CNBC
The FT explores the latest moves by big brands like Ikea and Decathlon to resell and recycle damaged and rejected stock that would otherwise be broken down or discarded.
Watch how the platform has evolved livestreaming technology into the number one way of engaging consumers in China.
This report in collaboration with Coresight Research explores the challenges retailers experience with in-store execution, and shows how technology can enable smoother store operations. -from Trax
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