You’re Not Taking This Long-Shot Amazon Competitor Seriously Enough
On Tuesday, Kroger announced it will sell its goods on Alibaba’s website, opening an online storefront on the giant’s Tmall Global marketplace. Earlier this month, Kroger introduced a new at-home, speedy delivery service – Kroger Ship – that gets home goods to customers in two days. A distribution play with an international e-commerce powerhouse? Delivering more convenience to shoppers […]
Walmart Streaming? 4 Reasons to Be Skeptical
This week, we learned that Walmart is exploring a streaming service to rival Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and Hulu. Perhaps it’s unsurprising given that shopping now competes with a host of high-quality ways to spend time; Walmart would naturally want a piece of an activity American households do for nearly eight hours a day on average (seriously, that’s how […]
Retailers, The 6 Most Meaningful Insights from the Meeker Report
Mary Meeker issued her iconic annual Internet Trends report and, as per usual, it was overflowing with useful insights. This is a quick primer for retailers on the most immediately relevant insights from this 294-slide deck. Discovery is digital. Retailers are so focused on Amazon that – as I’ve said before – the Facebook threat is somewhat under […]
Infographic: Black Friday Will Never Be The Same
Based on Euclid’s USRB data, Black Friday represented a turning point for both brick-and-mortar and online retailers. While in-store traffic continued to erode over November, retailers made strides to engage shoppers in their physical stores. Through in-store experiences, retail brands are leveraging their physical locations as part of an on overarching omni-channel strategy.
Infographic: Halloween Brings a Short Burst of Momentum
After a slower September, October didn’t provide much more momentum leading into the holiday season–with the exception of a few bursts leading up to Halloween. Explore the infographic below and learn what Euclid U.S. Retail Benchmarks had in store in October.