e-commerce

Changes in On-Line Retail May be Good News for Downtowns

Changes in On-Line Retail May be Good News for Downtowns

Kevin Drum has this take on how the changing world of e-commerce may be good news for your local downtown: The Wall Street Journal reports that foot traffic in retail outlets plummeted this holiday season: A long-term change in shopper habits has reduced store traffic—perhaps permanently—and shifted pricing power away from malls and big-box retailers. […]

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Trends in Online Retail: Shoppable Content and Curated Commerce

Trends in Online Retail: Shoppable Content and Curated Commerce

E-commerce continues to increase in its sophistication and reach.  strategy+business recently highlighted some new developments that include a four-part romantic comedy, Falling for You, launched by Target that enabled viewers to simultaneously purchase the clothes worn by characters in each scene.  And the introduction of “shoppable content” is just the beginning: Each episode became a […]

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How Amazon is Ruling the World

How Amazon is Ruling the World

At TechCrunch, Eric Schonfeld highlights faberNovel‘s slideshow explaining Amazon’s model for dominating e-commerce.  

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