Retail & Ecommerce

Aussies love their social commerce! Or so it would seem, based on eMarketer’s inaugural forecast for social buying in Australia.

Watch as Dave Fisch, general manager of Shopkick, discusses with Geoff Ramsey, co-founder of eMarketer, these latest consumer behavior trends and more.

On today's episode, we discuss what it's like to launch an ecommerce business unit during the pandemic and how customers are changing. We then talk about livestream ecommerce's US entry point, how to solve the fitting-room dilemma, and how seriously we should take retailer rental services. Tune in to the discussion with ecommerce general manager for the Americas region at Tekmovil Cristian Serrano and eMarketer senior analyst Matteo Ceurvels and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.

Issuers’ pursuit of clear value propositions and forays into next-gen credit building services offer a window into their plans to attract customers and combat competition.

Logistics, manufacturing, and wages, oh my!: Salesforce predicts a major uptick in retailer spend requirements for the second half of the year as supply chains and labor costs continue to go up.

Watch AR ecommerce at Snapchat's quarterly earnings: The company is sure to give more details on its push to make AR shopping a bigger part of its platform, especially after announcing two major partnerships earlier this week.

On today's episode, we discuss which pandemic personas will stick around, why brands are struggling to know who their customers are, and the most important ways consumer behavior has likely changed permanently. We then talk about how people will shop once businesses are fully reopen, two new in-store virtual reality (VR) experiences, and what Apple's new “buy now, pay later” service could do to the space. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Suzy Davidkhanian.

Growth revved up in June and could accelerate in the coming months—making retail tech solutions and other in-store enhancements more important than ever.