E-Commerce


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    Shoppers find better deals this year as Prime Day fuels record $14.2B across e-commerce

    Consumers avoided big-ticket purchases, but steep discounts drew in back-to-school shoppers and others — and not just at Amazon.

    By July 18, 2024
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    Made In Cookware launches Canadian website

    The North American expansion comes as the company looks to grow in more international markets.

    By Howard Ruben • July 9, 2024
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    What's shaping the e-commerce landscape?

    From recent statistics on e-commerce growth to the Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit against Amazon, here are some of the forces impacting online retail.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Vineyard Vines teams up with Jeep on capsule collection

    The collection, which is available in select Vineyard Vines stores as well as on its website, consists of hats, sweatshirts, shirts and shorts.

    By Howard Ruben • July 9, 2024
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    Rocksbox drops rental subscription

    The jewelry company has rebranded as an e-commerce site, selling both new and pre-owned items.

    By Howard Ruben • July 2, 2024
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    The Weekly Closeout: Chewy plans $500M share buyback, Conn’s receives Nasdaq delinquency notice

    The online pet retailer agreed to repurchase shares from its largest shareholder, while the home retailer received the notification after not filing its latest quarterly report.

    By Retail Dive Staff • June 28, 2024
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    Puma taps Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein veteran for VP of DTC

    Erik Janshen will lead the brand’s global direct-to-consumer sales, including stores, e-commerce and “several online marketplaces.”

    By June 28, 2024
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    Amazon market cap reaches $2 trillion

    As the company reaches a financial milestone, it is reportedly developing a budget marketplace to compete with Temu and Shein.

    By June 27, 2024
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    Consumers splurge on cosmetics online despite inflation: report

    While shoppers are trading down in categories like electronics and apparel, they’re continuing to buy luxury goods like fragrances and lipsticks, Adobe Analytics found.

    By Howard Ruben • June 27, 2024
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    The Backroom: What’s going on with Amazon Fashion?

    The podcast welcomes Fashion Dive to discuss what the e-commerce giant’s approach means for brands and consumers, and what could be different.

    By Retail Dive Staff • June 27, 2024
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    TikTok Shop looks to woo small businesses with accelerators

    Despite facing a U.S. ban, the social media platform is investing in resources to help scale women- and LGBTQIA+-owned businesses.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • June 26, 2024
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    Walmart, Target, Best Buy pile on as Amazon announces Prime Day schedule

    These summer sales may offer the best deals of the season. But are they on products that consumers actually want?

    By June 25, 2024
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    Target teams with Shopify to expand its marketplace

    A selection of Shopify merchants, like True Classic, will join the mass merchant’s digital marketplace, with some available in stores in coming months.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • June 25, 2024
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    Arc’teryx, Stanley among fastest-growing outdoor brands

    A report from Circana found the two brands led the apparel and equipment accessories segments, respectively, with strong year-over-year growth.

    By June 24, 2024
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    Online shoppers are shifting habits in the face of inflation

    Nearly two-thirds of respondents said they had changed behaviors as a result of higher prices, according to a recent survey.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • June 21, 2024
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    FullBeauty snaps up plus specialist Avenue

    The specialty retailer closed all its stores in 2019 and its online business was later picked up by Australian company City Chic Collective.

    By June 20, 2024
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    Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop launches mascara

    The product, which is priced at $28, is available on the company’s website as well as in Goop stores and retail partner locations.

    By Howard Ruben • June 18, 2024
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    US consumers don’t trust Temu, but still shop there: report

    The survey, conducted by Omnisend, found that 17.5% of global respondents think Temu could surpass Amazon as the leading e-commerce platform.

    By Laurel Deppen • June 14, 2024
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    Revolve Group opens first physical store

    The Aspen, Colorado, location comes after a successful pop-up shop and will feature collections from both Revolve and Fwrd.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • June 13, 2024
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    EBay rolls out AI-backed photo enhancement tool

    The feature, which allows sellers to generate new backgrounds, is the latest aimed at helping merchants swiftly create high-quality product listings.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • June 12, 2024
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    Too Faced joins Amazon’s premium beauty store

    The move comes just weeks after sister brand Clinique opened an Amazon storefront as the e-commerce giant ups its beauty game.

    By Howard Ruben • June 12, 2024
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    Fair Harbor taps Mizzen+Main vet as president

    Bethany Muths steps into the newly created role after holding leadership positions at Mizzen+Main, Ivory Ella and footwear brand Schutz.

    By Howard Ruben • June 5, 2024
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    Amid ongoing declines, Stitch Fix pilots customer experience improvements for summer launch

    A core group of customers is keeping and spending more per box, suggesting that the company is on the right track, analysts said.

    By June 5, 2024
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    Global online retail sales to hit $6.8 trillion by 2028

    In the U.S. alone, online sales will reach $1.6 trillion by that period, up from $1 trillion in 2023, according to a recent report from Forrester.

    By Howard Ruben • June 4, 2024
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    Bark taps former exec for chief DTC officer

    Meghan Knoll, who was previously the CEO of Cat Person, will return to the pet retailer to oversee its DTC efforts.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Chewy posts 3.1% sales gain in Q1, announces $500M share repurchase program

    The online pet retailer boosted its profits during the quarter even as its active customer base continues to shrink.

    By May 29, 2024