Category: Retail Trends

Walgreens Deliv

5 New Trends in Last Mile Delivery

The past 18 months has been a headline-making year for same day delivery. The underlying logistics of parcel delivery has played an important role in everything from Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods to Target’s purchase of Shipt. Billions of dollars are being invested in building out a superior customer-focused service—from online to in-store to direct to consumers. As retailers continue… Read more →

3 Important statistics in the development of omnichannel retail

If you take a stroll down Abbot Kinney in Los Angeles, 5th Avenue in New York, or Fillmore Street in San Francisco, you’ll notice something clear: lots people are shopping in stores — and it’s not as if brick and mortar retail is exclusive to high density shopping destinations. Although the “impending retail apocalypse” has grabbed headlines for years, consumer data… Read more →

stitch fix

3 things retailers can learn from Stitch Fix’s IPO

Stitch Fix, the e-commerce brand on the doorstep of one of the most anticipated IPOs of the year, is a rare example of a brand differentiating itself in the crowded industry of e-commerce through customer experience With consumer goods companies moving online, we’ve seen brands built on new-age business models. From flash sales to conversational commerce to digitally native brands,… Read more →

amazon whole foods

Why Whole Foods’ avocado prices should be a warning sign to grocers

Amazon rang in their first official day as the owner of Whole Foods in dramatic fashion: price cuts. Whole Foods, the upscale grocery outlet acquired by Amazon in April, has always been known for their assortment of organic, independently sourced foods—and infamous for their steep prices. The chain of choice for affluent millennials has managed to offset the costs of… Read more →

Daphne Carmeli on Mashable: Amazon will use Whole Foods to eat the grocery industry

With last week’s news of Amazon acquiring supermarket chain, Whole Foods, for a reported $13.7 billion, the grocery industry has been shaken up even further. Deliv CEO, Daphne Carmeli, breaks down what that means for grocers, same day delivery and, most importantly, consumers. You can find “Amazon will use Whole Foods to eat the grocery industry” on Mashable now! Read more →

brick & mortar

Omnichannel Retail: Pure-play and Brick & Mortar

Casper, the millennial-beloved company that made waves in the ecommerce industry by selling mattresses online, is turning to brick and mortar for further growth. After selling millions of dollars worth of bedding through clever Facebook advertising and podcast sponsorships, Casper recently announced a partnership with Target to take their online brand offline. Casper is yet another name in the growing… Read more →