The story began in 2006 when the Indian retail sector was in the midst of a boom. Odds were stacked up against upcoming retail players as global sports brands had already swooped in and grabbed big chunks of the market share. Naysayers created a sense of doubt for...
With global sales set to hit $6 trillion by 2022, the ecommerce industry is a juggernaut that shows no signs of slowing down. While it presents a massive opportunity for retailers, the industry has been characterized by rapid transformation in terms of product...read more
The Blurring Lines between Ecommerce & Social Sometime in mid-2017, Amazon quietly rolled out Spark - an Instagram-like platform for Prime members. The idea was to help people connect with those with similar interests, increase product discovery and boost customer...read more
With Cyber Monday sales hitting a record $7.9 billion during the 2018 holiday season, it’s clear online shopping is now the norm for today’s consumers. This begs the question, how many of today's online sales are due to mobile habits? the answer is: a lot. As...read more
For restaurants, the biggest growth channel right now is online ordering. According to last year’s viral report by investment bank UBS, food delivery sales which was $35 Billion worldwide could rise at an annual average of more than 20% to $365 billion by 2030. A lot...read more
India’s eCommerce business experienced exponential growth of about 80% in 2013, and this magnitude of growth has continued. The explosion of online shopping in India has woken up retailers taking a lax look at eCommerce. With predictions of the eCommerce market...read more
According to many retail industry experts, and talking heads, the Middle East and Africa region is going to be the next big growth market for ecommerce. The gulf region especially, is being touted as the market that’s set to grow exponentially within the next couple...read more