Afterpay’s deal with EyeBuyDirect and Sezzle’s tie-up with WellNow Urgent Care reflect BNPL’s push to diversify beyond retail.
The provider brought its rewards program to nine markets to help entice spending and expanded Pay Now’s availability, which gives customers more flexibility.
Amazon’s bet on brick-and-mortar grocery has yet to pay off: A new report highlights the company’s physical retail struggles, but digital grocery remains a bright spot.
The tight housing market is good news for retailers: The Home Depot and Lowe’s can benefit from consumers fixing up and renovating their homes—if they can navigate supply chain issues.
The rubber band effect drove much of the top performing product categories and retail brands in 2021, as they snapped back from mid-pandemic lows.
Ecommerce sales in Southeast Asia will total $89.67 billion in 2022, an increase of $15.31 billion over last year.
Last year brought many surprises for the ad tech industry, along with important learnings about industry growth, the need for interoperable identity solutions, and preparing for a cookieless future.
Amex added Plan It to Delta’s checkout, giving the airline another BNPL option for its customers while letting Amex reroute volume to its cards.
Walmart Inc.’s earnings show the benefit of prioritizing value over profits: The company’s decision to keep prices low helped it maintain growth and gain market share.
Amazon will accept Visa credit cards across all of its sites—without surcharges—after reaching a global agreement.
The firm can use its blockchain expertise to offer faster, cheaper remittances, which may put more pressure on incumbents to digitize.
It should come as little surprise that Amazon was the top US shopping app in 2021, downloaded 40.0 million times that year. More remarkable is Shein’s leap to the No. 2 spot, up from seventh place in 2020. The Chinese fashion giant had 32.0 million US downloads under its belt in 2021, 68% more than the year prior.
On today's episode, we discuss what Amazon's deceleration is telling us and what to make of the ecommerce giant's ad business breaking out. Then for "In Other News," we talk about whether shopping in 3D can move the needle and what store openings and closings reveal about the brick-and-mortar landscape. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Andrew Lipsman.
Shein’s legal maneuvers demonstrate its global ambitions: The fast-fashion retailer is expanding its Singapore presence as it attempts to bypass stricter Chinese rules on offshore IPOs.
According to a PayPal-commissioned poll by Maru Group in July 2021, almost three-quarters (72%) of adults in Canada said they like being able to order groceries online,
US jewelry sales grew 27.5% in 2021 to reach $47.1 billion, making up 8.8% of the apparels and accessories category.
FAIR Health’s latest survey reveals how costs are a major driver of healthcare decision-making among older consumers. We unpack how digital solutions can bring pricing transparency to consumers’ healthcare financial experience and boost engagement.
ACI PayAfter integrates more than 70 BNPL options into a single solution for merchants.
Gopuff’s labor challenges underscore the dark side of rapid delivery: The company is likely trying to cut costs ahead of a potential IPO but must contend with increased government scrutiny and worker activism.
Meta’s lawsuits, settlements, and consumer sentiment are a mounting problem: The company can’t acquire its way out of this one.
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