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Prime Day 2019 Fashion: Were the Deals as Attractive as the Merchandise?

Target and Walmart offered more appealing discounts than Amazon during Prime Day 2019. Statista estimates that e-commerce fashion accounted ...

DataWeave Marketing | 29th Jul, 2019,  

 

Online Furniture: Breaking Down Pricing Strategies on Amazon Prime Day 2019

Just as with electronics, other retailers actually offered far better discounts than Amazon during Prime Day 2019. Online furniture sales ha...

DataWeave Marketing | 24th Jul, 2019,  

 

Amazon Prime Day 2019: How Prime Were Your Electronics Deals?

Our preliminary analysis reveals that Prime Day 2019 had other retailers offering better deals than Amazon in many cases. As Prime Day exten...

DataWeave Marketing | 22nd Jul, 2019,  

 

Achieving Pricing Parity Across Online and Offline Channels Should Matter for Brands

With bricks-and-mortar stores steadily increasing their online presence, the balancing act of pricing online and in-store is now more import...

Michael Gamage | 20th Jun, 2019,  

 

6 Smart Pricing Strategies for eCommerce Success

Over the last decade, the proliferation of e-commerce and the consequent surge in competitiveness among retailers has brought focus to one o...

Shailendra Nagarajan | 24th May, 2019,  

 

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale: How Top US Consumer Brands Fared

Online retailers in the US have enjoyed an impressive turnover during 2018’s Thanksgiving weekend sale. Over the last few weeks, DataW...

DataWeave Marketing | 10th Jan, 2019,  

 

How Consumer Electronics Was Priced Across Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018

Consumer electronics has always been one of the most popular product categories for consumers during the Thanksgiving weekend sale each year...

DataWeave Marketing | 21st Dec, 2018,  

 

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day: Decoding Tmall.com’s Pricing During Retail’s Biggest Sale Event

An average of $11.7 million per second was the rate at which Alibaba clocked $1 billion in sales during the first 85 seconds of Singles’ D...

DataWeave Marketing | 12th Dec, 2018,  

 

Prime Day Sale: Unraveling the Highs and Lows of Amazon’s Flagship Event

Another year, another round of media frenzy, and another set of records broken. In only three years, Amazon’s Prime Day has evolved into o...

DataWeave Marketing | 30th Jul, 2018,  

 

[Flowchart] Winning the Coveted Buy Box on Amazon.com

Did you know that over 80% of purchases on Amazon.com is via the buy box? While Amazon is all the rage today, raking in 43% of all eCommerce...

Nadir Islam | 14th May, 2018,  

 

Clearance Sale Analysis: Retailing Woes Stagger H&M and Toys “R” Us

Confidence amongst retailing analysts was rocked last month by two successive announcements. H&M’s most recent quarterly report, which...

DataWeave Marketing | 30th Apr, 2018,  

 

A Deep-Dive into Amazon’s Fashion and Apparel Product Assortment

Apparel remains one of the key battleground categories in retail today, and like in most other product categories, Amazon has made significa...

DataWeave Marketing | 21st Mar, 2018,  

 

Boxing Day Sale: How UK’s Top Retailers and Brands Fared

Following a successful Black Friday in November, the United Kingdom geared up for the 2017 Christmas season in December. Analysts estimate t...

DataWeave Marketing | 19th Jan, 2018,  

 

Myntra Leads End of Year Promotions in Fashion

Following three back-to-back mega-sale events leading up to Diwali, India’s eCommerce companies once again opened the discount floodgates ...

DataWeave Marketing | 5th Jan, 2018,  

 

Tracing Lazada’s Pricing Across the Month-Long Online Revolution Sale

Commencing on the 11th of November and ending just a few days ago on the 12th of December, Southeast Asia’s biggest sale event, the Lazada...

DataWeave Marketing | 26th Dec, 2017,  

 

Consumer Packaged Goods Join The Black Friday Blitz

While the Thanksgiving weekend sale, which includes Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is famous for attractive offers across all consumer categ...

DataWeave Marketing | 12th Dec, 2017,  

 

Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Parade Discounts in Fashion

Fashion has always been one of the great engines of retail, and two of its iconic sale events are Thanksgiving and Black Friday. While Black...

DataWeave Marketing | 2nd Dec, 2017,  

 

[INFOGRAPHIC] Thanksgiving vs Black Friday vs Cyber Monday: The Electronics Price War Heats Up

Alibaba may have raked in some $25 billion on Singles’ Day in the largest one-day sales turnover ever. In the Western world, however, Blac...

DataWeave Marketing | 29th Nov, 2017,  

 

Walmart’s Online Pricing U-Turn Reflects Renewed Focus on Profitability

In an increasingly competitive retail landscape and facing intense margin pressures, improving the profitability of online commerce is a gro...

Natt Fry | 27th Nov, 2017,  

 

Alibaba’s Singles Day Sale: Decoding the World’s Biggest Shopping Festival

$17.5 million every 60 seconds. That’s the volume of sales Alibaba generated on 11.11, or Singles Day. This mammoth event, decisively the ...

DataWeave Marketing | 24th Nov, 2017,  

 

Under the Microscope: Lazada’s 11.11 Online Revolution Sale

Lazada’s signature event, Online Revolution, is a month-long sale extravaganza that commenced with a Mega Sale on 11 November, and culmina...

DataWeave Marketing | 23rd Nov, 2017,  

 

Black Friday Sales Season: How US Retailers Are Gearing Up

In today’s rapidly evolving online and mobile worlds, few things encapsulate the competitive nature of the online retail battlefield like ...

DataWeave Marketing | 14th Nov, 2017,  

 

Diwali Season Sales: Here’s How India’s eCommerce Giants Fared

As the battle of the Indian eCommerce heavyweights continues to accelerate, we have witnessed three separate sale events compressed into the...

DataWeave Marketing | 25th Oct, 2017,  

 

Festive Season Sale: Who’s Winning the Great Indian eCommerce Battle?

In the lead up to October’s Diwali celebrations, almost all major Indian e-retailers had announced mammoth sale events for last week. Resu...

DataWeave Marketing | 27th Sep, 2017,  

 

Is Target Really Dropping its Prices?

Earlier this year, we witnessed Amazon and Walmart going head to head in a CPG goods price war of fluctuating intensity that soon rippled ou...

DataWeave Marketing | 22nd Sep, 2017,  

 

Amazon’s Whole Foods Pricing Strategy Revealed

Amazon.com, America’s retail behemoth, dominated headlines in August when it completed its acquisition of Whole Foods in early August 2017...

DataWeave Marketing | 7th Sep, 2017,  

 

Was Amazon’s Prime Day Sale Really That Big a Deal?

Hint: Only in some product categories Amazon’s Prime Day sale, the first-of-its-kind in India, made a conspicuous splash across the media ...

DataWeave Marketing | 1st Aug, 2017,  

 

Smart Practices Around Competitive Pricing in Ecommerce

Top pricing strategies for online retailers “When it comes to retail markets, law of one price is no law at all” — Hal Varian Hal ...

DataWeave Marketing | 6th Dec, 2016,  

 

PriceWeave

Social media can be defined as virtual communities and networks, where social interaction takes place among people and a wide variety of co...

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

Introducing the new PriceWeave

PriceWeave provides Competive Intelligence for eRetailers, brands, and manufacturers. Competitive Intelligence helps businesses understand...

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

7 features of an effective Retail Price Intelligence tool

[This is Part 3 of a series of posts on Competitive Intelligence for Retail. Find the previous posts here: Part 1 and Part 2.] 1. Accurat...

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

The Price is Right!

Picture this. You’re approaching the biggest sale of the year for your business, the number of offerings are ever growing and your competi...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Of broken pumpkins and wasted lemonade

[The idea for this post was given by Mahesh B. L., who is a friend of DataWeave. We are going to have some fun with data below.] Ayudha Puj...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

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