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Similarity matching keeps retailers competitive: Know your rivals

Soaring e-commerce growth has made retail more crowded, complex and competitive. Now retailers face an urgent need to keep an eye on more ri...

DataWeave Marketing | 15th Apr, 2021,  

 

Who Won Black Friday’s Electronics Price War?

Electronics have never been hotter. This year’s COVID-19 pandemic created a seismic shift towards tech, directly affecting retailers’ Bl...

DataWeave Marketing | 11th Dec, 2020,  

 

Black Friday Prices Wowed Fashionistas

Retailers really wanted to dress us up this holiday season. This year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday fashion pricing trends reflect how r...

DataWeave Marketing | 11th Dec, 2020,  

 

How Essential Goods Have Shaped Retail Strategies

The rapid evolution in essential goods is rattling retail. That’s because the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed shopping habits a...

DataWeave Marketing | 17th Nov, 2020,  

 

How Prime Day 2020 Deals Influenced Retail Pricing Strategies

Our preliminary analysis reveals that Prime Day 2020 motivated Amazon’s rivals to offer deeper discounts in key categories to try to make ...

DataWeave Marketing | 22nd Oct, 2020,  

 

Introducing the CPG Brand Monitor by DataWeave

As DataWeave continues to engage with brands and manufacturers of all sizes, a consistent theme keeps emerging, “click and collect trackin...

DataWeave Marketing | 26th Aug, 2020,  

 

JioMart Launches Online Grocery Store

JioMart, the online channel for Reliance Retail Limited, launched in December 2019 as a contender in the e-grocery segment. Currently in Ind...

DataWeave Marketing | 26th Aug, 2020,  

 

Coronavirus Outbreak: Impact on E-Commerce Retailers and Consumer Brands

The Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, has made landfall on U.S. shores. At the time of writing this article, there are over 230 conf...

Karthik Bettadapura | 6th Mar, 2020,  

 

Black Friday 2019 Pricing for Online Furniture

For today’s shoppers, instant gratification is the need of the hour. It’s, therefore, no surprise that furniture e-retail has be...

DataWeave Marketing | 8th Jan, 2020,  

 

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,  

 

Compete Profitably in Retail: Leveraging AI-Powered Competitive Intelligence at Massive Scale

AI is everywhere. Any retailer worth his salt knows that in today’s hyper-competitive environment, you can’t win just by fighting hard &...

Krishnan Thyagarajan | 13th 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,  

 

Retailers Adopt Aggressive Private Label Pricing Strategies in CPG

Nine out of 10 leading retailers price their private label products lower than the average prices of their respective categories, reveals th...

DataWeave Marketing | 29th Mar, 2019,  

 

Inside India’s eCommerce Battle: Attractive Offers Usher In The Festive Season

It’s festival season in India again and shoppers took advantage of aggressive cutthroat competition between Indian online retailers to dri...

DataWeave Marketing | 13th Nov, 2018,  

 

Evaluating the Influence of Learning Models | DataWeave

Natt Fry, a renowned thought leader in the world of retail and analytics, published recently an article expounding the value and potential o...

DataWeave Marketing | 11th Oct, 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,  

 

Study of Brand Inconsistency in Furniture eCommerce

From initially lagging well behind early high-penetration categories such as consumer electronics, books, and apparel, furniture is now emer...

DataWeave Marketing | 29th Mar, 2018,  

 

What Retailers Can Learn from the Lowe’s Board Announcement

Last Friday, Reuters published, “Home Improvement chain Lowe’s said it has nominated two independent board members and plans to add a th...

Natt Fry | 30th Jan, 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,  

 

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,  

 

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,  

 

Our Analysis of Diwali Season Sales

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,  

 

Top 5 Drivers of Successful eCommerce | DataWeave

Retail has undergone a dramatic transformation over the last decade. Once dominant retailers are today being given a run for their money ami...

Kirtana Suri | 17th 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,  

 

Analysis of Target’s Discount Strategy

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 Analysis | DataWeave

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,  

 

The Role of Competitive Intelligence in Modern Retail

When retailers today look to compete in the cutthroat world of online commerce, they face several challenges unique to the nature of modern ...

DataWeave Marketing | 28th Aug, 2017,  

 

How to Survive the Loss of Brick & Mortar Retail Stores

For years, the consumer electronics chain Radioshack has endeavored to stay alive in our ever-changing world. Despite their efforts, they ha...

DataWeave Marketing | 27th Apr, 2017,  

 

Dissonance in Online MRP Prices Across Retailers | DataWeave

We all know, online shopping offers a lot of benefits to shoppers. Apart from the convenience it offers access to a wide-assortment base and...

DataWeave Marketing | 13th Dec, 2016,  

 

Introducing the new PriceWeave

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

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

How Colors Influence Consumer Buying Patterns | DataWeave

Research shows that the colour of the clothes we wear significantly affect our day to day lives. For instance wearing black might help ...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

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