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Books & eBooks: The Amazon Effect

Amazon began life in Jeff Bezos’ garage back in 1995. Initially, the company focused on selling paper-based books. Today, Amazon.com is the largest internet-based retailer in the world, with 136 […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Insights|

Amazon Home & Kitchen Q1 & Q2 2017 Update

Amazon is making great strides in the home and kitchen space with their Amazon Home store, which curates home and kitchen wares, furniture and appliances. The eCommerce giant’s investment in […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Insights|

Shoes: The Amazon Effect

For a long time, shoes were one of those things people hesitated to buy online. Every brand (and sometimes even individual models) has slightly different fits, so no matter how […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Insights|

Q2 2017 Consumables Update: Sales and Growth on Amazon

In the second quarter of 2017, Amazon’s sales of consumables continued its double-digit growth. Despite the total Health & Personal Care and Grocery markets being in decline, Amazon’s sales in […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Insights|

Office Products: the Amazon Effect

In today’s digital workplace, the demand for traditional office supplies is at a standstill. Last year, the U.S. office supplies market grew by only 1% and, according to Research and […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Insights|

Amazon Effect: Apparel

The United States has the largest apparel market in the world. As apparel dollars continue to shift from brick-and-mortar stores to online channels, the outlook for physical retailers is grim. […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Insights|

Video Games: The Amazon Effect

Online entertainment is replacing all of our former past-times: Amazon Video and Netflix are replacing television, Kindle and podcasts are replacing books and radio, and spending on video games is […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Insights|

Consumer Electronics: The Amazon Effect

By looking at Amazon’s sales alone, you would never guess that the consumer electronics market had a lackluster 2016. While US consumer electronic sales decreased by 3% YoY, making 2016 […]

By |June 8th, 2017|Insights|

Amazon is Committed to Being a Top Destination for Robotic Toys

This article was originally published in the May/June 2017 edition of The Toy Book.

In 2016, gadgets were the star of the show on Amazon.com. Fitbit and Roomba, two “intelligent” devices, […]

By |June 6th, 2017|Insights|

Amazon Pantry Drives Health & Personal Care Sales: The Amazon Effect

In the first quarter of 2017, Amazon was the sole growth driver in the Health & Personal Care market.

In a pattern we’re noticing with some regularity, the US health & […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Insights|