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So far Nathan Rigby has created 34 blog entries.

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|

Amazon Effect: Lawn & Garden

The lawn & garden market took a sudden turn in April. Traditionally dominated by large brick-and-mortar retailers and established local garden centers, after a relatively modest 2016 (and an unsurprisingly […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Insights|

Baby Products: The Amazon Effect

Online sales of Baby Products are booming. Among consumer packaged goods, Baby Products is the category with the single highest eCommerce penetration rate and is therefore a highly valuable (and […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Insights|

Outdoor & Sporting Goods: The Amazon Effect

Over the past two years, a dozen different U.S. sporting goods retailers have filed for bankruptcy, including Sports Authority, MC Sports, and most recently Gander Mountain, which had 162 stores […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Insights|

Amazon Grocery Sales Q1 2017

Our first look at the “Amazon Effect” late last year came on the heels of Amazon’s announcement of their first Amazon Go store in Seattle – their futuristic checkout-free grocery […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Insights|