Jason & Scot Show Episode 13 Superbowl Edition and Responsive Design

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 13 covers a recap of Superbowl Ads, including ads from Amazon, Paypal, and Dollar Shave Club, and the digital calls to action and mobile engagement with those ads.  We also talk about how fashion trends are (or are not) effecting fashion sales, new virtual reality investments from Alibaba, Google, and Apple.  We discuss the future of malls, and why responsive design is a bad idea. « Continue »

Jason & Scot Show Episode 12 Amazon Retail Stores, Earnings Updates, and E-Commerce Models

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 12 covers Amazon plans to open retail stores, Google's earnings call, Apples earnings call, General Growth Properties earnings call, subscription e-commerce model, and the benefits of e-commerce marketplace model.  We also discuss the web services that have achieved 1 billion users at Google and Facebook. « Continue »

Jason & Scot Show Episode 11 Q4 Earnings Recap

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 11 covers a recap of numerous Q4 earnings calls including E-Bay, Facebook, Alibaba, Starbucks, Amazon, and Microsoft.  We also talk about the latest news from Uber, Macy's, Walmart, and Circuit City. « Continue »

Jason & Scot Show Episode 10 NRF Big Show Recap

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 10 covers a recap of NRF big show, the latest Amazon news, and a new layout for Google Product Listing Ads (PLA). « Continue »

Jason & Scot Show Episode 9 CES Recap, NRF Preview

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 9 covers a recap of CES, a preview of NRF, L2 #RIPPurePlay event, Amazon fulfillment and tax news, and Holiday wrap-up. « Continue »

Jason & Scot Show Episode 8 E-Commerce Predictions for 2016

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 8 covers Jason & Scot's predictions for 2016.  Also Scot's visit to the Amazon Book store and Jason's visit to CES.   « Continue »

Jason & Scot Show Episode 7 How big Amazon really is

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 7 covers an update on brick and mortar holiday sales. The top 5 online shopping days. Shipping woes for UPS, Fedex, and Jet. Is e-commerce at a tipping point in-terms of overtaking brick and mortar sales? And a discussion about how large Amazon really is.  This episode is completely free of Star Wars spoilers! « Continue »

The Holiday Shift: Think Earlier, Global And Mobile

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Just a few years ago, this would be the time of year I’d be giving holiday pregame talks to retailers focused on optimizing specific events — in-store on Black Friday, and online on Cyber Monday. But around the world, the holiday shopping game is already on. The old playbook has been completely disrupted by mobile. In the U.S., holiday deals started September 25, when Walmart kicked off a 90-day rollback on pricing through December 24. Amazon started its holiday lighting deals on November 4 and is starting its eight days of Black Friday a week before Black Friday.  Target started its holiday « Continue »

Jason & Scot Show Episode 6 Korea Commerce

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 6 covers Commerce in Korea, a Holiday Update including the shape of holiday peaks and the risk for holiday shipments, Gilts potential sale and the overall state of Daily Deal Sites, Nordstrom E-commerce investment strategy, Hoverboard fire problems, and a few Amazon and Alibaba tidbits. « Continue »

Jason & Scot Show Episode 5 Chat Commerce

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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 5 covers Chat Commerce including consumer behaviors in Eastern & Western markets, a discussion about Generation Z, new retail concepts including Birch Box store, Target Wonderland Popup, and B8ta store, and the announcement of Walmart's new mobile payments system. « Continue »