A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 42 is a recap of the latest news including Amazon Project X (Grocery Pickup)
- Rumor: Sellers are saying they are being notified by amazon they are going to stop doing FBA off amazon.
- Project X – a New Grocery Pickup Store from Amazon
- Recap of Jason’s visit to Amazon Bookstore
- Rumor: Amazon to launch spotify killer for echo
- US Commerce dept said e-commerce grew 15.8%,
- BestBuy beat expectations in Q2 thanks to online which spiked 24% y/y
- Walmart beat expectations in Q2 – SSS up 1.6%, 7 straight quarters of traffic growth, e-com up 11.8%
- At the same time Target struggled in Q2 with SSS declining 1.1% and e-commerce grew 16%
- One Kings Lane sold for $30m, after being valued at $900m
- Has Pokemon Go peaked?
- Lily Pulitzer sale problems
This episode is sponsored by the National Retail Federation. The Jason and Scot show will be live podcasting at the NRF/shop.org digital summit 2016 which is in Dallas September 26-28th this year. We have a custom discount code for our listeners. The code is JASON&SCOT, you will get a 10% discount on the full conference fee. Visit retailsdigitalsummit.nrf.com to enter the code when you register for the show and we’ll see you there!
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Episode 42 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016.