Jason & Scot Show Episode 22 Facebook F8, Channel Advisor Catalyst, Magento Imagine, and Echo Dot review

A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 22 covers the Facebook F8, Channel Advisor Catalyst, and Magento Imagine conferences, as well as e-commerce news and the Amazon Echo Dot review.


Facebook F8:

ChannelAdvisor Catalyst:

  • Launched ChannelAdvisor Product Intelligence for Brands which gives brands actionable insights about online assortment, merchandising and pricing across multiple online channels to ensure a consistent customer experience.
  • Expanded Where to Buy product to include new Buy Local functionality for brands allows consumers to find your products on retailer websites and nearby stores.
  • ChannelAdvisor CEO, David Spitz, predicted that “Amazon GMV will surpass Walmart’s GMV (w/o grocery) this year.”
  • eBay’s Hal Lawton announced that eBay is returning to TV advertising which will be based on seasonal marketing campaigns.
  • Googles Vineet Buch announced that “Purchase on Google” (Googles BUY button) is current deployed with 25 merchants, and that is likely to grow throughout the year, and open to all retailers by the end of 2016.
  • Walmart partners with ChannelAdvisor to enhance it’s marketplace.


Magento Imagine

General News:

Upcoming events:

  • Alphabet/google earnings – April 21
  • eBay earnings – April 26
  • Amazon earnings – April 28
  • Shoptalk May 15-18
  • Google I/O – May 18

Episode 22 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Thursday, April 14th, 2016.

[Fixed Typo on Lazada on 4/18]



  1. I believe it should be Lazada, not Zalada?

    Otherwise a great show, thank you for all the news!

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