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Inside Bed Bath & Beyond’s Rollercoaster Week

The CEO of Bed Bath & Beyond has resigned following poor results and not meeting expectations for Q1. However, as a new CEO has come in, and bought 50,000 shares, the retailer experienced a surge in its share prices. So, what's happened? 

By |July 8, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Did the Etsy Strike Affect its Revenue? All Signs Point to ‘No’

It wasn't long ago that Etsy merchants were striking against transaction fee hikes, shutting down their shop fronts temporarily to showcase their frustrations with the 'downright hostile place' that they claimed Etsy was becoming. But it seems that the strike didn't do much to deter shoppers from purchasing on the platform, as its recent quarterly results show. 

By |May 20, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Déjà Vu? Twitter Tries Its Hand (Again) at Social Commerce

It feels like we're living in a state of constant déjà vu, as Twitter announces that is launching a shopfront for its social media platform.

By |March 15, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Amazon Surpasses Walmart as Biggest Online Retailer Outside of China

Amazon is now the leading online platform outside of China, as Walmart's online sales start to cool off.

By |August 19, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Neiman Marcus’ $500 Million Secret to Understanding its Customers

Neiman Marcus is taking the next steps to better understand its customers, thanks to AI. The retailer will be investing $500 million into digital and physical, speeding up deliveries and implementing new AI technology. 

By |June 17, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Marketplacer Powers Diddy Combs’ Online Marketplace

Marketplacer has announced its first major partnership in the US, in collaboration with Diddy Combs' new Black-owned digital marketplace.

Walmart is Re-Vamping its Digital Experience with ‘Project Glass’

Walmart is converting a North Dallas store into a fulfilment centre to fuel its e-commerce expansion plans, as part of 'Project Glass'. Here are its plans for digital growth.

Power Retail Sparks | Weekly News Roundup

Welcome to Power Retail Sparks, a roundup of the global e-commerce news that happened this week. We will update the news stories as they happen. Stay tuned.

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