Ecommerce Nearing $1 Trillion
Ecommerce Nearing $1 Trillion

“We’re forecasting that ecommerce spending this year will be somewhere between $850 billion and $930 billion,” says John Copeland, Vice President of Marketing Science and Customer Insights at Adobe. This would be a 14 percent increase over last year.

Affirm's Debit Card Is The Anti-Credit Card, Says CEO Max Levchin
Affirm’s Debit Card Is The Anti-Credit Card, Says CEO

Max Levchin, CEO of Affirm, describes the company’s debit card as the anti-credit card. the idea of credit cards fundamentally is to get you to spend, get into debt, and stay in debt.

Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels
Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels

Shopify President Harley Finkelstein says the rebels―the entrepreneurs and the small business owners―are the heroes of the Shopify story… and the rebels are winning.

Retailers Should Focus On The Last Mile, Says Justuno CEO
Retailers Should Focus On The Last Mile, Says Justuno CEO

Brand growth expert Austin Brawner of Ecommerce Influence interviewed Justuno CEO Erik Christiansen about conversion optimization

Disney Accelerating Pivot To a DTC-First Business Model
Disney Accelerating Pivot To DTC-First Business Model

During yesterday’s earnings call Disney CEO Bob Chapek said it has accelerated the company’s pivot towards a DTC-first business model.

Democrats Out To Kill Uber and the Entire Gig Economy Again
Congress Out To Kill Uber and the Entire Gig Economy Again

Democrats, in a political payoff to unions, have again introduced legislation in Congress to effectively make gig economy jobs like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, etc. illegal.

WSJ: Tripadvisor Adopting Hybrid Work Model
WSJ: Tripadvisor Adopting Hybrid Work Model

Tripadvisor CFO, Ernst Teunissen says that the company is going to hold the line on adding back costs. Trip Advisor reduced expenditures by a staggering 32 percent in 2020 as governments worldwide banned and restricted travel.

Reddit 1-800 Flowers Ad Goes Viral
Reddit 1-800 Flowers Ad Goes Viral

Our ads on Reddit have gotten a lot of traction and puts a big smile on people’s faces says 1-800 Flowers CEO Chris McCann. What we’re trying to do is just make sure we’re relevant.

Video: Amazon's New Electric Vans Quietly Delivering
Video: Amazon’s New Electric Vans Quietly Delivering

Amazon has just launched their first electric Rivian delivery vans on the road in Los Angeles. They plan to have a 10,000 electric delivery fleet operating on the road by 2022.

Walmart Ecommerce Business Is Humming
Walmart, Target and Amazon Using AI to Dictate Return Policy

Some of the biggest retailers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to help dictate their return policies.