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Contentsquare: Coronavirus Week 8: Consumers Settle into the eCommerce Lifestyle
EDITORIAL What can retailers learn from the grocery sector as Coronavirus intensifies?
As stress-tests go, this is the big one. You don’t need me to tell you that Coronavirus is making us rethink everything about our lives, not least how we shop. One of up-shot has been that online and mobile retail are seeing usage like never before – and will see only more as we all isolate further – which is great news for online retailers. But how have online services stood up so far?
How has ecommerce tech held up to the coronavirus so far?
A number of tech providers and analysts have understandably started analysing how shopping habits are changing because of Covid-19 and have found, unsurprisingly, that it has been a catalyst for online and mobile commerce.
Styles From Amina Muaddi’s MyTheresa Capsule Sold Out Within Hours
While reports tell of decreased sales across the fashion industry, one brand, at least, seems to be bucking the trend.
European e-tailers threatened by inventory surplus issues
As the Covid-19 emergency continues, half of Europe’s e-tailers have been hit, or expect to be hit by inventory surplus issues like those faced by brick-and-mortar retailers, according to a survey by Ecommerce Europe, the European e-commerce confederation. Fashion, luxury and cosmetics e-tailers appear to be especially affected by this phenomenon.
Traffic to Online Grocery Sites Increased by 116% During 5th Week of COVID-19, Reports Contentsquare
Traffic to online grocery stores skyrockets as they struggle to keep up with demand, while other online retailers plateau suggesting consumers are stocking up for the long haul.
Covid-19 is going to do to businesses what it has done to people
Now that richer countries are shutting down their economies in a desperate bid to stop Covid-19, the disease will start doing to businesses what it does to people — imperiling the elderly ones who have preexisting conditions but also ravaging some younger targets with previously unidentified vulnerabilities.
The French Are Surfing the Web for Food and News, Not Fashion
Contentsquare data shows online traffic is surging, with supermarkets and media sites the main destinations.
Retail Sales Decline a Sign of Pain to Come
The official U.S. sales figures for February showed a 0.5 percent decline, with the coronavirus really only hitting at the end of the month.
Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel’s Clicktale
Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers’ digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the companies said on Monday.