The Three Keys to Success in eCommerce Marketplaces

In this 2 part video series with Jeffery Woldt of Chain Drug Review, Andrea K Leigh analyzes Omnichannel Retailing and its impact on the retail marketplace and talks about Amazon’s relentless pursuit of consumer-centric innovation, ongoing efforts to carve out a bigger presence in the food and health care sectors, and synergies between the company’s online and brick-and-mortar assets.

Allume Group Releases the Q1 2022 eCommerce Insider Quarterly (EIQ) Report

In this 2 part video series with Jeffery Woldt of Chain Drug Review, Andrea K Leigh analyzes Omnichannel Retailing and its impact on the retail marketplace and talks about Amazon’s relentless pursuit of consumer-centric innovation, ongoing efforts to carve out a bigger presence in the food and health care sectors, and synergies between the company’s online and brick-and-mortar assets.

Think Like Amazon Podcast Appearance

It was a delight to be a guest on Tyler Wallis’s podcast, Think Like Amazon, talking about the #Amazon leadership principle “Bias for Action.” We discuss when bias for action is good (and not good!), how to know when you need to act quickly vs. being more thoughtful, and how I (almost) once fired myself from Amazon. Thanks for having me, Tyler!

As Ecommerce Surges, Retail Media Strategies Evolve

We are witnessing the rise of retail media networks designed by major retailers to deliver a targeted, personalized experience to shoppers. Walmart, CVS, Amazon and others are putting resources behind this trend, and marketers will need to sharpen their approach by addressing multiple critical factors, including their relevance, keyword targeting, negative targeting, and the shopper’s buying journey to be successful.

The Insider’s Guide to eCommerce Profitability

As more business shifts to e-commerce marketplaces for consumer brands, understanding the cost serve each marketplace is critical. What’s more, knowing how to drive efficiencies in each of these areas is key to maintaining profitability of this fast-growing channel.

5 Reasons Why Cross-Platform Strategy is Critical for Success

If you’re a consumer brand, you’re likely finding yourself with a surprising amount of your business having shifted online as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumers have never bought so many things online. From groceries to beauty products to Peloton bikes, it seems consumers have gone ecommerce-mad.

Three Better Input Metrics Than Market Share In Measuring eCommerce Success

Three Better Input Metrics

When measuring eCommerce success, there are three better input metrics than market share that should be utilized. A representative of a large global beauty brand recently said to me, “Our strategic goal for Amazon this year is to gain our fair market share.” I’ve written previously about how while market share might work to measure your brick-and-mortar business, it’s a deeply flawed metric on e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Target and Walmart.

How Scrappy, Disruptive Brands are Stealing Market Share on Amazon

How Scrappy, Disruptive Brands are Stealing Your Market Share on Amazon

Both in my consulting practice and during my ten years at Amazon managing categories, I have repeatedly witnessed the remarkable rise of a certain type of brands to large, competitive players in their categories. The Grocery Manufacturer’s Association and BCG released a report that stated, “…brick-and-mortar market share and shelf-space prominence do not translate into digital sales, and nimble new competitors with disruptive strategies…stake out leadership positions and are then hard to dislodge.”