Amazon Q1 2022 Earnings Hot Take

✔️#Profit took a nosedive as Amazon realized a loss of $3.8B, largely driven by a $7.6B loss on Rivian and an incremental $2B in incremental costs due to inflation and overstaffing / […]

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.

Amazon Q3 2021 Earnings Recap

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Amazon released their Q3 2021 earnings on October 28, 2021. Here are a few takeaways on the eCommerce giant’s financial results and go-forward strategy:

Five Ways to Reduce Chargebacks and Shortage Fees on Amazon

As more business shifts to e-commerce marketplaces such as Amazon, understanding a brand’s 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.

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!

Beyond Amazon: Why Retailers Must Adopt Cross-Platform E-commerce Strategies

Why Retailers Must Adopt Cross-Platform E-commerce Strategies

Nearly every brand has faced enormous disruption to the ways they reach consumers during the past year. Online platforms and the sales they enable have grown in importance, beyond even the most vivid imaginations. This shift brings both hurdles and new opportunities for those who are prepared to try new strategies. But, without a cohesive cross-platform strategy, that evolution can be quite painful.