We Use Data to Identify the Future of Retail

We collect more data on e-commerce marketplaces than any organization in the world. We have developed a technology platform that monitors millions of data points on e-commerce marketplaces including Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Etsy, Alibaba, Rakuten, Mercado Libre, etc.

Marketplaces Are Aggregators Dressed As Platforms

Marketplaces Are Aggregators Dressed As Platforms

Amazon is an aggregator who aggregates sellers - which they pay for except for the fees - to customers with whom they have an exclusive relationship at scale.

If Anyone Can Build a Brand, Everyone Will

If Anyone Can Build a Brand, Everyone Will

Retail didn’t change. But now everyone can be in it. Becoming a retailer is a matter of creating a Shopify store or joining the Amazon marketplace. Becoming a brand is a matter of finding the right product on AliExpress.

Most Things Most People Want Are on Amazon

Most Things Most People Want Are on Amazon

Amazon is not ignorant or evil, it is economical. It built a shopping experience fit for most people and for most products.

Etsy's First Year with Josh

Etsy's First Year with Josh

One year ago Etsy appointed Josh Silverman as new CEO. At the time the company reported lowest ever Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) growth. The company has crafted a turnaround since.

The Amazon Rent

The Amazon Rent

Instead of paying rent to a landlord or letting a third-party retailer mark up the price brands have to pay Amazon to be on the marketplace. Paying Amazon is the new rent.

Twenty Thousand Amazon Millionaire Sellers

Twenty Thousand Amazon Millionaire Sellers

Amazon has confirmed that more than 20,000 Amazon marketplace sellers worldwide surpassed $1 million in sales in 2017. Despite the millions of sellers only 20,000 were able to build a business.

Death of Supply-Driven Retail

Death of Supply-Driven Retail

The growth of the internet and Amazon is fundamentally changing retail. The mechanics of retail of the past are no longer the monopoly - consumers have flocked online because it showed a different way of shopping. That way is making brands listen, and retailers compete with each other.

It Cost Amazon $150 Billion

It Cost Amazon $150 Billion

On Thursday Amazon reported their latest earnings sending the stock to all-time highs after beating analyst estimates for both revenue and profit. But what looks like unstoppable dominance today is instead a decade of investing and execution.

Hundreds of articles

+100 articles

We compute, analyze and share data you can’t find anywhere else to help you predict what’s next in e-commerce.

Millions of sellers

Millions of sellers

We have the largest ecommerce data set including millions of sellers and brands. The data set is frequently updated, and we are always adding new features.

Dozens of marketplaces

Major marketplaces

We have developed proprietary technology allowing us to monitor and analyze world's dominant ecommerce platforms like Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Etsy, etc.

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