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 Power Law

Marketplaces Power Law

On marketplaces there is a distribution with a small number of really big sellers and a long tail of sellers that provide product breadth and liquidity. That distribution looks like a power law.

Sears Tried

Sears Tried

As once-giant Sears battles bankruptcy, we look back at the online marketplace it launched. It consists of 81,000 sellers today. The marketplace won't save Sears, but then nothing will.

No Christmas at Jet.com

No Christmas at Jet.com

Jet website traffic reached new lows in December with 8 million visits, down from 22 million the year before. That's a decrease of 63% in a year. It’s not clear, honestly, why Jet is even still around.

Best Buy Makes the Best Selling TV on Amazon

Best Buy Makes the Best Selling TV on Amazon

According to our research TVs sold by Best Buy have grown to dominate the Televisions category on Amazon. Eight of the top 25 best selling televisions on Amazon are sold by Best Buy.

Marketplaces Year in Review 2018

Marketplaces Year in Review 2018

The Year in Review looks at the state of marketplaces and their challenges, and makes predictions on what’s to come next year. It’s a deep-dive report built on our research, highlighting more than twenty different metrics and the context surrounding them.

Chinese Sellers Are Building Brands on Amazon

Chinese Sellers Are Building Brands on Amazon

More than ten thousand Chinese sellers are attending the 4th annual Amazon Global Store Seller Summit. Amazon's message in China is simple: innovate on great products, expand worldwide, and build brands. And it's working.

Amazon’s First Year in Australia

Amazon’s First Year in Australia

Amazon Australia is starting to gather momentum as it grows the marketplace, expands the catalog, and enables Prime shipping. They have 25,000 marketplace sellers, 100 million products, and have doubled website traffic.

Amazon Marketplace Is the Largest Online Retailer

Amazon Marketplace Is the Largest Online Retailer

The largest online retailer in the US is not Amazon, but the Amazon Marketplace. Made up of millions of sellers it will account for 31.3% of total e-commerce sales this year. It's close to twice as big as Amazon itself.

Data

Data

We have developed a technology platform that monitors millions of data points on e-commerce marketplaces.

Research

Research

Our software parses unstructured and semi-structured data sources and programatically extracts the key pieces of structured data we care about.

Analysis

Analysis

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

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