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 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.

The Challenge of eBay Guaranteed Delivery

The Challenge of eBay Guaranteed Delivery

According to our research of the 800 million items on eBay, 18 million are available with 3-day guaranteed delivery, 8 million are available with 2-day guaranteed delivery, and close to 2 million are available with next day 1-day guaranteed delivery.

Amazon's Apple Moment

Amazon's Apple Moment

Amazon marketplace grew to a few hundred billions of dollars in size because brands refused to sell to Amazon directly. The future of Amazon is brands represented by Amazon, an Amazon agency, or by the brand itself. The opportunity for sellers is shrinking.

Wish is a Portal to China

Wish is a Portal to China

Wish is a mobile shopping app for customers whose first priority is low prices. The app sells a few billion dollars worth of products a year by enabling merchants to sell directly to consumers. According to our research 94% of the growing list of merchants are based in China.

Walmart Long Tail of Selection

Walmart Long Tail of Selection

Walmart online assortment has over 42 million products, but only 3.5 million products are sold by Walmart. The rest are by one of the over 20,000 marketplace sellers.

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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The media relies on our insights and data for their stories. We work with leading magazines, newspapers, and online publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters, Fortune magazine, and The Atlantic.

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