The Jason & Scot Show - E-Commerce And Retail News

Join hosts Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor, as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

http://jasonandscot.com

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EP019 - Grocery Commerce, Adobe & Bronto Summits, Apple Pay News and More


Adobe Summit:

Jason attended the Adobe summit.

  • Adobe announced a Cross Device Attribution “Device Co-op” 
  • From the retail supersession, Sucherita Mulpuru shared the Forrester mobile forecast,$35B in mobile sales, $977B mobile influenced sales.  So for every dollar purchased on a mobile device, another $28 are influenced.
  • Adobe demoed an entirely unrealistic retail use case "REI Shopping Bag" based on technology from Twyst.
  • Razorfish debuted a new set of tools for creating B2B commerce experiences using the Adobe stack, called Razorshop B2B 

Bronto Summit

Scot attended the Bronto conference, and gave a talk on "E-Commerce and the On-Demand Economy"

Other News

  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. announced Monday that it sold 3 trillion yuan ($463 billion) of goods through its online shopping websites in the past year ending in March, a milestone for the company.  When their fiscal year ends on March 31, they likely will surpass Walmart as the largest retailer in the world 
    Macys thinks amazon can’t compete
  • Microsoft Chatbot “Tay” - taken down after abuse
  • Apple Pay is coming to the mobile web

Online Grocery - there is some conflicting opinions about the future of online grocery.

  • HSBC Analysts were bearish - "We remain unconvinced of long-term viability of home deliveries for grocery” David McCarthy 
  • While a Morgan Stanley study predicts online grocery is growing fast.

 

Episode 19 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Thursday, March 24th, 2016.

http://retailgeek.com/podcast

Join your hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, SVP Commerce & Content at Razorfish, and Scot Wingo, Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.


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