eCommerce Intelligence: Profitero Launches Amazon FastMovers

By Profitero posted 26 January 2015

Profitero today announced the launch of Amazon FastMovers, the most comprehensive product benchmarking reports for Amazon. The monthly reports are designed to help brand manufacturers benchmark their competitors’ products and sell more effectively on Amazon.

Topics: Brands, eCommerce, CPG, Grocery, Amazon

CPG eCommerce Intelligence: Why Amazon pulled its Elements diapers

By Profitero posted 21 January 2015

On Wednesday 21st January, Amazon discontinued its prime-only Elements diapers after just six weeks, as reported by both Gigaom and Recode. Citing “design improvements” based on “early customer feedback,” Amazon is offering a $25 promotional credit to now-former subscribers. CPG eCommerce intelligence from Profitero confirms why this was the right decision.

Topics: Brands, eCommerce, Private label, CPG

CPG eCommerce Intelligence: The $600 billion US grocery opportunity

By Profitero posted 16 January 2015

A recent article from Business Insider estimates that the US food and beverage industry is worth $600 billion a year in sales – the largest retail category in the US. With less than 1% of sales currently occurring online, the opportunity for CPG manufacturers is enormous as more and more shoppers opt for the convenience and selection that the eCommerce channel offers.

Topics: eCommerce, CPG, Grocery

Why Competitive Price Intelligence is critical to find the right price

By Profitero posted 8 January 2015

IBM’s Digital Analytics Benchmark Report reveals that mobile devices played a larger role in this year’s holiday shopping than ever before, with sales on mobile devices up 27.2% from a year ago. With more and more shoppers choosing to purchase or research products via their smartphones or tablets, the need for accurate, daily competitive price intelligence has never been greater.

Topics: Retail, Pricing

Toys eCommerce Intelligence: Toys & Games Holiday Insights

By Profitero posted 23 December 2014

Following on from the recent launch of Profitero's new Amazon FastMovers reports, and coinciding with the final days of the key holiday shopping period, Profitero looks at the Toys & Games category on Amazon US and Amazon UK to benchmark high-performing products during November 2014.

Topics: eCommerce, Retail

Meet Profitero at Retail's Big Show, 11-13 January 2015

By Profitero posted 17 December 2014

Profitero will be attending Retail's Big Show in New York, 11-13 January 2015. Schedule a meeting with us at Booth #2434 to find out more about the industry's most comprehensive price monitoring solution for retailers and brands.

Topics: eCommerce, Retail, Pricing

CPG eCommerce Intelligence: 7 Insights into Amazon's Prime Pantry

By Profitero posted 11 December 2014

To coincide with the launch of our Amazon FastMovers reports, Profitero looks at Amazon Prime Pantry’s pricing, assortment, and best-selling products to see the depth of CPG eCommerce intelligence we can glean from Amazon’s growing portfolio of CPG eCommerce “formats.”

Topics: Brands, eCommerce, CPG, Grocery

Competitive Pricing Intelligence: Amazon debuts 'Make an Offer' feature

By Profitero posted 9 December 2014

Amazon has today launched a new 'Make an Offer' pricing feature, enabling customers to bid for lower prices on more than 150,000 items across Sports and Entertainment Collectibles, Collectible Coins and Fine Art - expanding on Amazon's traditional fixed price model.

Topics: eCommerce, Pricing

Profitero Accelerates US Expansion with the Opening of Two Offices

By Profitero posted 9 December 2014

Profitero has opened its first international offices in San Diego, CA and Boston, MA as it continues to scale its operations and better serve the North American market.

Topics: Brands, eCommerce

eCommerce Intelligence: Cyber Monday sales set new record

By Profitero posted 3 December 2014

This year's Cyber Monday set a record for online sales, with comScore reporting that eCommerce sales reached $2.04 billion - making it the biggest online shopping day ever and the first to exceed $2 billion in sales. Walmart also announced that Cyber Monday was its biggest ever day for online orders.

Topics: eCommerce, Retail

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