Tag: inflation

Shipping & Fulfillment

As inflation wears on, should retailers push back on supplier costs?

February 27, 2023

Via: Retail Dive

The year 2021 was a short-lived golden age for retailers. Consumer demand came roaring back from its pandemic lows with such ferocity that many were able to boost profits even as supply chain costs spiraled. But with demand plummeting as […]


Healthy Holiday Sales Point to a Brighter Future for E-Commerce

February 24, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

Attempting to predict the future is never easy, especially when it comes to retail and e-commerce, two industries that are regularly impacted by new trends and disruptions. However, these new trends and changes can also provide online retailers with opportunities […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

Crypto may yet upend payments

January 30, 2023

Via: Payments Dive

Layoffs abound in the crypto world, as they have since early May. The year switched anew on the calendar, yet the sector gets no “new year, new me” shift: More than 26,000 jobs were lost in crypto in 2022. By […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Online Shopping Habits Are Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

November 7, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Digital spending has increased significantly during the first two years of the pandemic. US consumers alone spent $1.7 trillion online, according to Adobe. However, with inflation and the looming recession, how can brands and retailers sustain growth? Prompt, decisive actions […]

Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Ad spend recedes in June for first decline in 15 months, study says

July 21, 2022

Via: Marketing Dive

For many marketers, the early days of 2022 were seen as a fresh start following a tough two years. However, historic inflation, the ongoing pandemic and global pressures surrounding the war in Ukraine have proven to limit creative verve. Still, […]


5 Things You Need to Know About the Future of E-commerce

July 20, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

With concerns about a new wave of COVID-19, extreme heat waves over the globe, and the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, the global economy seems to be heading for uncharted waters. Companies in the US and abroad are struggling to […]


Plastiq sees inflation boosting B2B card payment use

July 5, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

With inflation concerns and supply chain issues roiling businesses, business payment platform Plastiq seeks to bolster its customers’ payment capabilities. Businesses are trying to stay ahead of inflation by buying inventory in bulk, and “to do that, you need more […]


Top 3 E-commerce Challenges in Q1 2022

June 22, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The recent global healthcare crisis has prompted numerous businesses in the U.S. and abroad to reassess the classic business models or face their own demise. Digital technologies are now improving most industries around the world, and companies everywhere are boosting […]

Shipping & Fulfillment

Impact of inflation on logistics remains problematic and requires planning and patience

April 13, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

The March inflation figure issued yesterday in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed yet another new high, rising 8.5% annually, and marking its biggest percentage gain going back to 1981. If this trend had not […]