This report identifies, analyses and evaluates emerging ecommerce trends and considers how brands can navigate them.
While the Covid-19 pandemic crisis has accelerated consumer demand for ecommerce, it has also meant that many brands have had to review their approach to ecommerce in terms of strategy, operations and fulfilment.
This 60 minute analyst session covers:
- Macro trends impacting ecommerce including the impact of Covid-19
- Reinventing retail: how brands are bridging the gap between physical and digital retail
- What brands can learn from Direct to Consumer (D2C) models
- How ecommerce in China offers insight into how ecommerce in the West will evolve
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