Posts by Keith Anderson
10 Keys to Maximizing Online Baby Product Sales
By on December 04, 2015

With baby milk indexing as the #1 item in the online grocery baskets of first-time internet shoppers1, and baby food and diapers/nappies also high on the list2, it’s clear the online baby product category is a gateway to eCommerce shopping. But what are the keys to success for brands retailers seeking to maximize online baby…

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By on December 03, 2015

The birth of a baby can also be the birth of a new way of shopping. When new parents have a child, they often find themselves turning to the eCommerce channel for baby food and baby care products, even if they’ve never been online shoppers before. That comes through loud and clear in a dunnhumby…

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By on October 08, 2015

On Wednesday 7 October the much hyped startup announced that it was dropping its $50 membership fee, previously considered by Jet to be its prime source of profit. Since its launch in July, many industry commentators have speculated over the viability of Jet’s business model, with the announcement coming a few weeks ahead of…

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By on October 07, 2015

Fundamental data such as sales and category share is the lifeblood of today’s best performing brands in the brick-and-mortar (B&M) world. However, despite the exponential growth of the online channel (digital sales are growing by 14.6% year-over-year compared to total retail sales growth of 3.7%), most brand manufacturers have been at a massive data disadvantage…

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By on October 06, 2015

The launch of in July was a much-hyped event with many industry commentators debating the viability of its business model. Could it really be a challenger to the seemingly invincible Amazon behemoth? What’s not in doubt is that the launch of is set to have many powerful implications for both retailers and brands…

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By on September 24, 2015

School has now started and everywhere – from the boisterous kindergarten classroom to a scholarly college seminar – valuable classroom lessons are being learned. There are other school-centered lessons being learned as well, in a totally different environment, in which e-retailers analyze the 2015 back-to-school shopping season that served as a run-up to the current…

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By on August 28, 2015

Electronics. Laptops. Shirts and shoes. Pens and paper. We’re all familiar with the types of purchases that make the Back-to-school (B2S) shopping season the second most lucrative time of the year for retailers—trailing only the winter holiday season.

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By on August 06, 2015

In the ever-changing world of digital retail, new concepts, terms, and technologies are popping up seemingly every week. In this new content series, Profitero will introduce key eCommerce terms or concepts, explain why they matter, and explain what you can do with them.

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By on July 29, 2015

Part 2 of 2: Guidelines for Retailers

For brands and e-retailers, it’s more important than ever to find innovative ways to partner together, especially now that the rise of eCommerce is offering so many new opportunities for growth. My recent conversations with two industry experts, Tim Dorgan of CROSSMARK and Chris Drumey of United Biscuits, served as an excellent primer on making this online partnership work.

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By on July 23, 2015

Part 1 of 2: Guidelines for Brands

As the eCommerce channel continues to grow, it presents huge opportunities for brands and retailers that can find new ways to partner together—while presenting big obstacles to those who can’t. I recently spoke to two industry experts, Tim Dorgan of CROSSMARK and Chris Drumey of United Biscuits, to hear their thoughts on how to strengthen the online partnership.

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By on July 01, 2015

In the age of eCommerce, the pace of change continues to accelerate, and nowhere is that change more apparent than in the evolving relationship between the two bulwarks of the retail industry—the CPG companies who create the brands and the retailers themselves. This new Profitero White Paper provides brands and retailers with a dozen essential pointers on how to partner more effectively.

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