Posts by Sandy Skrovan
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In hot pursuit of a desk: Profitero talks back-to-school shopping with Good Morning America
By on August 31, 2020

Going back to school will look vastly different this year. Remote learning and hybrid schooling has left consumers scrambling to find the pandemic’s latest hot ticket item – kids desks.

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By on July 20, 2020

By systematically tracking the right data, and establishing operational metrics that produce the desired outcome, Master Lock’s eCommerce team makes smarter decisions faster.

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Mothers-Day
By on May 07, 2020

How consumers celebrate Mother’s Day under lockdown will be radically different than years past. Here’s what we found out about planning for Mother’s Day while staying at home…and what we can learn in anticipation of Father’s Day.

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online-grocery
By on February 19, 2020

Plenty of runway remains for online grocery in the U.S., with retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Kroger leading the charge. Yet in order to win, retailers and brands must think about how to grow profitably while staying competitive online.

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By on February 17, 2020

M&M’s bet on glam over game this year, opting for ad time at the Oscars instead of the Super Bowl. But what was the impact on Amazon sales?

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By on January 23, 2020

There’s been a lot of news lately about bad 3P seller experiences: counterfeit products, outdated merchandise, even trash-picked items being sold online. One might expect this has a negative impact on reviews for your brand. In reality, it’s not as bad as you think.

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By on December 20, 2019

It’s becoming increasingly important for every brand to monitor third-party (3P) seller activity online. Here, we explore 3P seller activity on Amazon, looking at which categories (and markets) are most susceptible to the “3P effect,” and why.

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By on December 03, 2019

Nike’s highly publicized split from Amazon surfaces an issue that brands can’t ignore: the challenge of competing with third-party sellers. It’s bad enough when 3P merchants undercut your prices to steal away sales. It gets even uglier when they sell fake or otherwise “bad” products that can destroy your brand equity. Learn why every brand should keep close tabs on 3P seller activity.

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By on November 07, 2019

eCommerce competition will be especially tough this season, with retailers locked in an arms race to win sales and retain market share. Profitero’s shopper survey finds that Amazon will win out as the dominant holiday destination this season.

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By on September 20, 2019

Many U.S. consumers intend to hold out on spending big online until later in the holiday season. A clear indication that shoppers plan to splurge on Black Friday/Cyber Monday and bide their time waiting for other last-minute deals.

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By on August 28, 2019

Prime Day is a great laboratory for testing promotional strategies that can be used for any key season of the year, such as Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend. One standout area on Prime Day was how some brands were able to coordinate their promotions and AMS campaigns for maximized results.

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