Industry Mergers: What They Mean for Retail

It’s no coincidence that mergers of major brands are increasing at the same time as the economic and structural clout of mega retailers is also spreading throughout the retail industry and supply chain. Consolidation is one of the key strategies that brands are using to respond to and/or push back against the pressures imposed on them by the likes of Amazon and Walmart.

Retail Drop-Shipping 101

Wondering what drop shipping is and whether it’s right for you retail business? Here’s a quick primer on a few things to consider before launching a drop shipping operation.

Clash of the Titans: Walmart vs. Amazon

The recent clashes between Walmart and Amazon have sent waves rolling through the retail industry. In this article, Dsco founder, Jeremy Hanks, takes a look at possible moves Walmart could take against Amazon and discusses who will ultimately benefit from this battle.

For Retailers, ‘Less-limited Aisle’ beats ‘Endless Aisle’

For retailers whose brand is associated with curation expertise, endless aisle might not be the best strategy to increase product assortment. This article explains why and offers an alternative “less-limited aisle” strategy for maintaining standards even at the long end of the tail.

Amazon: Breaking Down Four Myths

There’s no denying that Amazon has changed the face of retail, but there are many misconceptions about how the company actually operates. Here’s a breakdown of four of these Amazon myths.

Implications of Amazon’s Dominance for Brands, Retailing

Consumers around the world are acquainted with Amazon. I spent $3,607.08 on Amazon in 2016 alone. With 54 million U.S. consumers (64 million worldwide) in its Prime program, Amazon rivals any modern company in both scope and revenue. If you’re a typical U.S. shopper, you bought something from Amazon in the last few weeks, if […]