Ecommerce Newsletter Oct. 16 2017

How to Create a Competitor Price Monitoring Strategy

Online shopping means online comparison shopping. If your prices are not similar to or better than the next retailer, you’re going to lose the sale. It’s that simple. You have to be competitive, because in the digital realm, you’re competing against everyone.

Competitor price monitoring is a crucial cog in the wheel of price optimization, the strategies and tactics used to find the perfect price at the perfect time. It’s both an art and a science (you need data… lots and lots of data).

Read the article.

5 Things Amazon Isn’t Telling You About Selling on Their Site

For many retailers, the thought of going up against Amazon is daunting. One strategy is to embrace the “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” mentality — and build a brand as an Amazon seller.

Read the article on Forbes.

Ecommerce competition spurs 44% of legacy retailers to slash prices

The report demonstrates the pickle retailers are in as they attempt to take on challenges presented by e-commerce — and pricing appears to be a significant problem.

Read the article on Retail Dive.

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