At the forefront of innovation: B-A-N-A-N-A-S.
The One-A-Day Banana nearly broke the internet. One package, six bananas varying in ripeness so you can have the perfect ripeness each day.
This could be a good solution for grocery delivery services because produce is a big challenge for them. It's tough to get the perfect avocado or banana when you order online.
This will lead to even bigger growth for the growing clothing subscription service.
Their business model aligns with studies that claim more young people are buying clothes just to share them on Instagram, then return them.
Clicks Seeking Bricks
In a recent interview Natalie Berg said "clicks are looking for bricks"
There was a structural advantage for ecommerce at one time being online only, but now that ecommerce is more prevalent, brick and mortar can be an advantage again for fulfillment and custom experience.
This is what makes Walmart a genuine threat to the big A. They have a huge structural advantage that can bolster their online sales.
Can Target compete with Amazon and Walmart online?
Target acquired Shipt to be more aggressive on their ecommerce front.
There was a lot of hype about same-day delivery, but for many, the primary option is free two day shipping on orders of $35+.
Their in-house brands for clothing and furniture offer unique value over Walmart and Amazon for certain demographics.
Is Walmart still a bad guy?
Walmart is slowly shedding the stigma it gained in the 90's and 2000's.
Walmart has been a better contributor to the technology community, which has helped them get more web talent.
Is Amazon basically Thanos?
Jason Goldberg asked, "If Amazon were the only ecommerce provider in the US, could they implement a small but significant price increase?" or would offline retailers keep their prices low?
This question is a helpful indicator for whether Amazon is crossing anti-trust lines.
If Amazon and AWS were the go away, the internet would be devastated.
Amazon continues to launch new in-house brands, spreading their reach.
Though we may not be there yet, this conversation about Amazon is important.
Ok, wait, maybe Google is Thanos
- Google has more data about us than any other company, by far. Why aren't we raising more flags about them?
Facebook hit with housing discrimination complaint by HUD because of filtering options that gave advertisers the option to filter by race, sex, religion, disability and other characteristics.
This should add perspective for advertising in all fields and the common practices that may be deemed discriminatory.
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