Traditional retailers have been significantly impacted by the increasing penetration of e-commerce. Macy’s has focused on developing its data analytics capabilities to survive the fourth industrial revolution.
Craigslist, the largest classified advertisement platform in the world, has enjoyed over two decades of largely free offerings connecting &quot;providers&quot; and &quot;seekers&quot; of services and products. Craigslist has long resisted innovation and change to stay true to its simple and free offering, yet as new entrants build competitive value propositions, such mindset and strategy will not only hamper its growth but threaten its very existence.
StockX is an e-commerce platform on the rise due to it’s unique stock market approach to resale. Strong network effects, superior platform design, and “sticky” features have and will continue to help StockX grow in the future.
Udaan is a B2B marketplace in India connecting small and medium sized retailers to wholesalers for a range of products from lifestyle, home, electronics to fruits and vegetables.
Founded in 2018 by two HBS grads, Zubale is the leading platform crowdsourcing on-the-ground people for retailers to address retail execution tasks. How sustainable and scalable is their platform?
ASOS, the UK-based fashion platform, is a two-sided platform that connects shoppers to third-party vendors as well as their private label.
Shopify, a low-key Canadian company, started as a SAS software solution that enables small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to create their own customizable e-commerce websites without the need to have any prior development or design knowledge. Today, fifteen years after […]
Macys is unable to deliver on competitive pricing, differentiated customer experience, and unique product offering. Its historical competencies leave it ill-equipped to compete in the omnichannel retail market.
The market share of Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) brands has grown significantly in the last 10 years. There were several new brands that challenged and disrupted the market of existing and established ones, that have enjoyed high market share and profitability throughout […]
When even iPhones did not exist – is when Burberry started thinking of Digital Transformation. The journey that this 100+ years old company took is inspiring and tells us what a winner looks like in this world of Digital Darwinism.