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MGR eCommerce Edge Weekly | May 26, 2020

MGR eCommerce Edge Weekly | May 19, 2020 Top News This Week   Shopify (Re)Unite Conference Recap & Thoughts The biggest announcements: Shopify Fulfillment Network (SFN) is now open to all merchants. Launched last year, Shopify’s effort to duplicate Amazon’s FBA has come a long way. They

Facebook Launches Shops – Shopify Goes After Amazon – Joe Rogan Signs with Spotify – MGR Unplugged Podcast

Lots of news this week in the eComm world. Join Manuel and David as they cover Facebook’s new Shops announcement, Shopify’s Reunite News and Joe Rogan’s huge move to Spotify. Listen now on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | Overcast  Facebook & Shopify are going to

MGR eCommerce Edge Weekly | May 19, 2020

MGR eCommerce Edge Weekly | May 19, 2020 Top News This Week   Facebook x Shopify Partnership is Coming for Amazon’s Throat I wrote a few weeks ago about Shopify’s launch of their new Shop app, and how Shopify was clear that it was only a V1,

How DTC Brands Will Benefit from the COVID-19 Crisis in The Long Run

Last week I wrote about The Growth of DTC Brands in the COVID-19 Crisis.  This is the second article of this series focusing primarily on planning strategies. It is true that with so much uncertainty and ever changing regulations during the pandemic, it’s been very challenging for

The Agile Economy – Why Some Companies Are Not Fit to Survive – MGR Unplugged Podcast

 Join Manuel and David as they cover the latest eComm and business news, including a Quibi (not so good) update, Facebook’s new hurdles, movie theaters survival moves and more! Listen now on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | Overcast  In this episode: Quibi not doing

MGR eCommerce Edge Weekly | May 12, 2020

MGR eCommerce Edge Weekly | May 12, 2020 Top News This Week   Is Supply Chain the Key to the Next Wave of eComm? Ownership of one’s supply chain has always been advantageous, but has the coronavirus crisis made it a necessity? The brands that have succeeded

After the Virus Wake Up Call Only the More Creative Businesses Will Survive – MGR Unplugged Podcast

Join Manuel and David as they dissect the latest events in our new economy. Who’s doing it right and who’s failing miserably to adjust to the new Coronavirus social distancing and contactless lifestyle. Listen now on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | Overcast  How things are

MGR eCommerce Edge Weekly | May 5, 2020

MGR eCommerce Edge Weekly | May 5, 2020 Top News This Week The Retail Apocalypse Will Bring the eComm Boom Retail Dive released a list of 27 retailers who are at high risk of not surviving the Coronavirus crisis. Combined these companies own over 100+ 9-figure or

The Growth of DTC Brands in the COVID-19 Crisis

With unemployment at an all time high and the number furloughed employees increasing every week, it comes as no surprise that social media and online traffic are also seeing engagement rates that are at an all-time high. We’ve all experienced slower than normal broadband speeds, especially while

Shopify Launches “Shop.” Facebook Betting on India Again. Anticipating This Year’s Holiday Season for Retailers. – MGR Unplugged Podcast

Join Manuel and David as they talk about Shopify’s new Shop app. Facebook’s big bet on India, and finally, they get into a heated discussion about why so many restaurants are victims of their own lack of planning. Listen now on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google