18 episodes

Join Rick Watson, 20+ year eCommerce veteran and CEO & Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting, to hear all the latest in the world of eCommerce — from established players like Amazon and Shopify to the new startups, fresh off their latest round of funding. From Marketplaces to Direct-to-Consumer to Supply Chain to Payments, it’s all here.

New episodes every Monday, just in time for your morning commute!

Find more great content from Rick on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/

The Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest Rick Watson @ RMW Commerce

    • Business

Join Rick Watson, 20+ year eCommerce veteran and CEO & Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting, to hear all the latest in the world of eCommerce — from established players like Amazon and Shopify to the new startups, fresh off their latest round of funding. From Marketplaces to Direct-to-Consumer to Supply Chain to Payments, it’s all here.

New episodes every Monday, just in time for your morning commute!

Find more great content from Rick on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/

    December 1st, 2021: Commercetools’ New Acquisition, Cyber Week, UPS and FedEx Holiday Crunch, and Nike Invests in the Metaverse

    December 1st, 2021: Commercetools’ New Acquisition, Cyber Week, UPS and FedEx Holiday Crunch, and Nike Invests in the Metaverse

    It’s December 1st, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    eCommerce Platform Commercetools Takes Aim at the Mid-Market with a New Acquisition
    Tracking the Cyber Week Winners and Losers
    UPS and FedEx Looking Good for the Holiday Crunch
    Nike Invests in the Metaverse with a Roblox Partnership

    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
     
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 11 min
    November 22nd, 2021: Shopify’s Hydrogen Custom Storefront Framework, Walmart’s Q3 Earnings, Amazon’s New Payment Options, and Target Continues Great Operational Execution

    November 22nd, 2021: Shopify’s Hydrogen Custom Storefront Framework, Walmart’s Q3 Earnings, Amazon’s New Payment Options, and Target Continues Great Operational Execution

    It’s November 22nd, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Shopify releases its hydrogen custom storefront framework - but more is needed
    Walmart’s Q3 earnings highlight its grocery gains
    Amazon introduces new payment options and delivers an ultimatum to Visa in the UK
    Target continues great operational execution triggered by growth in same day services

    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 12 min
    November 15th, 2021: Saks eCommerce split, Square and the future of currency and payment, the status of livestreaming in the U.S., and American Eagle Outfitters acquires logistics capabilities

    November 15th, 2021: Saks eCommerce split, Square and the future of currency and payment, the status of livestreaming in the U.S., and American Eagle Outfitters acquires logistics capabilities

    It’s November 15th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Saks eCommerce split sounds worse every day: What makes it so bad?
    Square stakes its claim on the future of currency and payments
    What’s the status of livestreaming in the United States?
    Retailer American Eagle Outfitters continues to acquire logistics capabilities - should other retailers be paying attention?

    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 15 min
    November 8th, 2021: Supply Constraints Slow Down Advertising, Bed Bath & Beyond Signs With Kroger, Amazon’s Challenging Earnings, and Shopify’s Fulfillment Strategy

    November 8th, 2021: Supply Constraints Slow Down Advertising, Bed Bath & Beyond Signs With Kroger, Amazon’s Challenging Earnings, and Shopify’s Fulfillment Strategy

    It’s November 8th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Advertising is slowing down with supply constraints
    Bed Bath & Beyond signs a big partnership with Kroger
    Amazon has surprisingly challenging earnings
    Shopify’s fulfillment strategy remains a mystery

     
    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/

    • 14 min
    November 1st, 2021: Poshmark’s Brand Closet Program, Mailchimp and Shopify, UPS Earnings, and Amazon Launches an In-Store Pickup Option

    November 1st, 2021: Poshmark’s Brand Closet Program, Mailchimp and Shopify, UPS Earnings, and Amazon Launches an In-Store Pickup Option

    It’s November 1st, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Poshmark launches a new brand closet program to cozy up to big brands.
    Mailchimp and Shopify kiss and make up.
    UPS earnings highlight volume and profit growth.
    Amazon launches an in-store pickup option for marketplace sellers.

    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    October 25th, 2021: J.B. Hunt’s shipping costs, instant delivery startups, Instacart acquires Caper, and shoppers may spend more this holiday season.

    October 25th, 2021: J.B. Hunt’s shipping costs, instant delivery startups, Instacart acquires Caper, and shoppers may spend more this holiday season.

    It’s October 25th, 2021 and this is the Watson Weekly - Your Essential eCommerce Digest!
    Today on the show: 

    Transportation company J.B. Hunt looks for shipping costs to keep rising through 2022.
    Are instant delivery startups the new investment bubble?
    Instacart’s new acquisition Caper means it’s still searching for its next act.
    New data suggests that shoppers may spend more and sooner this holiday season. 

     
    And the Investor Minute which contains five items this week from the world of venture capital, acquisitions, and IPOs.
    For more news from Rick, check out: 
    https://www.rmwcommerce.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickwatsonecommerce/ 

    • 11 min

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