As a bored, locked-down country lurched from trend to trend, retailers scrambled to cover demand. It’s no surprise ecommerce marketplaces thrived, connecting customers with 3P sellers to outperform even the strong growth of ecommerce as a whole. Their diversity gives them resilience during periods of complex change.
Students and parents see summer vacation as a time for relaxation and a carefree attitude; however, the season is anything but for retailers selling the items students need when they return to class in the fall. Here are some opportunities retailers can pursue to come out on top against competitors.