Entries by Austin Fontanella

Mirakl Survey Proves Shoppers Are Moving Purchasing Power to Online Marketplaces

The 2022 State of Online Marketplace Adoption, a comprehensive survey of consumer eCommerce and marketplace preferences, reveals key shifts in consumer behavior When shopping online, 65% of U.S. consumers say they often buy from an online marketplace Three-quarters of high-volume, high-value U.S. “power shoppers” wish more of their favorite retailers had online marketplaces BOSTON (January […]

Mirakl Survey Shows Global Consumers Starting Holiday Shopping Earlier and Increasing Use of Online Marketplaces

2021 Holiday Shopping Snapshot also finds U.S. consumers expect half of holiday shopping to be done online; up from 34% in 2019 BOSTON (November 17, 2021) – Mirakl, the industry’s first and most advanced enterprise marketplace SaaS platform, today announced the results of its 2021 Holiday Shopping Snapshot, a global survey of 9,000 consumers from […]

What Does It Take To Build A Thriving Enterprise Marketplace?

By Adrien Nussenbaum, Forbes Councils Member Forbes Technology Council Co-founder and CEO of Mirakl, the global leader in enterprise marketplace solutions. Tech entrepreneur, marketplace expert.    GETTY Images  Enterprise marketplaces are proving to be an essential priority for retailers and brands looking to capitalize on expansive growth in consumer e-commerce. According to new research, in 2020, online […]

Macy’s announces plans for curated digital marketplace

Image courtesy of Macy’s media assets  Macy’s has announced its plans for a digital marketplace. Designed to add to the company’s leading spot as a digitally led omnichannel retailer, the marketplace will expand the assortment in categories and brands already offered, and introduce a range of new ones in addition. The platform will also enable […]

Macy’s shares rise as department store beats on earnings and hikes full-year outlook, thanks to new customers

Photo by Roy Rochlin | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Macy’s reported third-quarter earnings and sales that topped analysts’ estimates. CEO Jeff Gennette said Macy’s added 4.4 million new customers in the quarter and benefited from an “improved economic environment.” Macy’s raised its expectations for earnings and revenue for the full year. Macy’s on Thursday […]

Macy’s, Inc. Announces Plans to Launch Curated Digital Marketplace

Digital Marketplace Platform to Further Accelerate Polaris Strategy and Fuel Enterprise Growth. Technology Company Mirakl to Serve as a Partner to Power the Marketplace Platform. NEW YORK—November 18, 2021— Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) today announced plans to launch a curated digital marketplace to build on the company’s existing authority as a digitally-led omnichannel retailer. The new […]

Macy’s Plans Online Marketplace Launch for 2022, Reconsiders 60 Store Closures

Macy’s is continuing its omnichannel evolution with the launch of a curated digital marketplace for both its flagship brand and Bloomingdale’s slated to open in the second half of 2022. Additionally, the retailer will adjust its 125 planned closings for 2023 by closing an additional 10 stores in January 2022, but taking a second look at another 60 that were intended to go dark. The […]