The Order : Weekly Aggregator Roundup - Amazon MRR & DTC spotlights
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Here’s a quick roundup of last week’s news
Chart of the week
While the analysis from Scott Galloway already dates back a bit, its impact still shapes eCommerce every day: Amazon has recurring revenue from 8 out of 10 US households.
2023 planning: Adding Shopify to the Amazon-first stack
Your Amazon performance and overall growth & profitability can benefit from adding a DTC presence on top of your Amazon activities. We partnered with our friends at Shop Circle & Opinew to put together a hands-on guide on launching & operating on Shopify. Full access here.
Funding Craze 💰
No new funding announced this week.
Adam Heist with a hands-on deep dive into leveraging Generative AI tools for Amazon sellers: “This Changes Everything // AI & Chat GPT For Amazon FBA Sellers” [Youtube]
“Day 2’: How cracks began to emerge in Amazon’s e-commerce empire in 2022“ [Modern Retail]
“Amazon's confident economists are the antidote to predictions of doom for the tech industry in 2023“ [Business Insider]
“DTC state of the union” [Fast Company]
“TikTok Shop has set SEA on fire within months” [Tech in Asia]
“Alibaba's E-Commerce Platform Braces For Its Metaverse Debut“ [Yahoo Finance]
“Embracing digital commerce may be retailers’ best bet for staying ahead of a fast-moving industry” [Techcrunch]
“E-commerce will go viral on social media in 2023“ [Reuters]
“DTC Briefing: The 3 biggest e-commerce stories in 2022“ [Modern Retail]
“The Top Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Brands to Follow in 2023“ [Influencer Marketing]
“Nestlé projects ecommerce will be 25% of sales by 2025“ [Digital Commerce 360]
“eBay Demands for Photo IDs Leave Sellers Uncomfortable“ [eCommerce Bytes]
An outlook worth reading: “Pinterest Predicts: 2023 Trend Forecast” [Pinterest]
Make this year count 🥂