Amazon is growing on-demand services after reporting a 20% sales increase in 2015.
If there's something you've bought offline that you weren't able to buy online, we're probably thinking about that.”
Food and gift basket sales increased 4.7%, but total e-commerce, which includes online and telephone orders, increased less than 1%.
Sponsored by 2013 Social Media 300
The social networks are well aware of their pull, and how challenging it is for retailers to convince consumers, particularly those on mobile devices, to click and buy. That’s why nearly all of them have rolled out e-commerce initiatives such
as Buy buttons that either let shoppers buy directly on their platforms or direct shoppers to the item’s product page.