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Thanksgiving Weekend Sale: How Top US Consumer Brands Fared

Online retailers in the US have enjoyed an impressive turnover during 2018’s Thanksgiving weekend sale. Over the last few weeks, DataW...

DataWeave Marketing | 10th Jan, 2019,  

 

How Consumer Electronics Was Priced Across Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018

Consumer electronics has always been one of the most popular product categories for consumers during the Thanksgiving weekend sale each year...

DataWeave Marketing | 21st Dec, 2018,  

 

A Study of Fashion Retail Pricing Across Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018

The biggest holiday sale event of the western retail calendar — the Thanksgiving weekend sale, which includes Thanksgiving Day, Black ...

DataWeave Marketing | 20th Dec, 2018,  

 

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day: Decoding Tmall.com’s Pricing During Retail’s Biggest Sale Event

An average of $11.7 million per second was the rate at which Alibaba clocked $1 billion in sales during the first 85 seconds of Singles’ D...

DataWeave Marketing | 12th Dec, 2018,  

 

CEO Speak: Serving the US Market, Hiring the Right Talent, And More

Recently, Karthik Bettadapura, Co-founder & CEO at DataWeave, was interviewed by Vishal Krishna, Business Editor at YourStory, in the Ba...

DataWeave Marketing | 7th Dec, 2018,  

 

Amazon’s US Fashion and Apparel Product Assortment Evolves

As with many other product categories, Amazon has made a significant incursion in Apparel — a key battleground category in retail today. R...

DataWeave Marketing | 21st Nov, 2018,  

 

Inside India’s eCommerce Battle: Attractive Offers Usher In The Festive Season

It’s festival season in India again and shoppers took advantage of aggressive cutthroat competition between Indian online retailers to dri...

DataWeave Marketing | 13th Nov, 2018,  

 

Learning Models Will Run the World: Why DataWeave is Front and Center of a Global Paradigm Shift

Natt Fry, a renowned thought leader in the world of retail and analytics, published recently an article expounding the value and potential o...

DataWeave Marketing | 11th Oct, 2018,  

 

Prime Day Sale: Unraveling the Highs and Lows of Amazon’s Flagship Event

Another year, another round of media frenzy, and another set of records broken. In only three years, Amazon’s Prime Day has evolved into o...

DataWeave Marketing | 30th Jul, 2018,  

 

Clearance Sale Analysis: Retailing Woes Stagger H&M and Toys “R” Us

Confidence amongst retailing analysts was rocked last month by two successive announcements. H&M’s most recent quarterly report, which...

DataWeave Marketing | 30th Apr, 2018,  

 

A Glimpse into Brand Inconsistency in Furniture eCommerce: An Account of Two Retailers

From initially lagging well behind early high-penetration categories such as consumer electronics, books, and apparel, furniture is now emer...

DataWeave Marketing | 29th Mar, 2018,  

 

A Deep-Dive into Amazon’s Fashion and Apparel Product Assortment

Apparel remains one of the key battleground categories in retail today, and like in most other product categories, Amazon has made significa...

DataWeave Marketing | 21st Mar, 2018,  

 

Boxing Day Sale: How UK’s Top Retailers and Brands Fared

Following a successful Black Friday in November, the United Kingdom geared up for the 2017 Christmas season in December. Analysts estimate t...

DataWeave Marketing | 19th Jan, 2018,  

 

Myntra Leads End of Year Promotions in Fashion

Following three back-to-back mega-sale events leading up to Diwali, India’s eCommerce companies once again opened the discount floodgates ...

DataWeave Marketing | 5th Jan, 2018,  

 

Tracing Lazada’s Pricing Across the Month-Long Online Revolution Sale

Commencing on the 11th of November and ending just a few days ago on the 12th of December, Southeast Asia’s biggest sale event, the Lazada...

DataWeave Marketing | 26th Dec, 2017,  

 

Consumer Packaged Goods Join The Black Friday Blitz

While the Thanksgiving weekend sale, which includes Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is famous for attractive offers across all consumer categ...

DataWeave Marketing | 12th Dec, 2017,  

 

Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Parade Discounts in Fashion

Fashion has always been one of the great engines of retail, and two of its iconic sale events are Thanksgiving and Black Friday. While Black...

DataWeave Marketing | 2nd Dec, 2017,  

 

[INFOGRAPHIC] Thanksgiving vs Black Friday vs Cyber Monday: The Electronics Price War Heats Up

Alibaba may have raked in some $25 billion on Singles’ Day in the largest one-day sales turnover ever. In the Western world, however, Blac...

DataWeave Marketing | 29th Nov, 2017,  

 

Alibaba’s Singles Day Sale: Decoding the World’s Biggest Shopping Festival

$17.5 million every 60 seconds. That’s the volume of sales Alibaba generated on 11.11, or Singles Day. This mammoth event, decisively the ...

DataWeave Marketing | 24th Nov, 2017,  

 

Under the Microscope: Lazada’s 11.11 Online Revolution Sale

Lazada’s signature event, Online Revolution, is a month-long sale extravaganza that commenced with a Mega Sale on 11 November, and culmina...

DataWeave Marketing | 23rd Nov, 2017,  

 

Black Friday Sales Season: How US Retailers Are Gearing Up

In today’s rapidly evolving online and mobile worlds, few things encapsulate the competitive nature of the online retail battlefield like ...

DataWeave Marketing | 14th Nov, 2017,  

 

Diwali Season Sales: Here’s How India’s eCommerce Giants Fared

As the battle of the Indian eCommerce heavyweights continues to accelerate, we have witnessed three separate sale events compressed into the...

DataWeave Marketing | 25th Oct, 2017,  

 

Festive Season Sale: Who’s Winning the Great Indian eCommerce Battle?

In the lead up to October’s Diwali celebrations, almost all major Indian e-retailers had announced mammoth sale events for last week. Resu...

DataWeave Marketing | 27th Sep, 2017,  

 

Is Target Really Dropping its Prices?

Earlier this year, we witnessed Amazon and Walmart going head to head in a CPG goods price war of fluctuating intensity that soon rippled ou...

DataWeave Marketing | 22nd Sep, 2017,  

 

Amazon’s Whole Foods Pricing Strategy Revealed

Amazon.com, America’s retail behemoth, dominated headlines in August when it completed its acquisition of Whole Foods in early August 2017...

DataWeave Marketing | 7th Sep, 2017,  

 

ABOF: The Strategic Role of Competitive Intelligence in Modern Retail

When retailers today look to compete in the cutthroat world of online commerce, they face several challenges unique to the nature of modern ...

DataWeave Marketing | 28th Aug, 2017,  

 

Video: Using Product Images to Achieve Over 90% Accuracy in Matching E-Commerce Products

Matching images is hard! Images, intrinsically, are complex forms of information, with varying backgrounds, orientations, and noise. Develop...

DataWeave Marketing | 9th Aug, 2017,  

 

Was Amazon’s Prime Day Sale Really That Big a Deal?

Hint: Only in some product categories Amazon’s Prime Day sale, the first-of-its-kind in India, made a conspicuous splash across the media ...

DataWeave Marketing | 1st Aug, 2017,  

 

How to Survive The Slow Withering of Brick-and-Mortar Retail

For years, the consumer electronics chain Radioshack has endeavored to stay alive in our ever-changing world. Despite their efforts, they ha...

DataWeave Marketing | 27th Apr, 2017,  

 

Dissonance in MRPs for same products across online retailers

We all know, online shopping offers a lot of benefits to shoppers. Apart from the convenience it offers access to a wide-assortment base and...

DataWeave Marketing | 13th Dec, 2016,  

 

DataWeave Wins 2016 BI Software Awards From FinancesOnline

After a thorough assessment of our product FinancesOnline, a well-known software review platform and SaaS leads generation source, awarded...

DataWeave Marketing | 8th Dec, 2016,  

 

Smart Practices Around Competitive Pricing in Ecommerce

Top pricing strategies for online retailers “When it comes to retail markets, law of one price is no law at all” — Hal Varian Hal ...

DataWeave Marketing | 6th Dec, 2016,  

 

PriceWeave

Social media can be defined as virtual communities and networks, where social interaction takes place among people and a wide variety of co...

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

Introducing the new PriceWeave

PriceWeave provides Competive Intelligence for eRetailers, brands, and manufacturers. Competitive Intelligence helps businesses understand...

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

Competitive Intelligence for Retail and PriceWeave

In the aggressive business of online retail every detail you know about your competitor gives you an edge over them. To help you stay ahead ...

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

Competitive Intelligence: Why Price Intelligence is Critical

[This is Part 2 of a series of posts on Competitive Intelligence for Retail. Find the previous post here.] Competitive pricing is arguably ...

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

7 features of an effective Retail Price Intelligence tool

[This is Part 3 of a series of posts on Competitive Intelligence for Retail. Find the previous posts here: Part 1 and Part 2.] 1. Accurat...

DataWeave Marketing | 31st May, 2016,  

 

Smartphones vs Tablets: Does size matter?

Smartphones vs Tablets: Does size matter? We have seen a steady increase in the number of smartphones and tablets since the last five years...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Why is product matching hard?

Product Matching is a combination of algorithmic and manual techniques to recognize and match identical products from different sources. Pro...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

How Colours Influence Buying Patterns In Retail

Research shows that the colour of the clothes we wear significantly affect our day to day lives. For instance wearing black might help us a...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

The Price is Right!

Picture this. You’re approaching the biggest sale of the year for your business, the number of offerings are ever growing and your competi...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Assortment Intelligence: So you think you know your offerings?

In retail, product assortment plays a critical role in selling effectively. It impacts the everyday decision making of category managers, br...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Analyzing Social Trends Data from Google Trends and YouTube

In today’s world dominated by technology and gadgets, we often wonder how well a particular product or technology is being perceived by so...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Building a Twitter Sentiment Analysis App using R

Twitter, as we know, is a highly popular social networking and micro-blogging service used by millions worldwide. Each status or tweet as we...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

A Peek into GNU Parallel

GNU Parallel is a tool that can be deployed from a shell to parallelize job execution. A job can be anything from simple shell scripts to c...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Conquering the Data Mountain API by API

Let’s revisit our raison d’être: DataWeave is a platform on which we do large-scale data aggregation and serve this data in forms that...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

DataWeave’s Telecom Recharge Plans API

Several months ago we released our Telecom recharge plans API. It soon turned out to be one of our more popular APIs, with some of the lead...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Of broken pumpkins and wasted lemonade

[The idea for this post was given by Mahesh B. L., who is a friend of DataWeave. We are going to have some fun with data below.] Ayudha Puj...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Implementing DataWeave’s Social API for Social Data Analysis

In today’s world, the analysis of any social media stream can reap invaluable information about, well, pretty much everything. If you are ...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Extract dominant colors from an image with ColorWeave

We have taken a special interest in colors in recent times. Some of us can even identify and name a couple of dozen different colors! The ge...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

json vs simplejson vs ujson

Without argument, one of the most common used data model is JSON. There are two popular packages used for handling json — first is the sto...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Web Scraping at Scale: Python vs Go

Scaling is a common challenge when you have to deal with a lot of data everyday. This is one thing we face at DataWeave a lot and have man...

DataWeave Marketing | 4th Aug, 2015,  

 

Mining Twitter: Analyzing Social Reactions to Products and Brands

[This post was written by Dipanjan. Dipanjan works in the Engineering Team with Mandar, addressing some of the problems related to Data Sema...

DataWeave Marketing | 9th Dec, 2014,  

 

Mining Twitter in Depth to Understand and Analyze Product Trends

Social media can be defined as virtual communities and networks, where social interaction takes place among people and a wide variety of co...

DataWeave Marketing | 5th Dec, 2014,  

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