Here's a look at what's happening in ecommerce and retail from Oct. 3-7.
Welcome to a new week, and a new quarter. For retail and ecommerce, it's the kickoff of the biggest three months of the year. The holidays are high time for shopping, bringing opportunities to end the calendar year strong, and forge relationships with new customers for the next one.
This week, Target is kicking off the season early with Deal Days, a discount event held online and in-store from Oct. 6-8.
Here’s a look at what else is coming up this week:
DX3 USA: The Canada-born retail, marketing and technology event makes a US debut with a virtual event. Speakers include leaders from Amazon, Boxed, Indochino, Stitch Fix and more. Oct. 3-4
Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Insights into the 2022 Holiday Season: At a virtual event, journalists from Industry Dive covering retail, marketing and more offer perspective on the upcoming holiday season, supply chain disruptions, consumer spending and payment innovation. Oct. 6, 2-4:30 p.m.
Jobs are the focus of data being reported by the federal government this week. Following the Federal Reserve’s latest move to increase interest rates, economists will be looking for signs of any softening in what has been a historically tight market. When it comes to consumer spending, low unemployment is typically a positive indicator, since holding a job typically mean a person has more income to spend on goods.
The following companies in retail, ecommerce and consumer goods will report quarterly earnings this week: