Ecommerce news, events and economic indicators we're tracking for June 6-10.
Good Monday morning. Today marks the 78th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces during World War II. Take a moment to reflect on the occasion with historical photos or the recollections of those who participated in the battle. Then, get ready for the week ahead with our planner.
When it comes to tech, all eyes are on Apple as the week begins. The company’s annual WWDC developers conference runs virtually from Monday-Friday. Among the rumors of new releases at the event are a new version of iOS, which is the operating system for the iPhone. Given how the 2021 update to iOS 14 brought a big shift to attribution on platforms like Facebook, marketers should pay attention, Ad Age reports. Elsewhere, new features for the iPhone and the potential for new mixed reality tools are chief among the developments churning in the always-active rumor mill heading into the event.In other ecommerce events from The Current’s calendar, CRMC brings together marketers from CPG brands, retailers and more for three days of case studies and keynotes from June 8-10 in Chicago.
When it comes to economic indicators, inflation continues to be the main influencer. So all eyes will be on Friday’s release of the Consumer Price Index by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. In April, the rapid rise of inflation eased slightly with an 8.3% increase from March. Economists will be watching closely to see whether the increase continues to tail off.
The post-Memorial Day week brought lots of news in ecommerce. Here’s a look at a few of the narratives we’ll continue to track.