What Amazon’s Top-Selling Prime Day Item REALLY Was

Amazon said this week’s second-annual Prime Day promotion was its biggest day ever, led by the No. 1 item Fire TV Stick. While the first part of that claim was verified by 1010data — the data analysis firm observed a stunning 300 percent sales increase year over year — the Fire TV Stick story is more of a sticky wicket.... Read more

A deeper dive into Prime Day data

Prime Day was Amazon's (NASDAQ:AMZN) single biggest day ever. Sales soared 300 percent over last year and Amazon issued a statement last week detailing some highlights. But there was a good deal left unsaid, according to 1010data. Amazon products were the clear winner on Prime Day 2016. The retailer owns 12 of the top 20 items sold, or roughly 60 percent of all sales, an increase over last year.... Read more

At Your Service

When it comes to foodservice competitors, the limited-service restaurant industry has generally been in a class of its own. While convenience stores and nontraditional outlets like retail stores increasingly offer fresh food on the go, the threat has so far been minimal to quick serves and fast casuals that specialize in serving fast, delicious food.... Read more

Saving media (or not) with Conde Nast and behavioral data

We hear on a daily basis that traditional media is dead. We see a regular occurrence of newspaper and magazine titles going to the wall and suffer an almost constant dumbing down of traditional media. While the internet has done amazing things for our ability to achieve outcomes, for media the only outcome seems to be a slow, chilling and painful death.... Read more

Amazon Becoming a Major Fashion Player

Amazon.com is emerging as the nation’s top online fashion retailer, according to a new report by 1010data Consumer Purchase Panel, a New York-based analytics platform and data provider. Amazon fashion sales from January to April of this year were up 70 percent compared with the same period in 2014, while total units sold were up 89 percent, according to the 1010data report.... Read more

Amazon benefitting from growing web fashion sales

Several observers have taken note of Amazon’s success in the fashion space, not least of which is Cowen & Co., whose research for the past three years has consistently shown that Amazon is adding shoppers, while the number of Macy’s shoppers hasn’t changed. ... Read more

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 6/21/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz. ... Read more

More

Search the News