millennial men make Super Bowl Sunday Pizza Day

We’re just three days away from Super Bowl Sunday, a day of football, cheesy TV ads, and one more thing: plenty of pizza orders.  Slice Intelligence found that Super Bowl Sunday has been the single largest day of collective online pizza sales for the past three years. Online order data including Papa John’s, Domino’s, and Pizza Hut shows that … Continue reading millennial men make Super Bowl Sunday Pizza Day

Boo! Halloween is not the biggest holiday for online candy sales

Online shoppers spend 70 percent more on chocolate in the two weeks preceding October 31 than they do in the rest of the year, according to new data from Slice Intelligence. However, while online chocolate and candy sales grew 93 percent from Halloween 2014 to Halloween 2015, the big surprise is that Halloween is not the biggest … Continue reading Boo! Halloween is not the biggest holiday for online candy sales

Amazon Prime Now shows early promise

Amazon Prime Now – a service that delivers near-instant gratification for Prime members – is showing staying power with consumers, as 40 percent of Prime Now buyers have used the service more than four times since launch. To put those numbers in context, Prime Now buyers are more likely to be repeat users than are Instacart customers. … Continue reading Amazon Prime Now shows early promise

we’ve passed peak pumpkin spice

As this Fall has been characterized by the manic events of the election season, Slice Intelligence decided to take a breather and look at the lighter side of autumn. We examined the current state of sugar, spice, and everything nice– online pumpkin spice sales to be exact. While Starbucks has been offering the latte since September 6th, online shoppers … Continue reading we’ve passed peak pumpkin spice

online vitamin sales are growing faster than the rest of e-commerce

When you think about e-commerce, do vitamin and supplements come to mind? They should. Data from Slice Intelligence shows the vitamin and supplement category is growing fast, with sales having increased by 40 percent in the last year. Online vitamin and supplement purchases are increasing at such a quick rate that the category is moving 12 percent faster than the e-commerce average itself. … Continue reading online vitamin sales are growing faster than the rest of e-commerce

National Dog Day Report: online spending on pet products is up 67 percent

In recognition of National Dog Day, Slice Intelligence is unleashing data about how pet owners pamper their four-legged friends through online shopping. Slice found that online spending on cat and dog supplies is up 67 percent from July 2015 to July 2016. These pet-friendly shoppers spent ruff-ly $40 per order on products for dogs and cats. Spending on pet food is the main … Continue reading National Dog Day Report: online spending on pet products is up 67 percent

what does the Jet acquisition mean for Walmart?

The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Walmart might have its eye on online retailer Jet.com. Since the deal was confirmed by both companies, Slice Intelligence looked into what this merger means for the e-commerce marketplace. Data suggests that Jet could bring new growth, particularly in CPG categories, and new buyers to Walmart’s online business, giving it an edge over rival Target.com. a Jet acquisition would … Continue reading what does the Jet acquisition mean for Walmart?

Harry’s growth is a cut above their manual shaving competitors

With Unilever’s acquisition of Dollar Shave Club behind us, the e-commerce community is watching for the next private razor brand to exit. Cutting-edge data from Slice Intelligence shows that Harry’s is the razor company to watch. At 35 percent year-on-year, Harry’s is growing faster than Dollar Shave Club, and is three times faster than the industry average. Harry’s commands a … Continue reading Harry’s growth is a cut above their manual shaving competitors

brands selling direct: what does Unilever’s billion dollar bet tell us?

P&G, Unilever and Dollar Shave Club have collectively ensured that reading the trade press is far more interesting than the James Patterson beach novels that we’re usually focused on this time of year.  Monday, Unilever announced that it had bought Dollar Shave Club for a billion dollars, and we learned today that Procter & Gamble … Continue reading brands selling direct: what does Unilever’s billion dollar bet tell us?

half of the coffee served online comes from pods

Coffee pods: a convenient way to make a cup of joe, or a wasteful plastic product? Scrutiny aside, coffee manufactures continue to distill new coffee capsules; brands are even embracing environmental awareness by offering fully compostable pods. Slice Intelligence brewed a fresh pot of data and found that despite the environmental outcry, online pod orders are highly caffeinated: coffee capsule … Continue reading half of the coffee served online comes from pods