Jet.com: how will it land?

With nearly eight months’ experience after taking off, Jet.com’s flight has been eventful. The company has launched, changed its business model, raised hundreds of millions of new dollars, survived its first Christmas, and acquired a home décor merchant, Hayneedle.com. Slice just completed a comprehensive review of Jet’s first 8 months and summarized the findings in the attached … Continue reading Jet.com: how will it land?

Don’t mourn the demise of Cyber Monday

Historical Context Cyber Monday is a term coined by the online retail trade organization Shop.org in the early days of online shopping.  The idea was to create an online event to compete with Black Friday, the critical shopping holiday in brick and mortar.  It was set on Monday in recognition of the fact that Mondays … Continue reading Don’t mourn the demise of Cyber Monday