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3PM Snacks – Wednesday, November 6

2019-11-06T17:03:02-06:00

Welcome to 3PM Snacks, a mid-week (and mid-day!) rundown of what's going on in the worlds of eCommerce, big data, and artificial intelligence. We hope you find it informative and easy to digest. Let's go... Goliath vs. Goliath According to a CNBC article earlier this week, Walmart appears to be gaining ground in its eternal battle [...]

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, November 62019-11-06T17:03:02-06:00

Complaints mount after Amazon sends food that’s expired or past its best-before date

2019-11-01T17:40:39-06:00

3PM Solutions’ CEO and Founder Rob Dunkel was featured in a recent CBC News investigation, exposing the growing problem of expired food products being sold on Amazon. Here's the key excerpt: U.S. data analytics firm 3PM Solutions recently analyzed Amazon.com's 100 bestselling food products for CNBC. The firm found that at least 40 per cent of third-party sellers had [...]

Complaints mount after Amazon sends food that’s expired or past its best-before date2019-11-01T17:40:39-06:00

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 30

2019-10-30T14:24:07-06:00

Welcome to 3PM Snacks, a mid-week (and mid-day!) rundown of what's going on in the worlds of eCommerce, big data, and artificial intelligence. We hope you find it informative and easy to digest. Let's go... Every Day is Now Black Friday It's not Black Friday yet -- it's not even November yet -- but that apparently [...]

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 302019-10-30T14:24:07-06:00

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 23

2019-10-23T16:27:25-06:00

Welcome to 3PM Snacks, a mid-week (and mid-day!) rundown of what's going on in the worlds of eCommerce, big data, and artificial intelligence. We hope you find it informative and easy to digest. Let's go... "You Can Find Anecdotes to Support Whatever Conclusion You Want" Amazon consumer chief Jeff Wilke took the stage the Wall Street [...]

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 232019-10-23T16:27:25-06:00

Amazon is shipping expired food, from baby formula to old beef jerky, scaring consumers and putting big brands at risk

2019-10-22T10:59:55-06:00

CNBC dropped a bombshell of an article on Sunday, reporting on how Amazon's third-party sellers are frequently shipping food that has long-since expired. 3PM Solutions spent over a month helping CNBC research this story, providing data and insights, and we're pleased to see that this issue -- which we have long observed in our data -- [...]

Amazon is shipping expired food, from baby formula to old beef jerky, scaring consumers and putting big brands at risk2019-10-22T10:59:55-06:00

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 16

2019-10-16T20:10:11-06:00

Welcome to 3PM Snacks, a mid-week (and mid-day!) rundown of what's going on in the worlds of eCommerce, big data, and artificial intelligence. We hope you find it informative and easy to digest. Let's go... Some Obsessions are Good It turns out that customer service is just as important today as it was in the 1960s, [...]

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 162019-10-16T20:10:11-06:00

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 9

2019-10-09T17:54:25-06:00

Welcome to 3PM Snacks, a mid-week (and mid-day!) rundown of what's going on in the worlds of eCommerce, big data, and artificial intelligence. We hope you find it informative and easy to digest. Let's go... Google Shopping Gets a Face-Lift  Google released its latest redesign of the Google Shopping experience, offering customers a simpler, more personalized [...]

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 92019-10-09T17:54:25-06:00

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 2

2019-10-02T16:24:53-06:00

Welcome to 3PM Snacks, a mid-week (and mid-day!) rundown of what's going on in the worlds of eCommerce, big data, and artificial intelligence. We hope you find it informative and easy to digest. Let's go... Notorious A.M.A.Z.O.N. For the second year in a row, the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) has recommended that Amazon be [...]

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, October 22019-10-02T16:24:53-06:00

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, September 25

2019-09-25T17:16:50-06:00

Welcome to 3PM Snacks, a mid-week (and mid-day!) rundown of what's going on in the worlds of eCommerce, big data, and artificial intelligence. We hope you find it informative and easy to digest. Let's go... Introducing the Echo Everything If you didn't already know, Amazon wants its Alexa voice assistant to be everywhere -- in your [...]

3PM Snacks – Wednesday, September 252019-09-25T17:16:50-06:00

Amazon Cracks Down on Third-Party Apps Over Privacy Violations

2019-09-19T15:11:34-06:00

3PM Solutions’ Chief Product Officer Jon Derkits was featured in a recent Wired article, offering insight into Amazon's information security as it relates to developer access to the Marketplace Web Services API: "Data privacy is a hot topic in the current sociopolitical climate, and Amazon doesn’t want to be on the bad end of that conversation,” [...]

Amazon Cracks Down on Third-Party Apps Over Privacy Violations2019-09-19T15:11:34-06:00