Lisa Lacy is a senior writer at Adweek, where she focuses on retail and the growing reach of Amazon. She has covered marketing and technology for more than a decade for publications like TechCrunch, CMO.com, VentureBeat, The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, ClickZ, Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Journal. She has a master's in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor's in English from the University of Sussex in Brighton, England.
How the Election Could Blow Up Holiday Retail Projections
Consumers are less likely to spend when they feel uncertain about the future.
Walmart Pulls Gun Displays Following Protests Over Police Shootings
Firearms remain for sale in about half of its U.S. stores.
Amazon Beefs Up Delivery Capabilities, Hits $96 Billion in Q3 Sales
Many of its 350,000 recent hires have been in transportation.
Walmart’s New Test Stores Signal Its Ambition in Omnichannel Retail
Walmart is testing new stores.
Adobe Forecasts Online Holiday Spend Will See 2 Years of Growth in Single Season
Expect a record-breaking $13 billion Cyber Monday, the biggest-ever day for ecommerce in the U.S.
Play-Doh for Adults May Be the Most 2020 Product Innovation Yet
If you've ever wished it smelled like barbecue, you're in luck.
Retail Holiday Season Dilemma: Virtual or In-Store Santa?
In-store Santas are a real gamble for retailers in 2020.
With the Pandemic Behind It, China Prepares for a $40 Billion+ Singles Day
Brands are doubling down on the world's biggest shopping holiday, 11.11.
Why the Story of Prime Day 2020 Is What Didn’t Happen
Consumers had a lot of distractions this year.
Female-Founded Figs Faces Heat Over a Sexist Video
Viewers also called out the brand for belittling doctors of osteopathic medicine.
6 Ways Prime Day Will Look Very Different This Year
Expect to see a handful of big changes among brands, retailers and consumers this Prime Day.
How 2020 Paved the Way for $5-and-Under Retail
Popshelf, Dollar General’s new $5-and-under retail outlet, is brushing aside any notion that brick-and-mortar chains are on the way out. In fact, analysts Adweek spoke with say the store concept [...]
Prime Day 2020 Expected to Generate Black Friday-Like Spend
The Prime Day estimate is on par with Black Friday 2018 and about $1 billion shy of the biggest Black Friday on record.