Analyst Perspectives Weekly Scan
DEC 20, 2016 19:20 PM
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Analyst Perspectives Weekly Scan

This issue of AnalystPerspectives Weekly Scan covers analyst commentary from the week ending December 09, 2016.

By Skillsoft

Many analysts continue to discuss the busy holiday shopping season. Here are a few of those highlights found in the Retail section:

  1. Consumers are Paying the Price for Toys this Holiday | The NPD Group - Thu, 08 Dec 2016 |Juli Lennett
  2. Chaos & Technology | The NPD Group - Thu, 08 Dec 2016 |John Buffone
  3. Santa’s Little Chatbot Helpers | Opus Research - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 |Amy Stapleton
  4. It’s Time to Change Again | The NPD Group - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 |Stephen Baker
  5. What Marketers Can Learn About Customer Experience From Santa Claus  | Gartner for Marketers - Thu, 08 Dec 2016 |Augie Ray
  6. Alexa, What Should My Intelligent Agents Strategy Look Like? | Forrester - Fri, 09 Dec 2016 |Jennifer Wise
  7. 4 charts that explain email marketing during the holidays | Experian - Mon, 05 Dec 2016 |Liz McLemore

Amazon made several headlines this week. You can read about it, along with other news in The Web section:

  1. How Amazon Could Reshape More Industries in 2017 – A Guest Commentary in E-Commerce Times | THINKstrategies - Fri, 09 Dec 2016 |Jeff Kaplan
  2. Amazon Go Ushers In A New Era In Retail Technology | Forrester - Tue, 06 Dec 2016 |Nigel Fenwick
  3. Amazon re:Invent Takeaways? Hang on to Your A**es… Securosis - Thu, 08 Dec 2016  
  4. How the Hell Did Amazon just Remove Checkouts? | ABI Research - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 |Patrick Connolly
  5. Public Cloud Wars Will Heat Up in 2017; Amazon and Google Battle Microsoft via Middleware Partnerships Current Analysis - Fri, 09 Dec 2016 |C. Dunlap

Here are some more headlines that caught our attention:


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