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AMZN  // Posts tagged as "AMZN"

Dec 21 2016 Consumer Goods

Lack of Trust, Transparency, Support Slows Adoption of Etsy’s Seller Services (ETSY)

Research Question: Why are more Etsy sellers not signing up for its seller services? Companies: AMZN, BABA, EBAY, ETSY, FB, FDX, FRA:DPW, GOOG/GOOGL, INTU, PYPL, SHOP, STMP, TWTR By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Etsy Inc.’s (ETSY) success with its seller services is largely dependent on the size […]

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Tableau Has Not Pivoted to Complex Analyses As Rivals Close In (DATA)

Research Question: Has Tableau lost its edge in a sea of analytics competitors? Companies: AMZN, CRM, DATA, GOOG/GOOGL, IBM, MSFT, MSTR, ORCL, SAP, TYO:6501 By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Tableau Software Inc.’s (DATA) once massive advantage among data visualization providers is dwindling. Microsoft Corp.’s (MSFT) Power BI […]

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A Cloud Software “Tsunami” Threatens the IT Appliance Market

Research Question: How will traditional IT vendors selling hardware appliance-based products likely be affected in 2017 and beyond by the development of software-only IT applications on superclouds belonging to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure? Companies: AMZN, ANET, CSCO, CTXS, CVLT, FB, FFIV, GOOG/GOOGL, IBM, MLNX, MSFT, NTAP, ORCL, RVBD, SYMC, TPE:2345, TPE:2382, VMW Click here […]

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QVC Buoyed by Loyal Customers But Faces Worrisome Trends (QVCA)

Research Question: Will Liberty Interactive’s QVC return to revenue growth in the fourth quarter and beyond? Companies: AMZN, EBAY, ETSY, HSNI, KSS, M, QVCA, TGT, WMT By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Liberty Interactive Corp.’s QVC Group (QVCA) has a loyal customer base and a track record of […]

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Restoration Hardware’s Turnaround Needs More Work, Time (RH)

Research Question: Will Restoration Hardware’s aggressive action plan be the catalyst that reverses its yearlong decline and drives growth in the fourth quarter and 2017? Companies: AMZN, BBBY, RH, W, WSM By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc.’s (RH) turnaround effort remains a work in progress. […]

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GrubHub Must Fend Off Hard-Charging UberEATS to Stay on Top (GRUB)

Research Question: Will GrubHub win the online food ordering battle? Companies: AMZN, GRUB, YELP By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings GrubHub Inc. (GRUB) has a tall task ahead of it in fending off Uber Technologies Inc.’s UberEATS and in maintaining its supremacy in the online food ordering and […]

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A New Style of IT Security Is Poised to Upend Market (CHKP, PANW, FTNT, JNPR)

Research Question: How is the migration of application workloads to a web-style cloud interface affecting growth strategies for traditional firewall and intrusion detection vendors? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, CUDA FTNT, INTC, JNPR, MSFT, PANW, SYMC By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary Privately held IT security companies that are proactive in a […]

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Nov 02 2016 Automotive, Consumer Goods

Advance Auto Parts Is Not Making Progress in the Commercial Market (AAP)

Research Question: Is Advance Auto Parts having enough success in the commercial market to reverse its declining sales and to drive its turnaround? Companies: AAP, AMZN, AZO, EBAY, GPC, IEP, ORLY By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Advance Auto Parts Inc.’s (AAP) efforts in the commercial market have […]

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The Cloud Sets Off a Next-Gen Network Switch War Led by Cisco (CSCO, ANET, HPE)

Research Question: Will private data center cloud networking replace traditional networks for enterprises not prepared to do large-scale IT networking migration to the public cloud in 2017? Which vendors are best positioned? Companies: AMZN, ANET, BRCD, CRM, CSCO, EPA:ALU, EXTR, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, JNPR, MLNX, MSFT, SMCI, STO:ERIC-A/B, TPE:2345 By: John Harrington Click here to download report […]

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Competition Continues to Gain on Taser’s Body Camera Market Dominance (TASR)

Research Question: Will Taser’s body camera and storage business continue to flourish despite its expensive products and increasing competition? Companies: AMZN, BOM:500530, DGLY, GPRO, HPE, HRS, IBM, LLL, MSFT, MSI, NTAP, SHE:002236, SHE:002415, TASR, TYO:6752, TYO:6758, TYO:7751 By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Taser International Inc. (TASR) faces […]

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