Author Archives: Brian Elliott

About Brian Elliott

Brian is CEO of Monsoon Commerce

Great start to 2012 for e-commerce

2012 got off to a great start for internet commerce, with terrific Q1 performance all around and substantial gains posted by our marketplace partners, including Amazon and eBay. 

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Monsoon Commerce Customers Outpace Overall Amazon Third-Party Growth in Q4

Amazon released its 2011 Q4 financials yesterday, reporting an overall 35% net sales increase to $17.43 billion. For the full year 2011, net sales increased 41% to $48 billion. Impressive growth all around—something we’ve come to expect from Amazon (even … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2011 Holiday Retail Winner

As we near the close of the 2011 holiday shopping season, there is no doubt consumer confidence remains challenged with high unemployment, declining home prices, and continued economic uncertainty.  Nonetheless, a recent article in eCommerceBytes reported ComScore research showing the … Continue reading

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