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Ecommerce Braintrust

Jul 17, 2023

2023 marked Amazon’s 9th Prime Day event. Every year, the shopping event breaks its last record and this year was no exception.
In this episode, host Kiri Masters breaks down several reasons for the continued winning streak, how Acadia’s clients performed this year, winning strategies, and more.You’ll learn:
  1. The macroeconomic factors the bolstered Prime Day sales results 2023
  2. Why 80% of Acadia’s retail marketplaces clients chose to run deals and discounts, compared with 69% and 64% in 2022 and 2021 respectively
  3. What happens when you don’t run deals, but your competitors do
  4. How Amazon advertising delivered better-than-expected returns and what brands did to make the most of this
  5. That the Sponsored Brand ad type vastly under-performed in terms of CPCs, and what the Acadia retail media team chose to spend ad budget on instead
  6. What glitches occurred this year that affected results (good news here!)
If you want to dive deeper into our results and learnings at Acadia, check out Acadia's annual Prime Day recap here, as well as Kiri’s 2023 recap on Forbes.