eCommerce Matters

eCommerce Matters

By BlackCurve
eCommerce Matters is the UK’s first ecommerce pricing podcast, brought to you by BlackCurve.

Each week we discuss relevant ecommerce topics that impact all sectors.

We breakdown pricing concepts for you, share best practice, leave those pesky buzzwords at the door and talk about ecommerce issues in a way you can understand.
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo
Breaker Logo
Castbox Logo
Google Podcasts Logo
Pocket Casts Logo
RadioPublic Logo
Spotify Logo
Ep. 006 - Profit Killing Competitor Pricing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
This episode covers what is competitor pricing, where retailers and commerce companies have got it wrong, price wars and what you can do to avoid competitor pricing mistakes. Hosts: Philip Huthwaite - CEO & Founder of BlackCurve and Rob Horton - Product Director at BlackCurve.
54:42
July 6, 2020
Ep. 005 - I Have Launched an Online Business, Now What?
In this episode of "eCommerce Matters" Philip Huthwaite, Founder & CEO of BlackCurve, and Dr Rob Horton, Product Director and in-house eCommerce Data Scientist at BlackCurve, share what steps you can take after your online business is up and running. The episode covers how you can set the right price for your products,  gain visibility into your market, and how to use pricing to grow your eCommerce business.
50:25
June 29, 2020
Ep. 004 - How Relevant is Price Elasticity Now
In this episode of "eCommerce Matters" Philip Huthwaite, Founder & CEO of BlackCurve, and Dr Rob Horton, Product Director and in-house eCommerce Data Scientist at BlackCurve, examine the relevance of price elasticity in today's world. Rob and Philip kick off the conversation by defining price elasticity, detail the dark art of price elasticity, and why retailers and eCommerce companies should approach the subject with caution.
58:03
June 22, 2020
Ep. 003 - Why Competitive Data is Crap
In this episode of "eCommerce Matters" Philip Huthwaite, Founder & CEO of BlackCurve, and Dr Rob Horton, Product Director and in-house eCommerce Data Scientist at BlackCurve, tackle the elephant in the room - why competitive data is crap. Rob and Philip detail the nuances of competitive data, why cleansing is important to avoiding bad pricing decisions and how to not worry about what your competitors are doing when it comes to pricing.
35:30
June 15, 2020
Ep. 002 - How to Avoid Heavy Discounting in a Post-Lockdown World
In this episode of "eCommerce Matters" Philip Huthwaite, Founder & CEO of BlackCurve, and Dr Rob Horton, Product Director and in-house eCommerce Data Scientist at BlackCurve, discuss how eCommerce companies and retailers can avoid heavy discounting as lockdown eases, what key data set helps you keep an eye on discounting and why incremental price changes are essential in helping your company survive.
55:17
June 8, 2020
Ep. 001 - How Often Should eCommerce Companies Make Pricing Decisions?
In the first episode of "eCommerce Matters" Philip Huthwaite, Founder & CEO of BlackCurve, and Dr Rob Horton, Product Director and in-house eCommerce Data Scientist, take a look at an age-old ecommerce question - "How often should I make pricing decisions?". Philip and Rob share how frequent an ecommerce company should change prices, why price management is important to operational excellence and how stock levels impact prices. The conversation also dives into changing consumer behaviour and why data sets are the dirty secret to making pricing work for ecommerce companies across a number of sectors.
35:40
June 1, 2020