Computer & Communication Industry Association

Apocalypse Not: The Resilience of Retail SMBs in the 2010s

This study finds that small and medium-sized retail businesses (SMBs) experienced a period of resurgence and growth in the 2010s. Empirical analyses suggest a direct link between growth of retail SMBs and increased adoption and use of digital and e-commerce technology, and find that small and medium-sized retailers benefit more than large retailers from e-commerce tools.

  • Competition

The Cost of Various Antitrust and DMA-Related Litigation to State and Local Pension Plans –  State by State Aggregates

Various antitrust and DMA-related litigation against the five leading technology firms, Google, Amazon, Meta, Microsoft, and Apple (GAMMA), would increase operating costs for targeted GAMMA firms, ...

Reliable vs. Rapid: Seller Fulfilled Prime Reboot Underscores Evolving Consumer Expectations on Retail Shipping

Executive Summary The history of Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (“SFP”) provides strong evidence of the growing importance that consumers place on speed in retail shopping. Launched in 2015 ...

The Impact of Network Usage Fees on the Brazil Cloud Market

Economic Analysis of Market Licensing v. OEM Restricted Licensing for Standard and Essential Patents

The latest research on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) shows that there are potential problems in SEP licensing that may result in excessive royalties beyond the technical contribution of a paten...