E-Commerce/Online Marketing

Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

Why Yujin Seo Is the Next Korean Model Poised to Go Global – Vogue.com

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A new slew of Korean models dominated this Fashion Week circuit, so naturally, the hunt for the next stunner from Seoul is on. As the city’s Spring 2018 shows begin today, one particularly striking unknown is worth watching: Yujin Seo, the 17-year-old with the one-of-a-kind face that has taken the local fashion industry by storm. In a makeshift tent behind the DDP show venue, the Seoul-born and raised model sits…

Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce … – Forbes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

An employee restocks shelves of school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Wal-Mart Stores is scheduled to release earnings figures on August 17. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth. Walmart is the third-largest online marketplace in the U.S. and it’s also growing total online sales faster than Amazon and eBay. Let’s take…

What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce … – Forbes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

An employee restocks shelves of school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Wal-Mart Stores is scheduled to release earnings figures on August 17. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth. Walmart is the third-largest online marketplace in the U.S. and it’s also growing total online sales faster than Amazon and eBay. Let’s take…

What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce … – Forbes

Monday, October 16, 2017

An employee restocks shelves of school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Wal-Mart Stores is scheduled to release earnings figures on August 17. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth. Walmart is the third-largest online marketplace in the U.S. and it’s also growing total online sales faster than Amazon and eBay. Let’s take…

What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce … – Forbes

Monday, October 16, 2017

An employee restocks shelves of school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Wal-Mart Stores is scheduled to release earnings figures on August 17. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth. Walmart is the third-largest online marketplace in the U.S. and it’s also growing total online sales faster than Amazon and eBay. Let’s take…

12 basic rules of online marketing – Inman.com

Monday, October 16, 2017

In today’s ever-changing, digital marketing landscape, you have to have an online presence, or you’ll get passed by. But not knowing where to start and feeling like you have to do it all to be successful leaves many real estate agents frustrated and intimidated at the thought of implementing a new online marketing plan. Are you considering online marketing? Here are 12 simple rules to get you started….

Amazon, Take Note: How China’s E-Commerce Kings Will Create Totally New Ways To Shop – Forbes

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Signage for Ant Financial Services Group’s Alipay, an affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., is displayed at a cashier counter inside a Sa Sa International Holdings Ltd. store in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg) With its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods and subsequent price adjustments, Amazon has set its sights on disrupting America’s entire retail landscape. But retailers looking for clues to…

The Next Big Thing In The Life Sciences R&D Market: E-Commerce – Forbes

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Shutterstock Pioneered by expensive and cumbersome legacy electronic data interchange (EDI) systems, the B2B e-commerce market has been evolving, showing a staggering growth rate with a projected volume of $1.1 trillion in the U.S. alone and $6.7 trillion globally by 2020. Although the life sciences research industry has been lagging behind in adopting e-commerce tools in the past, it is now showing a growing appetite for new e-business models. According…

SEO Is A Small Business Necessity – Forbes

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Shutterstock As a small business owner, you may see SEO as an unnecessary expense. You may even believe it is not worth your time and effort because SEO is dying anyway — but this could not be further from the truth. SEO is constantly growing in importance and expanding into new areas. Before, it played a major role for large and midsize businesses. Now it is just as crucial for…

The Next Big Thing In The Life Sciences R&D Market: E-Commerce – Forbes

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Shutterstock Pioneered by expensive and cumbersome legacy electronic data interchange (EDI) systems, the B2B e-commerce market has been evolving, showing a staggering growth rate with a projected volume of $1.1 trillion in the U.S. alone and $6.7 trillion globally by 2020. Although the life sciences research industry has been lagging behind in adopting e-commerce tools in the past, it is now showing a growing appetite for new e-business models. According…

How China’s Shopping Malls Survive And Thrive In The E-Commerce Age – Forbes

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

People gather in the atrium of a shopping mall in Dalian, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg I had a debate with myself over what Chinese shopping complex in particular I should open this article with a description of — should I have chosen SM City Xiamen? K11, Xintiandi, or iAPM mall in Shanghai? New Century Global Center or Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li in Chengdu? Or maybe just…

How China’s Shopping Malls Survive And Thrive In The E-Commerce Age – Forbes

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

People gather in the atrium of a shopping mall in Dalian, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg I had a debate with myself over what Chinese shopping complex in particular I should open this article with a description of — should I have chosen SM City Xiamen? K11, Xintiandi, or iAPM mall in Shanghai? New Century Global Center or Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li in Chengdu? Or maybe just…

How China’s Shopping Malls Survive And Thrive In The E-Commerce Age – Forbes

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

People gather in the atrium of a shopping mall in Dalian, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg I had a debate with myself over what Chinese shopping complex in particular I should open this article with a description of — should I have chosen SM City Xiamen? K11, Xintiandi, or iAPM mall in Shanghai? New Century Global Center or Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li in Chengdu? Or maybe just…

How China’s Shopping Malls Survive And Thrive In The E-Commerce Age – Forbes

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

People gather in the atrium of a shopping mall in Dalian, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg I had a debate with myself over what Chinese shopping complex in particular I should open this article with a description of — should I have chosen SM City Xiamen? K11, Xintiandi, or iAPM mall in Shanghai? New Century Global Center or Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li in Chengdu? Or maybe just…

How China’s Shopping Malls Survive And Thrive In The E-Commerce Age – Forbes

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

People gather in the atrium of a shopping mall in Dalian, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg I had a debate with myself over what Chinese shopping complex in particular I should open this article with a description of — should I have chosen SM City Xiamen? K11, Xintiandi, or iAPM mall in Shanghai? New Century Global Center or Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li in Chengdu? Or maybe just…

How China’s Shopping Malls Survive And Thrive In The E-Commerce Age – Forbes

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

People gather in the atrium of a shopping mall in Dalian, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg I had a debate with myself over what Chinese shopping complex in particular I should open this article with a description of — should I have chosen SM City Xiamen? K11, Xintiandi, or iAPM mall in Shanghai? New Century Global Center or Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li in Chengdu? Or maybe just…

Walmart’s E-Commerce Business Is Battling Target and Costco as Much as Amazon – TheStreet.com

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Is Walmart Stores Inc. (WMT) a tougher rival to Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)  than it was 18 months ago? Without a doubt. But that doesn’t mean all, or even most, of the gains Wal-Mart is making in the realm of online retail are coming at Amazon’s expense. Indeed, so many of Walmart’s e-commerce moves — including a just-launched service for easily returning Walmart items ordered online at stores — may ultimately do…

How SEO Professionals Can Avoid Becoming Obsolete – Search Engine Journal

Monday, October 09, 2017

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