Ecommerce

What best practices for ecommerce packaging are emerging? – Packaging Digest

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Is there a standard transit test packaging departments are using for their ecommerce shipments? Are most companies integrating their growing ecommerce enterprise with their brick-and-mortar business? Finally, some answers. Packaging Digest asked attendees to our July 18, 2017, webinar “Ecommerce Packaging: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting it Right from the Start” these two questions to get a sense of where the industry is at this point. Regarding transit packaging tests,…

CRE Opinion: Everything A Household Needs, With A Few Extras … – D Magazine

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Steve Triolet of Xceligent Dallas-Fort Worth is a boom town right now. Cranes dot the skyline across many parts of North Texas and giant tilt-wall boxes, in many cases larger than one million square feet, are being put up at an aggressive pace. What do these giant square buildings store inside them? Quite simply, all of the things that people in a metro area, that is growing by roughly 400 people a…

Plan for e-commerce “safe zone” in Danbury moves ahead – Danbury News Times

Thursday, July 20, 2017

DANBURY – A plan to create the city’s first “safe zone” to exchange items bought online is headed for a City Council vote. The e-commerce safe zone, proposed for the upper deck of the police department’s parking lot, got a favorable review from a committee of elected officials earlier this week. The approval was despite concerns from a city attorney that it could open Danbury up to a lawsuit in…

Govt. Undecided On Ecommerce Regulator For Protecting Online … – Inc42 Media

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Advertisement Advertisement Nirmala Sitharaman, the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, has said that the government is ‘indecisive’ on setting up an ecommerce regulator. The statement was made during the Rajya Sabha session on July 19, 2017 on the basis of presentations made by online sellers body, All India Online Vendors Association (AIOVA). In response to the queries raised by the opposition (during the session), the Minister said, “Ecommerce…

Trump’s NAFTA could be big win for Amazon, e-commerce – Jul. 20 … – CNNMoney

Thursday, July 20, 2017

President Trump finally revealed what he thinks a better trade deal looks like. And it could be good for Amazon. The Trump administration this week published a list of goals for the upcoming renegotiation of NAFTA, the free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico. ‘; var storytext = document.getElementById(‘storytext’); var heightToSkip = 0; function resetValues() { totalHeight = 0; targetChildElement = null; } if(storytext == null) {…

CRE Opinion: Everything A Household Needs, With A Few Extras Via E-Commerce – D Magazine

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Steve Triolet of Xceligent Dallas-Fort Worth is a boom town right now. Cranes dot the skyline across many parts of North Texas and giant tilt-wall boxes, in many cases larger than one million square feet, are being put up at an aggressive pace. What do these giant square buildings store inside them? Quite simply, all of the things that people in a metro area, that is growing by roughly 400 people a…

Govt. Undecided On Setting Up Ecommerce Regulator To Protect Online Sellers – Inc42 Media

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Advertisement Advertisement Nirmala Sitharaman, the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, has said that the government is ‘indecisive’ on setting up an ecommerce regulator. The statement was made during the Rajya Sabha session on July 19, 2017 on the basis of presentations made by online sellers body, All India Online Vendors Association (AIOVA). In response to the queries raised by the opposition (during the session), the Minister said, “Ecommerce…

Marketer’s Brief: Walmart’s Ecommerce Savior Against Amazon — Vitamins? – AdAge.com

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

McCormick heads to Europe to add some spice to its lineup Maryland-based McCormick & Co. plans to buy Reckitt Benckiser‘s food business, led by French’s mustard and Frank’s RedHot Sauce, for $4.2 billion. The price tag was a bit higher than the $3 billion or so that analysts anticipated the business would sell for, suggesting there was quite an appetite for Reckitt’s food assets. French’s mustard and Frank’s are market…

E-commerce: RCEP nations talk details – BUSINESS – The Hindu – The Hindu

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sixteen Asia Pacific nations, including India, are understood to be discussing in detail norms on e-commerce as part of negotiations on the proposed mega Free Trade Agreement known as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Incidentally, technical level talks of the RCEP are being held from July 18 to 28 in Hyderabad. India has been opposing binding norms on opening up the e-commerce sector at the level of RCEP as…

Why China’s Crowded E-Commerce Market Makes Brand Domination A Necessity – Forbes

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Johnson’s Baby Shampoo on display at a supermarket in Hong Kong. (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images) One of the more common questions I encounter in China e-commerce is how to model the success of a product in the market. Will my product work or not, and to what extent? There are probably several valid approaches to answer this, but there’s also a potential problem with one of them. The flawed methodological…

Campbell Soup forms new e-commerce unit – ZDNet

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Campbell Soup Company is forming an e-commerce unit in North America and has hired retail veteran Shakeel Farooque to lead the unit, the company announced today. The announcements were made during Campbell’s annual investor day, where executives gave more details about the digital marketing and e-commerce efforts underpinning the company’s digital transformation. Read More: How Campbell Soup is betting on digital transformation, ecommerce, science to grow sales “We’re investing in…

E-commerce: RCEP nations talk details – The Hindu

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sixteen Asia Pacific nations, including India, are understood to be discussing in detail norms on e-commerce as part of negotiations on the proposed mega Free Trade Agreement known as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Incidentally, technical level talks of the RCEP are being held from July 18 to 28 in Hyderabad. India has been opposing binding norms on opening up the e-commerce sector at the level of RCEP as…

Why China’s Crowded E-Commerce Market Makes Brand Domination A Necessity – Forbes

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Johnson’s Baby Shampoo on display at a supermarket in Hong Kong. (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images) One of the more common questions I encounter in China e-commerce is how to model the success of a product in the market. Will my product work or not, and to what extent? There are probably several valid approaches to answer this, but there’s also a potential problem with one of them. The flawed methodological…

Tina Sharkey’s e-commerce startup Brandless is totally obsessed … – Quartz

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

E-commerce company Brandless launched last week, but it is already billing itself as the “Procter and Gamble of millennials.” The startup sells a variety of Brandless-branded foods and household goods, supplied by its proprietary partner manufacturers, and all priced at $3. It’s raised nearly $50 million from venture capitalists. Brandless cares a lot about its brand. The company promises to keep prices low by eliminating the BrandTax, a phrase it…

Tina Sharkey’s e-commerce startup Brandless is totally obsessed … – Quartz

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

E-commerce company Brandless launched last week, but it is already billing itself as the “Procter and Gamble of millennials.” The startup sells a variety of Brandless-branded foods and household goods, supplied by its proprietary partner manufacturers, and all priced at $3. It’s raised nearly $50 million from venture capitalists. Brandless cares a lot about its brand. The company promises to keep prices low by eliminating the BrandTax, a phrase it…

India-Based Ecommerce Firm Flipkart Reportedly Ups Bid for Rival Snapdeal – eMarketer

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

By some measures, Flipkart may still be India’s top ecommerce platform. But its grip on that title is tenuous at best, given that Amazon has moved aggressively into the country, pledging to spend a total of $5 billion on its operations there. Flipkart’s clearly feeling the heat, as evidenced by ongoing negotiations started in April for the company to purchase homegrown rival Snapdeal. This week came news that Flipkart had…

Hot new e-commerce startup Brandless is totally obsessed with its own brand – Quartz

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

E-commerce company Brandless launched last week, but it is already billing itself as the “Procter and Gamble of millennials.” The startup sells a variety of Brandless-branded foods and household goods, supplied by its proprietary partner manufacturers, and all priced at $3. It’s raised nearly $50 million from venture capitalists. Brandless cares a lot about its brand. The company promises to keep prices low by eliminating the BrandTax, a phrase it…

Ecommerce in the Middle East: Amazon’s entrance and difficult legislation – TNW

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

In the last couple of years, entrepreneurs across the Middle East have launched new products, businesses, and shown the possibility of creating a vibrant startup scene similar to Europe and the United States. Startups from the region have shown great promise with big exists. One such example is the recent acquisition of Souq, an ecommerce player that got acquired by Amazon for close to $800 million. Another notable exit from…

Indian e-tailer Flipkart ups odds of buying Snapdeal with raised bid: sources – Reuters

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart’s sweetened takeover offer of up to $950 million for Snapdeal has improved the chances of a deal between the two rivals, though some sticking points are still being hashed out, two sources familiar with the matter said. Leading homegrown online retailer Flipkart has revised its offer for SoftBank-backed Snapdeal to between $900 million and $950 million, said the sources, adding the new proposal…