Ecommerce

Four E-Commerce Tactics To Increase This Year’s Holiday Sales – Forbes

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Post written by Duran Inci

WhatsApp is becoming the customer service tool of choice for Nigerian e-commerce – Quartz

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

As e-commerce continues grows in Nigeria, a new challenge has emerged in how to efficiently execute returns and manage failed deliveries. It’s the latest challenge for e-commerce platforms of all sizes in Nigeria that have free return policies similar to major players like Amazon in more advanced markets. But many struggle with taking steps to handle the process. Jumia, one of the biggest e-commerce players in Nigeria, phones up individual…

Reaction Commerce raises $8.5 million for a new soup-to-nuts e-commerce software – TechCrunch

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Sara Hicks and Aaron Judd, the two co-founders of Santa Monica, Calif.-based Reaction Commerce, didn’t set out to build a new e-commerce management software toolkit when they crossed paths at Science, the LA-based venture studio. Instead, the two entrepreneurs and serial startup executives were simply bonding over a common problem. The tools that their companies were using to manage and operate their online sales were not equipped for the latest…

E-Commerce Could Drive Industrial Demand Beyond Usual Economic Factors – Forbes

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Post written by Allison Nagel

Somalia’s ‘touch and feel’ e-commerce hit – BBC News – BBC.com – BBC News

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Image copyright Innovate Ventures Image caption Muraadso co-founders Abdiqani Ibrahim, Hamse Musa and Saed Mohamed When Saed Mohamed, a young entrepreneur from Somalia, pitched his online shopping business Muraadso as part of an East African start-up competition in 2015, he was prepared for rejection. And rejection is what he got. Abdigani Diriye, head of the Somalia-based accelerator, Innovate Ventures, which oversaw the competition, was not impressed. “We had a few…

Why the explosive growth of e-commerce could mean more jobs – The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

WASHINGTON – When the robots came to online retailer Boxed, dread came, too: The familiar fear that the machines would take over, leaving a trail of unemployed humans in their wake. “I had a lot of people asking me, ‘What is going to happen to us?’” said Veronica Mena, a trainer for the e-commerce startup, recalling the anxiety that rippled through her co-workers after company executives announced plans to…

Meet David Rosenblatt, the e-commerce CEO who’s not afraid of Amazon – Recode

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On an earlier episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, guest Scott Galloway explained how Amazon can perform “Jedi mind tricks” on everyone else in commerce. Well, make that almost everyone else. “The race for the $50 order is over, it’s been won by Amazon,” 1stdibs CEO David Rosenblatt said on the latest episode of Recode Decode. “The race for the $5,000 order has not been won. You look…

19 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Ecommerce Site Before It Goes Live (INFOGRAPHIC) – Small Business Trends

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

So you built an ecommerce site and think it’s now ready. But is it really good to go live? Several businesses have ecommerce websites these days, but not all succeed in increasing their page views and maximizing conversions. To launch a successful ecommerce site, you must know which mistakes you should avoid. Discount coupon company Bluehost Coupon Codes has created a checklist of common mistakes businesses make when…

Somalia’s ‘touch and feel’ e-commerce hit – BBC News – BBC.com – BBC News

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Image copyright Innovate Ventures Image caption Muraadso co-founders Abdiqani Ibrahim, Hamse Musa and Saed Mohamed When Saed Mohamed, a young entrepreneur from Somalia, pitched his online shopping business Muraadso as part of an East African start-up competition in 2015, he was prepared for rejection. And rejection is what he got. Abdigani Diriye, head of the Somalia-based accelerator, Innovate Ventures, which oversaw the competition, was not impressed. “We had a few…

Meet David Rosenblatt, the e-commerce CEO who’s not afraid of Amazon – Recode

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On an earlier episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, guest Scott Galloway explained how Amazon can perform “Jedi mind tricks” on everyone else in commerce. Well, make that almost everyone else. “The race for the $50 order is over, it’s been won by Amazon,” 1stdibs CEO David Rosenblatt said on the latest episode of Recode Decode. “The race for the $5,000 order has not been won. You look…

Somalia’s ‘touch and feel’ e-commerce hit – BBC News

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Image copyright Innovate Ventures Image caption Muraadso co-founders Abdiqani Ibrahim, Hamse Musa and Saed Mohamed When Saed Mohamed, a young entrepreneur from Somalia, pitched his online shopping business Muraadso as part of an East African start-up competition in 2015, he was prepared for rejection. And rejection is what he got. Abdigani Diriye, head of the Somalia-based accelerator, Innovate Ventures, which oversaw the competition, was not impressed. “We had a few…

Meet David Rosenblatt, the e-commerce CEO who’s not afraid of Amazon – Recode

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On an earlier episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, guest Scott Galloway explained how Amazon can perform “Jedi mind tricks” on everyone else in commerce. Well, make that almost everyone else. “The race for the $50 order is over, it’s been won by Amazon,” 1stdibs CEO David Rosenblatt said on the latest episode of Recode Decode. “The race for the $5,000 order has not been won. You look…

Meet David Rosenblatt, the e-commerce CEO who’s not afraid of Amazon – Recode

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On an earlier episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, guest Scott Galloway explained how Amazon can perform “Jedi mind tricks” on everyone else in commerce. Well, make that almost everyone else. “The race for the $50 order is over, it’s been won by Amazon,” 1stdibs CEO David Rosenblatt said on the latest episode of Recode Decode. “The race for the $5,000 order has not been won. You look…

Somalia’s ‘touch and feel’ e-commerce hit – BBC News

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Image copyright Innovate Ventures Image caption Muraadso co-founders Abdiqani Ibrahim, Hamse Musa and Saed Mohamed When Saed Mohamed, a young entrepreneur from Somalia, pitched his online shopping business Muraadso as part of an East African start-up competition in 2015, he was prepared for rejection. And rejection is what he got. Abdigani Diriye, head of the Somalia-based accelerator, Innovate Ventures, which oversaw the competition, was not impressed. “We had a few…

Meet David Rosenblatt, the e-commerce CEO who’s not afraid of Amazon – Recode

Monday, October 30, 2017

On an earlier episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, guest Scott Galloway explained how Amazon can perform “Jedi mind tricks” on everyone else in commerce. Well, make that almost everyone else. “The race for the $50 order is over, it’s been won by Amazon,” 1stdibs CEO David Rosenblatt said on the latest episode of Recode Decode. “The race for the $5,000 order has not been won. You look…

Side Hustlers: Watch This Before You Launch Your E-Commerce Site – Entrepreneur

Monday, October 30, 2017

Editor’s Note: In “Tough Love Tuesday,” we connect side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from top experts. Sign up to our email newsletter to be notified about our Tuesday Facebook Lives and check back to our side hustle topic page for more helpful tips. When Allen Brouwer launched his e-commerce site BestSelf Co two years ago, he didn’t just open the virtual doors and expect customers to flood through. Instead,…

Why the explosive growth of e-commerce could mean more jobs – Knoxville News Sentinel

Monday, October 30, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Don’t want Amazon boxes sitting on the porch? The company hopes you’ll let a stranger inside to drop them off. Amazon said it’ll launch a service called Amazon Key next month. (Oct. 26) AP In this Aug. 3, 2017, photo, Myrtice Harris packages products for shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. While jobs have been lost in brick-and-mortar stores, many more have been…

Meet David Rosenblatt, the e-commerce CEO who’s not afraid of Amazon – Recode

Monday, October 30, 2017

On an earlier episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, guest Scott Galloway explained how Amazon can perform “Jedi mind tricks” on everyone else in commerce. Well, make that almost everyone else. “The race for the $50 order is over, it’s been won by Amazon,” 1stdibs CEO David Rosenblatt said on the latest episode of Recode Decode. “The race for the $5,000 order has not been won. You look…