Ecommerce

Future Publishing’s tech brand T3 relaunches with e-commerce focus – Digiday

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

E-commerce has increased its share of Future Publishing’s revenue, and the company is now confident it can turbocharge growth by repositioning its technology brand T3 as a pure e-commerce play. As part of this, it’s expanding the brand’s content to cover men’s lifestyle verticals, including fashion, travel, culture and fitness. The publisher, which has around 50 brands focusing on specialist interests like music, gaming and photography, has seen e-commerce revenues…

How companies are innovating the world of ecommerce at a rapid pace – TNW

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The tech world loves finding ‘the next big thing.’ It’s just the nature of the business. With all of the excitement surrounding innovative solutions and emerging platforms and hardware, tech developers and consumers, alike, are constantly looking ahead. However, constantly living in the future tense somewhat blinds us to the growth that occurs in certain avenues like ecommerce. According to a study by the International Trade Administration, ecommerce is expected…

China’s JD.com announces $500M e-commerce and fintech joint ventures in Thailand – TechCrunch

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Roll up, roll up… there’s another e-commerce mega deal in Southeast Asia courtesy of a Chinese investor. Following on from Alibaba’s $1 billion deal with Lazada and a $1.1 billion round in Tokopedia led by Alibaba, rival Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has announced a $500 million investment that will create e-commerce and fintech businesses in Thailand. Southeast Asia, a region of 600 million consumers, is forecast to see its internet…

Future Publishing’s tech brand T3 relaunches with e-commerce focus – Digiday

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

E-commerce has increased its share of Future Publishing’s revenue, and the company is now confident it can turbocharge growth by repositioning its technology brand T3 as a pure e-commerce play. As part of this, it’s expanding the brand’s content to cover men’s lifestyle verticals, including fashion, travel, culture and fitness. The publisher, which has around 50 brands focusing on specialist interests like music, gaming and photography, has seen e-commerce revenues…

China’s JD.com announces $500M e-commerce and fintech joint ventures in Thailand – TechCrunch

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Roll up, roll up… there’s another e-commerce mega deal in Southeast Asia courtesy of a Chinese investor. Following on from Alibaba’s $1 billion deal with Lazada and a $1.1 billion round in Tokopedia led by Alibaba, rival Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has announced a $500 million investment that will create e-commerce and fintech businesses in Thailand. Southeast Asia, a region of 600 million consumers, is forecast to see its internet…

China’s JD.com announces $500M e-commerce and fintech joint ventures in Thailand – TechCrunch

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Roll up, roll up… there’s another e-commerce mega deal in Southeast Asia courtesy of a Chinese investor. Following on from Alibaba’s $1 billion deal with Lazada and a $1.1 billion round in Tokopedia led by Alibaba, rival Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has announced a $500 million investment that will create e-commerce and fintech businesses in Thailand. Southeast Asia, a region of 600 million consumers, is forecast to see its internet…

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 popular e-commerce sites – Independent Online

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

CAPE TOWN – E-commerce refers to the process of a consumer buying goods and a business selling goods and services online. One advantage of online platforms are that it allows retailers to both better serve existing customers by making shopping easier for them. It also helps a business find totally new audiences, ones that may not ever enter their physical store.  A research report by Euromonitor International titled: Internet Retailing in South Africa, shows…

China’s JD.com announces $500M e-commerce and fintech joint … – TechCrunch

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Roll up, roll up… there’s another e-commerce mega deal in Southeast Asia courtesy of a Chinese investor. Following on from Alibaba’s $1 billion deal with Lazada and a $1.1 billion round in Tokopedia led by Alibaba, rival Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has announced a $500 million investment that will create e-commerce and fintech businesses in Thailand. Southeast Asia, a region of 600 million consumers, is forecast to see its internet…

FedEx to report earnings amid e-commerce boom – Fox Business

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

FedEx (FDX) on Tuesday is expected to post higher earnings and revenue in its fiscal first quarter, as online shopping continues to carry shipping companies. Continue Reading Below FedEx and United Parcel Service (UPS) have benefited from significant growth in e-commerce. The parcel delivery giants are handling the influx of online orders, and they have invested heavily in their networks to reduce delivery times. Memphis, Tennessee-based FedEx is…

China’s JD.com announces $500M e-commerce and fintech joint ventures in Thailand – TechCrunch

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Roll up, roll up… there’s another e-commerce mega deal in Southeast Asia courtesy of a Chinese investor. Following on from Alibaba’s $1 billion deal with Lazada and a $1.1 billion round in Tokopedia led by Alibaba, rival Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has announced a $500 million investment that will create e-commerce and fintech businesses in Thailand. Southeast Asia, a region of 600 million consumers, is forecast to see its internet…

The Supreme Court Didn’t See E-Commerce Coming – Slate Magazine

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Stevens and his colleagues could not, of course, have anticipated the developments that would soon shake up the retail sector far more than the mail-order business ever had. A few years after the Quill decision, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, Pierre Omidyar started eBay, and the rest is retail history. As internet sales skyrocketed, the costs of the Quill decision surged as well. In 2012, according to the National Conference of…

China’s JD.com announces $500M e-commerce and fintech joint ventures in Thailand – TechCrunch

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Roll up, roll up… there’s another e-commerce mega deal in Southeast Asia courtesy of a Chinese investor. Following on from Alibaba’s $1 billion deal with Lazada and a $1.1 billion round in Tokopedia led by Alibaba, rival Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has announced a $500 million investment that will create e-commerce and fintech businesses in Thailand. Southeast Asia, a region of 600 million consumers, is forecast to see its internet…

The Supreme Court Didn’t See E-Commerce Coming – Slate Magazine

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Stevens and his colleagues could not, of course, have anticipated the developments that would soon shake up the retail sector far more than the mail-order business ever had. A few years after the Quill decision, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, Pierre Omidyar started eBay, and the rest is retail history. As internet sales skyrocketed, the costs of the Quill decision surged as well. In 2012, according to the National Conference of…

How offline retail is evolving to compete with ecommerce – TNW

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Retail is changing at breakneck speed. While it’s become pretty clear that brick and mortar is here to stay, it’s becoming much more difficult for brands to compete in a saturated omnichannel retail market. In fact, 92 percent of American’s retail shopping still occurs offline, meaning offline retailers that try to move at the pace of the industry stand to pick up a good number of customers and potential revenue….

The Supreme Court Didn’t See E-Commerce Coming – Slate Magazine

Monday, September 18, 2017

Stevens and his colleagues could not, of course, have anticipated the developments that would soon shake up the retail sector far more than the mail-order business ever had. A few years after the Quill decision, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, Pierre Omidyar started eBay, and the rest is retail history. As internet sales skyrocketed, the costs of the Quill decision surged as well. In 2012, according to the National Conference of…

What This Entrepreneur Has Learned From Starting Six E-Commerce Companies – Forbes

Monday, September 18, 2017

Samantha Harrington Quote from Kate Hiscox, CEO and serial entrepreneur. When Kate Hiscox started her first e-commerce business, the internet was still called the World Wide Web, Mapquest was more popular than Google, and Myspace and Friendster battled it out for dominance. Venzee Kate Hiscox, Venzee CEO “Starting an e-com business in 2004, when we were still kind of getting our heads around starting to shop online, there were a…

E-commerce may finally fund tests for all those sketchy vitamins and supplements – Quartz

Monday, September 18, 2017

Can selling supplements to the masses over the internet change the way we test medical supplements? We’re about to find out. E-commerce drug companies are trying out a new funding model to test vitamins, supplements, and other “enhancing” substances. The industry currently operates in a wild west regulatory environment where contamination, mislabeling, and undisclosed ingredients are common. Governed by the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, the supplements…

Canada Goose turns focus to e-commerce as retail landscape shifts … – The Globe and Mail

Monday, September 18, 2017

Dani Reiss, who runs Canada Goose Holdings Inc., used to be so anti-logo that he would cut the little crocodiles off his Lacoste shirts. Today, a prominent North Pole crest is emblazoned on the shoulder of each parka his company makes, enhancing their cachet with consumers as Amazon.com Inc.’s shadow looms large over the traditional retail landscape. “I didn’t like brands, which is very ironic I realize given our large…

SPONSORED: Growth of e-commerce Gives Rise to Sophisticated … – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Monday, September 18, 2017

After scouring the store for a new pair of sneakers, Paballo Molahlehi finally lands on the one that catches her attention. She stares at it excitedly, swooning over the fresh pair of purple Reeboks. “It’s precisely the one I was looking for, I knew I was going to find it here” she nods as she adds the shoes to her shopping basket. Thrilled with her latest addition to her growing…

Ecommerce Product Releases: September 17, 2017 – Practical Ecommerce

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Here is a list of product releases and updates for mid-September from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on advertising, productivity apps, payment solutions, and live video shopping. Got an ecommerce product release? Email releases@practicalecommerce.com. Ecommerce Product Releases Product Hunt introduces Ship. Product Hunt has launched a suite of tools to help makers and startups generate demand, build an email list, communicate with their audience, and…