Ecommerce

Dick’s Sporting Goods downgraded on concerns about e-commerce shift – MarketWatch

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. DKS, +1.94% was downgraded to peer perform at Wolfe Research on Tuesday based on concerns about the shift to e-commerce from bricks-and-mortar retail. “Given the challenging reads through the first half of 2017, we believe any share gain potential will largely be eroded…

Dick’s Sporting Goods downgraded on concerns about e-commerce shift – MarketWatch

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. DKS, +1.94% was downgraded to peer perform at Wolfe Research on Tuesday based on concerns about the shift to e-commerce from bricks-and-mortar retail. “Given the challenging reads through the first half of 2017, we believe any share gain potential will largely be eroded…

Ex-Amazon manager’s startup Kwontified aims to help fashion retailers navigate e-commerce – GeekWire

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Cyber Monday 2016 at Amazon Fulfillment Center in Dupont WA. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) In the retail world, Amazon is becoming inescapable, with Kenmore and Nike recently joining the ranks of big-name companies selling the wares through the company’s online retail platform. A Seattle startup called Kwontified wants to help retailers deal with this new reality, navigate the complexities of selling on Amazon and other e-commerce platforms and get the…

Dick’s Sporting Goods downgraded on concerns about e-commerce shift – MarketWatch

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. DKS, +1.94% was downgraded to peer perform at Wolfe Research on Tuesday based on concerns about the shift to e-commerce from bricks-and-mortar retail. “Given the challenging reads through the first half of 2017, we believe any share gain potential will largely be eroded…

Saudi Entrepreneur on Ecommerce in the Middle East – Practical Ecommerce

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In the United States, ecommerce is mature and sophisticated. That is not the case in Saudi Arabia, where it’s new and challenging. Hamza el Bayed is co-founder of a Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ecommerce company called Ora La Moda, which sells fashion apparel. I recently spoke with him about the hurdles — and the opportunities — in launching an ecommerce company in the Middle East. What follows is the full audio…

Ex-Amazon manager’s startup Kwontified aims to help fashion retailers navigate e-commerce – GeekWire

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Cyber Monday 2016 at Amazon Fulfillment Center in Dupont WA. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) In the retail world, Amazon is becoming inescapable, with Kenmore and Nike recently joining the ranks of big-name companies selling the wares through the company’s online retail platform. A Seattle startup called Kwontified wants to help retailers deal with this new reality, navigate the complexities of selling on Amazon and other e-commerce platforms and get the…

Dick’s Sporting Goods downgraded on concerns about e-commerce shift – MarketWatch

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. DKS, +1.94% was downgraded to peer perform at Wolfe Research on Tuesday based on concerns about the shift to e-commerce from bricks-and-mortar retail. “Given the challenging reads through the first half of 2017, we believe any share gain potential will largely be eroded…

The 3 fundamentals of long-term ecommerce success – TNW

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Maybe it was the freedom to connect to your customers from a laptop that keeps your business going. Or, perhaps you’ve come up with the greatest thing since sliced bread. With ecommerce sales breaking well into the trillions, the opportunity for success in the online business world is staggering. And so is the competition. That being said, you must constantly be working to maintain the edge over your competitors. Here…

Hibbett Sports shares plummet 30% after profit warning, ‘woefully late’ e-commerce launch – MarketWatch

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Wikimedia Commons/Michael Rivera Hibbett Sports stores are located in smaller cities, analysts say, and were relatively insulated from the competition the company will face online. Hibbett Sports Inc. shares dropped 29% in Monday trading after the sporting-goods retailer issued a second-quarter profit warning that included an announcement analysts say was late in coming: the launch of an…

Three Reasons Abercrombie Has (Finally) Jumped on E-Commerce in China – AdAge.com

Monday, July 24, 2017

An image from Alibaba’s page on the Weibo microblogging platform. Credit: Abercrombie & Fitch Weibo Could China be Abercrombie & Fitch‘s best bet for the future? The struggling clothing brand and its kids’ line launches this month on China’s Tmall, the huge online shopping center operated by Alibaba Group, a sign that the company is pushing for a piece of the world’s biggest e-commerce market. Abercrombie, trying to boost sagging…

Ecommerce in Germany Up as Buying Expands to More Product Types – eMarketer

Monday, July 24, 2017

Double-digit increases in ecommerce sales for several product categories helped push B2C ecommerce sales in Germany up 12% year over year in the second quarter, according to figures from ecommerce and mail order industry association Bundesverband E-Commerce und Versandhandel (bevh). Between April and June 2017, the country’s B2C ecommerce sales—a figure that includes retail ecommerce plus purchases of digital goods and services such as travel and event tickets, hotel bookings…

Robots Are Moving in on E-commerce Packing – Fortune

Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Rules may be eased to help e-commerce companies boost exports – Economic Times

Sunday, July 23, 2017

NEW DELHI: To enable homegrown ecommerce players such Myntra, Snapdeal and a host of handicraft and garment platforms to expand their global footprint, India is looking to revamp the export framework governing overseas sales by them. The measures under consideration include a complete switchover to e-enabled filing systems and even doing away with the current cap of Rs 25,000 on a purchase. “A number of steps have been identified to…

Entrepreneur brothers find e-commerce success catering to custom-car enthusiasts – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sunday, July 23, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – Forget great attendance and stellar customer service. Those are highly valued at Turn5, but what gets employees prime parking is driving to work in a Jeep Wrangler, a Ford Mustang or a few types of personal trucks. Judging from the lineup in front of Turn5’s headquarters outside Philadelphia on a recent afternoon, it’s a popular perk, enhanced by the $2,000 the company gives employees to buy such wheels,…

The Amazon effect: How e-commerce is driving a real estate revolution – The Globe and Mail

Saturday, July 22, 2017

On the third storey of Amazon’s towering warehouse in Brampton, Ont., 350-pound robots zip across concrete floors, picking up tall shelves of books, clothing or electronics and racing off to deliver them to human sorters. A 10-kilometre web of conveyor belts ferries thousands of orders from one workstation to the next, while robotic arms stamp labels onto the boxes and workers scan and package items. The robots, which look like giant…

LVMH’s Louis Vuitton launches e-commerce website in China – Reuters

Saturday, July 22, 2017

PARIS (Reuters) – French fashion brand Louis Vuitton, part of luxury giant LVMH (LVMH.PA), said on Friday it had launched an e-commerce website in China to tap a booming online shopping market. Louis Vuitton, which opened its first store in Beijing in 1992, said the website offered leather goods, small leather goods, shoes, accessories, watch and jewelry, luggage, and the newly launched Les Parfums Louis Vuitton. Payments can be made…

The Amazon effect – The Globe and Mail

Saturday, July 22, 2017

On the third storey of Amazon’s towering warehouse in Brampton, Ont., 350-pound robots zip across concrete floors, picking up tall shelves of books, clothing or electronics and racing off to deliver them to human sorters. A 10-kilometre web of conveyor belts ferries thousands of orders from one workstation to the next, while robotic arms stamp labels onto the boxes and workers scan and package items. The robots, which look like giant…

5 Marketing Mistakes That Could Crush Your eCommerce Business – Forbes

Friday, July 21, 2017

Shutterstock There is a huge misconception that eCommerce is easy. People jump into the game thinking that the process is as easy as coming up with a few products to sell, but that is so far from the truth. When it comes to building an online business (of any kind), there are dozens of skill sets required in order to be successful. You could be the most brilliant product designer…

LVMH’s Louis Vuitton launches e-commerce website in China – Reuters

Friday, July 21, 2017

PARIS (Reuters) – French fashion brand Louis Vuitton, part of luxury giant LVMH (LVMH.PA), said on Friday it had launched an e-commerce website in China to tap a booming online shopping market. Louis Vuitton, which opened its first store in Beijing in 1992, said the website offered leather goods, small leather goods, shoes, accessories, watch and jewelry, luggage, and the newly launched Les Parfums Louis Vuitton. Payments can be made…