Ecommerce

SAIF’s Ravi Adusumalli, four Alibaba executives join Paytm E-commerce board – VCCircle

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Ravi Adusumalli Online marketplace Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, majority-owned by China’s Alibaba Group Holdings, has inducted SAIF Partner’s Ravi Adusumalli and four top executives from Alibaba as its board of directors, a financial daily reported. The new members of the board from Alibaba Group include the e-commerce giant’s senior director of finance Jason Pak Tung Yip; secretary and general counsel at Alibaba Group Holding Timothy A Steinert; former director of…

Amazon’s Cloud Business Continues to Overshadow E-Commerce – Motley Fool

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Surprising no one, Amazon.com‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Amazon Web Services (AWS) business continues to be the main headliner for earnings releases. Revenue in the first quarter came in at $35.7 billion, which became $1.48 in earnings per share by the time it reached the bottom line. Both top- and bottom-line results handily beat the Street’s expectations, which called for $35.3 billion in sales and earnings per share of $1.08. On a trailing-12-month…

Amazon’s Cloud Business Continues to Overshadow E-Commerce – Motley Fool

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Surprising no one, Amazon.com‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Amazon Web Services (AWS) business continues to be the main headliner for earnings releases. Revenue in the first quarter came in at $35.7 billion, which became $1.48 in earnings per share by the time it reached the bottom line. Both top- and bottom-line results handily beat the Street’s expectations, which called for $35.3 billion in sales and earnings per share of $1.08. On a trailing-12-month…

Paytm E-Commerce appoints new board members from its existing investors Alibaba, SAIF Partners – The Tech Portal

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Paytm E-commerce, the online marketplace entity of online payments platform Paytm, which was spun-out late last year, has now appointed its board members. According to filings with MCA, the company has appointed SAIF Partner’s Ravi Adusumalli and four employees from investor Alibaba on the board of directors. Along with them, the company’s founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Paytm’s vice-president Amit Sinha are also on the board. This…

Amazon’s Cloud Business Continues to Overshadow E-Commerce – Motley Fool

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Surprising no one, Amazon.com‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Amazon Web Services (AWS) business continues to be the main headliner for earnings releases. Revenue in the first quarter came in at $35.7 billion, which became $1.48 in earnings per share by the time it reached the bottom line. Both top- and bottom-line results handily beat the Street’s expectations, which called for $35.3 billion in sales and earnings per share of $1.08. On a trailing-12-month…

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business – Entrepreneur

Saturday, April 29, 2017

There’s no shortage of information online on how to start an ecommerce business. A quick Google search reveals millions of results on the subject. But all that information might be more of a hinderance than a help. Why? Because you don’t need more information. You need the right information at the right time. This is especially true when you’re starting your first ecommerce business. At the outset, you don’t know…

E-commerce: We’ll stay invested in India tech, infra operations, says Jeff Bezos – The Indian Express

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Despite beating revenue and profit estimates for its global operations, Amazon is yet to break even in its Indian operations, and its investments come at a time when competition among e-commerce firms including Flipkart, Snapdeal, Shopclues, in a market that is heavily dependent on steep discounting of products. (Representational image) Close on the heels of a potential consolidation of e-commerce companies in India with some firms even close to winding…

Amazon’s Cloud Business Continues to Overshadow E-Commerce – Motley Fool

Friday, April 28, 2017

Surprising no one, Amazon.com‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Amazon Web Services (AWS) business continues to be the main headliner for earnings releases. Revenue in the first quarter came in at $35.7 billion, which became $1.48 in earnings per share by the time it reached the bottom line. Both top- and bottom-line results handily beat the Street’s expectations, which called for $35.3 billion in sales and earnings per share of $1.08. On a trailing-12-month…

E-commerce: We’ll stay invested in India tech, infra operations, says Jeff Bezos – The Indian Express

Friday, April 28, 2017

Despite beating revenue and profit estimates for its global operations, Amazon is yet to break even in its Indian operations, and its investments come at a time when competition among e-commerce firms including Flipkart, Snapdeal, Shopclues, in a market that is heavily dependent on steep discounting of products. (Representational image) Close on the heels of a potential consolidation of e-commerce companies in India with some firms even close to winding…

Threatened by E-Commerce ‘Adaptive’ Pricing Models, Consumers Might Not Buy – Observer

Friday, April 28, 2017

Five years ago, Orbitz received unwanted press when reporters noticed it showed Mac users more expensive listings. Pixabay When I was a biology undergraduate, one of the perpetual subjects of study was co-evolution, when two species—usually in an effort to eat one another or avoid being eaten—develop adaptations and counter-adaptations. For example, bats evolved to use echolocation to eat moths, and tiger moths evolved to emit a toxin bats dislike…

India’s Ecommerce Impact Is Tiny But Not For Long – PYMNTS.com

Friday, April 28, 2017

India has been the next bastion of growth for eCommerce companies, including Amazon and Alibaba, but the market is still in its infancy, accounting for just 1 percent of the world’s spending online. That’s according to Seeking Alpha which, in a broad report looking at the state of eCommerce in India, said the low penetration rate of eCommerce in the country is mainly due to the low number of Internet users compared…

India’s E-Commerce Market Is On The Rise – Seeking Alpha

Friday, April 28, 2017

E-commerce has been one of the fastest growing industries over the past decade. India is an unconquered fertile plain for potential e-commerce growth. Big names like Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) have gobbled up market share in India squeezing the local companies and forcing them on the defensive. Amazon has taken control over almost all of America’s market share and much of Europe’s. For a more in depth look into…

Amazon’s Cloud Business Continues to Overshadow E-Commerce – Motley Fool

Friday, April 28, 2017

Surprising no one, Amazon.com‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Amazon Web Services (AWS) business continues to be the main headliner for earnings releases. Revenue in the first quarter came in at $35.7 billion, which became $1.48 in earnings per share by the time it reached the bottom line. Both top- and bottom-line results handily beat the Street’s expectations, which called for $35.3 billion in sales and earnings per share of $1.08. On a trailing-12-month…

Threatened by E-Commerce ‘Adaptive’ Pricing Models, Consumers Might Not Buy – Observer

Friday, April 28, 2017

Five years ago, Orbitz received unwanted press when reporters noticed it showed Mac users more expensive listings. Pixabay When I was a biology undergraduate, one of the perpetual subjects of study was co-evolution, when two species—usually in an effort to eat one another or avoid being eaten—develop adaptations and counter-adaptations. For example, bats evolved to use echolocation to eat moths, and tiger moths evolved to emit a toxin bats dislike…

eCommerce and Logistics in Geneva, the Match – American Journal of Transportation

Friday, April 28, 2017

By: AJOT | Apr 28 2017 at 08:46 AM | Transport Intermediaries   Geneva – The last day of UNCTAD’s eCommerce week marks the end of a week-long debate on the challenges, opportunities and solutions to foment the development of eCommerce. Some 800 participants have done well to showcase the importance of private sector and institutions working together to stimulate development through eCommerce. FIATA was there in Geneva, as it placed…

Aside From Amazon and Wal-Mart, Who Else Is Winning E-Commerce? – Motley Fool

Thursday, April 27, 2017

When you think of website retail, the first name that probably comes to mind is Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) — and with good reason. According to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Powers of Retailing Report, the e-commerce giant is the largest e-retailer in the world. Another company that likely comes to mind is discount leader Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), which takes the spot as top retailer and sits 4th in e-commerce as it battles to…