Ecommerce

#5 Things E-commerce Companies can Learn From Amazon’s ‘Click n Brick’ Model – Entrepreneur

Friday, February 17, 2017

To beat offline retailers in India, online e-commerce giant Amazon has recently sought the approval of Indian government to come up with its food only physical store in India, along with its online store. With the debut launch of grocery store in US, Amazon is also going to soon unveil its first brick and mortar store in Seattle, US under the brand name of Amazon Go.   The e-commerce giant is…

Security challenges to e-commerce – CSO Online

Friday, February 17, 2017

Although Willie Sutton denied having said it, we’ve all heard the quote attributed to him about  why he robbed banks: “Because that’s where the money is.” Nowadays, money can be found in lots of places other than banks, including the burgeoning e-commerce market. With online shopping estimated to exceed $1.5-$2 trillion once the year’s receipts are tallied, the e–commerce sector is an attractive target for cyberthieves.  There’s more than money to be had by breaching e-commerce sites, of course. These sites often store payment card…

Africa Gets Ready for its First Luxury E-Commerce Platform – Forbes

Friday, February 17, 2017

Lagos is the Los Angeles of Africa. Home to a majority of the continent’s rich and famous, gated communities, a thriving film industry nicknamed Nollywood, and the Motherland’s biggest consumers of champagne. A city where designer labels matter, the car you drive (or get chauffeured in) affects your social rank, and trendy hotspots are appearing on the scene on a constant basis (rumor has it, Dubai-based real estate firm Emaar…

Here’s How Home Depot’s E-Commerce Strategy Is Driving Growth – Forbes

Friday, February 17, 2017

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Home Depot has shown a steady increase in revenues over the last year. For the nine months ended October 2016, the company reported a more than 7% increase in revenues and a nearly 6% increase in comparable sales for its U.S. stores. The company’s focus on online retailing has played a major role in driving this growth. It has been named as one of the…

Russian Export Center and SPSR create ecommerce platform – Ecommerce News

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Russian Export Center and express carrier SPSR Express signed a partnership agreement, which is meant to open up opportunities of logistics services for Russian exports. Also, an ecommerce platform will be created for listing products across online marketplaces and stores. The two companies will help Russian producers in boosting their online sales by registering and creating online stores and enabling product listing across online platforms worldwide. As part of…

Here’s How Home Depot’s E-Commerce Strategy Is Driving Growth – Forbes

Thursday, February 16, 2017

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Home Depot has shown a steady increase in revenues over the last year. For the nine months ended October 2016, the company reported a more than 7% increase in revenues and a nearly 6% increase in comparable sales for its U.S. stores. The company’s focus on online retailing has played a major role in driving this growth. It has been named as one of the…

Here’s How Home Depot’s E-Commerce Strategy Is Driving Growth – Forbes

Thursday, February 16, 2017

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Home Depot has shown a steady increase in revenues over the last year. For the nine months ended October 2016, the company reported a more than 7% increase in revenues and a nearly 6% increase in comparable sales for its U.S. stores. The company’s focus on online retailing has played a major role in driving this growth. It has been named as one of the…

ReplyYes Announces $6.5M Series A to Bring E-Commerce Over Mobile Messaging Platform to Leading Lifestyle Brands – Yahoo Finance

Thursday, February 16, 2017

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ReplyYes, the leading e-commerce over mobile messaging platform for brands to engage and transact with their customers, today announced a $6.5 million Series A investment to expand its platform to leading lifestyle brands. The funding, led by Madrona Venture Group, Cross Culture Ventures, Lowercase Capital, Muse Capital and Arnold Venture Group, allows ReplyYes to reinvent how brands personalize audience engagement, find new ways to reach…

Here’s How Home Depot’s E-Commerce Strategy Is Driving Growth – Forbes

Thursday, February 16, 2017

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Home Depot has shown a steady increase in revenues over the last year. For the nine months ended October 2016, the company reported a more than 7% increase in revenues and a nearly 6% increase in comparable sales for its U.S. stores. The company’s focus on online retailing has played a major role in driving this growth. It has been named as one of the…

Here’s How Home Depot’s E-Commerce Strategy Is Driving Growth – Forbes

Thursday, February 16, 2017

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Home Depot has shown a steady increase in revenues over the last year. For the nine months ended October 2016, the company reported a more than 7% increase in revenues and a nearly 6% increase in comparable sales for its U.S. stores. The company’s focus on online retailing has played a major role in driving this growth. It has been named as one of the…

One-third of US e-commerce shippers suffer delays and fines – JOC.com

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Here’s How Home Depot’s E-Commerce Strategy Is Driving Growth – Forbes

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Home Depot has shown a steady increase in revenues over the last year. For the nine months ended October 2016, the company reported a more than 7% increase in revenues and a nearly 6% increase in comparable sales for its U.S. stores. The company’s focus on online retailing has played a major role in driving this growth. It has been named as one of the…

Walmart Continues E-Commerce Shopping Spree With $51 Million Deal for Outdoor Retailer Moosejaw – Fortune

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Walmart (wmt) has made yet another e-commerce purchase, this time buying fast growing outdoor gear retailer Moosejaw for $51 million. The deal comes only a few weeks after Walmart bought online footwear store ShoeBuy and six months after its $3 billion purchase of jet.com. Though Moosejaw is a relatively small retailer with 10 stores and a popular website, the attraction for Walmart is the Madison Heights, Michigan-based company’s growth in…

E-Commerce Merchants Can Get Card Transactions Guaranteed – Forbes

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Within three years merchants will no longer be liable for credit card fraud online, said Skye Spear, vice president of partnerships at Signifyd.  Already firms like Signifyd, Forter and Riskified use fast, smart technology like real-time machine learning to review credit card orders coming into e-commerce operations, decide which orders are safe and guarantee those orders.  If the order turns out to be fraud, the companies will reimburse the merchant….

Data Breaches of eCommerce Retailers Cost $172 Per Record – Small Business Trends

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

If your small business hasn’t been “hacked,” it can be difficult to quantify the potential impact of cyber crime. True the impact of a cyber crime committed against your small business can range from simply annoying to potentially crippling. But in the end, the question remains whether a way exists to measure that impact in dollars and cents? Cost of a Data Breach Well, new data from cyber security software…

How a new e-commerce platform is saving Mad Dogg Athletics money – InternetRetailer.com

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Retailers seek value when shopping for a new e-commerce platform, according to the first-ever Internet Retailer Quintessential Guide to E-Commerce Platforms, but most say they go over budget when implementing a new website. Find out how Mad Dogg Athletics avoided this pitfall. Value for the price is a top priority in an e-commerce platform, cited by 59% of respondents, in an Internet Retailer-exclusive survey of nearly 100 e-retailers featured in the…

E-Commerce Habits Aren’t Changing as Fast as You Might Think – Barron’s

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Customers are increasingly opting to buy things from their phones and tablets, but mobile devices have a long way to go before they replace desktop computers for people’s online shopping needs. The desktop still made up 79% of online holiday shopping in 2016, which totaled $109 billion, up 18% from a year earlier, according to data from comScore released on Monday. The firm tracked U.S. consumer spending during the last…

Mattel and Alibaba Join Forces For China E-Commerce Push – Fortune

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Mattel has inked a strategic partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba to help the toy maker more aggressively sell core brands like Fisher-Price and Barbie to mobile-savvy Chinese parents. On Tuesday, the companies announced a pact that would combine Mattel’s (mat) toy brands with Alibaba’s (baba) data and insights into the Chinese consumer. The goal is for Mattel to tackle the $7 billion Chinese toy category, which has posted strong growth…

Billetz Industries Introduces 9Temples–eCommerce Reimagined – Yahoo Finance

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Billetz Industries today announced it will partner with luxury brands to help them adapt to changing consumer preferences and generate net new sales transactions by more effectively engaging millennials, mitigating the risks of cyber threats and fraud, and deepening existing customer relationships. By way of background, Billetz Industries has developed a secure messaging app for iPhone, 9TemplesTM, which is available on the App…

E-Commerce Habits Aren’t Changing as Fast as You Might Think – Barron’s

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Customers are increasingly opting to buy things from their phones and tablets, but mobile devices have a long way to go before they replace desktop computers for people’s online shopping needs. The desktop still made up 79% of online holiday shopping in 2016, which totaled $109 billion, up 18% from a year earlier, according to data from comScore released on Monday. The firm tracked U.S. consumer spending during the last…