Ecommerce

E-Commerce Giants Accused of Bullying Shops Into Cutting Prices – Sixth Tone

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Two stores have challenged China’s e-commerce giants during a major online shopping festival, shedding light on deep-seated tensions between the industry’s vendors and the platforms that host them. Liebo, a women’s apparel brand, has accused JD.com of forcing it to offer discounts to customers during Sunday’s 618 shopping festival — a nationwide online shopping bonanza launched by JD.com in 2010 — said Tang Dafeng, Liebo’s founder, on her personal Weibo…

3 ways AI is already impacting ecommerce – VentureBeat

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Advances in artificial intelligence and deep learning have changed our lives. We are already using it even without realizing it: AI helps to power Google’s search engine, Tesla’s self-driving cars, Apple’s voice assistant, and Amazon’s shopping recommendations. The impact of artificial intelligence in retail and ecommerce is also growing. While ecommerce giants like Amazon, Walmart, and eBay have used these capabilities behind the scenes for years, ecommerce entrepreneurs can now…

Amazon’s Dominance Isn’t Assured. It’s Facing a Messy e-Commerce War in India. – Slate Magazine (blog)

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Last Thursday, Indian antitrust regulators announced they would allow Bangalore-based Flipkart to purchase eBay’s Indian business—a move that could seriously shake up India’s online retail market, which Morgan Stanley estimates will be worth $119 billion by 2020. As part of its acquisition of eBay’s Indian arm, Flipkart will strike a deal to make more of the American auction company’s global inventory accessible to Indian consumers, while eBay’s buyers globally will…

Tapping the e-commerce growth – The Star Online

Monday, June 19, 2017

WITH consumer sentiment expected to improve over the coming quarters, e-commerce marketplace 11street is eyeing a 70% growth in gross merchandise value (GMV) in Malaysia for 2017. “Previously, the market was affected by the overall slower economy in Malaysia and consumers were limited by budget. But the market is improving and moving forward, we will grow better than the previous quarters,” says 11street chief executive officer Hoseok Kim. Kim notes…

How Amazon is eclipsing Walmart’s best efforts to dominate e-commerce – Yahoo Finance

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Walmart (WMT) shares got crushed Friday following news that Amazon (AMZN) is aggressively moving into the grocery store business by scooping up Whole Foods. But while the online giant Amazon has been expanding its physical footprint, brick-and-mortar giant Walmart has been ramping up its own e-commerce business to compete. According to UBS analysts, Walmart.com’s stock keeping units (SKUs) have increased to around 50 million today from around 10 million a…

How Target’s E-Commerce Initiatives Will Impact Its Financials – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Target (NYSE: TGT) continues to look to keep pace with Wal-Mart in the e-commerce space, no easy feat given Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com, which transformed the company’s online operations and brought in a new team of e-commerce executives. Wal-Mart has been making big moves in the e-commerce space, between acquisitions, and innovative online shopping initiatives (such as the associate delivery program, pickup discounts etc) in order to fend off growing…

Amazon’s Whole Foods Deal Deepens The Biggest Moat In E-commerce – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Peek into the back of any UPS truck and you can’t help but notice: The majority of the boxes have the familiar Amazon logo emblazoned on them. Those cardboard packages move around the country with the efficiency of data packets racing through the internet itself. It is the seamless blending of Amazon’s digital infrastructure with the not-so-sexy logistics of efficiently speeding those packages to every corner of the U.S. that have made…

Parsing e-commerce tax options – Bangkok Post

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Wholesale and retail online transactions, known as ‘social commerce’, was estimated to total 269 billion baht in 2016 – greater than the entire military budget for the year. (Bangkok Post file photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill) E-commerce, the online trading phenomenon breaching global boundaries, has enabled companies and even individual vendors to increasingly engage in transactions with customers without any of…

How Amazon is eclipsing Walmart’s best efforts to dominate e-commerce – Yahoo Finance

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Walmart (WMT) shares got crushed Friday following news that Amazon (AMZN) is aggressively moving into the grocery store business by scooping up Whole Foods. But while the online giant Amazon has been expanding its physical footprint, brick-and-mortar giant Walmart has been ramping up its own e-commerce business to compete. According to UBS analysts, Walmart.com’s stock keeping units (SKUs) have increased to around 50 million today from around 10 million a…

Amazon’s Whole Foods Deal Deepens The Biggest Moat In E-commerce – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Peek into the back of any UPS truck and you can’t help but notice: The majority of the boxes have the familiar Amazon logo emblazoned on them. Those cardboard packages move around the country with the efficiency of data packets racing through the internet itself. It is the seamless blending of Amazon’s digital infrastructure with the not-so-sexy logistics of efficiently speeding those packages to every corner of the U.S. that have made…

How Target’s E-Commerce Initiatives Will Impact Its Financials – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Target (NYSE: TGT) continues to look to keep pace with Wal-Mart in the e-commerce space, no easy feat given Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com, which transformed the company’s online operations and brought in a new team of e-commerce executives. Wal-Mart has been making big moves in the e-commerce space, between acquisitions, and innovative online shopping initiatives (such as the associate delivery program, pickup discounts etc) in order to fend off growing…

Amazon’s Whole Foods Deal Deepens The Biggest Moat In E-commerce – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Peek into the back of any UPS truck and you can’t help but notice: The majority of the boxes have the familiar Amazon logo emblazoned on them. Those cardboard packages move around the country with the efficiency of data packets racing through the internet itself. It is the seamless blending of Amazon’s digital infrastructure with the not-so-sexy logistics of efficiently speeding those packages to every corner of the U.S. that have made…

How Target’s E-Commerce Initiatives Will Impact Its Financials – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Target (NYSE: TGT) continues to look to keep pace with Wal-Mart in the e-commerce space, no easy feat given Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com, which transformed the company’s online operations and brought in a new team of e-commerce executives. Wal-Mart has been making big moves in the e-commerce space, between acquisitions, and innovative online shopping initiatives (such as the associate delivery program, pickup discounts etc) in order to fend off growing…

Amazon’s Whole Foods Deal Deepens The Biggest Moat In E-commerce – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Peek into the back of any UPS truck and you can’t help but notice: The majority of the boxes have the familiar Amazon logo emblazoned on them. Those cardboard packages move around the country with the efficiency of data packets racing through the internet itself. It is the seamless blending of Amazon’s digital infrastructure with the not-so-sexy logistics of efficiently speeding those packages to every corner of the U.S. that have made…

How Target’s E-Commerce Initiatives Will Impact Its Financials – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Target (NYSE: TGT) continues to look to keep pace with Wal-Mart in the e-commerce space, no easy feat given Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com, which transformed the company’s online operations and brought in a new team of e-commerce executives. Wal-Mart has been making big moves in the e-commerce space, between acquisitions, and innovative online shopping initiatives (such as the associate delivery program, pickup discounts etc) in order to fend off growing…

Amazon’s Whole Foods Deal Deepens The Biggest Moat In E-commerce – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Peek into the back of any UPS truck and you can’t help but notice: The majority of the boxes have the familiar Amazon logo emblazoned on them. Those cardboard packages move around the country with the efficiency of data packets racing through the internet itself. It is the seamless blending of Amazon’s digital infrastructure with the not-so-sexy logistics of efficiently speeding those packages to every corner of the U.S. that have made…

How Target’s E-Commerce Initiatives Will Impact Its Financials – Forbes

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Target (NYSE: TGT) continues to look to keep pace with Wal-Mart in the e-commerce space, no easy feat given Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com, which transformed the company’s online operations and brought in a new team of e-commerce executives. Wal-Mart has been making big moves in the e-commerce space, between acquisitions, and innovative online shopping initiatives (such as the associate delivery program, pickup discounts etc) in order to fend off growing…

Amazon’s Whole Foods Deal Deepens The Biggest Moat In E-commerce – Forbes

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Peek into the back of any UPS truck and you can’t help but notice: The majority of the boxes have the familiar Amazon logo emblazoned on them. Those cardboard packages move around the country with the efficiency of data packets racing through the internet itself. It is the seamless blending of Amazon’s digital infrastructure with the not-so-sexy logistics of efficiently speeding those packages to every corner of the U.S. that have made…

How Target’s E-Commerce Initiatives Will Impact Its Financials – Forbes

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Target (NYSE: TGT) continues to look to keep pace with Wal-Mart in the e-commerce space, no easy feat given Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com, which transformed the company’s online operations and brought in a new team of e-commerce executives. Wal-Mart has been making big moves in the e-commerce space, between acquisitions, and innovative online shopping initiatives (such as the associate delivery program, pickup discounts etc) in order to fend off growing…

How Target’s E-Commerce Initiatives Will Impact Its Financials – Forbes

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Target (NYSE: TGT) continues to look to keep pace with Wal-Mart in the e-commerce space, no easy feat given Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com, which transformed the company’s online operations and brought in a new team of e-commerce executives. Wal-Mart has been making big moves in the e-commerce space, between acquisitions, and innovative online shopping initiatives (such as the associate delivery program, pickup discounts etc) in order to fend off growing…