Ecommerce

Traders bet on Overstock over bitcoin’s blockchain technology – CNBC

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

Cards the losers as mobile and e-commerce take off – Worldpay – Finextra (blog)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

In its annual Global Payments Report, Worldpay found that UK eCommerce will be worth £203bn (US$268bn) by 2021, putting the country behind only China and the USA in terms of the value of eCommerce transactions. This represents a sustained CAGR of 9.7 per cent in a market that already enjoys near-universal smartphone and internet penetration. Worldpay’s research, which examined the online shopping market in 36 countries across five continents,…

Traders bet on obscure e-commerce stock in speculation over bitcoin’s blockchain technology – CNBC

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Wal-Mart Sees ‘Second-Mover Advantage’ in E-Commerce – Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Wal-Mart Stores Inc. U.S. e-commerce chief Marc Lore said the online retail division is still in growth mode, the fruits of which will start paying off over the next two years and help it better compete with Amazon.com Inc. “E-commerce is a scale game,” Mr. Lore said in an interview at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ D.Live technology conference on Tuesday. “We’re looking at a lot of different…

Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

JD.com builds coalition to challenge e-commerce leader Alibaba – Nikkei Asian Review

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

BEIJING/SHANGHAI — As China’s online retailers prepare for Singles Day on Nov. 11, the biggest shopping event of the year, second-ranked JD.com is enlisting powerful allies in its effort to steal the sales crown from Alibaba Group Holding. JD.com announced Tuesday that it will share customer data with Tencent Holdings and team with Wal-Mart Stores on member benefits and sales fulfillment. JD.com will combine its customers’ purchasing history with data on users…

Traders bet on obscure e-commerce stock in speculation over bitcoin’s blockchain technology – CNBC

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Wal-Mart Sees ‘Second-Mover Advantage’ in E-Commerce – Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Wal-Mart Stores Inc. U.S. e-commerce chief Marc Lore said the online retail division is still in growth mode, the fruits of which will start paying off over the next two years and help it better compete with Amazon.com Inc. “E-commerce is a scale game,” Mr. Lore said in an interview at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ D.Live technology conference on Tuesday. “We’re looking at a lot of different…

Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

Wal-Mart Sees ‘Second-Mover Advantage’ in E-Commerce – Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—Wal-Mart Stores Inc. U.S. e-commerce chief Marc Lore said the online retail division is still in growth mode, the fruits of which will start paying off over the next two years and help it better compete with Amazon.com Inc. “E-commerce is a scale game,” Mr. Lore said in an interview at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ D.Live technology conference on Tuesday. “We’re looking at a lot of different…

Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

Safe.Shop is new global eCommerce trust mark – Retail Detail Europe

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Safe.Shop is the world’s first global eCommerce trust mark. Currently, only twelve countries signed up, but that number should increase in the future. Alternative for local trust marks Safe.Shop is an Ecommerce Foundation initiative and its current members are Brazil, China, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Croatia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Senegal and Switzerland. By next year, the number should have increased to thirty countries, because the Ecommerce Foundation is already…

Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce Growth In 2017 – Forbes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

An employee restocks shelves of school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Wal-Mart Stores is scheduled to release earnings figures on August 17. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth. Walmart is the third-largest online marketplace in the U.S. and it’s also growing total online sales faster than Amazon and eBay. Let’s take…

Amazon’s power pushes CPG brands to look to e-commerce alternatives – Digiday

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Consumer goods companies are at a crossroads. If they ignore Amazon, they risk ditching an essential sales channel. If they partner with Amazon, their brands are exposed, should it choose to undercut them with its own, cheaper alternatives. The answer for some CPG companies is to look to Amazon alternatives. Retailers who spoke at the IGD Online and Digital Summit last week said the looming power of Amazon was leading them…

What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce … – Forbes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

An employee restocks shelves of school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Wal-Mart Stores is scheduled to release earnings figures on August 17. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth. Walmart is the third-largest online marketplace in the U.S. and it’s also growing total online sales faster than Amazon and eBay. Let’s take…

What Retailers Can Learn From Walmart’s Incredible E-Commerce … – Forbes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

An employee restocks shelves of school supplies at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Wal-Mart Stores is scheduled to release earnings figures on August 17. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg This year, Walmart posted an impressive 60% year-over-year e-commerce growth. Walmart is the third-largest online marketplace in the U.S. and it’s also growing total online sales faster than Amazon and eBay. Let’s take…

Proforma Launches 600th Client eCommerce Store – Printing Impressions

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Showdown looms in Saudi Arabia’s e-commerce market – Christian Science Monitor

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

October 16, 2017 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia—In Saudi Arabia, a kingdom where postal codes are rarely used, most people pay in cash, and shopping is done in giant air-conditioned malls, building an online retail business is no easy task. But two powerfully backed companies are trying to do just that, betting a young, tech-savvy population will eventually deliver up a large slice of the Arab world’s largest consumer market. After months…