Ecommerce

Paytm E-Commerce bets on O2O to win customers – VCCircle

Monday, April 10, 2017

Online marketplace Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, which runs Paytm Mall, is looking to tap its offline customer base at brick-and-mortar stores with an online-to-offline (O2O) strategy. The company, majority-owned by China’s Alibaba Group Holdings, is also pushing a quick response (QR) code-based system on its recently-launched app and website. Customers can now shop from Paytm Mall by scanning the QR code given by the online marketplace to its offline merchant…

The Best Dividend Stock in E-Commerce – Fox Business

Sunday, April 09, 2017

For most investors, the term “e-commerce stock” probably isn’t closely associated with dividends, a hallmark of staid, mature companies. E-commerce transactions accounted for just 8.3% of total retail sales in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of 2016. With e-commerce as a business trend so early in its evolution, even established players like Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) and eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) focus on reinvesting excess cash flows into growth-driving projects, rather…

The Best Dividend Stock in E-Commerce | Markets & Stocks … – Bloomington Pantagraph

Sunday, April 09, 2017

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Stores closing at a record pace as e-commerce chews up retailers – Florida Times-Union

Sunday, April 09, 2017

The battered American retail industry took a few more lumps this week, with stores at both ends of the price spectrum preparing to close their doors. At the bottom, the seemingly ubiquitous Payless shoe chain filed for bankruptcy and announced plans to shutter hundreds of locations. Ralph Lauren, meanwhile, said it will close its flagship Fifth Avenue Polo store — a symbol of old-fashioned luxury that no longer resonates with…

The Best Dividend Stock in E-Commerce – Motley Fool

Saturday, April 08, 2017

For most investors, the term “e-commerce stock” probably isn’t closely associated with dividends, a hallmark of staid, mature companies. E-commerce transactions accounted for just 8.3% of total retail sales in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of 2016. With e-commerce as a business trend so early in its evolution, even established players like Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) and eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) focus on reinvesting excess cash flows into growth-driving projects, rather…

When a Small Ecommerce Business Should Consider a Consultant – Entrepreneur

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Running an ecommerce business is no walk in the park. It’s a multifaceted undertaking with a lot of moving parts — web development, retail merchandising, logistics, brand marketing, payment processing and so on — and you have to be good at all of them. Lots of large brands and retailers pull it off each year, of course, but they have an army of staff and resources at their disposal. I’m…

Alibaba: Growth Beyond E-Commerce – Seeking Alpha

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) is becoming much more than an e-commerce player. In order to understand the company’s growth prospects, it’s necessary to give a look at its non-commerce divisions, which now account for 14% of total revenue. In this article, I am going to share my view on the company’s prospects outside the core e-commerce business. There are great opportunities in basically all the divisions, as those businesses are all exposed…

Pos Malaysia plans for e-commerce future with Tigers Global tie-up – The Star Online

Saturday, April 08, 2017

JUST a few days ago, Malaysia’s postal company Pos Malaysia Bhd inked an agreement with Tigers Global Logistics Sdn Bhd (TGL) that would see more cross-border e-commerce activities with TGL’s end-to-end commerce fulfilment solutions. Some see this as another move for Pos Malaysia to be an e-fulfilment logistics provider, as it rides on the fast-growing e-commerce services sector, which presents an enormous opportunity for global logistics players. Under the deal,…

E-commerce companies can improve revenue by following these 5 tips – Search Engine Land

Friday, April 07, 2017

E-commerce websites can seem overwhelming to manage, but effective information architecture, SEO and content marketing strategies can make a huge difference. Nothing about the advice I offer below is complicated, difficult or expensive. After learning these simple strategies, please share them with anyone else who might benefit from them. It may even be someone inside your own company or organization! The powerful impact of SEO harnessed to content marketing SEO can be a powerful…

How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping ECommerce – Business.com

Friday, April 07, 2017

Discover how artificial intelligence is shaping eCommerce today. The age of AI and machine learning is upon us. Don’t let your business get left behind. Artificial intelligence will take over. But it’s not going to be an apocalyptic scenario, unless the latest U.S. military developments actually come up with a mind of their own. AI will have control over our everyday lives, but only because we want it to….

E-commerce offers carriers opening to serve smaller BCOs – JOC.com

Friday, April 07, 2017

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Why Your eCommerce Site Could Use a Redesign – TG Daily (blog)

Friday, April 07, 2017

It’s essential for eCommerce sites to work well on mobile as well as desktop devices, especially since mobile surpassed PCs for time spent with online retail back in 2013. Ideally, your site will be responsive, so that it adjusts based on the screen used to view it. If you have to choose between mobile and desktop, mobile may be the better choice depending on your industry. Nixon, which makes watches,…

ECommerce is Dead. Long Live iCommerce! – Customer Think

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Over the past two decades or so eCommerce has undergone a major change. The speed of this change has been, and continues to be, amazing. A Short History The world wide web got invented in 1989, became available on the Internet in 1991; first web sites humbly started as additional marketing channels, with corporate web sites giving information on the company and a product catalogue; 1994 the Netscape browser arrived….

Young Entrepreneurs Are Using Instagram To Bring E-Commerce To Gaza – Fast Company

Thursday, April 06, 2017

[Photo: Miriam Berger] Amany El Kahlout, 24, launched her own insta-business this year selling imported goods and other daily products. The Arabic-English translator first used Instagram for fun to share pictures of her coffees and meals. Soon, she was gaining followers, who were asking her for recommendations and recipes. Recently, El Kahlout advertised her sister-in-law’s makeup skills on Instagram and 30 brides then went to her salon, El Kahlout says. Now…

NEPA snack company expands e-commerce offerings – Citizens Voice

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Article Tools     WILKES-BARRE — Local internet entrepreneur Albert Martino, who has an e-commerce site specializing in foods from Northeastern Pennsylvania, has expanded his offerings. Martino, who started NortheastSnacks.com in 2014 and sends Middleswarth chips, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates and Tastykakes anywhere in the U.S., announced the launch of PhiladelphiaSnacks.com, his first major market expansion. PhiladelphiaSnacks.com is an e-commerce shop where people can order Philadelphia…

Why Indian e-commerce sites cannot replicate the Amazon success story – Hindustan Times

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

After burning billions in venture capital, Indian e-commerce companies are now realising that there’s no such thing as unlimited funding, impressive losses are a thing of the past and they need real profits. Investors who were hitherto encouraging entrepreneurs to acquire customers at any cost and show meaningless GMV (gross merchandise value) have all flipped in a snap and are now pushing the same entrepreneurs to urgently become profitable and…

Indian start-ups are missing the point about e-commerce – Hindustan Times

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

After burning billions in venture capital, Indian e-commerce companies are now realising that there’s no such thing as unlimited funding, impressive losses are a thing of the past and they need real profits. Investors who were hitherto encouraging entrepreneurs to acquire customers at any cost and show meaningless GMV (gross merchandise value) have all flipped in a snap and are now pushing the same entrepreneurs to urgently become profitable and…

Ralph Lauren calls ecommerce audible, bets on Salesforce – ZDNet

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

special feature Digital Transformation: A CXO’s Guide Reimagining business for the digital age is the number-one priority for many of today’s top executives. We offer practical advice and examples of how to do it right. Read More Ralph Lauren said it will switch gears on its ecommerce strategy, as it decides to migrate to Salesforce’s Commerce Cloud over a custom system. The apparel company, which has struggled to hit financial…

Ralph Lauren calls ecommerce audible, bets on Salesforce – ZDNet

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

special feature Digital Transformation: A CXO’s Guide Reimagining business for the digital age is the number-one priority for many of today’s top executives. We offer practical advice and examples of how to do it right. Read More Ralph Lauren said it will switch gears on its ecommerce strategy, as it decides to migrate to Salesforce’s Commerce Cloud over a custom system. The apparel company, which has struggled to hit financial…

Ralph Lauren calls e-commerce audible, bets on Salesforce – ZDNet

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

special feature Digital Transformation: A CXO’s Guide Reimagining business for the digital age is the number-one priority for many of today’s top executives. We offer practical advice and examples of how to do it right. Read More Ralph Lauren said it will switch gears on its e-commerce strategy as it decides to migrate to Salesforce’s Commerce Cloud over a custom system. The apparel company, which has struggled to hit financial…