Ecommerce

Ecommerce in the Nordics was worth 21.9 billion euros in 2016 – Ecommerce News

Monday, March 13, 2017

The ecommerce industry in the Nordic region was worth 21.9 billion euros in 2016. The biggest share of online retail revenue in this region comes from Sweden, which generated 8.5 billion euros last year. But Norwegians scored the highest monthly amount spent per person. PostNord published the ninth edition of its annual report, ‘E-commerce in the Nordic region’ [pdf], and it’s filled with information about ecommerce in Sweden, Denmark, Norway…

DHL eCommerce Launches New Fulfillment Center in Hong Kong – Yahoo Finance

Monday, March 13, 2017

SINGAPORE, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched a new Fulfillment Center in Hong Kong, adding to its global fulfillment network in U.S, Mexico, India, Europe and Australia. Catering to the growing demand for cross-border products in Asia Pacific particularly from the Greater China region, the new Fulfillment Center will allow e-tailers to move their goods…

Guangzhou: Capital of Traditional Commerce Evolved into Capital of E-commerce – PR Newswire (press release)

Monday, March 13, 2017

As an important bridge to achieve this goal, Guangzhou will inaugurate its office in Silicon Valley and in Boston on Mar. 14. The two will be the first batch of offices representing Guangzhou overseas, which are designed to strengthen partnership with the United States and Europe in technology cooperation and human talents exchange. Located in the geometric center of Asia-Pacific, Guangzhou is the southern gateway of China and…

3 Key Ways to Diversify Your Ecommerce Store – Entrepreneur

Saturday, March 11, 2017

One of the most interesting areas for an entrepreneur to get into right now — and one of the most popular — is ecommerce. Ecommerce enables online stores to cut out the middle men who usually take a 50 percent cut of an entrepreneur’s margin, and sell directly to their end consumers. Not anymore. Given consumers’ ability at this point to buy almost anything online, businesses are taking advantage of customer acceptance…

India’s ecommerce groups take on Amazon and Alibaba – Financial Times

Saturday, March 11, 2017

India’s ecommerce groups take on Amazon and Alibaba

India’s ecommerce groups take on Amazon and Alibaba – Financial Times

Saturday, March 11, 2017

India’s ecommerce groups take on Amazon and Alibaba

Seeking E-Commerce Shoots Among Retail’s Brick & Mortar Decline … – Investor’s Business Daily

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Storefront retail has become a dreary landscape, and even more littered with dismal news after a trying holiday season. Holiday-quarter reports showed weak foot traffic and soft, if not declining, same-store sales. Consumers aren’t buying less, but it has become the conventional wisdom that Amazon.com (AMZN) is murdering all but the best malls, and that young people prefer experiences to tangible products (not great for stores that sell, you know, stuff). Among…

Research – Investor’s Business Daily

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Storefront retail has become a dreary landscape, and even more littered with dismal news after a trying holiday season. Holiday-quarter reports showed weak foot traffic and soft, if not declining, same-store sales. Consumers aren’t buying less, but it has become the conventional wisdom that Amazon.com (AMZN) is murdering all but the best malls, and that young people prefer experiences to tangible products (not great for stores that sell, you know, stuff). Among…

India’s ecommerce groups take on Amazon and Alibaba – Financial Times

Saturday, March 11, 2017

India’s ecommerce groups take on Amazon and Alibaba

Is this the rise and fall of ecommerce without borders? – Business Review Europe

Saturday, March 11, 2017

“If trade stops, war starts.” Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, has warned. Yet despite this we are seeing more trade barriers go up and protectionist policies win out. So does this past year mark both the rise and the fall of Ma’s concept for ecommerce without borders? I fear so, let’s consider why: In March 2016, Jack Ma introduced the idea of a global Electronic World…

Seeking E-Commerce Shoots Among Retail’s Brick & Mortar Decline … – Investor’s Business Daily

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Storefront retail has become a dreary landscape, and even more littered with dismal news after a trying holiday season. Holiday-quarter reports showed weak foot traffic and soft, if not declining, same-store sales. Consumers aren’t buying less, but it has become the conventional wisdom that Amazon.com (AMZN) is murdering all but the best malls, and that young people prefer experiences to tangible products (not great for stores that sell, you know, stuff). Among…

Seeking E-Commerce Shoots Among Retail’s Brick-And-Mortar Decline – Investor’s Business Daily

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Storefront retail has become a dreary landscape, and even more littered with dismal news after a trying holiday season. Holiday-quarter reports showed weak foot traffic and soft, if not declining, same-store sales. Consumers aren’t buying less, but it has become the conventional wisdom that Amazon.com (AMZN) is murdering all but the best malls, and that young people prefer experiences to tangible products (not great for stores that sell, you know, stuff). Among…

Victor Grigoraci: Clean up the ‘dog’s mess’ with e-commerce (Gazette) – Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Friday, March 10, 2017

During his Feb. 8 State of the State address, Gov. Jim Justice said he inherited a “dog’s mess!” This is true. So how does he propose to clean it up? One part of his balanced budget is $26.6 million in program cuts. I want to simply suggest a reasonable revenue source for these programs – collecting sales and…

6 Easy Tips to Instantly Save Money on Your Ecommerce Strategy – Entrepreneur

Friday, March 10, 2017

“A penny saved is a penny earned” is a famous and very apt quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Entrepreneurs are constantly trying to find thrifty ways to save money while growing their business. Unfortunately, there are learning curves during the entrepreneurial journey that will cost you money and time, especially when it comes to ecommerce marketing. Since our web marketing agency, The Media Captain, has helped hundreds of brands increase…

Rack and Shelving: Engineering for e-commerce – Modern Materials Handling

Friday, March 10, 2017

A mainstay in warehouses and DCs around the globe, rack and shelving is one equipment sector that’s stayed on the sidelines during the technological revolution. But that doesn’t mean forces like e-commerce and omni-channel distribution haven’t impacted the rack and shelving world, where meeting customers’ rapid-order fulfillment needs has become a focal point for the makers of these critical support systems. “We’re seeing a lot more manufacturers and retailers updating…

e-Commerce Leader Webgility Helps SMBs Get Their Tech Stack On … – Yahoo Finance

Friday, March 10, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Webgility, the leader in multi-channel e-commerce software, today announced that it will co-host an e-commerce industry cocktail party with fellow e-commerce leader ShippingEasy at this year’s SXSW Conference and Festivals. The free event will occur on Monday, March 13, from 6:30-9:30 PDT at Salty Sow. Registration is now open. At the party, Webgility and ShippingEasy will serve up hearty e-commerce business building sustenance along…

e-Commerce Leader Webgility Helps SMBs Get Their Tech Stack On At 2017 SXSW Conference – Yahoo Finance

Thursday, March 09, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Webgility, the leader in multi-channel e-commerce software, today announced that it will co-host an e-commerce industry cocktail party with fellow e-commerce leader ShippingEasy at this year’s SXSW Conference and Festivals. The free event will occur on Monday, March 13, from 6:30-9:30 PDT at Salty Sow. Registration is now open. At the party, Webgility and ShippingEasy will serve up hearty e-commerce business building sustenance along…

Dash of Flair Announces Ecommerce Expansion with New Website – Yahoo Finance

Thursday, March 09, 2017

GUNTER, Texas, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Dash of Flair, an online store that specializes in trendy custom decals and drinkware for the fashion-forward women her family, has launched a new ecommerce website. The new website, which can be viewed at Dashofflair.com, includes revamped product designs and the ability to easily customize so that customers may create one-of-a-kind vinyl decal and drinkware products. The ecommerce website offers customers the option…

The Walmart e-Commerce Story Has Begun – Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

– By Sangara Narayanan Walmart (WMT) was the only big box retailer to come out on top on nearly all counts during the fourth quarter. Costco (COST) saw its comparable-store sales expand only to watch its bottom line shrink. Target ended 2016 on a miserable note and is now expecting low single-digit comps growth in 2017. Kroger‘s (KR) vaunted comps story came to a halt in 2016, and recovery seems…

KFit buys Groupon Singapore to continue its pivot to e-commerce – TechCrunch

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Subscription gym startup KFit has continued to morph into Groupon after it acquired the third country business from the group-buying giant in Southeast Asia. Today it announced that Fave, KFit’s e-commerce offshoot, has acquired Groupon Singapore. KFit acquired Groupon Indonesia and Groupon Malaysia last year as part of a pivot to move from a business that sells fitness-based membership services to local e-commerce. KFit has raised over $15 million to…