Ecommerce

On Amazon Prime Day, here’s yet another thing e-commerce is killing – MarketWatch

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A24/courtesy Everett Collection They probably bought all this stuff online. E-commerce has already changed your local mall. Now it’s changing your wallet. Amazon AMZN, -0.23%   is offering special deals to consumers who have…

E-Commerce as a Jobs Engine? One Economist’s Unorthodox View – New York Times

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Mr. Mandel has combed through the job statistics on a county-by-county basis and come to this counterintuitive view: From December 2007 to May 2017, by his count, the e-commerce industry has created 397,000 jobs in the United States, and this compares with the loss of 76,000 jobs in the traditional retail industry. And those jobs related to e-commerce, he says, pay about 30 percent more than the brick-and-mortar ones. Advertisement…

Pepsi sees ‘infinite possibilities’ in ecommerce – Marketing Week

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

PepsiCo plans to focus on pushing healthier products, ecommerce and using marketing to drive its top line as it looks to build on steady growth despite headwinds in the soft drinks industry. The company reported net revenue growth of 2% to $15.7bn during its second quarter ending 17 June; this was slightly ahead of the $15.57bn it had originally forecast. And sales in its core North America beverage unit also…

C&S Offering Ecommerce Programs to Members – Progressive Grocer

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

C&S Wholesale Grocers is bringing customized ecommerce and omnichannel programs to its independent grocery stores nationwide through a new partnership with ecommerce platform provider Rosie. The partnership enables 3,000-plus C&S-supplied grocery stores across the United States to easily implement the online program at an affordable price. Currently, Ithaca, N.Y.-based Rosie has partnerships with seven C&S retail partner banners comprising 19 total locations, including these retailers: Ithaca, N.Y.-based P&C Fresh, which launched…

Estée Lauder adds chatbot to e-commerce offerings – Drug Store News

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

NEW YORK — Estée Lauder is expanding its omnichannel reach and its partnership with ModiFace by bringing a conversational lipstick advisor to its flagship brand’s e-commerce offerings. With the chatbot, Estée Lauder shoppers can search for and virtually try on the full assortment of Estée Lauder’s lipstick shades, take a quiz that will provide personalized shade recommendations based on the shopper’s preferences and perform a search by color, allowing…

E-Commerce as a Jobs Engine? One Economist’s Unorthodox View – New York Times

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mr. Mandel has combed through the job statistics on a county-by-county basis and come to this counterintuitive view: From December 2007 to May 2017, by his count, the e-commerce industry has created 397,000 jobs in the United States, and this compares with the loss of 76,000 jobs in the traditional retail industry. And those jobs related to e-commerce, he says, pay about 30 percent more than the brick-and-mortar ones. Advertisement…

Pepsi sees ‘infinite possibilities’ in ecommerce – Marketing Week

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

PepsiCo plans to focus on pushing healthier products, ecommerce and using marketing to drive its top line as it looks to build on steady growth despite headwinds in the soft drinks industry. The company reported net revenue growth of 2% to $15.7bn during its second quarter ending 17 June; this was slightly ahead of the $15.57bn it had originally forecast. And sales in its core North America beverage unit also…

C&S Offering Ecommerce Programs to Members | ProgressiveGrocer – Progressive Grocer

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

C&S Wholesale Grocers is bringing customized ecommerce and omnichannel programs to its independent grocery stores nationwide through a new partnership with ecommerce platform provider Rosie. The partnership enables 3,000-plus C&S-supplied grocery stores across the United States to easily implement the online program at an affordable price. Currently, Ithaca, N.Y.-based Rosie has partnerships with seven C&S retail partner banners comprising 19 total locations, including these retailers: Ithaca, N.Y.-based P&C Fresh, which launched…

E-Commerce as a Jobs Engine? One Economist’s Unorthodox View – New York Times

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mr. Mandel has combed through the job statistics on a county-by-county basis and come to this counterintuitive view: From December 2007 to May 2017, by his count, the e-commerce industry has created 397,000 jobs in the United States, and this compares with the loss of 76,000 jobs in the traditional retail industry. And those jobs related to e-commerce, he says, pay about 30 percent more than the brick-and-mortar ones. Advertisement…

Pepsi sees ‘infinite possibilities’ in ecommerce – Marketing Week

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

PepsiCo plans to focus on pushing healthier products, ecommerce and using marketing to drive its top line as it looks to build on steady growth despite headwinds in the soft drinks industry. The company reported net revenue growth of 2% to $15.7bn during its second quarter ending 17 June; this was slightly ahead of the $15.57bn it had originally forecast. And sales in its core North America beverage unit also…

Faster, better and together: the road to inclusive e-commerce in Africa – UNCTAD

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

​“Small is beautiful, small is powerful”. This is the creed embedded in the foundation of a global e-commerce giant: Alibaba. But the creed does not only define the genesis of a company. It also reflects the power and scope of e-commerce around the globe. This is what makes e-commerce so formidable: the possibility of turning a small firm into a global giant; the possibility of bringing new, better and cheaper…

E-Commerce as a Jobs Engine? One Economist’s Unorthodox View – New York Times

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mr. Mandel has combed through the job statistics on a county-by-county basis and come to this counterintuitive view: From December 2007 to May 2017, by his count, the e-commerce industry has created 397,000 jobs in the United States, and this compares with the loss of 76,000 jobs in the traditional retail industry. And those jobs related to e-commerce, he says, pay about 30 percent more than the brick-and-mortar ones. Advertisement…

E-Commerce growing | Barbados Advocate – Barbados Advocate

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Postmaster General, Margaret Ashby, is urging members of the postal sector across the region to see the post as being critical for the vibrancy of their economies. She said this can only be achieved by embracing the fast-growing industry of E-Commerce. The Head of Barbados’ Postal Service was at the time addressing yesterday’s opening ceremony of the Universal Postal Union (UPU)/Caribbean Postal Union (CPU) “Operational Readiness for E-Commerce” workshop, which…

E-Commerce as a Jobs Engine? One Economist’s Unorthodox View – New York Times

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mr. Mandel has combed through the job statistics on a county-by-county basis and come to this counterintuitive view: From December 2007 to May 2017, by his count, the e-commerce industry has created 397,000 jobs in the United States, and this compares with the loss of 76,000 jobs in the traditional retail industry. And those jobs related to e-commerce, he says, pay about 30 percent more than the brick-and-mortar ones. Advertisement…

E-Commerce as a Jobs Engine? One Economist’s Unorthodox View – New York Times

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mr. Mandel has combed through the job statistics on a county-by-county basis and come to this counterintuitive view: From December 2007 to May 2017, by his count, the e-commerce industry has created 397,000 jobs in the United States, and this compares with the loss of 76,000 jobs in the traditional retail industry. And those jobs related to e-commerce, he says, pay about 30 percent more than the brick-and-mortar ones. Advertisement…

Shift to e-commerce is saving time, creating jobs – Washington Examiner

Monday, July 10, 2017

Michael Mandel for the Progressive Policy Institute: It strikes me that under ordinary antitrust logic, Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods would ring no alarm bells. Despite the name recognition of Whole Foods, the company’s $16 billion in sales last year pales next to Kroger’s $115 billion in sales or Albertson’s roughly $60 billion in sales. If anything, the purchase would increase competition in the grocery business. Second, what is Amazon…

The Weekly Archive: The Future Promise Of Ecommerce Jobs – ARC

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Retail jobs are hemorrhaging throughout the United States. Credit Suisse predicts that 8,000 retail stores will close in 2017. Radioshack is closing 1,430 stores, Payless Shoes is closing 800 stores and Sears is closing 265 stores. According to the U.S. Census reported by The New York Times, department stores have lost 448,000 jobs in the last 15 years, offset by a net gain of 645,000 net jobs in the retail…

The Shortest Path to $1 Million in E-Commerce Business – Inc.com

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Alejandro Rioja launched Flux Chargers exactly two years ago. Today, the product is sold in more than 90 countries and generates more than $1 million in revenue. This is a pipe dream for many entrepreneurs who are working toward reaching that mark. Some keep struggling for years. The problem? There are so many ways to generate sales but no defined path that can lead to a sustainable business that’s growing…

Opportunities Abound — Meeting The Needs Of China’s Booming E-Commerce Market – Forbes

Saturday, July 08, 2017

For consumers and businesses around the world, from emerging markets such as Bangladesh to advanced ones such as the United States or Germany, going online to shop is becoming a way of life. That trend will lead to global e-commerce sales more than doubling to nearly $4 trillion by 2020, according to research company eMarketer. What is even more remarkable is the growth in cross-border purchases. With more businesses buying online…

Opportunities Abound — Meeting The Needs Of China’s Booming E-Commerce Market – Forbes

Saturday, July 08, 2017

For consumers and businesses around the world, from emerging markets such as Bangladesh to advanced ones such as the United States or Germany, going online to shop is becoming a way of life. That trend will lead to global e-commerce sales more than doubling to nearly $4 trillion by 2020, according to research company eMarketer. What is even more remarkable is the growth in cross-border purchases. With more businesses buying online…