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Category: E-commerce


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

E-commerce deliveries will overrun cities in 1 to 3 years

January 27, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Urban last-mile deliveries will increase 78% by 2030, according to the report. The WEF argues that since carriers and municipalities have different, sometimes competitive priorities, the best path forward is to build portfolios of solutions that, combined, improve congestion and […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon becomes first company in history to top $200bn valuation

January 24, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has become the first ever company to see its brand valuation top $200 billion, cementing its place as the world’s most valuable brand for the third year running. The ecommerce giant’s brand valuation jumped 17.5 per cent to a […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon, Alibaba and Ebay told to tackle counterfeits as China-US trade deal looms

January 17, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon, Alibaba, Ebay and other ecommerce giants have been warned that the upcoming US – China trade deal will dramatically clamp down on counterfeit goods. Peter Navarro, the White House trade advisor told CNBC that a “big part” of the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Jeff Bezos heads to India as Amazon faces regulatory probes and waves of protests

January 14, 2020

Via: CNBC

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will face a wave of protests from small business owners when he travels to India this week. Bezos will appear on stage Wednesday at Amazon’s Smbhav event for a fireside chat alongside Amit Agarwal, who heads […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Can Alibaba Challenge e-Commerce Giant Amazon In Europe?

January 10, 2020

Via: Forbes

European expansion will not come easily for the Alibaba’s new platform for local brands and sellers, AliExpress. The platform has started a drive to open the site to local brands as it tries to replicate a highly profitable model of […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Forever 21 relaunches international e-commerce

January 7, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Forever 21’s bankruptcy for many observers is a sign of the times — of the demand for sustainability and good value that is seen as the catalyst for growth in apparel rental and resale. At least in the U.S., that […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Walmart Launches Advertising Partners Program

January 6, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart is kicking off 2020 with the launch of its new Walmart Advertising Partners program and enhanced capabilities. The program expands advertisers’ direct access to their sponsored products campaigns, a bidded auction-based marketplace, giving them more transparency and control. Brands […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Does anyone benefit from Amazon’s shipping restrictions on third-party sellers?

December 27, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon announced in mid-December that it was blocking third-party sellers from using FedEx Ground or Home to fulfill shipments to Prime members due to a “decline in performance” with the carrier, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing an […]


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart, Amazon continue to lead online grocery

December 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Amazon continue to make moves to position themselves ahead of one another as online grocery offerings mature and consumers get more comfortable with the concept. Amazon and Walmart are outperforming supermarkets when it comes to complete orders. About […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Costco CFO Says Thanksgiving Website Crash “Did Leave Something on the Table”

December 13, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Costco Wholesale kept its doors closed Thanksgiving, but then suffered a website crash that Thursday, which led to many customers complaining on Twitter. Costco’s EVP, CFO Richard Galanti spoke about the website issues during the club retailer’s first quarter 2020 […]