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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

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 […]


Editorial

Holiday Sales Up, Retail Stocks Down

January 10, 2020

Via: Kelly Redmond

The beginning of 2020 finds the retail industry riding the wave of changes brought by the last decade. The economic recession of 2008 transformed the world of retail everywhere and made US consumers join a wider trend toward moderation in […]


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 […]


Retail Trends

10 retail trends to watch in 2020

January 6, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

The on-again, off-again, maybe-on-again of tariffs that got on retailers’ last nerve in 2019 serve as a neat metaphor for the industry as a whole — in retail, things are complicated, swiftly changing and sometimes contradictory. The U.S. consumer, for […]


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 […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, E-payment & Data Security, Tech

The Buy-Now-Pay-Later Option That Consumers Are Raving About

January 2, 2020

Via: Independent Retailer

More and more retailers are allowing customers to pay for products in installments, with big players such as H&M, ASOS and Topshop having the service readily available for shoppers. Research from Splitit, a global installment payment solution provider, found that […]


Retail Trends

UPS predicts 1.9M returns on Jan. 2

December 27, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Logistics providers and retailers are bracing themselves for a flood of returns at the start of 2020. A study conducted by Oracle Retail stated that 77% of consumers plan to return a portion of their gifts this holiday season, with […]