Tag: e-commerce


Top 3 Investments to Optimize Mobile Technology in the Supply Chain

April 1, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

You can essentially boil down the modern consumer’s mindset to these three words. The continued dominance of Amazon and other e-commerce giants has kicked off an arms race of sorts, wherein every supply chain must be as efficient and optimized […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

E-Commerce Up 25%, Online Grocery Shopping Up 100%, Virus Protection Products Up 807%

March 31, 2020

Via: Forbes

Fitness product sales are up 55%. Toilet paper sales are up 231%. Laptops and other computer sales are up 40%. BOPIS (buy online and pick up in store) orders are up 62%. Overall, Adobe says, e-commerce in the U.S. is […]

E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon opens 100K warehouse, delivery roles as COVID-19 surges demand

March 17, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

E-commerce has boomed as consumers worldwide practice social distancing and self-quarantining (by choice or by government mandate), leading e-tailers and marketplaces like Amazon to amp up their supply chains to cope with increased demand. Amazon faced stock-outs on some household […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Coronavirus drives US shoppers online

March 11, 2020

Via: Charged

The outbreak of coronavirus is already affecting two key e-commerce metrics in the US. As large tech firms begin to tell their staff to work from home and people choose to self-isolate, new data from predictive retail analytics platform Quantum […]


Coronavirus-Related Price-Gouging Is Risky Business For Retailers

March 4, 2020

Via: Forbes

Shortages of hand sanitizer and face masks mean state laws designed to protect consumers in the aftermath of hurricanes and other natural disasters may be used to fight a new threat – Purell price-gouging. More than two-thirds of the states […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retail’s Fraud Problem Is A Fear Problem

February 17, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The history of retail is also the history of evolving patterns of fraud. Human nature being what it is, there are always individuals who try to cheat the system and get something for nothing. In recent years, retail fraud attempts […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Ebay shares jump 2.4% as it raises buyback plan by $3 billion

February 14, 2020

Via: Charged

Ebay has expanded its share buyback plan by $3 billion (£2.3 billion) while raising its outlook for current quarter as it closed its sale of StubHub. StubHub’s sale to rival ticket platform Viagogo for $4.05 billion (£3.15 billion) has now […]

E-commerce, Retail Types to hire 20,000 people to “minimize the impact of the epidemic on employment”

February 13, 2020

Via: Charged has promised to hire more than 20,000 people who are out of work due to the coronavirus while it begins making drone deliveries to cut off locations. The Chinese ecommerce giant is making major moves to help “minimize the […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon Could Be Vulnerable To Competition, And This Is How

February 5, 2020

Via: Forbes

There is new data that indicates a substantial number of good customers of Amazon are not happy. A recent survey by a supply chain software company called Convey shows the ways in which they’re dissatisfied and provides a potential path […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

A cyberattack known as e-skimming is getting more common with the rise of online shopping

January 31, 2020


During the busy holiday shopping season late last year, firearms maker American Outdoor Brands noticed a problem with one of its websites, which sells mostly hats, shirts and accessories. The site, it turned out, was subject to an e-skimming attack […]