Retail

The Accelerating Disruption of China’s Economy

The June 16 announcement that Amazon was buying Whole Foods was the e-commerce shot across the bow that everyone has anticipated for years. Still, …

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Why Amazon buying Whole Foods does not mean the end of grocery stores

The story about Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market broke only a little over a week ago, yet it has already been told over, and over again, from almost every possible angle. Most stories have used phrases like “sending shockwaves across both the online and brick-and-mortar industries,” while …

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The collapse of brick-and-mortar retail could spiral into a real estate crisis

The collapse of brick-and-mortar retail becomes a real-estate question.<p>Caught up in the middle of the brick-and-mortar retail meltdown, Macy’s announced wave after wave of store closings. The 100 store closings it announced in August 2016 included Macy’s Men’s store in San Francisco and its store …

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JD.Com: A Wonderful Company At A Fair Price

JD.com is a growth opportunity in an overpriced market.<p>Continued revenue growth along with an obvious path to profitability make the company a …

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Rafal Gerszak

Keeping pace in the highly-competitive e-commerce marketplace is a major challenge for small and medium-sized Canadian retailers. But with the right approach, even the smallest retailers can hold their own against online giants such as Amazon.<p>Paul Parisi is the president of PayPal Canada. COURTESY …

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How A Cash Flow Crisis Turned This E-Commerce Brand Into A $22M Giant

What do you do when your rapidly growing business all of a sudden stops? Or worse, what happens when the growth curve doesn’t just level out but actually starts going the other direction? Companies that experience that early surge of success have to be careful not to overextend. Otherwise, a …

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Blog Content Becomes The Store

We read blogs because they entertain us or give us information that we find valuable, and trust the content because it comes from people we can …

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3 Large-Cap Stocks for the Long Term

This e-commerce darling, retail giant, and energy infrastructure behemoth are great anchor stocks to own for the next several years.<p>While large-cap …

Stocks

Alibaba-Backed Best Logistics Gears Up for US IPO

Best, the China based logistic company that has backing by Alibaba Group (BABA), is gearing up to raise $750 million via an initial public offering …

eCommerce

Tata group to enter online grocery market, plans to buy Gurgaon-based GrocerMax

The online grocery business market in India seems to be gaining momentum of late. Not just traditional e-commerce players, but big corporate entities …

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The 7 Best Discount Retailers: Finding Value And Dividends Among Bargain Stocks

<i>Published by Bob Ciura on June 22nd, 2017</i><p>Discount retail stocks, much like the goods that fill their stores, are on sale.<p>In case you haven't heard, …

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How to Optimize Your Facebook Page for Product Sales

Do you want to sell on Facebook? Wondering how to increase product sales without investing in Facebook ads? In this article, you’ll discover how to …

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As Amazon expands beyond online commerce, retailers look to compete with unique experiences

It’s been another rough year in the brick-and-mortar retail world, as retailers of all size search for answers to deal with Amazon’s online retail …

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Amazon’s Prime a more ‘pressing threat’ for Canadian retailers than its Whole Foods acquisition: BMO

TORONTO — Amazon is Canada’s biggest e-commerce retailer by a vast margin, according to a new analysis from BMO Capital Markets.<p>BMO estimates the …

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Target: Show Courage And Quit

Grocery, already hyper-competitive, just got a lot worse.<p>Target is positioned as a "trend-forward" retailer. It doesn't make sense for the company to …

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Artificial intelligence in your shopping basket: Machine learning for online retailers

Ecommerce is a complex, convoluted thing. What started as a way of putting catalogues online has now become something much more involved. In the past …

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In-store Marketing: Factors Every Marketer Should Consider

<b>Brick-and-Mortar retail</b> has certainly under-achieved in the recent past and all that needs to change soon for it to harmoniously survive. E-commerce …

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Payment Depot

MSRP <br>$29.00<p><b>Pros</b><p>Easy-to-understand pricing plans. Money-back guarantee.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Not feasible for smaller businesses.<p><b>Bottom Line</b><p>Payment Depot uses a …

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Tesco launches one-hour delivery to London customers

LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, is to offer a one-hour grocery delivery service to customers in central London, firing the latest salvo in the cut-throat online supermarket sector.<p>Online shopping is one of the better-performing parts of Britain's retail sector and has become a …

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20 startling ways retail will shift in the self-driving mobile business era

What happens when we remove drivers?<p>By Thomas Frey<p>Published: 2017.06.26 03:00 AM<p>I posed the question: Will there still be RVs after we shift to …

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With its ‘endless aisle’ Walmart Canada takes another swipe at Amazon

TORONTO — Walmart Canada is moving a step further into Amazon’s territory at a most convenient time.<p>As Amazon makes a bold move into …

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GST from 1 July: Govt postpones TDS, TCS to ensure smooth rollout

<b>New Delhi:</b> With just 4-days left for GST rollout, the government has deferred implementation of TDS and TCS provisions as well as exempted from …

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Bed Bath & Beyond: No Quick Solution In Sight

Bed Bath & Beyond sees continued challenges and maintaining the 2017 guidance is laughable.<p>Management loses credibility with this move and continued …

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Research: giving online shoppers experiences they demand

Our recent research has found that more than three quarters (80%) of consumers claim that receiving a personal service is important when purchasing …

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Why Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market signals a New World Order for retailers and brands

After 23 years, Amazon has finally made the inevitable move into physical retail with the purchase of Whole Foods Market. The implications for the …

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China's mobile video shopping market expands in 2016: report

BEIJING - China's online shopping via mobile videos saw improved sales last year with a growing number of young consumers, a report showed …

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Macy's: Buying Opportunity That Gives You Billions Of Dollars For Free

Macy’s investors were spooked by the recent announcement of expected gross margin decline and competitors like Amazon.<p>Macy’s is selling at very …

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JD.com partners with luxury fashion site Farfetch after $397m investment

Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com has bought a significant stake in global luxury fashion site Farfetch, as it looks to create a luxury shopping …

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E-tailers joining the real world

It may have taken the company more than 20 years, but Vistaprint finally opened the doors to its first store this month.<p>As a global e-commerce marketing products company, having a bricks-and-mortar location wasn’t necessarily in its original business model, but increasingly it has realized its …

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LFC Season Review DVD 16/17

More Info<p>More Info<p><i>THE REDS ARE COMING UP THE HILL</i><p><i>Jürgen Klopp's first full season in charge was one of progress for Liverpool FC as the Reds secured</i> …

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