Retail

Alibaba eyes joint venture with big Indian companies; in talks with RIL, Tatas, Future Retail

MUMBAI/BENGALURU: Chinese internet and e-commerce giant<p>has revived talks with influential Indian conglomerates to boost its omni-channel or …

eCommerce

Walmart wants to take on Amazon with virtual reality shopping

Walmart, the world’s biggest company, is better known for cheap tube socks than its technical wizardry. But the company has thousands of developers plugging away in an airport-sized building at its headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, and has launched a tech incubator, Store No. 8, that is …

eCommerce

Better Buy: Shopify vs. Square

Two high-flying digital payment leaders face off.<p>E-commerce has been a boon for some companies, but has left many small businesses wondering how to …

Shopify

Big as 30 football fields and providing 2,000 jobs. That's N.J.'s new Amazon center

Once the site in West Deptford Township is up to full speed, Amazon will become Gloucester County's largest employers with about 5,000 jobs. Watch …

New Jersey

Price Wars In The E-commerce Industry: How Big Data Helps Businesses To Gain Market Share

So, you woke up today and checked your credit card to make sure that the money is still there. Your palms have just got wet, and you’ve taken a deep …

eCommerce

MLB Auction

Item Description<p>Own a piece of San Francisco Giants and AT&T Park history!<p>These luxury box seats were removed prior to the 2017 season. Each two-seat …

Customer Service

Walmart's Big Bets are Paying Off

A couple of gems from the retailer's management show the company's strategy is succeeding.<p>There was a lot to like when <b>Walmart</b> (NYSE:WMT) reported the …

eCommerce

What Retail Apocalypse? Ask Some Department Stores, But Not All

Adapt or die isn’t just a tenet of evolution: It’s also the reality faced by the U.S. department-store industry. And some are doing it far better …

eCommerce

The Future of Retail 2018: Mobile Commerce

The future of retail is looking bright.<p>So bright that Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, expects the industry to top $5.5 trillion by 2020!<p>While in-store and desktop purchases are certainly helping the retail industry boom, the biggest factor for this …

eCommerce

I applied to be an 'online shopping experience officer'

August 19, 2018 5:00 AM<br>I answered an advertisement on classifieds website Locanto.sg, which had a listing for a "home-based online Taobao job".

eCommerce

US Retail Giant Walmart Completes Flipkart Investment Deal, Becomes Largest Shareholder

The US retail behemoth now owns 77 per cent stake in the Indian firm.

eCommerce

Amazon bids for Homebase stores to boost delivery arm

Amazon is hoping to capitalise on the turmoil on the high street as it circles Homebase stores in a bid to expand its delivery empire.<p>The internet retailer has emerged as an aggressive bidder for a tranche of stores Homebase is looking to offload through a sweeping restructure of its business, …

Homebase

Coles CHAOS! Furious customers are left in the dark after computer glitch forces supermarket chain to close ALL of its stores

A technical glitch has forced Coles to close all of its stores, infuriating thousands of customers across the nation trying to do their Sunday …

Customers

Walmart looks to sidestep Trump tariffs

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) has asked its cosmetics suppliers to consider sourcing their goods in countries outside of China, as it looks for ways to mitigate …

Fortune 500

BBB on Homes: Be firm when shopping for new mattress

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A mattress can be a major investment, and shopping for it may present pitfalls for the unwary consumer.<p>There are so many …

San Francisco Bay Area

What to Do With Your Expired Groupon Deals – 8 Proven Strategies

When was the last time you spent money with Groupon, the United States’ most popular social coupons merchant?<p>Unless you’re an extremely disciplined …

Groupon

Photos: Apple welcomes customers to new stores at Orland Square Mall, Irvine Spectrum Center

<i>Apple Irvine Spectrum Center (left, via Instagram) and Apple Orland Square Mall (right)</i><p>Apple revealed two completely reimagined retail stores today as part of its continued effort to update or expand every “classic” location. The new stores in Irvine, California and Orland Park, Illinois join the …

Customers

How e-commerce Websites Are Affected by The Social Media Marketing | Times Square Chronicles

How e-commerce Websites Are Affected by The Social Media Marketing<p>With the emergence of the World Wide Web, there were already a number of …

Social Media Marketing

4 Ways To Win at E-commerce in 2018

TheDigitalArtist / Pixabay<p>E-commerce is not new by any means, but it remains one of the fastest-growing sector s in America. It’s understandable why, …

Social Media

Every Single Product From This Skincare Brand Is an Amazon Bestseller

Generally, I loathe targeted advertisements—they feel like an instant invasion of privacy and give me the sneaking suspicion that computers are, in …

Skin Care

Walmart's E-commerce Tactics Against Amazon Look To Be Paying Off

Walmart is tapping its store fleet for grocery pickup against Amazon. (Photo by Sarah Halzack/The Washington Post via Getty Images)<p>The fight between …

eCommerce

If I Were CEO Of Google: A 4-Step Action Plan To Dominate And Transform Retail

<i>Today, on the advice and encouragement of a friend, mentor, and fellow Forbes Contributor, I am starting a new “If I Were CEO” series. In the series, I will discuss the future of retail and what companies can do to shape and to carve out value amid retail’s evolution, while keeping the end-consumer</i> …

eCommerce

'Retail Apocalypse': 12 Key Takeaways For Marketers

According to a report by The Atlantic, hundreds of shops and malls are closing their doors, while several massive retail chains have already gone bankrupt, as e-commerce sites take over the consumer shopping industry. With brick-and-mortar locations becoming a thing of the past, it makes sense that …

eCommerce

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

Bricks-and-mortar stores will need to be reinvented to stay relevant as omni-channel retail and e-commerce grow in importance.<p>With platforms being …

eCommerce

Walmart’s Giant Pickup Towers Let Customers Retrieve Online Orders

<i>Walmart is installing giant Pickup Towers in stores across the country so customers can pick up their online orders in seconds.</i><p>Walmart is feeling the …

eCommerce

Nordstrom is using Los Angeles as testing ground for new retail strategies

Nordstrom is building out new retail strategies that will drive sales and promote customer loyalty, and it’s using its largest market, Los Angeles, …

eCommerce

Amazon's India Chief Tells Team to Turn Off Work Email at Night

Amazon’s country manager for India has proposed a radical idea: Log off; get a life.<p>In an email to his team earlier this month, Amit Agarwal …

Business (India)

Study reveals three unexpected categories driving growth for physical retailers

Middle-Ground Retail is Dying—But Discovery Shopping Could Save It<p>Today, shoppers have more choices than ever before, and they also have the …

eCommerce

How DOES Amazon deliver your parcel in just 9 hours? Journey of one mum's package from warehouse to her front door and why it's set to kill the high street

Figures revealed this week by the Office for National Statistics showed that nearly £1 in every £5 spent in the UK is now online.<p>No wonder there are …

eCommerce

Retailer House of Fraser Locked Down in Logistics Standoff

XPO Logistics has halted operations at two distribution centers as the U.K. chain cancels orders while big brands are owed millions<p>By<p>Jennifer Smith<p>The sale of a struggling British retailer has turned into a standoff at the warehouse door.<p>House of Fraser, an iconic British department store chain …

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