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China cashing in on online retail boom - New Straits Times

China cashing in on online retail boom New Straits Times The trend is adding momentum to a Chinese online retail boom driven by a rapidly expanding middle class, with companies such as COFCO Ltd and Shunfeng Express betting that a decent slice of a...
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Things you didn't know about deliveries in Asia [infographic]

Things you didn't know about deliveries in Asia [infographic] | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Deliveries in Asia in general and Bangkok in particular are still handled in a very traditional way. Fortunately, new technologies and the advent of sharing economy change the game; new players use technology to increase the efficiency of the industry while dragging down the costs.Since its launch in Bangkok in November 2014, lalamove, an urban express professional delivery service, has grown fast.  Chanon Klahan, Head of Marketing for lalamove Bangkok, shares some market data with us and explains why lalamove is so popular. What makes lalamove so special?You can truly deliver
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Amazon Fresh Poised To Deliver To UK Homes From September

Amazon Fresh Poised To Deliver To UK Homes From September | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service, currently being pioneered in a number of US cities, is set to deliver somewhere new: the UK.
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Discussion: Mobile commerce and hyperlocal, the next wave in digital India

Discussion: Mobile commerce and hyperlocal, the next wave in digital India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Consumers are becoming more aware and feel comfortable getting everything with just the click of a button or touch of a finger.
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Amazon to launch test location for grocery pick-ups, report says

Amazon to launch test location for grocery pick-ups, report says | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon's efforts to put food on your table with AmazonFresh are apparently moving into yet another direction: drive-through shopping.
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Flipkart eyes Alibaba model; to cut commissions and diversify

Flipkart eyes Alibaba model; to cut commissions and diversify | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Flipkart looking at reducing commissions charged to third-party sellers, adding advertising, payments and other services
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The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups - Blog - Freightos

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups - Blog - Freightos | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Love technology and innovation? Check out our comprehensive list of the sexiest logistics startups in the world.
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Xiaomi Partners With Uber For On-Demand Smartphone Delivery

Xiaomi Partners With Uber For On-Demand Smartphone Delivery | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Xiaomi is a smartphone company while Uber is in the business of transporting people from different locations. The only thing both companies might...
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DHL eCommerce unveils Shanghai distribution centre, looks for expansion in China - Logistics News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports - Logistics Business Review

DHL eCommerce unveils Shanghai distribution centre, looks for expansion in China - Logistics News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports - Logistics Business Review | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
German logistics giant DHL’s e-commerce unit has unveiled a new centre at Jiuting in Shanghai, China and plans to set up new drop off centers in north
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DHL eCommerce Expands in China, Fuelled by Strategic Partnerships like FC Bayern Munich

DHL eCommerce Expands in China, Fuelled by Strategic Partnerships like FC Bayern Munich | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DHL eCommerce, a division of the world's leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group, has expanded its operations in China focusing on cross-border and domestic e-commerce services. The company today announced the launch of a new DHL eCommerce Shanghai Terminal located in Jiuting and plans to launch additional drop off centers in North and South China by end of 2015 to benefit manufacturers in China. The company announced its eCommerce plans at a press briefing in China coinciding with FC Bayern Munich's Audi Summer Tour taking place from 16 to 24 July 2015 in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
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Amazon, Walmart rival Jet.com launches new e-commerce model

Amazon, Walmart rival Jet.com launches new e-commerce model | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Jet is a new e-commerce site aimed at shoppers who want the lowest price for the greatest number of goods, a model that contrasts with Amazon Prime's impulse-buy approach.
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Amazon brings same-day delivery service to Chicago, Indianapolis - CNET - CNET

Amazon brings same-day delivery service to Chicago, Indianapolis - CNET - CNET | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Prime Now has been expanding across the country, offering free two-hour delivery and one-hour delivery for $7.99.
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Groupon Acquires OrderUp Food Delivery Service

Groupon Acquires OrderUp Food Delivery Service | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Groupon appears to be readying itself to expand into food delivery and take on services like GrubHub. Today, the company announced its acquisition of..
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EBay Reports Sale of Enterprise Unit as Earnings Beat Estimates

EBay Reports Sale of Enterprise Unit as Earnings Beat Estimates | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The company said it had sold the unit for $925 million, and its operating earnings had risen 9 percent, well above the average estimate of analysts.
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A service that lets freelancers make e-retail deliveries in China raises $100 ... - InternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

A service that lets freelancers make e-retail deliveries in China raises $100 ... - InternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog) | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Internet Retailer - Technology/Fulfillment/Delivery - A service that lets freelancers make e-retail deliveries in China raises $100 million
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Their one-month-old startup brings logistics tech out of the stone age, bags funding

Their one-month-old startup brings logistics tech out of the stone age, bags funding | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Investor money is pouring into on-demand delivery startups, and logistics is a key piece to the puzzle. But technology in this space is surprisingly primitive. Locus attempts to change that.
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Startups Grow In Africa, But Ecosystems Need More To Flourish

Startups Grow In Africa, But Ecosystems Need More To Flourish | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Obamania has gripped Kenya as the 44th U.S. president lands in Nairobi, the country’s capital, for a visit. From t-shirts, mugs, and caps with Barack..
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On-demand logistics startup Townrush raises seed funding from Lightspeed - The Economic Times

On-demand logistics startup Townrush raises seed funding from Lightspeed - The Economic Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The undisclosed amount is being invested into the company's physical infrastructure, technological development, and scaling up its core team.
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Amazon's Quarterly Earnings - Profit!

Amazon's Quarterly Earnings - Profit! | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
A rarity for Amazon but yes indeed, the company scored an operating income of $464 million for the second quarter 2015 compared to a $15 million loss for second quarter 2014. In addition, net sales...
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Australia Post in eCommerce partnership | Transport & Logistics News - Transport and Logistics News

Australia Post in eCommerce partnership | Transport & Logistics News - Transport and Logistics News | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
ShipIT and Australia Post will offer an integrated order and shipping management system.
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Uniqlo Closes Flagship Store On JD.com

Uniqlo Closes Flagship Store On JD.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo said on Monday it has closed the online store on China’s second largest e-commerce website JD.com, saying a presence there“ was not in line with the company’s China e-commerce strategy. The move appeared a setback for JD.com, which is competing with Alibaba Group in attracting big international [...]
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Baozun Signs Cooperation Agreement With Alibaba Group's Logistics Arm Cainiao

Baozun Signs Cooperation Agreement With Alibaba Group's Logistics Arm Cainiao | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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JD.com (JD) Launches 'U.S. Mall' for Selling U.S. Products in China

JD.com (JD) Launches 'U.S. Mall' for Selling U.S. Products in China | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
JD.com (Nasdaq: JD) announced the launch of its U.S. Mall, a new channel on the company's JD Worldwide cross-border platform dedicated exclusively to offering authentic...
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Why e-commerce giant Alibaba stumbled with U.S. shopping site - The Seattle Times

Why e-commerce giant Alibaba stumbled with U.S. shopping site - The Seattle Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has resources to boot. But when it came to the its U.S. operation, 11 Main, the road to success had one hurdle after another, says a UCLA professor.
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Amazon Preps Fresh Grocery Delivery Launch in U.K. | Re/code - Re/code

Amazon Preps Fresh Grocery Delivery Launch in U.K. | Re/code - Re/code | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon's grocery delivery service is still only available in a few markets in the U.S., but sure, why not.
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Uber overtakes taxis in battle for business travelers

Uber overtakes taxis in battle for business travelers | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Business travelers are embracing the sharing economy, increasingly opting for Uber and Airbnb over hotels and taxis, a new report released today shows. Uber has overtaken taxis as a preferred mode of
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