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Rakuten seeking to build S'pore as its regional hub

Business Times (subscription) Rakuten seeking to build S'pore as its regional hub Business Times (subscription) He explained that Singapore's sophisticated logistical network and infrastructure means that it is easy to import goods and that could...
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Alibaba prices at $68, becomes top U.S. IPO

Alibaba prices at $68, becomes top U.S. IPO | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The company raises $21.8 billion and wins a market value of $170.8 billion
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Amazon plans another Czech logistics centre

Amazon plans another Czech logistics centre | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon plans another Czech logistics centre
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A reverse logistics centre which serves as a distribution hub for goods returned by shoppers opened last year in Dobrovíz, central Bohemia.
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Rocket Internet's IPO Apes Alibaba in Shooting for Orbit - Wall Street Journal

Rocket Internet's IPO Apes Alibaba in Shooting for Orbit - Wall Street Journal | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Rocket Internet's IPO Apes Alibaba in Shooting for Orbit Wall Street Journal And the startup factory casts a wide net: It has about 70 businesses operating in 104 countries with 20,000 employees supporting three subsectors: e-commerce, financial...
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China's Alibaba Draws Brazilian Bargain Shoppers

China's Alibaba Draws Brazilian Bargain Shoppers | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba's marketplace website has caught on with Brazilian consumers in search of bargains that are hard to come by in their home market.
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For UPS, E-Commerce Brings Big Business and Big Problems

For UPS, E-Commerce Brings Big Business and Big Problems | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Delivery company is squeezed by free shipping, fierce competition and the power of Amazon.com.
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Forget Omni-channel; Retailers Move to Unified Commerce Model

Forget Omni-channel; Retailers Move to Unified Commerce Model | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Enterprise Apps Today Forget Omni-channel; Retailers Move to Unified Commerce Model Enterprise Apps Today Retailers are tweaking their supply chains to deliver customer-based pricing, enhanced product availability and other features of a unified...
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Shipstr to make international shipping easier for SMEs

Shipstr to make international shipping easier for SMEs | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Many companies rely on international freight shipping by ocean to receive wholesale orders from abroad, but the process is surprisingly complicated and..
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In B2B e-commerce, Alibaba has solved the one problem Amazon can’t

In B2B e-commerce, Alibaba has solved the one problem Amazon can’t | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Many businesses still buy and sell supplies and materials with paper invoices, faxes, and checks. It's a huge opportunity on which the two largest e-commerce companies in the U.S., eBay and Amazon, have not focused.
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Twitter Tests Mobile Commerce With 'Buy' Button

Twitter Tests Mobile Commerce With 'Buy' Button | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Twitter wants its users to more easily move from a tweet to a shopping cart, with the company unveiling its first foray into e-commerce on Monday.
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Wal-Mart seeks growth with Chinese partner - ecns

Wal-Mart seeks growth with Chinese partner - ecns | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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Wal-Mart seeks growth with Chinese partner
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Wal-Mart's Toporek said: "We now have more than 2,000 people in Silicon Valley building technologies in e-commerce and mobile.
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The Chinese e-commerce firm faces growing competition - The Economist

The Chinese e-commerce firm faces growing competition - The Economist | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The Chinese e-commerce firm faces growing competition The Economist One threat comes from Baidu, China's dominant internet-search engine, which is making a big push into online-to-offline services, or O2O—the use of the internet and mobile devices...
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UPS Access Point coming to the US

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German Online Fashion Retailer Zalando Plans to IPO - Businessweek

German Online Fashion Retailer Zalando Plans to IPO - Businessweek | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
German Online Fashion Retailer Zalando Plans to IPO Businessweek Zalando SE, Europe's largest online shoe and fashion retailer, plans to sell as much as 11 percent of its shares in an initial public offering this year, marking the first major IPO...
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Newegg joins Google, Amazon in same-day delivery battle in Los Angeles

Newegg joins Google, Amazon in same-day delivery battle in Los Angeles | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Newegg joins Google, Amazon in same-day delivery battle in Los Angeles The San Gabriel Valley Tribune Deliveryman Lino Luna prepares to leave ciy of Industry facility of Newegg, which unveiled its same-day delivery service, Newegg Express, late...
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Uber Wants To Be Your Delivery Service. Eyes Emerging Markets Expansion

Uber Wants To Be Your Delivery Service. Eyes Emerging Markets Expansion | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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CEO Kalanick Wants Uber To Be Your Delivery Service, Eyes Emerging Markets ...
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Uber wants to expand into on-call delivery services in the U.S.
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Suning will likely adopt Amazon's cross-border e-commerce model - WantChinaTimes

Suning will likely adopt Amazon's cross-border e-commerce model - WantChinaTimes | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
WantChinaTimes Suning will likely adopt Amazon's cross-border e-commerce model WantChinaTimes The success of the venture will hinge on whether Suning can establish a complete overseas supply chain and whether it can get preferential treatment from...
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BlackBerry buys UK mobile technology startup Movirtu

BlackBerry buys UK mobile technology startup Movirtu | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
BlackBerry buys UK mobile technology startup Movirtu CANOE Under the leadership of its new chief executive John Chen, the company has moved rapidly to stabilize itself by selling certain assets, partnering to make its manufacturing and supply chain...
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Zara sells online in Mexico

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U.S. Postal Service cutting rates to win e-commerce business

The U.S. Postal Service is aggressively slashing prices for its biggest e-commerce companies in time for the holidays, aiming to steal business from FedEx and United Parcel Service. (U.S.
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Another Indian ecommerce logistics company raises funding. Latest is Ecom Express raising Rs.100 Cr from Peepul Capital

Another Indian ecommerce logistics company raises funding. Latest is Ecom Express raising Rs.100 Cr from Peepul Capital | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Ecom Express Private Limited,an e-commerce dedicated logistics solutions providers has secured a fund of over Rs.100 Crore from Peepul Capital (Ecommerce logistics startup Ecom Express raises over Rs.100 Cr funding from Peepul Capital
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Apple iPhone's Mobile Payments Expected to Include CVS and Walgreens

Apple iPhone's Mobile Payments Expected to Include CVS and Walgreens | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
With more than 15,000 locations combined, acceptance by the two chains will give Apple a huge footprint if all of their stores are involved.
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Asian ecommerce companies look to US companies for growth. Latest is Japan's Rakuten to buy Ebates

Asian ecommerce companies look to US companies for growth. Latest is Japan's Rakuten to buy Ebates | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Japan's biggest online shopping mall Rakuten has reached a basic agreement to buy U.S. cashback-shopping website operator Ebates for about $952 million.
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Ikea introduces new product, the BookBook. Ingenious. Happy Friday!

Ikea introduces new product, the BookBook. Ingenious. Happy Friday! | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Introducing the "bookbook."
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Amazon and US Postal Service team up for grocery delivery trial service in San Francisco

Amazon and US Postal Service team up for grocery delivery trial service in San Francisco | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has begun using the U.S.
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Alipay, Huawei Roll Out Biometric Security for Mobile Payments

Alipay, Huawei Roll Out Biometric Security for Mobile Payments | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Users of a new Huawei smartphone equipped with a fingerprint reader will be able to make mobile e-payments without passwords using Alipay’s Wallet app, Alipay said in a press release today.Biome
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