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Why the future of retailing involves robots, drones and driverless ...

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EBay retools local delivery push in renewed bet on retail

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - EBay Inc isretooling its local delivery program and extending morelogistics options to smaller merchants that make up the bulk ofthe e-commerce giant's sprawling base...
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A Zappos pop-up shop becomes a test to change the nature of mom-and-pop retail - VentureBeat

A Zappos pop-up shop becomes a test to change the nature of mom-and-pop retail - VentureBeat | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Online retail giant Zappos.com has just launched a 20,000-foot physical retail store in its home of downtown Las Vegas.
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Shanghai's Winit to provide eBay cross-border supply chain solutions, supported by overseas warehousing

Shanghai's Winit to provide  eBay cross-border supply chain solutions, supported by overseas warehousing | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Shanghai firm signs deal with eBay
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Consumer shopping habits influence B2B buying behaviour

ComputerWeekly.com Consumer shopping habits influence B2B buying behaviour Computer Business Review 49% of business buyers make work-related purchases on the same websites they use for personal shopping - clearly highlighting the influence of...
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Up from last year, more retailers guarantee Christmas delivery for orders placed 1-3 days before holiday

Up from last year, more retailers guarantee Christmas delivery for orders placed 1-3 days before holiday | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Growing numbers of retailers will push holiday delivery deadlines to the last minute possible.
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DHL eCommerce Launches Rebranding of DHL Global Mail in the Americas

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Alibaba and Others Push to Improve Delivery, on Singles’ Day in China

Alibaba and Others Push to Improve Delivery, on Singles’ Day in China | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The country’s largest Internet merchants are working to improve logistics in China, a country plagued by delivery inefficiency.
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Happy Singles Day! China's Anti-Valentine's Festival Is The World's Biggest E-Commerce Holiday

Happy Singles Day! China's Anti-Valentine's Festival Is The World's Biggest E-Commerce Holiday | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday – China’s Singles’ Day sale is now the world’s largest online shopping frenzy.
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Uber Picks Up Google’s Head of Same-Day Delivery

Uber Picks Up Google’s Head of Same-Day Delivery | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The head of Google’s same-day delivery business has jumped aboard Uber Technologies, spurring expectations the car-hailing smartphone app will develop its own logistics business.
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Startups & Their Supply Chain Fit

Startups & Their Supply Chain Fit | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The high-tech startup scene is, undoubtedly, worth watching from a supply chain planning perspective, since its promise or failure could boost or hurt your own business or logistics operations.
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The most promising startups in logistics

The most promising startups in logistics | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The logistics business is not easy on the startups. It's regulated. It's hardware-driven (ships, rail, trucks, air). And there's a reluctancy among the big players to change their business models. ...
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Amazon.ca raises stakes in same-day delivery service in Toronto and Vancouver

Amazon.ca raises stakes in same-day delivery service in Toronto and Vancouver | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Canada’s e-tailing leader to offer service in Toronto, Vancouver – giving Wal-Mart a run for its money in crucial holiday shopping season
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Menzies Distribution & RetailerSaver.com announce partnership to help UK's high street independents

Menzies Distribution & RetailerSaver.com announce partnership to help UK's high street independents | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Menzies Distribution Press and Investment Centre providing all the latest news and information about Menzies Distribution
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Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas

Amazon Robots Get Ready for Christmas | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon has outfitted several U.S. warehouses with squat, wheeled robots that move stocked shelves to workers and are expected to speed delivery, saving employees as much as 20 miles a day of walking and reducing fulfillment costs.
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Chinese policymakers eye e-commerce as linchpin of growth - Chicago Tribune

Chinese policymakers eye e-commerce as linchpin of growth - Chicago Tribune | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - China should support its e-commerce industry with preferential policies, given the role it plays in stimulating domestic consumption and economic growth, China's State Council said in a paper released on Sunday.
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Bangalore's Last Mile Logistics Startup Blowhorn Secures Investment From Unitus Seed Fund

Bangalore's Last Mile Logistics Startup Blowhorn Secures Investment From Unitus Seed Fund | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Author: Sejal Mourya, Category: Venture Capital, Industry: Transport/Logistics, Title: Last Mile Logistics Startup Blowhorn Secures Investment From Unitus Seed Fund , Snippet: Bangalore based Blowhorn, an online marketplace for last mile logistics...
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B2B suppliers investing in e-commerce for better buyer experience

B2B suppliers investing in e-commerce for better buyer experience | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Business-to-business (B2B) suppliers are expanding their e-commerce platforms and overall omni-channel capability to provide better purchasing experiences for business buyers.
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Amazon plans it big with India Post network to ramp up its delivery mechanism

Amazon plans it big with India Post network to ramp up its delivery mechanism | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: E-commerce giant Amazon wants to do in India what Alibaba did in China. Amazon's India head Amit Agarwal on Tuesday met telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and urged him to allow...
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China's e-commerce binge tests logistics, rakes in sales

China's e-commerce binge tests logistics, rakes in sales | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
What happens when the world's most populous country goes on an online shopping binge?
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'Singles Day' parcel boom creates tax loophole headache for customs offices

'Singles Day' parcel boom creates tax loophole headache for customs offices | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Unscrupulous players exploit a loophole to avoid duties through the use of online shopping amid a November parcel boom in China
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Amazon extending Prime benefits to other sites

Amazon extending Prime benefits to other sites | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Could an Amazon Prime membership become a first-class ticket to shopping across the Web? That seems to be what Amazon hopes.
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B2B eCommerce Market Worth $6.7 Trillion by 2020: Alibaba & China the Front-Runners

B2B eCommerce Market Worth $6.7 Trillion by 2020: Alibaba & China the Front-Runners | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba is known for a number of achievements; the most noteworthy is the fact that it is larger than Amazon and eBay combined – it is recording more trade volume than the two together.
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Amazon Is Testing Taxis for Deliveries

Amazon Is Testing Taxis for Deliveries | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon.com this fall tested package delivery by licensed cab in San Francisco and Los Angeles using taxi-hailing mobile app Flywheel, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Apple Pay, Bitcoin and the Digital Battle for Your Wallet

Apple Pay, Bitcoin and the Digital Battle for Your Wallet | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Jordan Bettman, principal at Bain Capital Ventures, discusses the rapid evolution of mobile payments and how Apple Pay and Bitcoin put the current financial industry at risk.
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