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In a First, Amazon Warehouse Workers to Vote Today on Labor Union Representation

In a First, Amazon Warehouse Workers to Vote Today on Labor Union Representation | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The group, which consists of equipment technicians and mechanics, will be voting on whether they want to be join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. (One of Amazon's distribution centers could go union today.
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Ecommerce groups rush to deliver the goods - FT.com

Ecommerce groups rush to deliver the goods - FT.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Forget having your Amazon parcels delivered by low-flying drone. At least for a while. Right now, the revolutionary technology transforming the €172bn ecommerce delivery business is the bicycle. And the white van. This week, Amazon announced that it
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GreenDust to widen global presence - The Hindu

GreenDust to widen global presence - The Hindu | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Refurbished goods retailer Reverse Logistics Corps, which operates GreenDust.com, is planning to expand its global footprint by entering Africa, South Asia and CIS.
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Who Needs Amazon or Wal-Mart? China Cuts Out the Middleman

Who Needs Amazon or Wal-Mart? China  Cuts Out the Middleman | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon and Wal-Mart have long been America’s main conduits for cheap, mass-produced goods from China’s factory floors. But who needs stores anymore? You can buy direct.
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Everything We Do Is Anti-Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Postmates Cofounder - Tech Insider

Everything We Do Is Anti-Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Postmates Cofounder - Tech Insider | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Everything We Do Is Anti-Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Postmates Cofounder
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But there is an even scarier threat to Amazon.com, Inc.
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China's JD.com to sell Gap clothing, vying with Alibaba to woo Western brands - Reuters

China's JD.com to sell Gap clothing, vying with Alibaba to woo Western brands - Reuters | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's JD.com Inc has partnered Gap Inc to sell the U.S. clothing retailer's apparel online in China, as the Beijing-based e-commerce company goes head to
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Amazon.com Launches ‘Superfast’ Delivery in NYC

Amazon.com Launches ‘Superfast’ Delivery in NYC | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday launched a new service in Manhattan to deliver daily essentials such as shampoo, paper towels and toys within an hour.
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Boxbee nets $5 mln Series A

Boxbee nets $5 mln Series A | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
New York-based Boxbee, a storage and logistics provider for homes and businesses, has received $5 million in Series A funding. Metamorphic Ventures led the round with participation from others inve...
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Ebay Expands Local Pilot Program Offering Same-Day Delivery, In-store Pickup ... - TechCrunch

Ebay Expands Local Pilot Program Offering Same-Day Delivery, In-store Pickup ... - TechCrunch | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Ebay's testing of "last-mile" delivery hasn't been totally shelved, it seems. The company, distancing itself from its earlier eBay Now initiative, announced..
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Why Commerce and Tech Companies Want To Deliver Grub - PYMNTS.com

Why Commerce and Tech Companies Want To Deliver Grub - PYMNTS.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Big players in the payments space tend to have a knack for disrupting every market they enter. Look at Amazon and retail or Uber and cab services. They've
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Will the same-day delivery war be won by a competitor you've never heard of? - Washington Post

Will the same-day delivery war be won by a competitor you've never heard of? - Washington Post | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Deliv’s mantra: Same day is not about speed. It’s about convenience.
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Amazon Logistics outsources fleet role to regional couriers | Fleet News

Amazon Logistics outsources fleet role to regional couriers | Fleet News | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Changes in consumer shopping habits have resulted in a record number of vans on Britain’s roads, but Amazon prefers to work with a raft of vehicle delivery firms rather than operate its own fleet.
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Mexico Poised for Ecommerce? - Practical Ecommerce

Mexico Poised for Ecommerce? - Practical Ecommerce | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
With Mexico’s reputation for unrelenting poverty and crime, it’s difficult to think of the country as a good place to do business. Yet, with a ...
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Rise of e-commerce puts Walmart in trouble in China|Markets|Business|WantChinaTimes.com

Rise of e-commerce puts Walmart in trouble in China|Markets|Business|WantChinaTimes.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In the face of strong competition from e-commerce, plus issues with its merchandise lineup, Walmart may be forced to largely scale down its Chinese operations over the next two years, leading to ...
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How Snapdeal plans to beat delivery challenges - The Times of India

How Snapdeal plans to beat delivery challenges - The Times of India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Snapdeal is seeking to acquire a significant stake in a logistics company to overcome the delivery challenges in India's fast growing e-commerce market.
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ParcelBright Raises $1M To Make Business Shipping Simpler And Cheaper

ParcelBright Raises $1M To Make Business Shipping Simpler And Cheaper | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
UK-based parcel delivery startup ParcelBright has raised $1 million in a late seed funding round to power its service which is attempting to shake up the..
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Snapdeal scouts for logistics firm to overcome delivery challenges - Economic Times

Snapdeal scouts for logistics firm to overcome delivery challenges - Economic Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Snapdeal.com is seeking to acquire a significant stake in a logistics company or form a joint venture with one to overcome the delivery challenges.
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Brick-and-Mortar Stores Still Rule Holiday Shopping, Study Finds - Businessweek

Brick-and-Mortar Stores Still Rule Holiday Shopping, Study Finds - Businessweek | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Shopping malls may live in fear of
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), but the majority of U.S. consumers are still
buying most holiday gifts at brick-and-mortar stores, according
to Manhattan Associates (MANH) Inc.
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GreenDust launches e-auction platform - The Economic Times

GreenDust launches e-auction platform - The Economic Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
GreenDust.com has launched a business-to-business e-auction platform as it looks to broaden its suite of offerings.
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Rocket Internet's online food delivery service expands in southeast Europe

Rocket Internet's online food delivery service expands in southeast Europe | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Foodpanda, an online food delivery service backed by e-commerce investor Rocket Internet AG, said on Wednesday it is acquiring three companies in southeast Europe, the latest in a string...
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American Re-Urbanization Drives More On-Demand Innovation - TechCrunch

American Re-Urbanization Drives More On-Demand Innovation - TechCrunch | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The generational shift occurring as millennials come of age and baby boomers just keep aging has massive implications for both technology and society. As..
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This Company Wants You to 'Carry' a Stranger's Package While Getting Paid to ... - TheBlaze.com

This Company Wants You to 'Carry' a Stranger's Package While Getting Paid to ... - TheBlaze.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
If you ever wanted to get paid to drive strangers around, you've probably already found Uber or Lyft — the "sharing economy" startups that have grown wildly in popularity in the last year.
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Amazon workers strike in Germany as Christmas orders peak - Reuters

BERLIN, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Workers at Amazon warehouses in Germany started a fresh three-day strike on Mondayto press their demands for better pay and conditions as theonline retailer races to ensure
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Uber Gets Investment From Baidu

Uber Gets Investment From Baidu | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Chinese Internet giant Baidu will invest in ride-hailing app Uber in a move that could help the U.S. startup’s business in China.
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Why on-demand logistics startup Lalamove isn’t afraid of Uber

Why on-demand logistics startup Lalamove isn’t afraid of Uber | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Lalamove's Blake Larson talked about moving Asia's logistics industry at a meetup event in Taipei.
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