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Amazon Wants to Ship Your Package Before You Buy It - Digits - WSJ

Amazon Wants to Ship Your Package Before You Buy It - Digits - WSJ | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon was granted a patent for what it calls “anticipatory shipping,” a method to start delivering packages even before customers have clicked “buy.” (Amazon is not shipping it to you before you even buy.
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LightInTheBox Launches Global Open Cross-Border Logistics Platform LanTingZhiTong

BEIJING, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd.(NYSE: LITB) (
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e-commerce - changing how logistics is done

e-commerce - changing how logistics is done | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
e-commerce is huge and with it, the logistics needed to keep it going. Estimated at over �140bn, e-commerce logistics is rapidly changing to try to keep pace with this quickly evolving market. Ti�s latest report, Global e-commerce Logistics 2015 provides an analysis of the trends and challenges facing the supply chain.
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WS Retail’s Ekart Logistics to Become a Stand Alone Private Company

WS Retail’s Ekart Logistics to Become a Stand Alone Private Company | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
WS Retail is looking to separate its logistics arm Ekart into a wholly-owned subsidiary before Flipkart goes for an IPO in 2016. WSR was …
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For Mobile Growth Pay Attention To Markets Beyond The US And China - TechCrunch

For Mobile Growth Pay Attention To Markets Beyond The US And China - TechCrunch | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In 2014, China-based Alibaba had a record-breaking IPO on the U.S. stock market, China surpassed the U.S. in terms of purchasing power, and the country earned..
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Petco Adds Online Delivery With Instacart

Petco Adds Online Delivery With Instacart | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Dogs need groceries, too. Instacart, the grocery-delivery startup that recently raised $220 million from investors, is taking its quick-turnaround online d
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5 Key Trends Crucial to e-Commerce Success in 2015 - Business 2 Community

5 Key Trends Crucial to e-Commerce Success in 2015 - Business 2 Community | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
“What’s dangerous is to not evolve,” Amazon honcho Jeff Bezos once famously said. Yet for every Amazon success story, there have been a thousand other brands spectacularly imploding over e-Comm…
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Seoul's logistics/last mile delivery startup Naldo grows revenue and corporate customers - Tech in Asia

Seoul's logistics/last mile delivery startup Naldo grows revenue and corporate customers - Tech in Asia | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Naldo, which works sort of like an Uber for last-mile deliveries, now boasts over 500 corporate customers, tripling its client base in the last year.
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Google in Talks to Buy Mobile-Payments Service Softcard

Google in Talks to Buy Mobile-Payments Service Softcard | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Google is in talks to acquire mobile-payments company Softcard in a deal that would pair the Internet giant with the largest U.S. wireless carriers to battle Apple Inc. and its new Apple Pay service, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Chinese government approves foreign ecommerce companies to operate in Shanghai FTZ

Chinese government approves foreign ecommerce companies to operate in Shanghai FTZ | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Chinese government says it will allow foreign-owned e-commerce companies to operate in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone as part of a pilot program, but competition will be tough against local giants JD.com and Alibaba.
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39 Predictions for Ecommerce in 2015

39 Predictions for Ecommerce in 2015 | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
I asked more than thirty experts what they thought would happen in ecommerce in 2015. They blew me away with 39 great predictions on every topic imaginable.
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China e-commerce competition intensifies as JD.com, Alibaba go niche

China e-commerce competition intensifies as JD.com, Alibaba go niche | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - China's JD.com Inc has ratcheted up competition with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd through a $1.55 billion deal with an online car sales portal, as the e-commerce giants gun for
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Grocery: Why Mrs. Jones Should Be Running Your Supply Chain

Grocery: Why Mrs. Jones Should Be Running Your Supply Chain | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Mrs. Jones needs to do some grocery shopping. And she has the potential to be a loyal and profitable customer. But if she’s not actually running your supply chain, you’re missing the opportunity to...
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Mobile payment firm LoopPay plans to enter India this year

Mobile payment firm LoopPay plans to enter India this year | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The company, founded in 2012 by payment industry experts, has developed a magnetic transmission based technology in form of a mobile cover and card.
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City Link autopsy: Why the business failed so badly - Real Business

City Link autopsy: Why the business failed so badly - Real Business | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Business news and management advice for entrepreneurs, growing businesses and SMEs.
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EBay to Cut 2400 Jobs, And Weighs 2nd Spinoff - New York Times

EBay to Cut 2400 Jobs, And Weighs 2nd Spinoff - New York Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The company plans a drastic restructuring in the face of slowing sales and intense competition.
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Transfix Brings the Uber Model to the $800 Billion Trucking Industry - Re/code

Transfix Brings the Uber Model to the $800 Billion Trucking Industry - Re/code | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Transfix is already being tested by Barnes and Noble, Samsung, SuperValu and J.Crew.
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America's Most Promising Company: Instacart, The $2 Billion Grocery Delivery App

America's Most Promising Company: Instacart, The $2 Billion Grocery Delivery App | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
A Q&A with the #1 company on the Forbes America's Most Promising Companies list.
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Amazon says Sunday deliveries have quadrupled - Telegraph

Amazon says Sunday deliveries have quadrupled  - Telegraph | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Huge surge in Sunday deliveries as online shopping revolution accelerates
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Facebook Is Growing Its Virtual Reality And Drone Programs - Huffington Post

Facebook Is Growing Its Virtual Reality And Drone Programs - Huffington Post | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Virtual reality goggles, drones and data centers are all driving a hiring spree at Facebook Inc....
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Japan's Rakuten and Japan Post to offer delivery lockers

Japan's Rakuten and Japan Post to offer delivery lockers | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Japanese e-commerce giant to offer delivery lockers
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Alibaba Plans Push to Connect U.S. Retailers, China's Consumers - Re/code

Alibaba Plans Push to Connect U.S. Retailers, China's Consumers - Re/code | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba and Alipay have pilot agreements to handle payments and shipping to China for Neiman Marcus, Saks and others.
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Amazon China: A Lightweight - CKGSB Knowledge

Amazon China: A Lightweight - CKGSB Knowledge | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon China is redoubling its efforts, but will it succeed at the second attempt in the country's hyper-competitive e-commerce sector?
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Ace Hardware builds out its wholesale business beyond Ace stores - InternetRetailer.com

Ace Hardware builds out its wholesale business beyond Ace stores - InternetRetailer.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Internet Retailer - B2B/B2B Operations - Ace Hardware builds out its wholesale business beyond Ace stores
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Three On-Demand Taxi Startups Are Joining Forces To Take On Uber - Business Insider

Three On-Demand Taxi Startups Are Joining Forces To Take On Uber - Business Insider | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The alliance among Flywheel, OlaCabs, and GrabTaxi would rival Uber.
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Here are your options for hitting the $35B Chinese cross-border shopping market - VentureBeat

Here are your options for hitting the $35B Chinese cross-border shopping market - VentureBeat | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
It behooves Western companies ready to dip a toe in China’s rising online waters to understand what drives Chinese cross-border shoppers, the methods they use, and the options available for those i...
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