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Czech Highway Project Key to Amazon's Operation in the Country

Czech Highway Project Key to Amazon's Operation in the Country | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Czech PM Backs Highway Project Key to Amazon's Operation Wall Street Journal (blog) PRAGUE–The Czech prime minister late Monday said his newly-formed center-left government will back a highway project vital for one of the two distribution sites...
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Does Amazon Ever Really Plan to Charge $299 a Year for Its Fresh Grocery ... - Re/code

Does Amazon Ever Really Plan to Charge $299 a Year for Its Fresh Grocery ... - Re/code | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon keeps pushing back the end date of free trial periods for new customers, raising the possibility that the company may be reconsidering the price point altogether.
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On-demand delivery startup Picup starts focusing on business deliveries – Ventureburn

On-demand delivery startup Picup starts focusing on business deliveries – Ventureburn | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
On-demand delivery service Picup has launched a new offering that enables businesses to collect and deliver documents and parcels in under 90 minutes.
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How Zulily's Unique Distribution Model Broke Down - Inc.com

How Zulily's Unique Distribution Model Broke Down - Inc.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In a world where fast delivery has become the norm, the retailer's often long turnaround times made it an oddity in e-commerce.
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Cargomatic freight service adds New York to its regional mix - Overdrive Magazine

Cargomatic freight service adds New York to its regional mix - Overdrive Magazine | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Overdrive Magazine Cargomatic freight service adds New York to its regional mix Overdrive Magazine The Cargomatic app is “transforming B2B logistics and the $82 billion local U.S.
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Online grocery store iOrderFresh gets funding to boost tech, supply chain ... - Hindu Business Line

Online grocery store iOrderFresh gets funding to boost tech, supply chain ... - Hindu Business Line | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The company delivers fruits, vegetables, dairy, bakery products, pulses and organic food products by procuring them directly from large wholesalers
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Robotics Start-Up GreyOrange Nabs $30 Million To Advance Industrial Automation - The Tech Portal

Robotics Start-Up GreyOrange Nabs $30 Million To Advance Industrial Automation - The Tech Portal | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Looks like the idea of robots working with humans (instead of replacing them) is catching on among the VCs. Robotics start-up GreyOrange, which helps e-tailers automate their warehouses and is base...
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Is Amazon Fresh about to land on UK doorsteps?

Is Amazon Fresh about to land on UK doorsteps? | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon has signed a 10-year lease on a warehouse formerly used by Tesco fuelling speculation that it is about to launch its grocery operation Fresh in
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VCs see a bubble in online food delivery - CNBC

VCs see a bubble in online food delivery - CNBC | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Even venture capitalists who are fans of online food delivery say the market appears over saturated.
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JD.com Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results

JD.com Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
BEIJING, Aug. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: JD), China's largest online direct sales company, today announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter...
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SiliconBeat – Good Eggs shuttering operations in three cities, laying off 140 employees

SiliconBeat – Good Eggs shuttering operations in three cities, laying off 140 employees | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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China’s e-commerce firm JD.com picks Russian Post for first home deliveries

China’s e-commerce firm JD.com picks Russian Post for first home deliveries | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
China’s second largest online retailer JD.com (Jingdong Mall) and Russia’s biggest delivery company Russian Post have signed a deal making it the first Russian firm with authority to directly deliver Chinese goods inside Russia.
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Indian logistics startups Pickingo, Letstransport raise funding

Indian logistics startups Pickingo, Letstransport raise funding | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Pickingo is a B2B on-demand hyperlocal logistics startup, whereas Letstransport is a tech-enabled intra-city last-mile logistics provider
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Logistics firm to connect India till last mile - New Kerala

Logistics firm to connect India till last mile - New Kerala | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Bengaluru, Aug 21 : Leading logistics firm Connect India on Friday launched last mile distribution service across the country.
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Retailers See Gains in Serving E-Commerce Supply Chains - Wall Street Journal

Retailers See Gains in Serving E-Commerce Supply Chains - Wall Street Journal | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
U.S. retailers are starting to solve the logistics of e-commerce, reporting better financial results on online sales and improved efficiency.
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Overseas sales by Chinese merchants on Amazon double - InternetRetailer.com

Overseas sales by Chinese merchants on Amazon double - InternetRetailer.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Overseas sales by Chinese merchants on Amazon double - Cross-border e-commerce has become one of the fastest growing businesses for Amazon in China, an Amazon executive says.
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This Hong Kong logistics startup supports the logistics of, well, startups - e27

This Hong Kong logistics startup supports the logistics of, well, startups - e27 | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Founded in 2015, Floship ‘works closely’ with Indiegogo and has courier partnerships with DHL, UPS, FedEx; has found more success in Western countries than Asia
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The Amazon Locker for Indonesia, PopBox locks in seed funding from East Ventures

The Amazon Locker for Indonesia, PopBox locks in seed funding from East Ventures | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
It may look like a playful vending machine, but this last mile delivery startup is actually a super sensible logistics solution for a chaotic city like Jakarta.
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Singapore Post's Digital Makeover Creates A New E-Commerce Leader

Singapore Post's Digital Makeover Creates A New E-Commerce Leader | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
There are many examples of companies that have had a difficult time competing with digital native organizations. One-time stalwarts like Circuit City and Blockbuster are no more, but Amazon and Netflix are thriving in their place. The postal service in many countries have been hit hard by competition, whether it [...]
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JD.com Narrows Losses, Buys Stake in Yonghui Superstores for $700 Million

JD.com Narrows Losses, Buys Stake in Yonghui Superstores for $700 Million | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
JD.com Inc, China’s second largest e-commerce company in terms of sales, will buy a 10-percent stake in Chinese supermarket chain Yonghui Superstores Co. Ltd. for 4.3 billion yuan ($700 million), the company revealed in a second quarterly financial report on Friday.
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How Gulf Countries Can Ignite Their Startup Revolution

How Gulf Countries Can Ignite Their Startup Revolution | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
There is hardly a day that passes without a new major initiative, announcement or bold proclamation by the Gulf economies of United Arab Emirates, Kuwait,..
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Jet.com Runs Into Turbulence With Retailers

Jet.com Runs Into Turbulence With Retailers | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Dozens of the nation’s largest retailers including Macy’s, Amazon.com and Home Depot have quickly moved to disassociate themselves from new discount retail website Jet.com.
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Webvan Founder Plots an Amazon Prime Competitor Powered by Robots

Webvan Founder Plots an Amazon Prime Competitor Powered by Robots | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
A robotic warehousing system "takes out almost all of the human labor."
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Food On The Move: Delivery Services Get a Tech-Powered Upgrade

Food On The Move: Delivery Services Get a Tech-Powered Upgrade | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
A wave of European food startups using technology to solve supply chain and logistics headaches could become the next unicorns.
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On-demand, hyper-local logistics startup Pickingo raises Rs. 8.3 crore in Round 1 - Economic Times

On-demand, hyper-local logistics startup Pickingo raises Rs. 8.3 crore in Round 1 - Economic Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
While most of the transactions in the space have tended to be in the seed to Series A range, deal sizes have now begun to cross $10 million in size.
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