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Understanding the Challenges in Cross-Border Ecommerce

Understanding the Challenges in Cross-Border Ecommerce | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Understand and overcome the challenges of cross-border ecommerce, as it presents huge business potential in growing economies around the world. (Logistics is key to cross border ecommerce.
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The Rise of the Digital Capital Economy - Wall Street Journal (blog)

The Rise of the Digital Capital Economy - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Advanced machines are squeezing out cheap labor and ordinary capital and helping shape a new kind of digital capital economy, CIO Journal Columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger writes.
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Meet the lawyer taking on Uber and the rest of the on-demand economy - Fusion

Meet the lawyer taking on Uber and the rest of the on-demand economy - Fusion | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Several years ago, Boston lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan was visiting family and friends in San Francisco.
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Alibaba helps Sinopec with cloud computing, big data - Business Insider

Alibaba helps Sinopec with cloud computing, big data - Business Insider | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce titan...
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Indian e-commerce sector to turn operating profitable by 2020: report - Business Standard

Indian e-commerce sector to turn operating profitable by 2020: report - Business Standard | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Even as most players in India's e-commerce space are currently far from break-even, a recent report has estimated that the industry may turn profitable at an operating level by around 2020.
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Ernst & Young launches Start-Up Challenge for tech start-ups - Computer Business Review

Ernst & Young launches Start-Up Challenge for tech start-ups - Computer Business Review | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
10 start-ups to win mentoring programme by EY.
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China's JD.com sets up cross-border e-commerce platform in challenge to Alibaba - Reuters India

China's JD.com sets up cross-border e-commerce platform in challenge to Alibaba - Reuters India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - JD.com Inc , China's No. 2 e-commerce player, on Wednesday launched its JD Worldwide cross-border online shopping platform, a challenger to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's
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UK start-up Mole aims to make freight pipe dream a reality - FT.com

UK start-up Mole aims to make freight pipe dream a reality - FT.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Britain may soon have a novel way to tackle road congestion — an underground network of pipes that propel freight-packed capsules to their destination which could lead to fewer trucks on the road.
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For hardware startups, it's getting less hard - CNET

For hardware startups, it's getting less hard - CNET | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The secrets to making and selling consumer electronics are spilling -- on purpose -- and that's helping hardware startups succeed.
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Cross-border e-commerce a boon for China's bonded logistics properties - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Cross-border e-commerce a boon for China's bonded logistics properties - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Cross-border e-commerce that enables consumers to buy directly from merchants around the world and save taxes is rapidly gaining popularity in China....
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Costco Ambitions In China, Lessons For Foreign Retailers - Worldcrunch

Costco Ambitions In China, Lessons For Foreign Retailers - Worldcrunch | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
BEIJING — U.S. warehouse retailer Costco continues to push its way into China, most recently by inking partnership deals with online Chinese retailers JD.com and Ymatou.com.
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ASOS launches global fulfilment programme | Supply Chain Standard

ASOS has launched a global fulfilment programme to optimise its global stock management capabilities and provide greater flexibility to move stock efficiently
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Walmart And Target Being Crowded Out Online By Amazon Prime

Walmart And Target Being Crowded Out Online By Amazon Prime | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
An analysis of Amazon Prime versus non-Prime members’ cross-shopping behaviors found that less than 1% of Prime members are likely to consider other mass-market retail sites -- Walmart.com and Target.com, for example -- during the same online...
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Amazon India to set up its largest fulfillment center at Hyderabad - BGR India

Amazon India to set up its largest fulfillment center at Hyderabad - BGR India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon has chosen Telangana over the neighboring state of Karnataka to set up its largest fulfillment center (FC) in the country. The US-based firm, which has been facing taxation issues in Karnata...
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The 'Sharing Economy' Is Way Overhyped - Fox Business

The 'Sharing Economy' Is Way Overhyped - Fox Business | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The convenience of on-demand businesses with mobile apps like Uber and Airbnb is a big thing.
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Nashville start-up offers virtual vet visit for sick dogs and cats - The Tennessean

Nashville start-up offers virtual vet visit for sick dogs and cats - The Tennessean | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Nashville's Curt and Mason Revelette, owners of Jonathan's Grille restaurant chain, have created an app that brings telemedicine to dogs and cats.
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China-based merchants ship to U.S. for free

China-based merchants ship to U.S. for free | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
As ecommerce leaders and professionals, it is our responsibility to occasionally look at the landscape of the ecommerce industry as well as our specific space ...
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Amazon, Google and More Are Drawn to Home Services Market

Amazon, Google and More Are Drawn to Home Services Market | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Bringing the efficiency of the web to common household tasks has opened a new door to the home services industry, which is estimated to be worth more than $800 billion.
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'Sharing economy' apps to boom with their lure of cheap and easy - CNET

'Sharing economy' apps to boom with their lure of cheap and easy - CNET | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Global revenue from sharing economy companies like Uber and Airbnb will grow from $15 billion annually today to $335 billion in 2025.
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MercadoLibre agrees to buy Brazilian software developer - Reuters

SAO PAULO, April 14 (Reuters) - Latin American e-commercecompany MercadoLibre Inc said on Tuesday it agreed tobuy Brazilian software firm KPL Soluções for at least 50 millionreais ($16 million), adding...
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Singaporean MedTech startup CXA is a local success story - e27

Singaporean MedTech startup CXA is a local success story - e27 | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Lauded as one of the world’s top healthcare systems, Singapore is an ideal environment for MedTech startups to flourish
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India's heavy goods shipping startup The Porter wants to go intercity with ... - Tech in Asia

India's heavy goods shipping startup The Porter wants to go intercity with ... - Tech in Asia | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The one-year-old startup claims of servicing 2,000 orders per month by on-boarding 100 trucks and tempos.
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Japan’s Rakuten spent at least $2.6bn since 2014 to expand abroad but has little to show for it so far.

Japan’s Rakuten spent at least $2.6bn since 2014 to expand abroad but has little to show for it so far. | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Hiroshi Mikitani’s Internet giant spends billions on deals abroad
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Instacart Is Quietly Working With Third Parties To Outsource (Some Of) Its Deliveries

Instacart Is Quietly Working With Third Parties To Outsource (Some Of) Its Deliveries | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Instacart, the on-demand grocery delivery startup that is reportedly valued north of $2 billion, is growing fast in 15 markets throughout the country. As it..
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How former Rocket execs set out to solve Southeast Asian logistics and built the operational backbone of an ecommerce empire

How former Rocket execs set out to solve Southeast Asian logistics and built the operational backbone of an ecommerce empire | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Logistics are tough in the region’s large yet fragmented ecommerce markets. Companies like aCommerce offer end-to-end control, others find their niche.
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Flipkart ties-up with Mumbai Dabbawalas for last mile deliveries

Flipkart ties-up with Mumbai Dabbawalas for last mile deliveries | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In 2009, Coca-Cola launched 'Project Last Mile' in partnership with The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Bill & Melinda Gat
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