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Wal-Mart Expects Customers to Adopt Mobile Payments

Wal-Mart Expects Customers to Adopt Mobile Payments | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart Stores believes mobile payments—such as Apple Pay—are the future for its shoppers who now primarily use cash and debit cards.
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Overstock.com's Farmers Market Adds Home Delivery For Fresh Food & Accepts ... - CryptoCoinsNews

Overstock.com's Farmers Market Adds Home Delivery For Fresh Food & Accepts ... - CryptoCoinsNews | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Farmers Market, an online fresh food business operated by Overstock.com, recently added a home delivery service, making it one of the few such services to accept bitcoin.
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What Makes E-commerce Work in Indonesia? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

What Makes E-commerce Work in Indonesia? - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
E-commerce companies in Indonesia have found a recipe for success by going after a growing pool of consumers with access to the Internet but not the brick and mortar shops selling what they want.
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Shyp Returns Makes It Easy To Send Back Stuff You Buy Online

Shyp Returns Makes It Easy To Send Back Stuff You Buy Online | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
On-demand shipping startup Shyp is introducing a new key feature to its iOS and Android app today with the launch of Shyp Returns, a dedicated interface for..
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Japan’s outsourced logistics platform OpenLogi secures $500,000 funding round

Japan’s outsourced logistics platform OpenLogi secures $500,000 funding round | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
This is the abridged version from our original article in Japanese.
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Complex logistics await Lippo's e-commerce push in archipelago Indonesia - Reuters

Complex logistics await Lippo's e-commerce push in archipelago Indonesia - Reuters | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Selling goods online may only rely on a few mouse clicks, but in Indonesia, delivering purchases to dozens of islands via creaky ports and potholed roads is the logistical challenge...
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Royal Mail announces China link-up through Alibaba's Tmall

Royal Mail announces China link-up through Alibaba's Tmall | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Mail is joining Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Tmall Global's online marketplace, hoping to link small British companies with Chinese consumers and boost trade for its overseas
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Singapore's Ninja Logistics receives $2.5M to expand further into SE Asia.

Singapore's Ninja Logistics receives $2.5M to expand further into SE Asia. | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The company claims to work as a courier provider for over 300 merchants in Singapore including as Lazada, Guardian, Pupsik Studio, and Love Bonito.
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Logistical Issues Holding Back E-Commerce in India

Logistical Issues Holding Back E-Commerce in India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Having been heavily involved in the e-commerce field in my home country of India, I have seen first hand the challenges involved in advancing online retail in this rapidly growing market.  India is...
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Two businesses merge to create an online B2B store for office supplies - YourStory.com

Two businesses merge to create an online B2B store for office supplies - YourStory.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
With the emergence of one-stop shops such as Flipkart and Snapdeal, and e-commerce booming like never before, there is a rising demand for niche platforms
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NFC: so much promise, so little delivery - TechCentral

Near-field communication has been touted as the next big thing for years. It promises tap-and-go transactions that will revolutionise mobile payments.

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Can Web Food-Ordering Startup GrubHub Deliver Growth? - Investor's Business Daily

Can Web Food-Ordering Startup GrubHub Deliver Growth? - Investor's Business Daily | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
GrubHub has a lot at stake in seeing the demise of the phone call. It's the largest Web and mobile food ordering firm in the U.S. And it means to stay on top.
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On-demand logistics services startup Grofers raises $10M from Tiger, Sequoia | VCCircle

On-demand logistics services startup Grofers raises $10M from Tiger, Sequoia | VCCircle | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Two months ago it got seed funding from Sequoia.
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China’s RenRen invests $1.5M in Trucker Path, a US-based app for truckers

China’s RenRen invests $1.5M in Trucker Path, a US-based app for truckers | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Once known as China's answer to Facebook, Renren is aggressively investing in startups abroad.
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Ecommerce delivery: how fast are UK retailers?

Ecommerce delivery: how fast are UK retailers? | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Delivery is a key part of the ecommerce proposition, so who is performing well in this area?

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Smartphones Are Smart Foreign Policy

Smartphones Are Smart Foreign Policy | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Today, with more mobile phones than people on Earth, any savvy foreign policy recognizes the power of this small device to do good or evil in the world. Gone are the days when rebels and reformers fought only using guns and physical bombs; this porta...
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Foxconn Launches New E-Commerce Platform in China - Wall Street Journal

Foxconn Launches New E-Commerce Platform in China - Wall Street Journal | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The world’s biggest contract electronics manufacturer, Foxconn, is making a move into e-commerce in China, aiming to go head-to-head with the likes of Alibaba and JD.com.
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Sainsbury's launches Click & Collect service

Sainsbury's launches Click & Collect service | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The very first collection service went live today at Sainsbury’s Water Lane store in Farnham, and the supermarket aims for 100 locations
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PayPal Buys Paydiant Amid Mobile Payments Shakeout - Xconomy

PayPal Buys Paydiant Amid Mobile Payments Shakeout - Xconomy | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
After years of fits and starts, the mobile payments technology sector is finally getting serious about sifting through the winners and losers. One more sta
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ParcelPoint hits $7 million in funding, plans to double network of partnerships

ParcelPoint hits $7 million in funding, plans to double network of partnerships | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Australian online retail delivery network startup ParcelPoint has raised $7 million, which will be used to double its network of partnerships and add more staff over the next financial year.
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Gujarat Handloom Corp in tie-up talks with top e-tailers - NYOOOZ

Gujarat Handloom Corp in tie-up talks with top e-tailers - NYOOOZ | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Initially we will begin with 100 odd products including Patola works, Bandhani, Kutchi Shawls and jewellery among others.
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GST Likely to be a Game Changer - The New Indian Express

GST Likely to be a Game Changer - The New Indian Express | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
MUMBAI: Goods and Services Tax (GST), as the most significant reform in indirect taxation in the country, has the potential to reduce tax burden on goods that’s...
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Farm to Home startup Freshworld receives funding from IAN, K Gopalakrishnan - EntrepreneurIndia.com

Farm to Home startup Freshworld receives funding from IAN, K Gopalakrishnan - EntrepreneurIndia.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The team at FreshWorld is led by Rajiv Rao, a business and operations professional with over two decades of experience in the telecom industry.
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Germany Based Rocket Internet Acquires 9 Major Food Delivery Startups

Germany Based Rocket Internet Acquires 9 Major Food Delivery Startups | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Berlin-based e-commerce giant Rocket Internet is making some major moves in the food delivery apps and services business. The company announced that it had

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11 innovative food tech companies to keep an eye on - TechRepublic

11 innovative food tech companies to keep an eye on - TechRepublic | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The Internet of Food is growing rapidly, changing the way we find, prepare, order, ship, and consume food and beverages. Here are 11 companies doing innovative things in 2015.
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