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On-demand delivery service Postmates nabs $16M to explore new ...

On-demand delivery service Postmates nabs $16M to explore new ... | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Same-day delivery service Postmates has raised a $16 million in a second round of institutional funding. The fresh cash will be sed to launch in new cities. Led by Spark Capital, this new round comes 13 months after the San ...
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Delivery start-up Instacart expands to Philly

Delivery start-up Instacart expands to Philly | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Delivery start-up Instacart follows rain to Philly
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SAN FRANCISCO — Want to know what city fast-growing grocery delivery service Instacart will come to next? Follow the weather.
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China ecommerce boom drives $2.5bn deal for stake in logistics group GLP

China ecommerce boom drives $2.5bn deal for stake in logistics group GLP | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Global Logistic Properties, a large Asian warehouse operator, will raise $2.5bn by selling up to a third of its Chinese business to state-backed investors, in a deal that highlights the explosive growth of China’s logistics industry.
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Alibaba tackles weaknesses ahead of IPO - Financial Times

Alibaba tackles weaknesses ahead of IPO - Financial Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba tackles weaknesses ahead of IPO
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Over the past year, the Chinese ecommerce company has spent in excess of $2bn taking a stake in, or purchasing outright, more than 10 smaller companies.
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Flipkart Rolls The Dice: Opening Up eKart To Competitors - MediaNama.com

Flipkart Rolls The Dice: Opening Up eKart To Competitors MediaNama.com Flipkart is opening up its logistics arm eKart Logistics to other operators and is currently running a pilot programme with an intention to roll out these services in the next...
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China Is Reinventing Online Payments Systems To Serve The E-Consumer Worried About Getting Fleeced

China Is Reinventing Online Payments Systems To Serve The E-Consumer Worried About Getting Fleeced | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alipay developed an escrow model that holds the payment until the customer confirms that the purchased goods have been delivered.
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How the 'Internet of Things' will Impact B2B and Global Supply Chains

How the 'Internet of Things' will Impact B2B and Global Supply Chains | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
This blog discusses how the 'Internet of Things' is likely to impact B2B and global supply chains in the near future.

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Ebay India Offers '9 Hour Delivery' Service -

Ebay India Offers '9 Hour Delivery' Service - | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Indian ecommerce is bursting at its seams with some crazy delivery times being promised to lure more customers.

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Jerome Libeskind's curator insight, January 29, 2014 5:06 PM

Initiative intéressante, qui concerne Mumbai et évidemment certaines catégories de produits.

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Alibaba to Invest in a New US-Based E-Commerce Company, 11 Main

Alibaba to Invest in a New US-Based E-Commerce Company, 11 Main | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba to Invest in a New US-Based E-Commerce Site on e-tail & Retail Logistics and Supply Chain Intelligence curated by Tim Sensenig (Alibaba to Invest in a New US-Based E-Commerce Site http://t.co/it0Dbhzj3q...
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Xiamen to promote development of cross-border e-commerce trading

Xiamen to promote development of cross-border e-commerce trading What's on Xiamen According to Xiamen's Municipal Bureau of Commerce, the city will build a cross-strait fast logistics channel, a cross-border e-commerce service platform and a...
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Y Combinator's BloomThat takes a tech-savvy approach to sending flowers - VentureBeat

Y Combinator's BloomThat takes a tech-savvy approach to sending flowers - VentureBeat | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Y Combinator's BloomThat takes a tech-savvy approach to sending flowers
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Flowers may seem like an odd or small market for a tech startup to take on.
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Salsify helps Walmart.com suppliers with upload, product management - The City Wire

Salsify helps Walmart.com suppliers with upload, product management - The City Wire | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Salsify helps Walmart.com suppliers with upload, product management
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The Supply Side is managed by The City Wire and sponsored by Propak Logistics. Drive Medical, a New ...
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Companies creatively navigate the complex industry of online grocery

Companies creatively navigate the complex industry of online grocery | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Online grocery sales currently account for 3.3% of total grocery spending in the U.S., and online grocers must continue to work out logistics in order to be successful.
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Common Mistakes Made By Marketplace Sellers - Lean Commerce

Common Mistakes Made By Marketplace Sellers - Lean Commerce | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
I asked a dozen experts what they see online marketplace sellers doing wrongly, and what tips they could share so others could avoid the same pitfalls.
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Within 2 years, Amazon to use own logistics network for product delivery in India

Within 2 years, Amazon to use own logistics network for product delivery in India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Competition drives home-grown players to speed up their innovations & services
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Apple iWatch may predict heart attacks insiders claim - SlashGear

Apple iWatch may predict heart attacks insiders claim - SlashGear | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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Apple iWatch may predict heart attacks insiders claim
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Earlier this month, chatter out of the Chinese supply chain tipped optical sensors that could gage oxygen levels and heart-rate as being included.
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Gharpay: New offline payment service for online purchases

Gharpay: New offline payment service for online purchases | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Gharpay: New offline payment service for online purchases
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Like every other startup, Gharpay too faced some challenges. It took time for the ... ClinkNow is the team's second venture after they sold Gharpay to Gurgaon-based SSN Logistics Pvt.
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Why India's answer to Alibaba & eBay is the tech IPO to watch

Why India's answer to Alibaba & eBay is the tech IPO to watch | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Snapdeal's CEO exclusively told VentureBeat that he plans to take the company public in "12 to 24 months."
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Rakuten to buy voice-call app maker Viber for $900 million

Rakuten to buy voice-call app maker Viber for $900 million | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Japan's biggest online retailer says it is paying $900 million for Cyprus-based maker of messaging and calling applications, as it looks to double its world-wide reach and become a truly global Internet-services player.
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Flipkart's logistics arm 'eKart' to deliver for other e-retailers

Flipkart's logistics arm 'eKart' to deliver for other e-retailers | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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Flipkart to throw open its logistics arm 'eKart' to deliver packages of ...
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China's Suning Approved for Intl Express Delivery Service

China's Suning Approved for Intl Express Delivery Service | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
China's Suning Approved for Intl Express Delivery Service
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It has become common practice for online shopping platforms to enter the logistics market.
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Do you agree? the world's top 10 most innovative companies in retail

Do you agree? the world's top 10 most innovative companies in retail | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Fast Company The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Retail Fast Company This inspired other e-commerce startups to explain themselves as “the Warby Parker of [fill in the blank]”—from Cory Vines (gym clothes) to True&Co (bras)—either as an...
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Russia: Where the Deliveryman Gives Fashion Advice

Russia: Where the Deliveryman Gives Fashion Advice | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Russia: Where the Deliveryman Gives Fashion Advice Businessweek Along with delivering products such as 6,999 ruble ($199) Mango jackets and 6,390 ruble Sinequanone dresses—usually the day after they are ordered—couriers are trained to offer the...
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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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