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Ecommerce logistics (B2B and B2C) and logistics start-up companies.
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Marks & Spencer beset by delivery woe - unable to cope with Black Friday orders - This is Money

Marks & Spencer beset by delivery woe - unable to cope with Black Friday orders - This is Money | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Marks & Spencer has become engulfed in a fresh crisis, wiping 3 per cent off its shares after problems at its state-of-the-art distribution centre.
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E-tailers beef up logistics for Google's Great Online Shopping Festival - The Times of India

E-tailers beef up logistics for Google's Great Online Shopping Festival - The Times of India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
E-commerce companies and their logistics partners seem to have learnt their lessons from the innumerable delivery bloopers and delays that happened during the Diwali sales this year.
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Grocery-Delivery Service Instacart Aims for Near-$2 Billion Valuation - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Grocery-Delivery Service Instacart Aims for Near-$2 Billion Valuation - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Instacart is raising a fresh round of funds for its same-day grocery delivery service.
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Same-Day Delivery Application Killed Off by eBay: Who Fails Next? - Motley Fool

Same-Day Delivery Application Killed Off by eBay: Who Fails Next? - Motley Fool | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
eBay Now same-day delivery service was killed off before it really got going. Here's what it means for other online shopping sites also offering delivery. - Rich Duprey - Consumer Goods
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Amazon Unveils Its Own Line of Diapers, Confirming Partners’ Biggest Fears

Amazon Unveils Its Own Line of Diapers, Confirming Partners’ Biggest Fears | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
A shot across the bow at Huggies and Pampers, which sell their products on Amazon.
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SingPost Group makes moves to become regional leader in ecommerce logistics - Post and Parcel

SingPost Group makes moves to become regional leader in ecommerce logistics - Post and Parcel | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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SingPost Group makes moves to become regional leader in ecommerce logistics
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Quantium Solutions is an established regional ecommerce logistics provider offering fulfilment and ecommerce solutions.
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Last mile shift puts customer returns in retail spotlight - Essential Retail

Last mile shift puts customer returns in retail spotlight - Essential Retail | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
New research predicts 30 million gifts will be returned soon after Christmas Day. Clipper Logistics CEO Tony Mannix says managing returns correctly can be a key differentiator for retailers.
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Amazon DROPS next day delivery amid Cyber Monday MADNESS

Amazon DROPS next day delivery amid Cyber Monday MADNESS | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Firm 'fesses up: Last-minute prezzie-hunters could be disappointed
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Uber extends product delivery pilot in DC, promises essentials in '10 minutes or less" VentureBeat

After pilot testing on-demand product deliveries in Washington D.C. over the summer, Uber today reintroduced the service, and now promises to deliver a handful of “everyday items … in 10 minutes or less” to D.C. residents.
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Europe's postal firms under fire as Amazon expands deliveries - Reuters UK

Europe's postal firms under fire as Amazon expands deliveries - Reuters UK | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's postal firms need to slash costs and invest in new technology and services if they are to withstand the challenge of new entrants such as U.S.
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Cross-border e-commerce booming - EastDay.com

With a record 278 million orders totaling $9.34 billion in sales, China's Singles' Day shopping spree on Nov 11 set the table for its US counterpart, Black Friday, which this year joined the e-commerce market in China for the first time.
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Meet Amazon's busiest employee -- the Kiva robot - CNET

Meet Amazon's busiest employee -- the Kiva robot - CNET | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
As consumers buy more from the Internet's largest retailer, it keeps up by outfitting warehouses with robots that work at speeds humans can't.
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Alibaba: plans to take over India's e-commerce market

Alibaba: plans to take over India's e-commerce market | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba's chief, Jack Ma, indicated that he's ready for the world's largest e-commerce group to take on more of India's e-commerce industry.
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On-demand logistics services startup Grofers raises seed funding from Sequoia

On-demand logistics services startup Grofers raises seed funding from Sequoia | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Grofers mainly competes with Delyver in Bangalore which recently raised $1 million in funding.
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Six Drivers Of The $700B Mobile Internet

Six Drivers Of The $700B Mobile Internet | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Mobile internet is all about big numbers. Revenue will more than triple to $700 billion by 2017, there was over $19 billion invested and $94 billion exits in..
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Returns set to cost the UK Economy up to £505m | SHD Logistics News

Returns set to cost the UK Economy up to £505m | SHD Logistics News | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Returns of unwanted online purchases set to cost the UK Economy up to £505m and UK consumers 52 minutes each this christmas.
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US Tech Companies Are Clamoring To Replicate The Success Of This Massively Popular Chinese App

US Tech Companies Are Clamoring To Replicate The Success Of This Massively Popular Chinese App | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In China, WeChat is the web.
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E-commerce becomes a force in African retail market - PCWorld

E-commerce becomes a force in African retail market - PCWorld | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Kaymu.com CEO in Africa is posied for continued growth
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Amazon Has Launched A GrubHub Rival For Food Takeout & Delivery - TechCrunch

Amazon Has Launched A GrubHub Rival For Food Takeout & Delivery - TechCrunch | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Back in June, we wrote about how Amazon was preparing to take on companies like Seamless, Grubhub and DeliveryHero with a restaurant takeout and delivery..
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Alibaba has woken the wrath of US retail industry

Alibaba has woken the wrath of US retail industry | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
As the long fingers of Alibaba, China's leading e-commerce firm, reach into the US market, domestic retailers are urgently calling for the plugging of the online taxation loophole as the best defense ...
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Christmas shopping: 'Speed is the new battleground'

Christmas shopping: 'Speed is the new battleground' | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
As Christmas shoppers scramble to spend record amounts in-store and online, we explore the background technologies helping retailers cope with demand.
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Lazada Group Raises $249 Million, Lead by Singapore's Temasek Holdings - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Lazada Group Raises $249 Million, Lead by Singapore's Temasek Holdings
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... Lazada sells products as varied as laptop computers, shampoo, running shoes and more.
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Metro teams up with logistics and e-commerce providers in China

Metro teams up with logistics and e-commerce providers in China | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
METRO Cash & Carry China said today it aimed to expand in e-commerce and food delivery sectors after teaming up with two logistics companies. Metro will work with Huohe Shuanghui Logistics Investment
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Black Friday Flopped And Cyber Monday Might Go Away. Here’s Why.

Black Friday Flopped And Cyber Monday Might Go Away. Here’s Why. | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it

Via Gordon Kiser
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Mailbox of the future: Drone delivery nets may soon replace postmen

Mailbox of the future: Drone delivery nets may soon replace postmen | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Drone delivery nets, proposed by two Australian inventors, may become the solution that Amazon and Google are looking for in order to start mass delivery of small packages via unmanned aircrafts.
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