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Slowdown: Flipkart, Jabong cutting jobs - The Times of India

Slowdown: Flipkart, Jabong cutting jobs - The Times of India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Online retailers are handing out pink slips in large numbers as they shift attention to controlling costs from acquiring customers.
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Tale of Two E-grocers: AmazonFresh and Why grocery delivery service is greener than driving to the store

Tale of Two E-grocers: AmazonFresh and Why grocery delivery service is greener than driving to the store | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In our Operations Strategy MBA class, Gad and I teach and discuss the operations and economics of Internet grocer pioneer Peapod.  Two interesting e-grocer articles appeared this week: The first, w...
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Alibaba Seeking Partners to Boost Overseas Shoppers as IPO Looms - Bloomberg

Alibaba Seeking Partners to Boost Overseas Shoppers as IPO Looms - Bloomberg | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
China Daily Alibaba Seeking Partners to Boost Overseas Shoppers as IPO Looms Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the world's biggest online retailer, will seek partners for payment processing and logistics as it tries to lure more overseas...
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Amazon to create 1000 jobs with new Czech logistics centre - SHD Logistics

Amazon to create 1000 jobs with new Czech logistics centre - SHD Logistics | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon to create 1000 jobs with new Czech logistics centre SHD Logistics According to local press reports in the Czech Republic, Amazon is set to locate a logistics centre in the country which could create as many as 1,000 jobs.
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Ship-from-Store Distribution: Is It Right - Multichannel Merchant

Ship-from-Store Distribution: Is It Right - Multichannel Merchant | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Ship-from-Store Distribution: Is It Right
Multichannel Merchant
In order to compete with today's multichannel retail environment, retailers must provide access to merchandise where shoppers want it.
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What U.S. E-Commerce Can Learn from Its Global Copycats

What U.S. E-Commerce Can Learn from Its Global Copycats | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Retailers should look to homegrown companies that combine western models with their own. (What U.S.
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Tax in cyberspace

Tax in cyberspace | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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AMAZON, which became America's biggest internet retailer by selling things more cheaply than anyone else, used to go to great lengths to avoid collecting sales tax from its customers.
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Click and Collect is one of the fastest growing delivery methods

Click and Collect is one of the fastest growing delivery methods | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Publisher of special-interest content to the world’s leading media brands.
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Why Amazon Is Happy Breaking Even With Online Grocery - Forbes

Why Amazon Is Happy Breaking Even With Online Grocery - Forbes | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Why Amazon Is Happy Breaking Even With Online Grocery Forbes According to RetailNetGroup, AmazonFresh, the online giant's grocery business that's been tested in the Seattle market since 2007, isn't about “competing with a small market with...
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FedExVoice: What Every Business Can Do To Keep Up With The E-Commerce Boom

FedExVoice: What Every Business Can Do To Keep Up With The E-Commerce Boom | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Your online presence may be polished and your product may be innovative and flawless, but if you can't get it to the customer quickly, your business won't be able to compete. (E-commerce businesses need to hustle.
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Geodis revenues plagued by European recession. Plans to focus on Asia and US - Lloyd's Loading List

Geodis revenues plagued by European recession. Plans to focus on Asia and US - Lloyd's Loading List | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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Web Firms Alibaba, Sina Form Alliance

Web Firms Alibaba, Sina Form Alliance | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. said it struck a $586 million deal to acquire an 18% stake in Weibo, the influential social-media outlet that is part of Sina Corp.
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Webgistix Unveils SmartShip™ Optimizer, Reduces eCommerce Shipping Costs ... - PYMNTS.com

Webgistix Unveils SmartShip™ Optimizer, Reduces eCommerce Shipping Costs ... - PYMNTS.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Webgistix Unveils SmartShip™ Optimizer, Reduces eCommerce Shipping Costs ...
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Retail E-Commerce Surpasses $50 Billion in Q1 2013

Retail E-Commerce Surpasses $50 Billion in Q1 2013 | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The figure represents a 13 percent increase from the same period last year. (Great to see markets swinging up! Are your logistics prepared?
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Chinese ecommerce set for more growth - Warc

Chinese ecommerce set for more growth - Warc | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Chinese ecommerce set for more growth
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"We want to partner with local companies in payments systems and logistics to reach the overseas Chinese market," said Daphne Lee, director of overseas business at Taobao.com.
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Morrisons says it can launch successful online business without Ocado - The Guardian

Morrisons says it can launch successful online business without Ocado - The Guardian | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The Guardian Morrisons says it can launch successful online business without Ocado The Guardian The UK's fourth largest supermarket has been in discussions with the online grocer for at least four months to buy some of its software in its efforts...
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To collect or not: Online sales tax arguments explained - USA Today - USA TODAY (blog)

To collect or not: Online sales tax arguments explained - USA Today - USA TODAY (blog) | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The Times (subscription) To collect or not: Online sales tax arguments explained - USA Today USA TODAY (blog) It's a concern she and other small online retailers share as a decision to allow states to compel online retailers to collect sales tax...
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Staples becomes first major US retailer to sell 3D printers - Gizmag

Staples becomes first major US retailer to sell 3D printers - Gizmag | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Office supply chain Staples will become the first major US retailer to offer 3D printers, starting with the Cube 3D Printer from 3D Systems this June.
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Why Brazil's ShoeDazzle clone Shoes4you decided to close shop - The Next Web

Why Brazil's ShoeDazzle clone Shoes4you decided to close shop - The Next Web | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The Next Web Why Brazil's ShoeDazzle clone Shoes4you decided to close shop The Next Web Shoes4you's failure may seem to go against the tide, in a region where e-commerce sector is growing fast.
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Internet Retailing » UK etailers set to generate 2.2bn parcel deliveries a year by 2017

Internet Retailing » UK etailers set to generate 2.2bn parcel deliveries a year by 2017 | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
http://t.co/wBZSTL43Xl #eCommerce UK parcel delivery to surpass 2bn by 2017. Time to think about packing station automation #SCM #logistics
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Bangalore Based DeliverWithMe Crowdsources Ecommerce Logistics : Carry Ecommerce Parcels and Earn Rewards

Bangalore Based DeliverWithMe Crowdsources Ecommerce Logistics : Carry Ecommerce Parcels and Earn Rewards | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
To ensure security - the platform keeps the parcel box open when it gets it to the airport. “We show you what's inside the box and then seal it in front of you before handing it over to you,” said Anand Satyan, co-founder, DeliverWithMe.
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Chinese e-retailer, LightintheBox, seeks to go public in the US - InternetRetailer.com

Chinese e-retailer, LightintheBox, seeks to go public in the US - InternetRetailer.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
A Chinese e-retailer seeks to go public in the US
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“We believe that there are increasing opportunities for China-based companies to participate in global online retailing ,” the filing says.
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Electronics goods retailer Suning's ambitious e-commerce strategy

Electronics goods retailer Suning's ambitious e-commerce strategy | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Sun shares his ideas on the ideal relationship between brick-and-mortar stores and online retail, as well as the status of the retail industry in China as a whole. Q. Suning has expanded its sales network with more chain stores, ...
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Arkansas Best Corporation First Quarter Revenue up 18.1%

Arkansas Best Corporation First Quarter Revenue up 18.1% | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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MENA's E-commerce Explosion - Gulf Business News

MENA's E-commerce Explosion - Gulf Business News | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
MENA's E-commerce Explosion Gulf Business News “Since most of the large e-commerce players in the region have received significant new funding there will be a general focus on growth and market expansion while at the same time improving operational...
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