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House of Fraser opens new front in online fulfilment war with next-day evening delivery

House of Fraser opens new front in online fulfilment war with next-day evening delivery | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
House of Fraser is to launch a new fulfilment service that will make taking time off work for online deliveries a thing of the past.
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IDG Connect – Alibaba Defines the New Face of eCommerce

IDG Connect – Alibaba Defines the New Face of eCommerce | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Martin Veitch explores the reasons behind Chinese company, Alibaba, position at the heart of a revolution in sourcing, selling and supply chains. (Alibaba and the new sourcing, supply-chain and e-commerce.
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In the Trenches: Keep a sharp eye on the e-commerce grocery business - The Produce News

In the Trenches: Keep a sharp eye on the e-commerce grocery business - The Produce News | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In the Trenches: Keep a sharp eye on the e-commerce grocery business
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One of the earlier start-up companies, Webvan, soon learned that unbearable costs in product storage and delivery were too much to handle.
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Surprise, UK Ranks As Fourth Biggest Ecommerce Market - EcommerceBytes

Surprise, UK Ranks As Fourth Biggest Ecommerce Market - EcommerceBytes | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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Surprise, UK Ranks As Fourth Biggest Ecommerce Market
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Ecommerce sales there are anticipated to reach close to $100 billion for the year, he noted in Internet Retailer.
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Alibaba links farmers to cities in logistics project - South China Morning Post

Alibaba links farmers to cities in logistics project - South China Morning Post | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba links farmers to cities in logistics project South China Morning Post The mainland's biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba, has pledged to create an internet logistics network that will enable suburban farmers in the country to deliver their...
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More retailers cover the cost of delivery and/or return of unwanted goods bought online according to the MICROS Online Retail Returns and Refund Report 2013

More retailers cover the cost of delivery and/or return of unwanted goods bought online according to the MICROS Online Retail Returns and Refund Report 2013 | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it

Today MICROS is releasing the 2013 Online Returns and Refunds Report. To show you a sneak peek of what’s included in the report we’ve put together a breakdown of some of the most interesting findings.


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Asda and Clipper build on strong relationship with new deal - SHD Logistics

Asda and Clipper build on strong relationship with new deal - SHD Logistics | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Asda and Clipper build on strong relationship with new deal SHD Logistics This new development for Asda demonstrates their confidence in us as a trusted logistics partner.” “The flexibility of our approach and our ability to meet unique...
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Saks seeks more warehouse space in Nashville area - The Tennessean

Saks seeks more warehouse space in Nashville area - The Tennessean | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Saks seeks more warehouse space in Nashville area
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Last year, for instance, online retailer Amazon.com opened warehouses in Murfreesboro and Lebanon and already employs more than 1,600 full-time workers.
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The Surprisingly Small Size of E-Commerce - U.S. News & World Report

The Surprisingly Small Size of E-Commerce - U.S. News & World Report | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World Report The Surprisingly Small Size of E-Commerce U.S. News & World Report 91), craft supply chain Michaels Stores (No. 88), and agricultural supply retailer Tractor Supply Company (No.
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Tesco China to start e-commerce in Shanghai - China Daily

Tesco China to start e-commerce in Shanghai - China Daily | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Tesco China to start e-commerce in Shanghai China Daily According to insiders, to set up a new e-commerce system, the physical retail stores will have to face challenges coming from huge investment, commodity differentiation and logistics costs,...
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China-based Companies Find Business Opportunities in International Shipping

China-based Companies Find Business Opportunities in International Shipping | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
China-based Companies Find Business Opportunities in International Shipping http://t.co/n8UwAhM6Ae #china #startups #ecommerce #logistics
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Online retailers develop the Russian market

Online retailers develop the Russian market | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Online retailers develop the Russian market
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Foreign online retailers have been actively developing the Russian market. Notably, the ... Banke, said.
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Newegg Announces Strategic Partnership with 4PX in China

Newegg Announces Strategic Partnership with 4PX in China | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Newegg Announces Strategic Partnership with 4PX in China WebWire (press release) China cross-border trade to the United States in the past has been largely driven by traditional B2B trade.
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In Philippines, a tale of two e-commerce markets

In Philippines, a tale of two e-commerce markets | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Much has been said about the futility of adopting a unified “Southeast Asia Strategy” to tackle a region with diverse languages, cultures, and markets.
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Clusters of internet firms are popping up in the Middle East

Clusters of internet firms are popping up in the Middle East | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Clusters of internet firms are popping up all over the region The Economist “After all, Prophet Muhammad was a trader,” says Fadi Ghandour, who in 1982 co-founded Aramex, a logistics firm based in Amman, and now spends much of his time helping...
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Hermes and ByBox launch Parcel Lockers - Logistics Manager

Hermes and ByBox launch Parcel Lockers - Logistics Manager | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Hermes and ByBox launch Parcel Lockers
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Hermes says it is targeting SMEs, eBay “powersellers”, Amazon Marketplace sellers, and online retailers that do not have the time, availability or resources to send parcels during the day.
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Flipkart Founders On Plans, Marketplaces, Categories, Regulation, Disbelievers Post $200M Fundraising

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal is pitching the company's $200 million fundraising as a validation of the e-commerce in India, despite the
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Alibaba Sets Sights on Mobile Users

Alibaba Sets Sights on Mobile Users | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Jonathan Lu, in his first media interview since he took the helm of Alibaba from Jack Ma, said the company will seek more alliances and acquisitions to gain better access to smartphone users.
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China's e-commerce giants compete for share in fresh food market ...

China's e-commerce giants compete for share in fresh food market ... | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Many businesses are also encouraging customers to make large orders in order to cut logistical costs. However, Yang Lin, owner of the online retailer Zhaixian.com, said his strategy is to encourage his customers to purchase ...
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Online retail begins to click in Nigeria

Online retail begins to click in Nigeria | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
JUMIA is a Nigerian based online retail company, where customers purchase their electronics, books, phones, DVDs and other choice products and have them
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Ocado boss: 'more high street shops should shut' - The Guardian

Ocado boss: 'more high street shops should shut' - The Guardian | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The Guardian Ocado boss: 'more high street shops should shut' The Guardian "I think there is potentially a risk to the 40% of people that join retail as their first job, which is as the shift towards integrated retail happens, and as there is less...
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Australia, NZ Post sign e-commerce partnership

Australia, NZ Post sign e-commerce partnership | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Australia, NZ Post sign e-commerce partnership Transport and Logistics News “We don't just ship their products – New Zealand businesses will receive the full benefit of Australia Post's powerful customer identification and direct marketing...
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ASOS unveils live home delivery tracking system

ASOS unveils live home delivery tracking system | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
ASOS has unveiled a new service which will allow users to track their home delivery in real-time, thanks to a new live-mapping service...
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one in four Indonesian Internet users reject eCommerce because of bad logistics

one in four Indonesian Internet users reject eCommerce because of bad logistics | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In an online poll conducted by Vela Asia’s market research team, 25% of Internet users surveyed said that delivery problems stopped them from buying online more frequently, but other signs are much more promising For shoppers and investors alike,...
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Apple launches Russian online store

Apple launches Russian online store | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Apple dives through iRon curtain, launches Russian online store
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The Irish staff will run the Apple Chat service, which helps with online customer care. According to the ...
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