Amazon Prime Gets Faster

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Last week, during their quarterly conference call Amazon announced they are working on a new program for one-day delivery for Prime members. They currently have free two-day shipping for Prime members, so one-day shipping cuts that standard in half. They are developing this new service during their second quarter and are projected to spend $800 […]

Amazon HQ2: Amazon Takes its Leave

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Bye, Bye New York In an extremely surprising and shocking turn of events, eCommerce giant Amazon has decided to cancel its plans for a second headquarters in Long Island City in New York City. The news came on Thursday amidst the many feelings of dismay, anger, retribution, and pride. After announcing their departure from the […]

eCommerce Businesses: More Than Meets the Eye

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eCommerce Businesses in Disguise When people think of eCommerce they think of platforms such as Amazon or Walmart. These are simple websites. You log-in to your account. You find the product you’re looking for, add it to your shopping cart, and then purchase it. It arrives at your home one day and that’s the end […]

Transparency Fights Counterfeit eCommerce Practices

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eCommerce vs. Counterfeits eCommerce faces a constant battle against counterfeit goods. Although, the days of rampant counterfeits are behind us there are still some cases. They come in all shapes and sizes. For example, there is a Spider-Man toy with DC branding and daredevil as the name on the box. That’s an extreme example, but […]

eCommerce in India Faces Sweeping Policy Changes

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Exclusive No More! For a long time, online eCommerce companies have been able to use exclusive product deals to bring customers to their virtual store shelves. Much like you can only find a copy of “Super Mario Bros.” on a Nintendo system you’d only be able to find specific brands on Amazon.com and not Walmart.com. […]

A New Fulfillment Center

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Nonstop Robotic Fulfillment Amazon opened up a new fulfillment center in New York City back in September. Dubbed JFK8, the facility is an 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center located more specifically in Staten Island. It stands four stories tall in order to save space in the ever so busy New York City. It’s smaller than the average […]

Cyber Monday 2018 Continues Growing Trend

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Cyber Monday 2018 Cyber Monday 2018 has broken records, as expected. Every Cyber Monday has broken the record set by the previous Cyber Monday. However, the difference this time is how it has exceeded expectations. Cyber Monday 2018 was predicted to have a total of $7.8 billion in online sales. It passed that prediction by […]

AI-Powered eCommerce

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The Key to Improving eCommerce As the holiday season approaches, eCommerce markets are preparing for high traffic loads and the usual season highs. Every year there’s something new that can be implemented that will improve the use of an eCommerce channel. eCommerce is continuing to rise and become a larger piece of the retail pie […]

Walmart Takes Strides to Surpass Amazon as America’s Preferred Online-Grocer

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Walmart Lays the Foundation One month ago, Deutsche Bank upgraded Walmart’s stock from hold to buy. The reason being, that they expect Walmart to overtake Amazon as the leading online grocer in the United States. Deutsche notes that Walmart is “reaping returns on the many years of investment in e-commerce and customer service,” with that […]