ecommerce

Amazon Takes First Steps Towards Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Amazon Takes First Steps Towards Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) introduced on Tuesday their new push towards brick-and-mortar retailers. Instant Pickup, a free service offering Prime and Prime Student members a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minu..

Target Hopes San Francisco-Based Startup Can Help Hit Same-Day Delivery Bulls-Eye

Target Hopes San Francisco-Based Startup Can Help Hit Same-Day Delivery Bulls-Eye

The race for delivery-based grocery supremacy has just taken a surprising turn as Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) has teamed up with Grand Junction, a San Francisco-based local delivery startup that Target hopes will make them competitive with the li..

Amazon’s New Refund Policy Will Hurt Sellers

Amazon’s New Refund Policy Will Hurt Sellers

Amazon.com, Inc.(NASDAQ: AMZN) sellers are not happy after the company released an email that they would have to follow the same rules as Amazon’s return policy.Amazon’s email read: “Amazon is simplifying the returns process on ite..

Amazon Prime Day Breaks Record, Sales Up 60 Percent

Amazon Prime Day Breaks Record, Sales Up 60 Percent

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) held its third annual Prime Day on June 11. On Wednesday morning, the online retailer announced Prime Day sales this year surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday altogether, with total revenue growing by more than 60 p..

E-Commerce TaoBao Bidding on Debt

E-Commerce TaoBao Bidding on Debt

China’s biggest e-commerce platform TaoBao is used by millions of Chinese consumers to purchase a range of everything from food to electronics and markets more than 1 billion yuan of assets a day. Owned by e-retailing giant Alibaba Group Holdi..

Best Buy slips After Amazon launched their own “Geek Squad”

Best Buy slips After Amazon launched their own “Geek Squad”

Monkey see, monkey do is the name of the tech game. As one tech software comes out and revolutionizes the industry, all other similar tech platforms follow suit. So why should we expect anything different from tech retailers?Amazon, Inc (NASDAQ: AMZ..

Vantiv Buy’s Britain Worldpay

Vantiv Buy’s Britain Worldpay

Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV)London-based Worldpay was set up in 1989 and has 4,500 employees processing around 31 million mobile, online, and in store transactions each day. They have gained quite a large market share as consumers adopted cashless tran..