E commerce and Shopping

E commerce and Shopping

Amazon to Edge Out Small Wholesalers

Amazon has been reworking relationships with several of its long-time wholesale suppliers in a bid to cut costs, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The plan is to buy from larger companies instead of smaller businesses. Thousands of small suppliers that sell less than US$10 million annually on Amazon’s platform would lose bulk orders, while big brands like […]

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E commerce and Shopping

7 Critical Skills for Running an E-Commerce Business

The very first online purchase occurred on 11 August 1994: a copy of Sting’s Ten Summoner’s Tales CD. Since then ‘e-commerce’ – the term used to describe transactions conducted over the internet – has exploded. Many of us interact with e-commerce businesses on a daily basis, whether it’s purchasing physical goods, digital goods, or online services. Some examples […]

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E commerce and Shopping

Walmart Ups the Ante in Grocery Delivery Competition

Walmart has a new weapon in the grocery delivery wars against other top e-commerce rivals. Walmart online shoppers can subscribe to a US$98-per-year “Delivery Unlimited” plan that aims to siphon customers from Amazon’s Whole Foods and Target’s home delivery programs. Online grocery shopping is growing steadily as a key revenue generator and customer draw. The […]

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