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Former Walmart CEO says Amazon is "Predatory" Almost by Definition
Former Walmart CEO says Amazon is “Predatory” Almost by Definition

Former Walmart CEO Bill Simon says that Walmart has been “predatory” by selling goods below cost subsidized by profits from their cloud and advertising businesses. Simon says that this strategy put major competitors like Circuit City and Toys R Us out of business.

Scott Kennedy of CSIS: China Amex Approval is #fakeopening
Scott Kennedy of CSIS: China Amex Approval is #fakeopening

Scott Kennedy, who is the Deputy Director, Freeman Chair in China Studies at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), said on Twitter that Amex finally winning Chinese market approval is not a breakthrough for China market access.

Venture Capitalist Kyle Lui: Next Generation of E-Scooters are Coming
Venture Capitalist Kyle Lui: Next Generation of E-Scooters are Coming

Venture capitalist Kyle Lui says that there are a lot of exciting innovations coming to the world of e-scooters. Companies like Lime and SPIN, which was recently acquired by Ford Motor Company, are actively working on innovations that will improve the customer experience and e-scooter ecosystem.

UNCS CEO: It’s an Amazing Time To Be a Consumer... Every Day is Black Friday
UNCS CEO: It’s an Amazing Time To Be a Consumer… Every Day is Black Friday

The CEO of United National Consumer Suppliers, Brett Rose, says that it’s an amazing time to be a consumer because every day is Black Friday. Rose predicts that this is going to possibly be the biggest Q4 in our history.

Billionaire Ron Baron: By 2030 Tesla Could be a Trillion Dollar Company
Billionaire Ron Baron: By 2030 Tesla Could be a Trillion Dollar Company

Billionaire investor Ron Baron says that by 2030 Tesla could be a trillion dollar company. He says it’s clear that Tesla will be at $60 billion in sales within the next 3-4 years. Baron added, “It’s remarkable what Elon Musk has done.”

Blippar CEO: AR Will Be as Ubiquitous as the Internet
Blippar CEO: AR Will Be as Ubiquitous as the Internet

The co-founder & CEO of augmented reality platform company Blippar, Ambarish Mitra, told an audience at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal that within 5-7 years AR will be as ubiquitous as the Internet itself.

Former ESPN President Says Streaming is the Future of Sports Viewing
Former ESPN President Says Streaming is the Future of Sports Viewing

There’s very little doubt that the way fans are going to get their sports in the future, in the near future in some places, and in the medium future, other places are through a streaming service. It’s the future of sports viewing.

How eCommerce Businesses Can Prevent Fraud in 2018 Holiday Season
How eCommerce Businesses Can Prevent Fraud in 2018 Holiday Season

Given the dynamic nature of the internet, it’s not surprising to also see frequent changes…

FedEx CEO Says Amazon's Own Delivery System Will Take Business From USPS, Not FedEx
FedEx CEO Says Amazon’s Own Delivery System Will Take Business From USPS, Not FedEx

Fred Smith, founder, and CEO of FedEx told Bloomberg this morning that they don’t see any negative impact from Amazon doing more of their deliveries themselves. Smith says that the biggest entity that will lose business as Amazon implements its own delivery force is the US Postal Service.

Western Union CEO on Amazon Partnership: Buy Globally and Pay Locally
Western Union CEO on Amazon Partnership: Buy Globally and Pay Locally

Hikmet Ersek, President, CEO, Western Union, recently discussed the new partnership with Amazon, competition with Zelle and Vinmo, and the overall health of the business.