Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein
Shopify Evolving Into World’s First Retail Operating System

Harley Finkelstein, COO of Shopify, discusses how COVID has dramatically sped up the timeline for commerce moving online and has also moved Shopify closer to its goal of becoming the world’s first retail operating system.

Retailers Should Focus On The Last Mile, Says Justuno CEO
Retailers Should Focus On The Last Mile, Says Justuno CEO

Brand growth expert Austin Brawner of Ecommerce Influence interviewed Justuno CEO Erik Christiansen about conversion optimization

Walmart is the Roman Empire of Retail

Walmart is the Roman Empire of retail, says Burt Flickinger, Managing Director of SRG Insights. Walmart announced an impressive earnings and revenue beat that told the story investors want to hear. Walmart is winning the retail wars, especially against arch-rival Amazon.

National Retail Federation CEO Matthew Shay: This Is A Great Time For Innovation
National Retail Federation CEO: This Is A Great Time For Innovation

National Retail Federation CEO Matthew Shay says that the pandemic has made this a great time for innovation by retailers.

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Adobe CEO: E-Commerce Price Drops Should Fuel Strong Shopping

Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen had some good news for the e-commerce sector, saying that dropping prices in some categories should help fuel strong shopping.

We Are a Marketplace That Sells Demand Generation, Says Grubhub CEO

“We are a marketplace that sells demand generation,” says Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney. “We sell growth. That’s what our primary product is. We’re not a logistics company. We do logistics because we know that’s an end to get to restaurant growth and make money off our logistics. If you’re selling consumers, you’re selling growth, and you can charge a lot for that.”

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Position Imaging Working to Address Multi-Unit Package Delivery Logistics

Position Imaging has announced its Smart Package Room Partner Program, designed to help multi-unit properties deal with package deliveries.

Sezzle Is the Creditization Of a Debit Card, Says CEO

“Consumers love our product because it represents purchasing power but also budgeting for them,” says…

Ecommerce Nearing $1 Trillion
Ecommerce Nearing $1 Trillion

“We’re forecasting that ecommerce spending this year will be somewhere between $850 billion and $930 billion,” says John Copeland, Vice President of Marketing Science and Customer Insights at Adobe. This would be a 14 percent increase over last year.

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Salesforce and FedEx Partner to Deliver End-to-End E-Commerce Solution

Salesforce and FedEx are partnering to deliver an end-to-end e-commerce and shipping solution.

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Verizon and Mastercard Team Up to Apply 5G to the Payments Industry

Verizon and Mastercard are partnering to bring the benefits of 5G to the payments industry.

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Walmart Launching Delivery as a Service

Walmart is launching Walmart GoLocal, its delivery as a service aimed at helping businesses deliver to their customers.

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Amazon Poised to Open Department Stores

Amazon may dominate e-commerce, but reports show it now plans to take on traditional retail with its own debarment-style stores.

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Amazon Warning Sellers About Congress’ Antitrust Efforts

Amazon is contacting third-party sellers to warn them of how impending action by Congress could impact them.

Panera CEO: Ecommerce Pivot Sparks Dramatic Growth
Panera CEO: Ecommerce Pivot Sparks Dramatic Growth

Niren Chaudhary, CEO of Panera, discusses how the company has focused on ecommerce and the “off-premise channel” to drive dramatic growth.

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Amazon Tackling Waste After Reports It Destroys Millions of Items

Amazon is looking to reinvent how it handles unsold or returned inventory, following negative reports about it destroying millions of items.

Walmart Ecommerce Business Is Humming
Walmart Ecommerce Business Is Humming

With Walmart’s e-commerce business humming the way it is and the way the company’s been able to integrate it with the store base, with curbside and everything else, this is a tough one.

Is Amazon Destroying Retail? - Bill Simon
Is Amazon Destroying Retail?

“A set of facts could be put forward that would support that (they are destroying the retail landscape),” says former Walmart CEO Bill Simon. “Do I want to go out of business because I’ve lost my sales by not matching them on price? Or, do I want to go out of business because I’ve matched them on price?”

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COVID Has Had Lasting Impacts on the Consumer World

A new report shows just how widespread the impacts from COVID have been as consumers look toward a post-COVID world.

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Amazon and Google Under Scrutiny in Britain Over Fake Reviews

Britain’s Competition and Market Authority is investigating whether Amazon and Google are doing enough to combat fake reviews.