The Indian e-commerce player Snapdeal is making enormous efforts to remain competitive against the fierce competition of Amazon and Flipkart. Currently it is planning to invest in 10 more start-ups.
The e-commerce giant is testing an addition to its Prime subscription postal service and delivers parcels to car boots. The pilot scheme is an attempt to give customers another option for receiving goods and reduce the number of failed deliveries.
Mrs. Diane Wang is the founder and CEO of DHgate.com and one of the most successful entrepreneurs. She sheds light on why cross-border transaction models offer potential for SME’s and what is important for a cross-border strategy.
Europe’s leading online fashion platform is planning to transform e-commerce by building the best platform for every player in fashion across Europe and the world. A key role in this strategy plays the new office that Zalando has just opened in Dublin.
The e-commerce giant has implemented a new service, called Amazon Destinations, which provides lists of locations near a user’s home for short-term trips. The new business model is aimed at helping customers to plan and book local getaway trips through its website.
The e-commerce giants Alibaba and Tencent are brining traction for the car market. They are planning to build vehicles that are linked seamlessly to the Internet and offering shopping.
Prof. Dr. C.N.A. Molenaar is Professor eMarketing & Distance Selling at the RSM/Erasmus University Rotterdam since 1999. His field of research is broad and includes psychological motives, communication triggers, the chance in society and the changes of budgets recession.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would welcome closer ties and greater cooperation between banks and ecommerce companies. It states that forming joint ventures would be mutually benefical.