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Jet.com is set to launch taking on ecommerce giants like Amazon and Walmart. See what the company has planned with its launch this week.
Amazon had the best week ever… and its worst week ever. Sounds impossible? It does, but here’s a look at why Prime Day was such a polarizing event for the ecommerce marketplace giant.
Newgistics hired Gene Wojciechowski as chief information officer. He was formerly CIO of Walmart.com and also worked in IT management at Staples and UPS.
Amazon’s Prime Day will be a key theme at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference for ecommerce professionals. The event is designed to provide attendees content to put them on the right path to cross-border success.
eBags, Inc.’s Board of Directors has appointed Mike Edwards as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Edwards most recently held the position of Executive Vice President of Global Merchandising for Staples, Inc.
Batteries Plus Bulbs creates a seamless online and mobile shopping experience by integrating new omnichannel features and functionalities, such as buy online and pick up in store.
Gap is bringing same-day delivery to the next level for Virgin Hotels’ guests in Chicago. By leveraging Gap’s reserve in store technology, hotel guests can shop on gap.com to reserve the styles they want and within a few hours try and purchase the items they reserved.
SingPost and Alibaba Group have taken the next step to establish end-to-end ecommerce logistics platform. Alibaba is investing in Quantium Solutions International, a SingPost subsidiary, and SingPost and Alibaba Group will enter into joint strategic business development framework to improve efficiency and integration in ecommerce logistics.
Rakuten expects Fit.me to further strengthen its ecommerce offerings and marketing solutions by providing a greater personalization of the retail experience for shoppers while driving operational insights and efficiencies for retailers.
The biggest news this week was probably Amazon’s announcement that they would launch Prime Day… and that means a lot of speculation… Keep reading to find out more about Prime Day, and the wrap-up of the rest of this week’s news…