CEO and chairman, Hiroshi Mikitani, explained the non-traditional business model at Rakuten during the IRCE conference this week and reminded attendees while it’s easy to get stuck in the technology of your business, it really is all about your customers.
In an announcement made during the IRCE conference in Chicago this week, Hiroshi Mikitani, Chairman and CEO of the global marketplace Rakuten, said his company has acquired Webgistix for an undisclosed amount of money.
Amazon has officially launched Amazon.in in India, making it the tenth marketplace for the global ecommerce company.
Amazon launched it’s latest marketplace in India this week, making it the 10th marketplace for the ecommerce goliath. In this infographic from Amazon, you will get a glimpse into the countries it serves, how many fulfillment centers it has worldwide, and it’s third-party seller growth.
Newegg Inc., the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States, today announced that its new fulfillment service, “Shipped by Newegg,” is available for all Newegg Marketplace sellers. Shipped by Newegg gives sellers the ability to utilize Newegg’s extensive logistics operations, including warehouse storage, packing and shipping. Designed to help companies of any size scale their […]
Google has signed on to a multiyear partnership with STELLAService which will allow consumers to access ratings and reviews of various online retailers.
eBay plans to go global and local in hopes to double its number of eBay Marketplace users to 200 million by 2015.
Devin Wenig, president of eBay Marketplaces, said it’s inevitable that an online sales tax bill will eventually become law, but that it won’t stop his company from fighting to make it fair for small businesses.
Amazon has quietly launched Amazon Lending, which it hopes will encourage merchants to place more inventories into the Amazon Marketplace.
As a big brand, it is dangerous to assume that because you can’t change something overnight your business can’t be agile. Rather businesses requires a forward thinking leadership team that isn’t afraid to risk changing direction and productivity in the short term for a long term gain.