Walmart Acquires India Flipkart

Walmart Acquires India Flipkart – Its $16 billion long term stake in Flipkart

Walmart Acquires India Flipkart Walmart CEO Doug McMillon (L) and Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal shake hands in Bangalore   Walmart Acquires India Flipkart Amazon.com Inc.’s growing market share in India still poses a big challenge for Walmart, even with help from the biggest name in India’s e-commerce industry, Stifel analysts said Thursday. Analysts generally agree that, in the long term, …

Websites – The sudden death of the website – by Rob LoCascio Founder CEO LivePerson

Websites You’ve certainly used my invention. In 1995, I came up with the technology for those chat windows that pop up on websites. Today, more than 18,000 companies around the world, including big-name brands like T-Mobile, American Express, Citibank and Nike, use our software to communicate with their millions of customers.   Websites Unlike most startup founders who saw the …

Final Frontier

Final Frontier for online shopping: Fashion that fits: E-commerce Retailers Rise to the Challenge

Final Frontier The triMirror virtual dressing room creates an avatar based on your measurements. Colours indicate where clothing is tight or loose to help online shoppers choose garments that fit properly. (CBC) Final Frontier By Dianne Buckner, CBC News Posted: Apr 16, 2017 5:00 AM ET http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/new-technology-online-shopping-clothing-1.4059354     Social media sites feature plenty of photo evidence of fashion fails related …

Gen Z – The Retail Industry’s Newest Buying Group

Gen Z   By Matthew Shay, President and CEO, National Retail Federation Joint Study with IBM Voice. Report by Forbes. Move Over Millennials: Generation Z Is The Retail Industry’s Next Big Buying Group   Millennials are currently retailers’ largest demographic, with a massive consumer base dwarfing the size of their once-dominant Generation X predecessors. And they love to shop online: …