What is Google Express?

In a recent post, we mentioned Google Express as an up-and-coming challenger to Amazon’s tight grasp on ecommerce in the U.S. Despite Google’s own ubiquitous brand, many consumers either haven’t heard of it or don’t know how it works. Google is a household name. It’s a noun, a verb, and likely your browser homepage. Publicity [...]

By |2018-07-24T04:38:44+00:00October 4th, 2017|Amazon, Business, Ecommerce, Logistics, Walmart|0 Comments

Why is Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition Important?

With Amazon wanting to get its claws into the physical retailing market, a lot of questions have stemmed from their recent acquisition of Whole Foods. Today, we’ll look at what’s happened since the acquisition, along with its current and potential effects on ecommerce and packaging. Earlier this year, natural food store Whole Foods was spiraling before they [...]

Amazon Alternatives: A Look At The Competition

Amazon makes up a dominant portion of our online sales -- so much so that we often don’t even bother looking beyond it to try and find better deals or more convenient service. Many businesses find it easier to simply sell through Amazon Marketplace rather than trying to compete on their own. However, there are [...]

By |2018-07-24T03:33:38+00:00September 11th, 2017|Amazon, Amazon sellers, Business, eBay, Ecommerce, Small Business|0 Comments

A Clash of Titans: A Look At Walmart’s Strategy For Taking On Amazon

As Walmart attempts to stay relevant in a rapidly changing commercial climate, it’s been acquiring smaller businesses in an effort to diversify and add talent to their executive roster. With arch-rival Amazon looming and employing a similar strategy, Walmart has been buying out corporations at a rapid pace since the middle of last year. Walmart [...]

What’s All the Buzz About?: Amazon Prime Day in the Media

On July 11, Amazon hosted its third annual Prime Day, a day of exclusive deals for subscribers to Amazon’s membership service, Amazon Prime. If you opened the Internet that day, odds are you knew about it. News outlets from Forbes to Buzzfeed posted “What to Buy on Prime Day” lists, while outlets like Reuters News [...]

By |2018-06-25T18:55:42+00:00July 21st, 2017|Amazon, Business, Ecommerce, Internet Retailing|0 Comments