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Alibaba Smashes 2016 Sales Records Just Halfway through “Singles Day” 2017

The Story: Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba says that it hit a record $18 billion in sales during its Singles Day special online event, and that's...

Best Open Source E-Commerce Platforms for Your Online Business

Having a great product to sell is only one aspect of having a successful E-commerce business. If buyers can't find your product you will...

How Amazon and Uber Are Reshaping the Future of Logistics

Compared to a few decades ago, our shopping habits have drastically changed, and it is mostly thanks to the internet. The internet itself became...

Why Alibaba (BABA) Stock Has Bloated by a Whopping 90% in...

Alibaba (BABA), the Chinese e-commerce giant who we cannot stop comparing to Amazon (AMZN), has done one thing much better than Amazon this year...

Microsoft’s Investment in Flipkart Will Pay the Company Many Times Over

Flipkart, one of India's leading e-commerce companies, raised $1.4 billion from a recent funding round that took the company's valuation to $11.6 billion. But the...

Walmart Digs its Spurs into Amazon’s Side with Pickup Discounts, Simple...

Walmart has announced a unique discount plan for customers who order online and are ready to to pick up their items from a nearby...

Amazon Confirms Souq Acquisition in the UAE, Expansion Strategy Sharpens

Amazon announced today that the rumors were true, after all. The e-commerce giant confirmed that it has agreed to acquire Souq, a leading e-commerce player...

Amazon Grows Unfettered as Big Box Retail Struggles with Online Sales

Amazon continues its stranglehold on the e-commerce market in the United States. As more and more people started ordering online, all the traditional brick...

Amazon Won’t Even Spare Costco from Sales Erosion, Nor Will Wal-Mart

The physical retail industry has been going through a difficult period as Amazon's presence widens across the globe. But the width expansion isn't what...

Microsoft Azure Signs Up Indian E-Commerce Major Flipkart as Cloud Client

Microsoft Azure made a big ticket signup last week, bringing Flipkart, one of India’s leading e-commerce portals, into its client list.“At Microsoft, we aim...

This is Why Apple and PayPal are Dumping Billions into Mobile...

 The mobile wallet space is not one that you can call extremely crowded, but when you factor in the depth of the pockets of...

Online Shopping Volume Hits $1 Billion Plus at 5pm EST on...

According to a Reuters report released 2 hours ago, online shopping on Thanksgiving crossed the $1 billion mark during the evening. More shoppers than...

U.S. Consumers Will Spend Nearly $400 Billion Shopping Online in 2016

According to a recent report by Business Insider, consumers in the United States will spend a whopping $385 billion on online shopping. We already know...

Google Express on Head-on Collision Course with Amazon Prime Now

It is completely understandable that Alphabet, Google’s parent company, would want to be a player in the payments market, first with Google Checkouts, then...

Amazon Finds the Secret to Retail Profitability

Amazon's reach has spread so far and wide across the United States that you'd be hard-pressed to find someone that doesn't recognize the name....