The Global eCommerce Newsletter 01.30.17

Happy Chinese New Year to you! 鸡年大吉! [Amazon] Amazon launches hiring spree as it prepares for Australian launch Amazon is on a hiring spree to prepare for its Australian launch with more than 100 roles advertised in IT, marketing, sales and HR. [Amazon] Amazon is expanding into the auto parts market Amazon has struck deals with several … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 01.30.17

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The Global eCommerce Newsletter 01.23.17

[Pakistan] Pakistan ‘red-hot’ destination for e-commerce: eBay Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay, made a statement in Davos during the World Economic Forum about Pakistan. He sees Pakistan as “a red-hot destination for the e-commerce industry and expects that online shopping in the country would escalate at a great pace in near future.” He thinks the market … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 01.23.17

The Global eCommerce Newsletter 01.09.17

[U.S.] Walmart Tacks on Another E-Commerce Company in the Hopes of Crushing Amazon Walmart announced on January 5 that that it would buy Boston-based online shoe seller Shoebuy.com for $70 million. RELATED: Walmart has acquired a Zappos competitor to boost Jet.com’s shoe business The ShoeBuy purchase follows the same acquisition strategy Jet employed when it … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 01.09.17