Monthly archives: November, 2017

Number of Indian startups plummet as e-commerce fails to find a new formula

​zdnet (source) : Irrational exuberance, entrepreneurs, and VCs without vision, a disingenuous and incompetent government, and an inability to come up with a new business model that caters to the bulk of Indians has caused the sector to severely stagnate. What can explain the almost stratospheric tanking of startups in India this year? ​Big dreams, big …

E-commerce makes life of man with cerebral palsy better in E China

xinhuanet (source) : Huang Bin and his wife He Linqiong arrange goods at their on-line shop in Shuhe Village of Shucheng County, east China’s Anhui Province, Oct. 30, 2017. The 29-year-old young man Huang Bin with cerebral palsy ran a canteen after he graduated from junior middle school. In 2010, he started an on-line clothing …

The History of Ecommerce in New York City in One Interactive Map BY REZA CHOWDHURY

alleywatch (source) :   Since the settlement of New York in the 17th century, the city’s economy has been rooted in commerce. In fact, the thriving beaver population in the region and the immense demand for beaver pelts in Europe led to the creation of the trading colonies in the New World. Over the last 400+ …

Report: Amazon to control nearly 45% of e-commerce in 2017

retaildive (source) :   Dive Brief: As online sales in the U.S. grow by 15.8% to $452.76 billion by the end of this year, Amazon is poised to capture 43.5% (or $196.75 billion) of that, according to a study from eMarketer emailed to Retail Dive. That’s close to 4% of all retail sales in the U.S., …