Top E-Commerce News & All Things Awesome

By | 2018-05-18T11:58:06+00:00 September 18th, 2015|eCommerce News|

Its that time of the week again. Time to stare at the clock impatiently as that 5 o’clock hour shows its beautiful face. Who are we kidding? – we work in e-commerce there is no 9 to 5. There’s only ambition, results and being incredibly driven. Since you have so much drive you better stay up-to-date on the latest e-commerce news and trends. Enjoy you diehards.

top-e-commerce-news-jetRepeat Business for Jet.com? 

Six weeks after launch Jet.com is showing some solid signs of repeat customers. Ranking fourth among all of the top online marketplaces including NewEgg, Rakuten, Amazon & more.

This goes to show that Jet has created quite the buzz around their channel and that there are plenty of customers seeking this kind of service and change in the world of online shopping. You want the fool scoop? InternetRetailer is the place to be for the latest numbers in Jet.com’s repeat business.

top-e-commerce-news-shopifyA Match Made in Heaven

Announced this week Amazon has partnered with Shopify. What does this mean? Well for starters sellers can now seamlessly migrate their Amazon store to Shopify.

In just a few steps you can migrate your customer, and product data. Integrations include ‘Login & Pay with Amazon’, ‘Fulfillment by Amazon’ & ‘Selling on Amazon.’ Taking advantage of Amazon’s fulfillment centers and simplifying your checkout through a quick integration – what’s not to like?  Shopify has the full story on their partnership with Amazon.

top-e-commerce-news-targetTargets Getting Beefy 

Seems like Target is putting on their big boy pants when it comes to ramping up their e-commerce business. The company is spending some serious money, $1 billion to be exact.

New services would include grocery delivery, ship-from-store and the creation of digital beacons to personalize offers to customers while they’re shopping. This is all pretty sweet by the sounds of it. 

Fortune has the latest in Targets strategy for e-commerce success.

top-e-commerce-news-amazonAre You Doing this on Amazon? 

Amazon is a beast. We all know it. However, did you know that 40% of products sold on Amazon are from third-party sellers like you?

If you want a piece of the Amazon pie and that 40%, which roughly estimates to $40 billion, then you better know what you’re doing on this sales channel.

Entrepreneur breaks down the top 5 myths about selling on Amazon. Do yourself a favor and check it out. 

Things That Are Awesome 

The Funny: This Jeopardy contestant tricked Trebek into saying Turd Ferguson. The cutest thing ever is this. Finally, introducing Stephen Colbert’s Lifestyle Brand.

What We’re Watching: Have you seen the trailer for Steve Jobs? It looks amazing. Fan of Doctor Who? Series 9 premieres Saturday! Hard Work & Patience?

Recent Reads: 7 Overlooked Holiday Tactics for Amazon Sellers. 10 Tips to Promote Your E-Commerce Store. eBay Turns 20 w/ Sales Plans Aimed to Rival Amazon.

The Low-Down: Skubana’s all about automating, optimizing, making your business a greater success and making your life easier. We can run your entire e-commerce and we look good doing it to. Join the revolution people, because its awesome.

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One Comment

  1. Geek Seller December 16, 2015 at 5:26 pm - Reply

    Jet.com is going to be a serious competitor for amazon. We see many merchants are desperately looking for an alternative to Amazon. We provide JET API integration services via our platform http://www.geekseller.com, and a demand is huge.

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