5 Ways Small Retailers Overcome the Amazon Effect

5 Ways Small Retailers Overcome the Amazon Effect

In the last six months, 83% of U.S. consumers (and 90% of millennials) made a purchase on Amazon, according to a recent BigCommerce survey. In fact, 49% of all online spending in the U.S. takes place on Amazon, accounting for about...
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Say What? Small Businesses Racked Up More Than $1 Billion in Sales During Amazon Prime Day

Say What? Small Businesses Racked Up More Than $1 Billion in Sales During Amazon Prime Day

Saying Prime Day 2018 started with a bang is an understatement. Small and medium-sized businesses were able to generate more than $1 billion in sales on the first day. Prime Day 2018 Results Small businesses who took part in the...
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Amazon seen squeezing Instacart in Whole Foods delivery push

Amazon seen squeezing Instacart in Whole Foods delivery push

When Amazon bought Whole Foods last year, it was widely assumed that the e-commerce giant would begin delivering Whole Foods groceries itself. Photo: Reuters San Francisco:For years, customers of the Whole Foods store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco’s Ingle...
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Amazon Officially Eliminates Cashiers…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Amazon Officially Eliminates Cashiers…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

SEATTLE, WA – JANUARY 22: Shopper Ela Ustel walks through the Amazon Go store, on January 22, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. After more than a year in beta Amazon opened the cashier-less store to the public. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty...
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Why do Indian online shoppers trust Flipkart more than Amazon? This survey has the answers

Why do Indian online shoppers trust Flipkart more than Amazon? This survey has the answers

At least on one front, homegrown Flipkart appears to be inching ahead in its fierce battle against American e-commerce major Amazon. Indian shoppers trust Flipkart as a brand more than Amazon, according to a recent survey by e-commerce advisory firm...
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EU orders Amazon to pay 250 mn euros in taxes to Luxembourg

EU orders Amazon to pay 250 mn euros in taxes to Luxembourg

The EU turned the screw on US tech giants Wednesday, ordering Amazon to repay Luxembourg 250 million euros in back taxes and referring Ireland to the top EU court for failing to collect billions from Apple. Europe’s competition chief Margrethe...
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