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Amazon’s policies harm sellers, but is there enough incentive to change?

Amazon’s policies harm sellers, but is there enough incentive to change?

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, is famous for leaving a literal “seat at the table” in his boardroom to...

first 10 years of amazon fba

The first 10 years of Amazon FBA

Fulfillment by Amazon is a decade old and it’s remarkable how meaningful it become to ecommerce over the last 10...

ob1 raises 5 million go grow openbazaar decentralized marketplace

OB1 raises $5 million to Grow OpenBazaar

OB1, the development company behind OpenBazaar, has raised another $5 million to grow their decentralized marketplace

Anonymous Transactions and Potential for Abuse

Anonymous Transactions and Potential for Abuse

Decentralized marketplace OpenBazaar allows for anonymous transactions. How big is the potential for abuse for illegal activities? Silk Road 2.0?

is openbazaar the future of ecommerce

Is OpenBazaar the future of ecommerce?

Is OpenBazaar the future of ecommerce? A decentralized marketplace may be the answer to the problems with marketplaces like Shopify. There's a long way to go and a huge opportunity. Check out what CEO Brian Armstrong had to say in an interview in late 2017.

Will Alibaba enter the US market

Will Alibaba enter the US market

Would another giant marketplace help consumers and independent ecommerce businesses? Alibaba may enter the US market via Kroger

Chatbot marketing for ecommerce: fad or trend?

Chatbot marketing for ecommerce: fad or trend?

Are you using any chatbot marketing for ecommerce? Messengers have grown faster than any social media and few businesses have adopted

15 Years Later, How broadband increased ecommerce sales2

15 Years Later: How broadband increased ecommerce sales

This 2003 post from Ecommerce Times on broadband’s impact on ecommerce sales made for an interesting re-read, 15 years later: The...

Amazon likely to grow own delivery network to control even more of ecommerce market1

Amazon likely to grow own delivery network to control even more of ecommerce market

After announcing Q4 2017 earnings, Amazon hinted at an intent to manage its own last-mile delivery sector, The Loadstar announced last week. Industry...

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