e-commerce

Amazon sells over 175M items during Prime Day 2019, more than Black Friday & Cyber Monday combined

July 17, 2019 0

Amid worker protests and antitrust investigations, Amazon’s Prime Day sales event carried on as usual — and that means it again set new records for

Large retailers saw 64% increase in sales on Monday, thanks to Amazon Prime Day

July 16, 2019 0

It’s no longer a winner-take-all scenario for Amazon Prime Day — in fact, that hasn’t been true for years. As soon as other large retailers

Amazon Prime Day’s top device deals include discounted Echo speakers and Fire TV’s

July 12, 2019 0

Amazon’s list of Prime Day deals has finally dropped. The retailer’s Black Friday-style sale for its Prime members is one of the biggest online shopping

GetAccept’s workflow and e-signature platform for sales secures $7M Series A funding

July 11, 2019 0

Many years ago every sales deal was sealed with a handshake between two people. Today, digitization has moved into the sales process, but it hasn’t

Amazon invests $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce by 2025

July 11, 2019 0

Amazon announced this morning a plan to invest over $700 million to retrain workers across the U.S. to allow them to move into skilled technical

Walmart-owned Sam’s Club launches same-day pickup across the U.S.

July 11, 2019 0

Walmart’s grocery pickup business has been scaling quickly in recent years, and is now on track to reach 3,100 U.S. stores by year-end. Now, Walmart’s

Cartier, Bulgari and other luxury brands are flocking to WeChat

June 24, 2019 0

Not long ago, people in China would need to visit a posh, stylish mall for luxury shopping. That’s rapidly changing as high-end brands race to

Week-in-Review: YouTube’s awful comments and Google’s $1B tech-free investment

June 23, 2019 0

Hello, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of

Millions of Venmo transactions scraped in warning over privacy settings

June 17, 2019 0

A computer science student has scraped seven million Venmo transactions to prove that users’ public activity can still be easily obtained, a year after a

Days after pledging to expand internet, Ethiopia’s government shuts it off

June 15, 2019 0

Days after Ethiopian ICT officials made public pledges to improve net access, the government began playing on-again, off-again with the internet — shutting it down

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