Tag: Ecommerce

AI Setting A New Battlefield For Indian E commerce-Harshita Agrawal | BW Businessworld

AI Setting A New Battlefield For Indian E commerce-Harshita Agrawal | BW Businessworld

How AI will facilitate future growth of etailers: Currently, we see basic applications of AI in Indian e-commerce space. However, etailers need to take it to the next level to counter the competition from Amazon, allegedly their biggest rival. They can take inspiration from the developed markets, but the key will be to give global […]

Price of unfair competition: Government needs to be wary of predatory pricing by e-commerce | The Financial Express

Price of unfair competition: Government needs to be wary of predatory pricing by e-commerce | The Financial Express

The government recently released the draft e-commerce policy, which attempts to regulate and control deep discounting by e-commerce players. While the structure of the draft has been criticised in some quarters, there is no denying that there is an urgent need for an e-commerce policy. Regulation is required as price distortions would have wide ramifications […]

American Companies Are Raising Prices at a Brisk Pace | BloombergQuint

American Companies Are Raising Prices at a Brisk Pace | BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is giving many businesses an unexpected benefit on top of lower taxes and regulatory relief: He’s helping to restore their pricing power. By pouring hundreds of billions of dollars of tax cuts and extra government spending into an already stretched economy, Trump is fostering an environment where firms such as […]

Why aren’t more people using Alexa to shop? It may because we love to price compare | USA Today

Why aren’t more people using Alexa to shop? It may because we love to price compare | USA Today

Amazon holds its pricing algorithms close to the vest. But there is research that indicates the easiest route does not always end up with the best price, rewarding the customer who spends a little time digging around Amazon’s many offerings. And Alexa certainly qualifies as an easy route. According to a 2016 study from a trio of […]

Walmart Raises Price of Plus-Sized Clothing, Citing Production Costs | Newsweek

Walmart Raises Price of Plus-Sized Clothing, Citing Production Costs | Newsweek

A store in Sydney, Nova Scotia advertised a George brand women’s T-shirt for $9.97- until the sizes hit 1X. The shirts that came in 1X-3X  sizes cost $2 more than the original. George brand clothing is made exclusively in Walmart, and price differences for plus-sized people also applied across the United States. The stark difference […]

Workshop: Data Monetization: A Practical Roadmap for Framing, Pricing, and Selling Your B2B Digital Offers 24 Oct | Stephan Liozu, CPP

Workshop: Data Monetization: A Practical Roadmap for Framing, Pricing, and Selling Your B2B Digital Offers 24 Oct | Stephan Liozu, CPP

DESCRIPTION (Level 600 Workshop) Data is the new gold. Consultants and scholars agree that trillions of dollars in value are going to be generated thanks to the digital revolution taking the B2B and industrial worlds by storm. More than 80% of firms have embarked in some type of digital transformation placing big data analytics at […]

The price is right | digitalcommerce360

The price is right | digitalcommerce360

U.K..-based Find Me A Gift sells offbeat, cheeky gifts—think a set of kitchen knives that resemble samurai swords or a bathrobe that resembles a Jedi dressing gown from the movie “Star Wars.” Selling such unique goods has helped the retailer grow rapidly in the 18 years since it launched. Its 2017 sales totaled around 16 […]

Hurricane Lane Price Caps Will Worsen Shortages | Honolulu Civil Beat

Hurricane Lane Price Caps Will Worsen Shortages | Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii Gov. David Ige declared a state of emergency this week, which among other things, triggers a state law that caps the prices of all goods in the state during the duration of the emergency. Although well-intentioned, the price cap is likely to exacerbate shortages and lead to a misallocation of emergency goods. Hawaii state […]

Artificial Intelligence Set in Motion | WebWire

Artificial Intelligence Set in Motion | WebWire

Over the summer holidays, my students and I returned from a field trip to Silicon Valley where we observed its latest technology and trends. Although its main up-and-coming tech such as AI(Artificial intelligence)/Big Data, robot technology, AR/VR, autonomous car, and blockchain was more or less what we expected, we learned a great deal from observing […]

Google Could Become A Bigger And Better Retailer Than Amazon | Forbes

Google Could Become A Bigger And Better Retailer Than Amazon | Forbes

#1 — Invest Like Hell In A Google Shopping Overhaul For all intents and purposes, all first product searches should happen on Google rather than Amazon. Why? Price transparency. On Google, a consumer should be able to see the prices of everything, all at once, even Amazon product, in comparison to one another. On Amazon, […]