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Ecommerce

Squarespace Taps New CFO to Improve Forecasting, Reporting as Company Weighs IPO [Video]

Software company Squarespace is bringing in a new finance chief to help strengthen its financial reporting and forecasting ahead of a potential listing on the public markets.

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Shopify

Surging Online Sales Drive Growth for Shopifys Fulfillment Service [Video]

The Shopify Fulfillment Network that handles the storing, packing and shipping of goods for online sellers enrolled more merchants and increased our fulfillment volumeby two-and-a-half times over Q1 in the second quarter, said Thomas Epting, director of the network.

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Ecommerce

Amazon Accused of Using Monopoly Power as E-Commerce Gatekeeper [Video]

A House antitrust panel this week zeroed in on Amazon.com and how the online retailer wields its market power in e-commerce to further strengthen its position.

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Ecommerce

Warehouse, Parcel Operators Add Thousands of Jobs Ahead of Holidays [Video]

Warehousing and storage payrolls jumped by 32,200 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary employment figures the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday.

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Ecommerce

Justice Department Appeals Injunction Against WeChat [Video]

The Trump administration filed court papers seeking to overturn a federal magistrates ruling that stopped a U.S. ban on Chinas ubiquitous messaging and e-commerce app WeChat.

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BigCommerce

Demand for Big-Box Warehouses Soars Under E-Commerce Surge, Report Says [Video]

A key measure of demand for big warehouses soared 51% in the first half of 2020 as the pandemic-driven surge in online sales sent companies scrambling for space to store and deliver goods to locked-down consumers.

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Ecommerce

E-Commerce Surge Draws Investment to Online Retail Logistics Providers [Video]

Outsourced fulfillment specialist ShipBob raises $68 million in funding from investors including Softbanks Vision Fund.

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Ecommerce

Enterprise Tech Efforts Move Beyond Survival Mode [Video]

Roughly half of 800 global business executives in a McKinsey survey said the pandemic has prompted their firms to accelerate the implementation of e-commerce tools, mobile apps, chatbots and automation.