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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.

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Ecommerce

East Coast Ports Get More Shipping Volumes as Trade Routes Change [Video]

The trade rift with China and a boost in e-commerce are changing the way cargo comes into the U.S., with a greater share of goods flowing into East Coast seaports rather than the traditional gateways on the West Coast.

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Ecommerce

Amazon to Hire 100,000 in U.S. and Canada [Video]

Amazon, which has seen a jump in online shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic, said the new jobs pay at least $15 an hour and include benefits and signing bonuses of as much as $1,000 in some cities.

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Ecommerce

Kroger Spent Hundreds of Millions on Tech Before Covid-19, but It Wasnt Enough [Video]

When the coronavirus changed customers buying habits overnight, Kroger, the nations largest grocer, wasnt as ready as some competitors, despite having invested hundreds of millions of dollars in technology to give it a digital edge.

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Ecommerce

Pandemic Tech Spending in China Lifts Alibabas Cloud [Video]

Spending on China-based cloud services hit a record high in the second quarter as Chinese companies increased the use of online business tools in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ecommerce

Remote-Work Technology Fuels M&A Activity During Pandemic [Video]

Deals in the first half of the year were down just 5% from the same period in 2019, according to a recent report from M&A advisory firm Hampleton Partners

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Digital Marketing

The New Rules for Landing a Job in the Covid Era [Video]

It takes luck, creativity and a fresh look at your network of contacts to find a job in the worst labor market in more than a decade.

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Ecommerce

Pandemic Has Online Sellers Leaning on Cloud [Video]

Retailers more than ever are leaning on cloud computing to capitalize on a surge in online shopping without overloading their information-technology systems.

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Ecommerce

Alibabas Online Orders Soar During Coronavirus, Fueling a Sales Recovery

The Chinese e-commerce giant says its fiscal first-quarter profit more than doubled from the same period a year earlier, mirroring the results of U.S. tech giants that have thrived as disruption from the coronavirus pandemic accelerated a migration online.

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Ecommerce

Postal Delivery Delays Trouble E-Commerce Sellers

U.S. Postal Service package-delivery delays are causing headaches for e-commerce sellers and prompting digital marketplace eBay to look for alternatives as heavy online demand taxes domestic parcel networks.

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Ecommerce

Amazon Is Hiring and Expanding Its Offices: Inside the Tech Giants Strategy

The company is committing to an expansion of its workforce with many corporate staff working in offices, a long-term strategy rooted in several factors.

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BigCommerce

Retailers See E-Commerce Investments Pay Off Big as Coronavirus Keeps Shoppers Home

Online sales are expected to break records this year as consumers avoid in-person browsing, a shift expected to outlast the pandemic.