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Ecommerce

Blackstones Pre-Covid-19 Portfolio Shifts Have Turned Out Well [Video]

The investment firm boosted exposure in the hot industrial-space category and shifted out of the retail and traditional office space.

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Ecommerce

Enterprise Tech Startups Among Big Winners in Recent VC Deals [Video]

U.S.-based companies offering services over the internet, including startups selling software tools and services for artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, as well as e-commerce providers, landed $15.3 billion in funding across 687 financing deals in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Ecommerce

Costco Says Sales Rose 12% in December [Video]

The increase was driven by frozen foods, sundries and liquor sales, despite lower frequency of sales world-wide because of restrictions tied to coronavirus pandemic.

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Shopify

Etsy and Shopify Buoyed as Covid-19 Boosts Online Sales [Video]

Two platforms mainly catering to small businesses are trading at levels reflecting speculation that sales growth will continue at a brisk pace when the pandemic ends.

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Ecommerce

Logistics Hiring Surges on Restocking, E-Commerce Sales [Video]

Logistics payrolls soared in October as inventory restocking after coronavirus lockdowns and strong online sales fueled a hiring surge at distribution and transport companies.

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Ecommerce

Amazon to Hire 100,000 Seasonal Workers for Holidays [Video]

The new hires would add to the e-commerce giants hiring spree this year amid a surge in online shopping during the Covid-19 pandemicundefined.

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BigCommerce

Caterpillar, 3M Flag Falling Sales to Businesses [Video]

Results from industrial giants Caterpillar and 3M show demand from commercial customers is on shaky ground as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to disrupt work routines and commerce.