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GELF speakers will deliver a mix of global eCommerce strategy and tactical cross-border advice. Whilst number 1 is both the quickest and cheapest, it’s not always easy to write about something you have no knowledge or interest in. Number 2 is harder but can prove quite effective, especially when you find someone who really knows the lingo of the niche.
Weebly also has iPhone or Android mobile apps so that you can monitor and update your online store at all times while you are on the go You can add new products, photos, descriptions, product variations / options and update prices while you are away from your computer.
Much water has flown under the bridge, and I will refrain from wading into the details of complaints filed at the Competition Commission of India and the attendant war of words in media over supposedly anti-competitive moves by hyper-funded online players.
While this is certainly a big blow for online Indian shoppers, who have been weaned away from the offline retail model through low prices, it also offers e-tailers a chance to switch off the money spout; though there is very little reason to believe all online retailers will toe the line and not look for creative workarounds instead.
It is unclear at this point though whether other methods of discounts such as ‘cashbacks’ — of which online payment service and marketplace Paytm is a big pusher — will also be viewed as indirect methods of influencing the prices of goods and services.
I think an arguement could be made for Visits and Visitors from the standpoint that some business models are dependent on having large numbers of visitors in order to base ad pricing on. So, there is a financial tie to those metrics although I think that they are good to know regardless.
Someone could totally dominate this niche by simply renting every 4k movie in existence and writing reviews on the 4k experience, telling people what scenes show the 4k best, reviewing 4k TVs (you don’t have to buy them, just go to your local TV store and look at them!), and giving information on how to set up home theater.
Geldenhuys says being a niche player also allows companies such as Hello Pretty to cater to a consumer trend that has been gaining traction in the last few years – that of wanting personalised items and services as opposed to those that have been mass produced.
Finally, consider that Bigcommerce, a software-as-a-service ecommerce platform provider, recently reported that automotive parts and accessories businesses using its platform had experienced 89 percent growth in revenue per online store, making the category attractive for new or growing online retailers.
No battle for the online future of India is more intense than the one now being waged in e-commerce (see article ). Sales are still tiny, at $16 billion last year, but the country is the world’s fastest-growing e-commerce market and is prized by America’s and China’s internet titans.
Southeast Asia has become a hotspot for saturation thanks to booming growth – the online sector is expected to reach more than $87 billion by 2025 and many global players such as Alibaba and Amazon are scrambling to get their own slice of ecommerce pie.
DHL Parcel International Direct, a cross-border shipping product, will offer affordable deliveries from Japan to the U.S. and the UK. This product promises transit times of 4 to 6 business days, a game changer in the current Japanese logistics landscape.
Especially since the tussle between offline retailers (which include some of the biggest business houses in India including Reliance, Future Group and AB Birla Group) and online players (like Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon) has been playing out for more than a few years now.