10 things eft’s been reading this week
The double-edged sword of e-commerce
For some, e-commerce is an online El Dorado, creating big returns and high growth. However, for others it is a huge cost pressure as they struggle to keep up with demand. This week we take a look at those succeeding, struggling and innovating in the space.
Ecommerce delivers warehouse gold rush. [Financial Times]
Google’s Bid to Battle Amazon Suffers Blow as Walmart Withdraws. [Bloomberg]
Survey: Consumers expect e-commerce deliveries within 3 days. [Supply Chain Dive]
Amazon Delivery Bots Are Here. [Wired]
E-commerce costs ‘affecting logistical packaging’. [PackagingNews]
Booming e-commerce in Asia Pacific driving demand for larger trucks. [The Loadstar]
Over 70 nations agree to hammer out global rules for e-commerce. [Nikkei Asian Review]
Massive APAC eCommerce growth predicted for 2019. [Marketing-Interactive]
Exclusive: India's e-commerce curbs could hit online sales by $46 billion by 2022 - PwC draft analysis. [Reuters]
Reliance to take on Amazon and Flipkart in Indian ecommerce. [Financial Times]
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