Her Company Is Worth $1 Billion. But It Began As A Way To Solve Her Own Shipping Problems.

This story is part of Entrepreneur’s 100 Women of Influence issue. Find the rest of the list here. Courtesy of Eric Millette Laura Behrens Wu was just trying to ship some handbags. This was 2013, and she and her cofounder, Simon Kreuz, had launched an online store selling bags from upstart designers. They found a … Read more

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2022? Here’s What We Know So Far About the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale

Last week, Amazon announced a second sales extravaganza for 2022–no it’s not technically another Amazon Prime Day–that they’re calling the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale. The two-day event will take place on October 11 and 12, and offer an opportunity for customers to get a leg up on the holiday shopping season. After all, why … Read more

First phase of festive ecommerce sales witnesses 5.4X growth in daily sales

As the first phase of ecommerce festive sales comes to an end, ecommerce platforms reported almost 5.4X growth in their overall daily sales. Ecommerce shipment volumes also grew 3X over business-as-usual days during the sale period. Flipkart and its group companies, Amazon India, Meeshoand other ecommerce platforms, which conducted sales during September 22 to October … Read more

Customer loyalty drops when brands don’t innovate

Customers are quick to flee slow-to-innovate brands with lagging commerce experiences, with millennials and Gen Z leading the migration, according to the 2022 Commerce Innovation Report from commercetools. The report found that almost three-quarters (73%) of shoppers will take their business elsewhere if a brands commerce experience does not meet their expectations, and over half … Read more

Accent scales up its eCommerce business with Forter

Forter, the Trust Platform for eCommerce, has announced that it has been selected by the Accent Group to help automate and scale the footwear leader’s eCommerce business. With more than 750 stores and 36 websites, Accent Group has become Australia and New Zealand’s largest footwear retailer, bringing much-loved brands such as Platypus, Hype DC, Glue … Read more

From 9-to-5 Worker to Successful Entrepreneur, Hasnain Nawaz Is A True Pioneer!

It’s no secret that when it comes to entrepreneurship, 25-year-old Hasnain Nawaz is a true pioneer. For starters, he was laid off from his job—and he wasn’t even really sure what he wanted to do next. But now, he’s made a name for himself as one of the most successful eCommerce experts. He has recorded … Read more

Breezy start to ecommerce festive sales, 28% growth in first 2 days

The ecommerce festive season sales that started on Friday have seen volume growth of 28% in the first two days compared with last year, according to data from ecommerce enablement firm Unicommerce. The data do not include smartphone sales. Unicommerce said personal care, which includes products like lotions, hair dyes, lipsticks, cosmetics, creams, deodorants, and … Read more

Non-metros drive online festive sales

Small town India is on a spending spree ahead of the festive season, if sales data of e-commerce players, whose sales commenced Friday, is anything to go by. E-commerce players Amazon and Meesho said at least 75% of sales at their annual flagship events have come from Tier-2 and beyond cities so far. SoftBank-backed Meesho … Read more

Flipkart festive sales witness highest ever record with 1.6 million users per second | Companies News

New Delhi: E-commerce major Flipkart on Friday said that it witnessed highest-ever number of concurrent users with 1.6 million users per second as it kicked off the ninth edition of its ‘Big Billion Days 2022’ festive sales, driven by shoppers from tier 2 and smaller cities. The number of Flipkart Plus customers using Early Access … Read more

Flipkart says festive sales see 1.6 million users per second- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service BENGALURU: Ecommerce major Flipkart on Friday said that The Big Billion Days (TBBD) witnessed the highest number of concurrent users on the app- 1.6 million per second. It said categories such as laptops, smart watches, TrueWireless witnessed the highest demand. The ecommerce firm said its easy payment options, Flipkart Pay Later … Read more