Here in the U.S. we’re used to Amazon’s unquestionable dominance. Nearly 50 percent of e-commerce transactions in the United States take place on the platform, while the runner up eBay only holds about 6 percent of the market. But in Japan, it’s a different story. Though the country is Amazon’s
Every day, 1.7 million packages are stolen or go missing off doorsteps across the country. This is higher than it’s ever been before and it’s costing Amazon and other sellers millions. Expansion of online retail has resulted in expansion in the crime of package theft, which brings you to something
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The hype over the location of Amazon’s HQ2 has died down, but the e-commerce giant actually just opened its biggest office building yet. This one though, isn’t in the U.S. The new campus is in Hyderabad, India. It covers 9.5 acres with 1.8 million square feet of office space, making
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It’s been dubbed the “Amazon of Africa”. It’s Africa’s largest e-commerce operator, surpassing Amazon and China’s Alibaba, and it’s the first African tech startup to go public on the New York Stock Exchange. Investors had high hopes for Jumia when it went public on April 12th, 2019. Stocks skyrocketed at