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How Amazon Is Fighting Rakuten For E-Commerce In Japan

How Amazon Is Fighting Rakuten For E-Commerce In Japan

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

How Amazon Is Trying To Stop Package Theft

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

Can Amazon Succeed In India?

Can Amazon Succeed In India?

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

How Amazon Changed Twitch Live Streaming

How Amazon Changed Twitch Live Streaming

Live streaming has become one of the most popular forms of online entertainment today. Sites like Twitch, YouTube and Mixer are capitalizing on a trend of live streaming and merging another form of media video games. The video game industry was a $138 billion market in 2013 and there’s one

Why SpaceX And Amazon Are Launching 42,000+ Satellites

Why SpaceX And Amazon Are Launching 42,000+ Satellites

Since the start of the space age, more than 8,800 objects have been launched into Earth’s orbit. But in a few years, that number could increase significantly. Private companies plan to launch tens of thousands of satellites into space to beam internet to customers on Earth. Elon Musk’s SpaceX alone

Why Jumia Is Beating Amazon And Alibaba In Africa

Why Jumia Is Beating Amazon And Alibaba In Africa

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