Can apparel retailers including fast-fashion disrupters Zara and H&M save themselves from digital disruption? Zalando, Europe’s leading online fashion platform, Boohoo, ASOS, and other pure e-commerce player, are killing the fashion-industry status quo.
PillPack, a full-service pharmacy, was recently bought by Amazon for $1 billion and is now poised to disrupt the retail pharmacy market.
E-commerce is one of the most significant trends in the digital transformation in the 21st century. From a massive e-commerce company such as Amazon in the US and Alibaba in China to a smaller local player like Shoppee, in Southeast […]
Emily Weiss can be considered the queen of crowds as far as the beauty market is concerned, as Glossier’s business model depends entirely on an army of loyal fans for all of its core processes, from product development, to marketing, […]
Trendyol, launched by an HBS dropout only 6 years ago, is now Turkey’s largest flash sales e-retailer. With 20 million sales a year, annual run-rate of almost $350 million and backing from top international venture investors (Tiger Global Management, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the European Reconstruction and Development Fund), it is hard to ignore. What’s more, Trendyol still has plenty of room to grow by riding the wave of growing e-commerce in Turkey (growing at 22% over the last five years), which currently accounts for only 2% of all retail sales.
Can Etsy maintain its identity as a handcrafted artisan platform with the presence of large manufacturers and sellers?
Wish, the online marketplace for unbranded goods, is currently the top free shopping app for both iOS and Android, helping to support its $8 billion valuation. The app allows users to shop for millions of SKUs in categories such as clothes, jewelry, and electronics, sold at bargain prices. The platform creates value for consumers, suppliers, and itself, but can it defend its position against titans such as Amazon and eBay?
As a developing e-commerce ecosystem in Indonesia, Tokopedia expands its business vertically and horizontally through innovation and keeps staying ahead.
In late 2015, experts declared Etsy dead as Amazon launched Handmade, it’s peer-to-peer marketplace for handmade products. And yet with all the factors in place to favor explosive growth, Handmade’s performance has been underwhelming at best. Where did Amazon miss the target?
Overview of Amazon’s platforms and core concepts that drive their successful delivery and capture of value.