Minted is re-imagining the online marketplace model by using crowdsourcing to curate its collection of designs
How 400 famous dogs became the sales team
Amazon is the original two-sided marketplace. While Amazon’s initial model involved warehouses and stocking every book in history, Amazon really took off when it became the internet’s primary storefront. I acknowledge that Amazon still has lots of warehouses and many […]
WeChat has pioneered the messaging-as-a-platform business model, generating massive revenue from its 600 million active users and capturing value across industries from banking to transportation. Where will it grow next?
A post analyzing the impact of social commerce site, Polyvore, that has emerged as a digital winner by disrupting traditional e-commerce, the brick-and-mortar department store, and even major fashion publications.
As delineations between physical and digital storefronts fade, Walmart has recognized that the future lies in “omnichannel” retail — a world where retailers serve customers seamlessly through online, mobile, and in-store interactions.
Korean e-commerce winner Coupang : analysis
Among all industries transformed by the digitization of our economy, the retail industry has been among the first and most heavily affected markets during the last decade. The Information Age spawned many new powerful retailers like Amazon – and caused serious issues for established retailers that have been dominant for many decades.
UK retailer Ocado creates a viable online grocery service by reinventing operations around online-only grocery retail.