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JD CENTRAL steps up the game by taking e-commerce to the next level

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Many people might regard JD CENTRAL as just another e-commerce platform in Thailand. But JD CENTRAL doesn’t see itself as being just another player. Rather, what the company thinks and does is clearly differentiated from general e-commerce operators.

“We see ourselves as a game changer in Thailand’s e-commerce field, initiating and doing new things to provide a good shopping experience for customers. To say that we are revolutionary in e-commerce is no exaggeration. What we do, no one does. That’s why JD.com, the e-commerce giant from China, came to partner Central Group and create JD CENTRAL,” disclosed Vincent Yang, Chief Executive Officer of JD CENTRAL, a leader in e-commerce technology and retail in Thailand.

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The concept of revolutionising the retail industry with e-commerce is nothing new, of course, but JD CENTRAL’s pitch is separates it from the pack. For instance, you will

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E-Commerce Surge Draws Investment to Online Retail Logistics Providers

The rush to online shopping is drawing fresh investor attention as the coronavirus pandemic supercharges digital demand.

E-commerce logistics and technology provider ShipBob Inc. raised $68 million to expand its fulfillment network and add business-to-business service shipping palletized goods to retailer distribution centers and stores, the company said Monday.

The Series D funding round, led by

SoftBank Group Corp.’s

Vision Fund, comes as backers are investing millions in ventures aimed at helping businesses handle soaring online orders.

Online U.S. retail sales surged to $200.7 billion in the second quarter, up 44.4% from the same period in 2019, according to the Commerce Department. Retailers and logistics providers are ramping up hiring, with plans to bring on hundreds of thousands of workers to help process, package and ship online orders 

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E-Commerce Will Explode This Holiday And Put Retailers’ Online Strategies To The Test

While we await the National Retail Federation’s holiday retail forecast – which will come any day – Deloitte and Forrester are out with their predictions for holiday 2020 and year-end.

Big Four accounting firm Deloitte has a “glass half full” view, expecting a rise in holiday retail sales between 1% to 1.5%. On the other hand, market research firm Forrester looks and sees the glass half empty, with retail sales declining 2.5% for the full year.  

Despite their differing forecasts, both firms are firm about one thing: this will be the year when online shopping explodes.

Online growth off the charts

Forrester sees online retail growing 18.5% this year, so that it will reach 20.2% overall penetration in

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Remarkety Introduces SMS Marketing Platform to Help Ecommerce Companies Enhance Their Multichannel Marketing Strategy and Improve ROI

NEWARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Remarkety Inc., a leading provider of data-driven marketing automation solutions, today introduced the Remarkety SMS Marketing platform, a new marketing solution that enables eCommerce companies to create and deliver personalized, hyper-targeted SMS messages that propel customers to action and improve ROI.

Built upon the same advanced technology as the company’s best-in-class email marketing automation tools, the Remarkety SMS Marketing platform makes it easier than ever for eCommerce companies to rise above the noise of the inbox and reach their customers. Users can send mass and trigger-based SMS messages or integrate SMS Marketing with their email automation strategy to build targeted, cross-platform campaigns that span multiple touchpoints and channels.

“Today’s consumers are on mobile devices more than ever, and SMS messages have an almost 100% open rate. Brands that can deliver relevant and timely SMS messages to their customers can foster loyalty and engagement and drive greater

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Chart shows Google is still beating Amazon in a key area of e-commerce

  • Amazon might be the largest e-commerce retailer in the world, but Google is still top of the funnel when consumers are doing their research, according to a new survey.
  • The findings have analysts optimistic for Google’s potential in e-commerce, a space it’s been playing catch-up in for many years.
  • Morgan Stanley analysts also reveal three other reasons they’re bullish on Google: YouTube, Cloud, and a travel sector set for recovery.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

A top Wall Street analyst recently said Google had become less relevant in e-commerce since the pandemic – but new research shows that Google is still the dominant player in one key area of online spending.

Morgan Stanley analysts conducted a survey of US consumers with AlphaWise and discovered that 50% of people researching products are still visiting Google and YouTube first, compared to 26% who prioritize Amazon. 

The survey also found that

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Zinda Tilismath Maker Takes Unani Medicine Business Online with E-Commerce Site

September 23, 2020 – Karkhana Zinda Tilismath, the makers of Zinda Tilismath and allied products has gone online. The launch of the firm online will help everyone who has been restricted to their homes because of the pandemic. They can now source the medicines they have trusted for years online.

Karkhana Zinda Tilismath is a Unani-medicine manufacturer that has been in business for 100 years. It has now launched its presence online in the form of an e-commerce site where customers can buy products online and also read detailed information about the products. The medicines offered by Karkhana Zinda Tilismath are all of herbal origin.

The firm’s popular products can thus be bought online, including medicines such as Zinda Tilismath, which is a general purpose medicine, Farooky tooth powder, Zinda balm and Zint throat soothers. They can be purchased in various package sizes and their prescription, contents and methods of

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IMC_di Talks Corporate Cards, B2B eCommerce

For small, mom-and-pop retailers, complex or proprietary procurement platforms simply aren’t in the cards.

With the pandemic accelerating businesses’ digital shift, small retail buyers have shifted their buying operations to the B2B eCommerce realm, and for many, the online marketplace operates in lieu of a procurement solution.

As such, online shopping for small retailers must be streamlined, efficient, and most importantly, secure.

Yet for small vendors, prioritizing the buyer experience can be a challenge with limited resources. Speaking with PYMNTS, IMC_di President Eric Dean and Senior Vice President, Head of Product Strategy and Customer Experience Brandon Ward explored how small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can ensure a positive experience for both buyer and seller in the B2B eCommerce realm, and the opportunity for commercial cards to address both sides of the B2B equation as the digital trade shift progresses.

“We have tens of

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Award-Winning Entrepreneur Claus Lauter Launches Ecommerce

Claus Lauter, Ecommerce Business Coach & Mentor

{Singapore} – Entrepreneur & Growth Advisor Claus Lauter is launching his Ecommerce Business Success Coaching & Mentoring Program for businesses and brands operating on Shopify.

Lauter says the 90-day program is for business owners who want to take the guesswork out of optimizing their online retail business for growth. “Fundamentally, I guide people and brands so they grow profitably on Shopify – and reach success faster.”

The Business Success program is for people leading local businesses with an online presence, or those whose businesses are 100% online. Ideally, it’s for those who need clarity on how to reach the next level of growth, and for those who want a step-by-step game plan that gets results. “This is the only program of its kind that offers personalized training, 1-on-1 coaching, and accountability,” Lauter says.

Deeply familiar with what’s happening in today’s eCommerce world, Lauter

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Main Street Shops Aren’t Ready for E-Commerce Surge, Visa Says

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Many consumers will ignore brick-and-mortar stores this holiday season in favor of online shopping, a new study finds, and small business may end up left behind.

After months of retail turmoil and economic shutdowns due to the pandemic, about a quarter of small shops say they’re now unprepared for an influx of sales this holiday season, according to a report from Visa Inc. This year promises to be especially unusual, with more than half of consumers planning to do most of their shopping online.

“There’s not a lot of time left” for small businesses to prepare, said Kevin Phalen, Visa’s global head of business solutions. Many are “not online, they’re not e-commerce enabled and they haven’t thought through their payment capabilities.”

Major retailers from U.S. electronics chain Best Buy Co. to Spanish fast-fashion giant Inditex SA have spent the past several months building up

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DPW Holdings Announces Ecommerce Business, ItsLikeFashion.com, Completes Beta Testing for Brand …

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DPW Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: DPW) a diversified holding company (“DPW,” or the “Company”), announced today that its subsidiary, It’sLikeFashion.com, Inc. (“It’sLikeFashion”) https://www.ItsLikeFashion.com, a membership-only Ecommerce business, has successfully completed beta testing of its online platform. The Company stated it anticipates reporting revenue from It’sLikeFashion in the fourth quarter of 2020.

ItsLikeFashion.com offers household brand name and luxury items ranging from apparel, bags, purses, shoes and accessories, to linens, bedding and similar items at prices discounted up to 90% off retail prices. Members will be able to access a variety of luxury and brand name items directly through the website, https://www.ItsLikeFashion.com, or through their favorite online channels such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and LinkedIn, providing a unique private shopping, touch-free, Covid-19 safe experience.

The Company is also leveraging the power of social media to conduct exclusive “pop-up”

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