Thursday, July 29


BITranspo, Carol Tome, eCommerce, Gig economy, last mile delivery, Logistics, Transportation, UPS

UPS is at a crucial point in its history. Here’s how it got here — and where it might be going.

UPS is in the midst of a business overhaul at the hands of CEO Carol Tomé. The company seeks to boost profitability by reining in spending and carefully choosing packages. Demand for faster and faster delivery could put pressure on UPS to move into unfamiliar territory. LoadingSomething is loading. Carol Tomé is heading into her second peak sh...
Amazon, eCommerce, IPO, Retail, Tech Insider, warehouse

An Amazon warehouse’s IPO plans show how loyalty to the e-commerce giant can breed success for its contractors

ROX Financial wants to buy a Bay Area Amazon warehouse and take it public. It wants to buy up more facilities in the future to also lease to the e-commerce giant. The move shows how contractors can piggyback off of Amazon's success — only if they're loyal to the firm. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Amazon, eCommerce, Jeff Bezos, Joy Covey, Markets, Retail, Shareholders, Tech Insider

Jeff Bezos is about to hand over the keys of Amazon to a new CEO. Read his final letter to shareholders right here.

Amazon CEO and cofounder Jeff Bezos is stepping down as chief executive on Monday. Every year since Amazon went public, Bezos has written a widely read letter to the shareholders. His final letter, below, includes what Bezos sees as the future of the company. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Ad Targeting, Ad Tech, Advertising, Advertising Agencies, BrandTotal, CuriosityStream, eCommerce, Finance, Media, narrative, Nordic, Overtime, Pitch Decks, Sourcepoint, Streaming Video, Subscriber Collection, VaynerMedia

See the pitch decks that fast-growing advertising and media startups used to raise millions from top VCs

Investors are pouring money into advertising, media, and marketing startups. They're trying to capitalize on changing consumer habits and marketers' need to ensure their ads are working. Check out these pitch decks to see how these startups pitched their visions to VCs and other investors. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
BI Intelligence, BI Intelligence Content Marketing, E-Commerce, eCommerce, Ecommerce Market Research, Insider Intelligence, Insider Intelligence - Finance, Retail

Forecast eCommerce trends predicted for Amazon will beat expectations in 2021

Pandemic-driven demand for ecommerce accelerated sales growth for every product category. And Amazon generates more than one-quarter of US ecommerce sales for every category other than auto/parts. Amazon's US ecommerce sales will grow by 15.3% this year to $367.19 billion after a meteoric 44.1% rise in sales during 2020. Ama...