Warby Parker and the Future of Retail

When hip e-commerce glasses site Warby Parker launched three years ago is was said to represent the future of retail. Stores it was said would soon be a thing of the past. The glasses were inexpensive,... Read More

Twitter Enters E-Commerce Fray

Twitter has appointed its first head of commerce, Nathan Hubbard, as it begins an e-commerce initiative. Details are sparse on how Twitter will facilitate retail in 140 characters or less. Hubbard, the former president of Ticketmaster,... Read More

China’s Alibaba is Bullish on E-Commerce

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is on an investment spree. The latest is a $75 million minority investment in premium shipping site ShopRunner. Shoprunner offers services similar to those provided by Amazon Prime. The deal follows a... Read More

E-Commerce Wave Pushes Warehouse Demand

Warehouse demand is increasing as e-commerce becomes an ever more important part of the economy. The economic recovery and continued improvements in technology have enabled the warehouse sector to grow and emerge from the turbulence... Read More

Asia is Boon for Booming E-Commerce

Asia is the next frontier for e-commerce. The continent's growth in online retail has soared by nearly 140 percent in the last three years. By 2020 analysts predict that Asia will account for 23 percent... Read More