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Daily E-Commerce Pulse Report: Thu 14 Mar 2019

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15 interesting articles found from a total of 22 different sources analyzed:

  • Acko, a digital insurance provider in India, raises another $65M at a $300M valuation - Acko — a startup out of India that has taken on the country’s antiquated insurance industry with a digital-first product for drivers and others in transportation-related scenarios (for example, cancelled ticket insurance) — has raised more funding as it passes 20 million customers on its books. The company has closed a Series C of $65 […] from techcrunch.com
    Topics: valuation, india, companies, ventures, acko, services, amazon, million, raises, provider, company, 65m, digital, 300m, insurance, market.
  • Closing the mobile conversion gap with PWAs - Of the three approaches to deliver commerce PWAs, an API-led approach offers the ability to have a true customer-first strategy. from www.getelastic.com
    Topics: mobile, rate, pwas, gap, services, frontend, pwa, conversion, exposed, traffic, ecommerce, closing.
  • Do Image Carousels Kill Conversions? - There’s a common misconception about attention that most marketers love to reference nowadays: the average human has a shorter attention span than the average goldfish. But if you really think about this claim, it can’t possibly be true. People watch two and half hour long movies and binge entire seasons of TV shows every day. If the human attention span is shorter than eight seconds, the Marvel Cinematic Universe wouldn’t exist and Netflix would be out of business. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: single, conversions, attention, carousels, website, carousel, need, kill, users, websites, hero, image.
  • Drivezy, India’s vehicle-sharing startup, is raising $100M+ at a $400M valuation, eyes US expansion - Drivezy — the startup out of India that wants to turn private car usage on its head through a car-sharing network where people lend their cars and two-wheeled vehicles but also have options to use vehicles from a fleet managed by Drivezy — said it is raising more money as it gears up for the […] from techcrunch.com
    Topics: drivezy, indias, business, valuation, companies, 100m, cars, raising, car, million, sengupta, startup, eyes, markets, company, expansion, 400m, vehiclesharing, vehicles.
  • Ecommerce Launch Checklist: 38 Things to Review Before You Go Live - Cover all your bases and make sure you don’t forget any important detail of your launch with this ecommerce website launch checklist! from www.abetterlemonadestand.com
    Topics: stores, checklist, ecommerce, launch, website, youre, customers, page, tactics, sure, store, shipping, email, foolproof.
  • Ecommerce in Belgium: €10.67 billion in 2018 - Ecommerce in Belgium was worth 10.67 billion euros in 2018. That’s an increase of almost 6 percent compared to the situation one year before. Belgian consumers have not only spent more money online, they also shopped more often: last year, the average Belgian shopper bought something online over 11 times.… Continue reading from ecommercenews.eu
    Topics: billion, using, card, credit, situation, retail, spent, online, ecommerce, bancontact, belgium, belgian.
  • Ecommerce in the Netherlands: €23.7 billion in 2018 - Ecommerce in the Netherlands was worth 23.7 billion euros in 2018. That’s an estimated growth of 10 percent compared to the situation one year before. Last year, 96 percent of consumers aged 15 and over have purchased something online at least once. These are some of the figures released by… Continue reading from ecommercenews.eu
    Topics: billion, netherlands, spent, shopping, dutch, category, retail, purchases, online, ecommerce.
  • How to Successfully Negotiate Your Salary (Script Included) - You've done it -- after countless informational interviews, phone calls, and in-person interviews, you've finally landed your dream job. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: research, successfully, youre, range, negotiate, salary, employer, included, offer, say, script, company, negotiation.
  • - “Really? There are search engines other than Google? Why?” I feel ya. It’s no secret that Google rules the online search world, but there are other options available. What’s more, some of these alternative search engines are hugely popular in their own right – they just don’t appear very popular […] from www.oberlo.com
    Topics: engines, world, internet, largest, meet, share, engine, google, company, search, market.
  • News Cart for March 13th - Hello! We’ve noticed your News Cart temporarily abandoned you. Fear not: It’s back! We’re resurrecting our biweekly e-commerce news roundup to serve you even more business-related tidbits than you already consume. Please enjoy this ECF News Cart for March 13th, 2019: Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher In the News: Amazon Cracks Down on Counterfeit Products and [...] from www.ecommercefuel.com
    Topics: thirdparty, cart, members, member, amazon, ecf, 13th, treasurer, tax, sellers, ecommerce, wto.
  • Online Marijuana Sales a Burgeoning Market in North America - The North American ecommerce market for marijuana products is gaining momentum as Canada legalized the sale of recreational marijuana across the country in October 2018 and more states in the U.S. legalize the sale of both medical and recreational marijuana. from www.practicalecommerce.com
    Topics: cbd, recreational, legalized, medical, canadian, states, marijuana, company, north, burgeoning, products, online, america, sales, market.
  • - In this episode, Drew talks about buying a company, and a few major lessons he learned from doing the deal. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE: Prefer to read rather than listen? the text transcribe from this episode. Highlights The Lessons I learned from the AutoAnything deal Links / Resources AutoAnything Press Release Transcript Prefer to […] from www.nerdmarketing.com
    Topics: lot, theres, think, really, going, bought, autoanythingcom, things, company, know, business, deal, podcast.
  • - Bangkok-headquartered omnichannel fashion company Pomelo has appointed Jim Boland, former RedMart CFO, as its new CFO. from insideretail.asia
    Topics: jim, fast, cfo, pomelos, teams, rapid, fashion, redmart, pomelo, growth, secures, omnichannel, boland.
  • PrestaShop Review: Is It The Best Open Source Ecommerce Platform? - Are you looking for a free open source ecommerce platform to launch your online store? If that’s the case, then PrestaShop might be the solution for you. In this PrestaShop review, we’ll look at its features and answer the burning… Continue reading PrestaShop Review: Is It The Best Open Source Ecommerce Platform? from ecommerce-platforms.com
    Topics: product, support, platform, modules, prestashop, store, review, products, open, ecommerce, best, source.
  • The Ultimate List of Marketing Tips - Googling “marketing tips” is like looking up a #MondayMotivation quote to post on Instagram … there are so many, and they all think they’re the very best. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: social, product, customer, data, ultimate, need, marketing, content, list, things, strategy, tips, personal.
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