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Coronavirus will boost ecommerce in the long run but brings new risks With stores closed, more consumers will shop online for the first time in new categories, particularly groceries and household essentials, say three investment professionals with ecommerce expertise. But risks include Amazon’s aggressive moves to take market share and the impact of consumers losing wages as the stock market plummets. The coronavirus will provide a long-term boost for online retailers—if they can stay in…

Ecommerce Operations Summit Postponed Due to Coronavirus – With the rapid escalation of the coronavirus situation in recent weeks, and in consideration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most current recommendations, Ecommerce Operations Summit 2020 is being postponed until later this year at a date to be determined. We are keenly aware of the impact this is having on the entire ecommerce industry, and feel this decision will allow us to best serve…

Future of Ecommerce in Pakistan Introduction Future of Ecommerce in Pakistan – Pakistan has long been in a chase to transform its economy, and it can only be achieved when our government shows it’s focused on the E-commerce sector. Before starting the whole story of e-commerce, it is important to know what actually the term e-commerce means is. E-commerce is also known and recognized as “electronic commerce and internet commerce”. The name is self-explanatory. E-commerce…

Discount Retailers Move Away From eCommerce Discount Retailers Move Away From eCommerce – If it weren’t for a certain pandemic that is dominating most news, the two biggest stories in retail over the past week would have been stunning at any other time. Both of them came from companies that rely on a decidedly old-school business model: brick and mortar. And both of them are turning away from online sales. That’s right – no eCommerce.…

How can Pakistan’s youth reap the benefits of e-commerce? Do you know how can Pakistan’s youth reap the benefits of e-commerce? In a world that is increasingly relying upon technology to drive both businesses and innovative processes, it is imperative that Pakistan’s youth be equipped with the necessary skills required to flourish in this changing landscape. According to my observations regarding the existing e-commerce policy framework, the willingness of the government to collaborate with online…

3 Reasons Walmart+ May Not Rattle Amazon Prime After All 3 Reasons Walmart+ May Not Rattle Amazon Prime After All. Just a few days ago I laid out three ways the upcoming Walmart+ service from Walmart (NYSE:WMT) could successfully stunt the growth of Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) all-inclusive Prime platform. While Walmart+ is not equipped to dethrone Prime as a tool to keep consumers within a digital e-commerce ecosystem, consumers are willing to test drive new offerings.…

Amazon will continue to pay hourly employees at its Seattle and Bellevue offices while office staffers are asked to work from home due to coronavirus concerns Amazon will continue to pay hourly employees at its Seattle and Bellevue offices while office staffers are asked to work from home due to coronavirus concerns. Amazon will continue to pay hourly workers who support its Seattle and Bellevue offices while coronavirus-related remote work policies are in effect, a…

The success story of a how a Pakistani entrepreneur launched digital marketing agency – Realist Media Successful businesses always need excellent strategies, and insight towards customer behavior, sales, and marketing. However, these are not always best without qualities like perseverance, determination, hard work, passion, and resilience. Let’s talk about the success story of a how a Pakistani entrepreneur launched digital marketing agency – Realist Media. Realist Media has made a deep impact on thousands of…

“Daraz to have 25 million users by 2022” – An interview with Ehsan Saya – Managing Director – Daraz Pakistan “Daraz to have 25 million users by 2022” – An interview with Ehsan Saya – Managing Director – Daraz Pakistan. A former investment banker, Ehsan Saya is the Managing Director at Daraz Pakistan. In 2018, Saya returned from Canada to join the leading e-commerce marketplace. In Toronto, he had also founded JoeyCo, a transportation and…

Digital Pakistan without digital security? Pakistan’s track record on data protection seems to be getting worse. For some time, rumors of identity data theft have been circulating online. Apparently, some websites and mobile apps are giving away user identity (a person’s name, CNIC number, and address) upon the website visitor inserting a mobile phone number. Now it seems that those rumors are true, as BR Research verified the scheme of things in the case of…