Month: August 2016

Episode 9: Drones vs. Droids in ecommerce delivery

This Week in eCommerce

In this weeks episode Alex and Kai talk about the new delivery world for ecommerce – drones and droids. As the first companies are going into real world test runs, these options become more and more interesting for merchants. We take a deep dive and discuss what’s happening right now and how the future might look like.

Drones vs. Droids

Droids Not Drones Are the Future of E-Commerce Deliveries – http://goo.gl/2UESKv

Domino’s is now testing a drone delivery program that drops pizza from the heavens – http://goo.gl/4c7gCN

Domino’s introduces ‘Dom the Pizza Bot’ for Facebook Messenger – https://goo.gl/GBb0Ub

Amazon plans to start Drone Deliveries within 5 years “Somewhere in the World” – https://goo.gl/cQe3pi

Why We’re Still a Long Way Away From Drone Delivery for E-Commerce – https://goo.gl/CJJdl4

The Economics of Drone Delivery – http://goo.gl/WGBMhZ

See the Flirtey Drone in action – http://flirtey.com/#demo

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Episode 8: Pokemon Go in retail and ecommerce, Amazon’s Prime Day 2016 and Sephoras Pocket Contour Class

This Week in eCommerce

In this weeks episode Alex and Kai talk about the Pokemon Go craziness and the implication it can have for retail owners and ecommerce. Also we make a short recap of Amazon’s Prime Day. The third topic is Sephora and it’s Pocket Contour Class.

Pokemon Go

Will Pokémon GO become a marketing platform for local businesses? – https://goo.gl/XpWL5I

Nintendo Shares Surge on Pokemon Go Juggernaut – http://goo.gl/sEv58Q

Retailers Scramble to Use Pokémon Go As Their Next Marketing Tool – http://goo.gl/G8gO3t

Why Retail-Minded Marketers Are Intrigued by Pokemon Go’s Forthcoming Ads – http://goo.gl/4kpXc2

Can Pokémon Go help brands catch consumers via sponsored locations? – http://goo.gl/PWHptd

Amazon’s Prime Day

Prime Day 2016 was Amazon’s biggest day ever – https://goo.gl/umjzwV

Amazon is using Prime Day discounts to entice Prime members to try newer Amazon services – https://goo.gl/Lf853h

Amazon Prime Day’s record sales pretty much guaranteed Prime Day 2017 – http://goo.gl/SaLxHG

Amazon Prime Day’s mobile…

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