Business in Action, 8th Ed.
Chapter 15: Distribution and Marketing Logistics
"But the struggle doesn't end with finding available warehouse space.
Rachel Premack spends the day riding with Miguel Santiago.
"I’m starting to think we’ve hit "peak subscription box," declares Sarah Halzack (photo, left).
"When Amazon first launched, it aimed to become nothing short of the world's largest bookstore.
"Do you advertise on Facebook?
"Amazon Go is being called the grocery store of the future, where lines and cashiers don't exist.
"Things aren’t great if you’re a department store.
"What is the secret to the unparalleled success that keeps Amazon growing while so many traditional retailers are shutting their doors?
"Location specialist xAd reports a $250 million revenue run rate.
"Check out the Retail Across America in photos slideshow, watch the video stories from each state and find out where we're headed next.
"Amid fundamental shifts in the retail and consumer landscape, consumer-goods manufacturers must rethink the way they manage key accounts.
"Maple, a David Chang-backed restaurant in New York City, doesn’t have any tables, cash registers, or waiters.
“It’s not like stores are dead, but you’re going to see a reimagining of retail and malls," says Barbara Kahn (photo, left).
Matthew Townsend reports.
Andy Jacobi, Co-Founder of Untamed Sandwiches, reports.
"B-school students can’t get enough of big data.
"The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone has been named the 2013 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.
This weekend, as you pull into the shopping mall parking lot for the hottest Black Friday sales, it’s entirely possible that your picture will be snapped by a satellite orbiting high above the Earth.
The things that are hard about e-commerce include:
Getting traffic to come to your website
Getting traffic to return to your website a second time
Differentiating yourself from the competition
Getting people to buy something from your website.
See how electronics distributor Avnet adds value in the distribution channel.