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This week, I had the pleasure of checking out Google Next Conference in SF. eBay Open was also buzzin
Issue #14  •  July 28  •  view online
Retail Technology & Ecommerce
Retail Technology & Ecommerce
We provide the latest news and information about retail technology platforms and e-commerce from around the world.
This week, I had the pleasure of checking out Google Next Conference in SF. eBay Open was also buzzing in Las Vegas. eBay is starting to accept Apple Pay, doing more to motivate the right behaviors from sellers and buyers like return policies, partial refunds, and more.
Have a good weekend!

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📈 STAT OF THE WEEK
Breakdown of 58 Leading Online Marketplaces Worldwide

📢 NEWS
Best Buy Should Be Dead, But It’s Thriving in the Age of Amazon - Bloomberg
The big-box retailer doesn’t just want to sell you electronics. It wants its in-home consultants to be “personal chief technology officers.”
POPxo launches e-commerce platform-Exchange4media

Consumer startups are dead. Long live consumer startups.

How E-Commerce Is Transforming Rural China | The New Yorker

The Latest Hot E-Commerce Idea in China: The Bargain Bin - The New York Times

💰 FUNDING and M&A
Chinese E-Commerce Startup Fetches Nearly $24 Billion Valuation in Nasdaq IPO  - WSJ

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Techstars Startup Digest Retail Technology & Ecommerce is curated by:
KYLE KELLY KYLE KELLY - Senior Director, Commercial Innovation & Global Business Development at Pitney Bowes
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