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This Week: Rent the 'Whole' Runway, the Golden Age of Grocery, Global Shipping trends, and this year'
Issue #27  •  November 16  •  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: Rent the ‘Whole’ Runway, the Golden Age of Grocery, Global Shipping trends, and this year’s Forbes 30 under 30 in retail & ecommerce.
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📈 STAT OF THE WEEK
Infographic: Visualizing Global Shipping Container Traffic
Globalization owes a lot to the humble shipping container. See the massive scale of global container shipping, and which countries move the most units.
📢 NEWS
Rent the Runway opens platform to everyday fashion brands

Why Hasn’t Russia Produced a Dominant Web Giant Like Amazon? - Bloomberg

30 Under 30 In Retail & Ecommerce 2019: Meet Visionaries Reinventing How We Shop

Why It’s a Golden Age for Grocery Shopping

7 Ways to Make Your Ecommerce Packing, Shipping More Efficient

Why the future of Chinese e-commerce is in its rural areas – TechCrunch

The Shipping Industry Sends a Trade Warning - WSJ

M-commerce to eclipse desktop shopping by 2023 | TechRadar

💰 FUNDING and M&A
Standard Cognition Raises $40M | PYMNTS.com

IAM Robotics raises $20 million for inventory picker robots | VentureBeat

Cairo-based Fakahany raises $700,000 seed for its fresh fruits and vegetables ecommerce platform

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