It comes with little surprise that as the pandemic grows, the demand for safe, one-stop online shopping options grows as well.
The numbers reported by big-box retailers reflect this logic. Target reported the strongest quarterly sales growth in its history.
Walmart touted unprecedented earnings in Q2 which led to a 97% revenue boost from just last year.
This all shows one thing: If you want to scale your business online, now is the time to do it -- and yes, it is possible to do it even if you are a small business.
Now, if you’ve been caught up with the news around Amazon’s growth, allow me to steer you in another direction: Shopify.
The Shopify e-commerce hosting platform is growing rapidly....
Shopify have launched a new app called ‘Shop’ – and with it potentially an entire new business – that they intend to compete directly with Amazon.
From early signs, the company appears to believe this new business could be bigger than ‘Shopify’ itself, and may be the next stage in a total rebrand of the company from ‘Shopify’ to simply ‘Shop’.
The app that allows you to buy directly from any brand through the app that signs up that has a shopify store.
That is over 500,000 stores. Currently amazon has over 2.5 million sellers. Off to a good start!
Shopify’s ‘Chief Product Officer’ Craig Miller calling it ‘one of Shopify’s most significant products ever
Shopify will no doubt be hoping the app takes space on users’ home screens, taking some of the attention they use currently to shop at Amazon, Ebay, alibaba, etc.
Currently Amazon's biggest competitors are Alibaba, Google, Walmart, JD,...