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Perhaps You Already Knew – Amazon Takes Over The World

If you don’t have a WSJ subscription, the article in today’s Review section about Amazon might be worth taking it out for: https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-takes-over-the-world-1506104228 One choice quote from the article: “Google seems to have a commanding market position when it comes to search functions… 90% share in the category in Europe … in the US [it’s] 64%. …

Buying direct from China – a threat to US retail

As if US retail wasn’t in trouble enough with the growing shift toward ecommerce, it’s also under threat from the advent of cheap international shipping, particularly the ePacket arrangement with China. Indeed this arrangement threatens US-based ecommerce companies themselves, not just US brick-and-mortar. Good article on the topic in today’s NYTimes: That article focuses on …