eCommerce Today — Sept 5, 2017: Starbucks shutters eComm & other top things you should know about

By Sabir Semerkant

Top eCommerce things you should know today — Sept 5, 2017.

  1. Starbucks will shutter its e-commerce site to focus on its mobile app and stores. [Digital Commerce 360, Internet Retailer]
  2. KLX Aerospace gets a lift from e-commerce. The aerospace unit of KLX Inc., a distributor of products and services to the aerospace industry, is on pace to do about $100 million this year in e-commerce sales. [Digital Commerce 360, B2B eCommerce World]
  3. Amazon Doesn’t Need to Make Money on Groceries, Putting Pressure on Wal-Mart, Kroger. By cutting prices on staples at Whole Foods, e-commerce giant looks to boost traffic at rivals’ expense. [WSJ]
  4. Juicero, Start-Up With a $700 Juicer and Top Investors, Shuts Down. [NY Times]
  5. UAE e-commerce players consider free shipping. Shoppers benefit as Souq.com’s move acts as catalyst for others to match up. [Gulf News Retail]

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Sabir Semerkant is a data-obsessed, Transformative and entrepreneurial Senior Marketing Executive in E-commerce and Digital Marketing offers progressive global experience at growth oriented companies in the consumer goods and e-commerce sector. He is currently the SVP of eCommerce at VaynerMedia working alongside Gary Vaynerchuk and team. He can be found via LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. His articles are posted on Medium.

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