KEY POINTS Amazon said it’s discontinue its stand-alone Prime Now app and website this year. The service launched in 2014 as a way for Prime members to get one- or two-hour delivery on a range of goods, from household essentials and books to toys or groceries. Shoppers will still be able to get fast delivery
What’s next for digital media? Things are tough all over — but especially in the digital media business of 2018. Probably the most high-profile flameout this year was at Mic, which laid off most of its staff ahead of an acquisition by Bustle. Mic had raised nearly $60 million in funding, with major media organizations
Product Categories>Produce & Floral Food and nonfood sales surpass $50 billion in 2018 The U.S. market for organic products had a record year in 2018, breaking the $50 billion mark for the first time, according to the Organic Trade Association. Including food and nonfood items, organic sales rose 6.3% to $52.5 billion last year, the
They’re hoping to solve some of the new economy’s problems with an old tactic: collective bargaining. Instagram members have had enough. They generate the engagement that helps keep Instagram growing—but, they argue, the multibillion-dollar platform doesn’t pay them for their work, or give them any control. So they’re fighting back. And before you write off
Daily hacks that help you save time, work smarter, and feel happier. Imagine your day-to-day life suddenly got a whole lot easier, and not because anything major changed. You still have your same job, friends, and family, but as if by magic—everything is simpler. Sounds good, right?! Here’s the thing: It can happen for you.
A polar vortex is hitting 75% of the continental US population this week and the cold that comes with it is no joke. Forecasters warn that below-freezing temperatures could give people frostbite and hypothermia in as little as five minutes outside. Frostbite is a serious condition that happens when cold temperatures cause skin and tissue to start freezing, killing the cells.
Online marketplaces offer a number of advantages for small retailers, including the ability to reach new and diverse customer bases, but not all marketplaces are created equal. Some have proven invaluable resources for sellers, while others levy numerous fees without delivering a sufficient number of customers. Whether your wares are vintage clothing or handcrafted doghouses,
As the team behind an eCommerce plugin, we constantly see the different types of products people are selling online. Most commonly, online stores sell digital products or physical products. Selling physical products, whether handmade by the designer, or created by someone else and onsold, is highly changeable, and extremely time-consuming. There are the added complexities
5 Reasons Your Organization Needs A Strong “WHY” It’s important to have a compass in a rapidly changing and volatile business landscape. In his TEDx talk, Simon Sinek expounded on a simple, yet profound theory on why some products, people, and organizations fail while others succeed. It comes down to the biology of decision-making. Our