All posts tagged “ecommerce

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Three steps to the future

Each year, tech analyst Benedict Evans publishes a “big presentation” on the macro trends in the tech industry. This year’s presentation is now out (link here) and it’s called “Three Steps to the Future.” Not surprisingly, crypto, web3 and the metaverse feature prominently in his… Read More

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Ecommerce as logistics

Benedict Evans asks some great questions in this recent post about ecommerce penetration. Instead of just looking at the product itself and/or the way in which we buy it (online versus offline, for example), he focuses on the logistics model that accompanies the transaction. What… Read More

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The great unbundling

Every year, Benedict Evans publishes a presentation about the “big macro tech trends” impacting the global economy. They are always excellent and I usually share them here on the blog. It’s also becoming harder and harder to differentiate tech trends from the rest of the… Read More

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Delivering happiness

I was both surprised and saddened to learn about the death of Tony Hsieh this weekend. Forty-six years old is far too young. Though best known as a pioneer of e-commerce (he was previously CEO of Zappos) and for his brilliant/wacky management ideas, Tony was… Read More

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Shoppable AR

I don’t think Snapchat is on a lot of people’s radars these days. (Though it did recently become worth more than Twitter.) But every time I hear about what they’re building I can’t help but think, “Wow, that’s really cleaver and creative. I see a… Read More

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Shoppable videos

Sometimes I think that writing a blog has become a bit old fashioned. I should probably be making videos. But the reality is that I like writing. Getting up in the morning, reading, having a coffee, and writing my thoughts down is a ritual that… Read More