Amazon’s Long Term Model Reaches Toward Sustainable, Profitable E Retail

Amazon is outstripping rival Walmart. How are they doing it and can they sustain this growth?  Amazon has really put themselves in a great position in many dimensions; as an early adopter of e-commece retail, they used their grace period and early lack of profitability to focus on building and strenghtening infrastructure, processes, technology, and...
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Following an extended period of strikes and delays that effected the global supply chain, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reached a settlement agreement and resolution inFebruary. Since that time, the work has resumed at a normal rate, and the supple chain has begun to recover from previous delays. However, under the leadership...
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China was a driving force behind supply chain news this month. The government’s mid-month decision todevalue the Chinese yuan effected markets across the world..  While the devaluation was designed to boost sales for Chinese exporters, it put pressure on U.S. and other global markets by putting their own goods at a disadvantage on the market....
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Already technology such as smart phones and related apps have changed how supply chains function from top to bottom. But are we ready for paradigm shift on last mile delivery? If not, supply chain executive and participants need to get ready, because Amazon is about to make that a reality… In the past month, Amazon...
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