Macro eCommerce Trends

Linda Bustos does the blogging over at Elastic Path, an enterprise eCommerce software platform with a broad base of customers (both retail and direct-to-consumer). She focuses mainly on the much larger eCommerce stores.

I recognize that this is a little bit different than the usual guests we feature on the podcast, but Linda’s posts are so incredibly insightful and data-driven that I knew she could provide a ton of value to the podcast. She discusses the broader trends as they’re coming down the pike in the eCommerce world.

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Here’s What You’ll Learn

  • Considering more general eCommerce platforms and whether they hold any opportunity in the future.
  • Why Amazon can continue to grow even though its margin is so low.
  • The future outlook for brick-and-mortar stores trying to expand their businesses online.
  • What the big online retailers are doing to stay ahead of the curve.
  • Some of the key moves you need to make to keep your eCommerce store from failing.

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