Amazon Could Be Coming For Brazil’s Pharmacy Market

Following Amazon’s acquisition of PillPack in June, Morgan Stanley Analyst Javier Martinez noted that the eCommerce retailer could take on the drugstore market in Brazil. Such a move could bring competition for Brazil drugstore operator Raia Drogasil SA, which is already planning to open 240 stores, Bloomberg reported. “We argue that investors should start considering potential […]

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First Data, BlueSnap Partner On eCommerce Payment Processing

First Data, the global commerce-enabling technology company, and BlueSnap, a payments technology provider, announced on Wednesday (October 10) a partnership to combine BlueSnap’s All-in-one Payment Platform with the suite of global and local payments solutions offered by First Data. In a press release, the companies said the partnership will also provide BlueSnap with access to First […]

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Retail Pulse: Brandless And Wayfair Plan Pop-Ups, Kroger Teams With Walgreens For Pickup

Digitally native retailers are testing out temporary brick-and-mortar locations to drive consumer engagement — and allow their customers to experience some of their selections in real life. Two eCommerce retailers in particular — Wayfair and Brandless — are planning to reach consumers with pop-up shops ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. Wayfair plans to […]

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