VentureBeat, July 22, 2013
A decade ago, the U.S. market represented the key to consumer Internet dominance. Now, leading consumer technology companies such as Google, eBay, and Apple have something new in common: the U.S. accounts for just a minority of their revenue.
This fundamental shift in the tech sector is not surprising when one takes into account the factors driving it. According to consulting firm McKinsey, by 2015 70 percent of Internet users will live in emerging markets. At the same time, U.S. revenue models can successfully migrate overseas in sectors like commerce, banking and media.
Read the full article here.
E-commerce Times, June 18th 2009
Using Software as a Service (SaaS) or cloud computing to outsource otherwise costly infrastructure — such as human resources, call centers and automated payroll — has allowed many savvy small businesses to improve efficiencies, grow profits and maintain their business focus by buying services on demand. The benefits of the on-demand model, such as low- or no-cost resources on demand, and paying only for services used are now being applied to previously cloudless business practices. This article discusses Shipwire Internet-delivered third-party order fulfillment warehouse logistics service. Read about Internet-delivered order fulfillment. | PDF version.