#37. Retail’s Last Mile: Will Amazon Kill Local Businesses?


Listen up because this next conversation is important! This episode is a must for any business owner who sells products online and needs to be across what’s current in the e-commerce industry. For our Australian listeners who sell online, this conversation is particularly vital as Amazon is about to enter our market.  Our guest today is Jonathan Reeve, an expert in e-commerce. Jonathan fills us in on what effects Amazon has had on other businesses so far around the world, where retail businesses can start in preparing for the arrival of Amazon, and what opportunities are coming out of the e-commerce push.

5 Questions You Can Answer After Listening To This Episode:

1. What effects Amazon has had on businesses around the World?

2. Where do retail businesses start in preparing for Amazon?

3. How can traditional local businesses adapt / compete?

4. What are the opportunities that arise from an Amazon arrival into a market?

5. What are some of the other trends in E-commerce / online shopping technology that people may not be aware of?

 

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