Monthly Archives - July 2016

Is Jet Really Looking for a Wal-Mart Acquisition?

It has been exactly one year since Jet.com launched and they’ve made one of the biggest splashes in the ecommerce market since Amazon. They continue to grow and attract investors under CEO Marc Lore, who has some great accomplishments under his belt to say the least. As of now, the site has raised over $800M and is adding close to 350,000 customers per month. All in all, the Jet website does in fact offer a cleaner and more user-friendly experience [...]

Marc Lore is Not Backing Down to Amazon

The district of Montclair, N.J. has always been known for it’s restaurants, antique shops, and art-house movie theater. In the past year, it has become home to one of the fastest growing e-commerce businesses in the world. Marc Lore, former CEO of Quidsi and employee of Amazon, has taken e-commerce to the next level with Jet.com. Jet has taken over online shopping with its algorithmic-based pricing and free shipping in specific situations. Jet.com, like eBay and Alibaba, functions primarily as [...]

Addition of Necessary Details Leads to Higher Conversion Rates for Jet

Jet.com, having to compete with the e-commerce giant Amazon, is looking for any way to increase conversion rates.  Since it's launch last July, Jet has been working closely with UserTesting, a website testing and optimization service.  This partnership was created with the sole purpose of receiving feedback from customers as they shop online and to do so they added vital information customers were looking for on the product pages.  This information included fields such as shipping cost, hours of operation, [...]

Boosting Delivery Performance Becomes a Priority for Jet.com

Jet.com is one of the few ecommerce companies out there to revamp their delivery through the launch of an intelligent fulfillment platform. Convey, the maker of the new platform, has created the software with the goal of providing faster shipping to customers through better delivery communication and optimized shipment execution. With the likes of branded communication, large-item returns, and personalized decision-making, Jet.com hopes to vastly improve their delivery performance. With the intelligent fulfillment platform, retailers are given the ability to [...]