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How to start selling on Jet.com

If you have recently decided to take the plunge and try out selling on Jet.com as a marketplace for your online business, the setup and listing process may be a bit different from what you have experienced selling on other online markets. You will first need to register and apply for your new account. Once you’ve been approved to sell on Jet.com you will need to set up your account. This includes all company policies, shipping policies, and bank information. After [...]

Does Wal-Mart have the Ability to Fly Over Amazon?

If you haven't heard already, Wal-Mart now owns two-year-old e-commerce startup Jet.com, all at a simple price of $3.3 billion.  Some question why Wal-Mart made this acquisition and feel that it will only worsen their struggles rather than fix them.  Others, including CEO of Wal-Mart, beg to differ for a two good reasons: 1. Jet.com has a unique discount technology never seen before that allows customers to receive discounts with the more they purchase. There are also more store discounts if customers [...]

Can Jet Prevent Wal-Mart from Experiencing the Same Fate as Sears?

Not many people are aware of Wal-Mart's recent struggles and CEO, Doug McMillon, still refuses to acknowledge the amount of trouble they're really in.  To be more specific, Wal-Mart is praying that the new acquisition of Jet.com will bring them back to a stable state.  It may be difficult to face the gruesome reality for Wal-Mart due to their long history of success, but they're certainly not the first popular company to face extreme losses and potentially "go out of business." Sears is [...]

Jet Breaks Top 10 Fastest $1B Flips in Venture History

Starting a business isn't too difficult when you have all your pieces together.  The hardest task by far for an entrepreneur is making their business grow once it's launched.  Marc Lore, CEO of Jet.com, has mastered the e-commerce world and continues to be an extremely successful entrepreneur.  Wal-Mart just recently acquired Jet.com for over $3 billion and that put them in the Top 10!  To be more specific, the Top 10 fastest $1B flips in venture history: Airwatch (2014) - Bought by VMware for [...]

It’s Official! Wal-Mart has Acquired Jet.com for $3.3 billion

The long wait is over as it has now been established that Jet.com was acquired by Wal-Mart for $3 billion in cash as well as $300 million in stock.  This news may as a surprise to some, but for most individuals it was definitely expected.  The more shocking piece to this story is the fact that Jet just recently celebrated their one-year anniversary and CEO Marc Lore's plan was to grow their business as much as possible over the next 4 years before even [...]

If Wal-Mart Acquires Jet.com, can they Undercut Amazon?

If you own a business and/or regularly sell on Jet.com, then you most likely heard that Wal-Mart is in the process of possibly acquiring Jet.com for $3 billion.  Wal-Mart's online presence isn't much compared to Amazon and they're hoping to vastly improve that with the likes of owning Jet.  Jet has made big waves on the e-commerce market and this acquisition will continue to increase the growth of the company. The 21st century is undoubtedly the century of technology and in most [...]

Jet.com Celebrates Anniversary with its Own Version of Prime Day

Many shoppers assumed that Amazon's annual Prime Day was going to be the last day of great deals for awhile.  Well lets just say they should be very happy to find out they're wrong.  Jet.com, Amazon's new and upcoming rival, is celebrating its one-year anniversary the best way possible and that's with 11 days of great deals!  All of the deals ranged from household and baby products to electronics and sporting goods. Jet has the hopes of converting shoppers by [...]

How Jet is slowly becoming Amazon’s Biggest Rival

Pretty much anyone that is invested in ecommerce is aware of Marc Lore and his accomplishments. Once he sold Quidsi to Amazon, there wasn’t much news on him as he had now been working for Amazon. He then decided to leave Amazon and come up with its soon-to-be rival, Jet.com. Jet is growing at an alarming rate in the ecommerce market and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Marc had one vision with Jet and that was with [...]

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 [...]