Free e-commerce service providers for Combat Covid-19

With the huge disruption caused by Covid-19, e-commerce service providers are finding ways to help. Here is a list of free programs from service providers to combat the pandemic. The programs include grants to small businesses, information technology, fulfillment services, storage, startup funding, support for local businesses and free meditations to relieve anxiety. Free program … Read more Free e-commerce service providers for Combat Covid-19

VC start ratings were unrealistic even before Covid-19

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, IPOs crashed for many start-ups with supposedly bright futures as they entered the public market. Some did not come that far and canceled their public offers in 2019. A disturbing gap between private and public valuations of venture capital-financed start-ups has emerged. This difference is likely to continue as many … Read more VC start ratings were unrealistic even before Covid-19

Covid-19 is an opportunity for some local merchants

Coronavirus pandemic is bad news. It has shut down a significant portion of the world's economy and killed too many people. However, if you are willing to hunt for a silver lining, shutdowns and social distancing may be an opportunity for some brick and mortar companies to finally get online. Why no e-commerce? Most retailers … Read more Covid-19 is an opportunity for some local merchants

Think about your Amazon business after Covid-19

For Amazon sellers, the Covid-19 situation changes every day. As I write this, Filling in Amazon informs sellers to expect delays in replenishing non-essential items. Amazon has closed nearly 5,000 sellers for price rubber – supercharging for personal protective equipment, cleaning products, cleansers and more. The most vulnerable sellers are arbitrators who mainly buy from … Read more Think about your Amazon business after Covid-19

5 tips for overcoming Covid-19 supply chain disruptions

Covid-19 has disrupted the supply chain by shutting down manufacturers and suppliers in China, the United States and elsewhere. This post suggests five ways to overcome this challenge. Overcoming disruptions in the supply chain Diversify suppliers. Diversification sounds easy, but finding an alternative manufacturer or distributor can be difficult depending on the product. An alternative … Read more 5 tips for overcoming Covid-19 supply chain disruptions