How Big Is Alibaba | Jack Ma | Amazon vs Alibaba vs eBay

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Sep 012017
 
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How Big Is Alibaba | Jack Ma | Amazon vs Alibaba vs eBay

Jack Ma is the founder and CEO of Alibaba.  If you have not heard of Alibaba it is basically the equivalent of Amazon in China.  It is a huge company.

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Jack Ma Quotes:

  • “You need the right people with you, not the best people.”  ~ Jack Ma, CEO Alibaba.
  • “A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.” ~ Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba and at the same level as Walmart and Amazon.
  • “If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.” ~ Jack Ma
  • “Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation.” ~ Jack Ma
  • “I try to make myself happy because I know that if I’m not happy, my colleagues are not happy and my shareholders are not happy and my customers are not happy.” ~ Jack Ma
  • “If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.” ~ Jack Ma
  • “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” ~ Jack Ma
  • “I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.” ~ Alibaba Jack Ma.

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Inside Amazon: Secrets of an Online Mega-Giant. 160k views.

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Jul 122017
 
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Inside Amazon

“Nightline” takes you Inside Amazon to see the massive retail business on the biggest online shopping day of the year.  Amazon has one of the top supply chain networks in the world.

Jeff Bezos and Amazon Quotes

Jeff Bezo Inside Amazon and its supply chain

At one time people might of thought Jeff Bezos was crazy for opening up an online book store.  He has changed their minds now.  Take a look Inside Amazon.  Amazon’s supply chain is simply amazing.

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Robot army helps run warehouses. 12k views.

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May 272017
 
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The future of warehouses may be one with fast shipments and few human employees if robots like Kiva Systems continue to invade the workplace.

Quotes from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

  • “If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who are your new customers and what are you doing to stay forever young.” ~ Jeff Bezos, CEO Amazon
  • “The most important single thing is to focus obsessively on the customer. Our goal is to be earth’s most customer-centric company.” ~ Jeff Bezos
  • “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.”  ~ Jeff Bezos

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Alibaba Supply Chain Warehouse

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Jan 112017
 
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Alibaba Supply Chain Warehouse

The Alibaba Supply Chain is competing head on with the Amazon Supply Chain.  Several years ago the Walmart Supply Chain was the 800 pound gorilla.  Now companies like Alibaba and Amazon are competing with innovative distribution centers to service online customers.

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Amazon Warehouse – behind the scenes

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Jul 112016
 
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Amazon Warehouse – behind the scenes

Amazon Quotes:

  • “Barnes & Noble and Borders had a vested interest in ensuring the book business was protected. Amazon’s strategy is radically different. Amazon can afford to use [books] as a vehicle to sell everything else.”   ~ Oren Teicher
  • “Your margin is my opportunity.” ~ Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon
  • “We’ve done price elasticity studies, and the answer is always that we should raise prices. We don’t do that, because we believe — and we have to take this as an article of faith — that by keeping our prices very, very low, we earn trust with customers over time, and that that actually does maximize free cash flow over the long term.” ~ Jeff Bezos, created the Amazon Supply Chain  
  • “We innovate by starting with the customer and working backwards. That becomes the touchstone for how we invent.” ~ Jeff Bezos

Amazon Supply Chain Information.

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Navigating an Amazon fulfillment center’s 14 miles of conveyor belts

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Apr 112016
 
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Amazon Fulfillment

Amazon fulfillment center’s cover 14 miles of conveyor belts.

Quotes Regarding Amazon and Retail

  • “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.” ~ Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.
  • “If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends.” ~ Jeff Bezos, done amazing things with the retail supply chain.
  • “The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you. It just works.” ~ Jeff Bezos
  • “Give ordinary folk the chance to buy the same things as rich people.” ~ Sam Walton, founder of Walmart. Supply Chain Guru. 
  • “In the South, we tell stories. We tell stories if you’re in a sales position, if you’re in a retail position, you lure your customer by telling a story. You just do.” ~ Tate Taylor
  • “Jeff Bezos was one of those best and brightest who came to N.Y. to work in finance. He didn’t need to know anything about retail bookselling to start Amazon.”  ~ Jose Ferreira

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Amazon Fulfillment Supply Chain quotes

Cyber Monday at Amazon’s fulfillment center

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Jan 262016
 
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Cyber Monday at Amazon’s fulfillment center

Walmart and Amazon Supply Chain:

Walmart uses hydrogen powered fork lifts in giant energy efficient warehouse

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Jan 192016
 
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From Youtube.com: When you think of Walmart do a plethora of contradictory thoughts and images come into your brain? Well get ready for it to get even more confusing because the world’s largest retailer and the 19th largest economy in the world have stepped up the plate with one of the best corporate sustainability plans in the world.

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Inside How Walmart Uses Big Data

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Dec 212015
 
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Walmart Big Data

Walmart Big Data.  From Youtube: Walmart has made a significant investment in data science over the years and it’s making a real business impact. Get the inside scoop from Jaya Kolhatkar, vice president of engineering at @WalmartLabs, on the role data plays in e-commerce and her advice for setting up a data science team that gets results.

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How Amazon Receives Your Inventory

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Dec 182015
 
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Take a tour of an Amazon fulfillment center and see how our Associates receive your inventory from your inbound shipments. You will also learn what happens when your shipments are missing vital prep, labels or packaging or are otherwise not e-Commerce ready.

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