EP040 - Jet.com and Dollar Shave Club Acquisitions
We've seen two major e-commerce acquisitions in the past 30 days.
Dollar Shave Club was acquired by Unilever for a reported $1B.
Jet.com was acquired by Walmart for a reported $3.3B.
We discuss both acquisitions, with their implications for the involved parties and the industry as a whole.
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Episode 40 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Monday, August 8th, 2016.
Join your hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, SVP Commerce & Content at Razorfish, and Scot Wingo, Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.