Is Amazon nuts for opening retail stores?

About This Episode

The logistics industry is behind the scenes of delivering the seamless e-commerce experiences you and I have come to expect from the likes of Amazon and its contemporaries. Danial and Shubham discuss why Amazon's ambitions of breaking into the global logistics industry and continued efforts to establish a physical retail presence are not as crazy as they may initially sound. 10 episodes in, Danial and Shubham finally go nuts. 

0:00 - Intro
0:55 - Catch-up
5:05 - Follow-up: Snapchat
16:16 - The future of logistics and online shopping
39:24 - Byte of the Week (Mobile Email Apps): Outlook vs Spark
51:45 - Wrap up


  • Snapchat Wants to Let Users Subscribe to Their Favorite ‘Discover’ Publishers - ReCode
  • Imagining Snapchat’s Future - TechCrunch
  • My Little Sister Taught Me How To “Snapchat Like The Teens” - BuzzFeed
  • Google wants to deliver packages from self-driving trucks - Quartz
  • Amazon Building Global Delivery Business to Take On Alibaba - Bloomberg
  • Amazon Is Said to Be Planning an Expansion Into Retail Bookstores - The New York Times
  • Snapdeal raises $200m from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan - Financial Times
  • Outlook - App Store / Google Play Store
  • Spark by Readdle - App Store

Episode Details

February 16th, 2016

52 mins 33 secs

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