How adtech vet Paul Palmieri is pitching his new e-commerce startup

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Today’s news: Paul Palmieri’s new e-commerce startup, Expedia’s PR scramble, and Amazon’s plan to rewrite the retail calendar.

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Read the investor deck this adtech vet used to raise $US3.3 million for what he calls ‘the Bloomberg terminal’ for the booming e-commerce industry


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Expedia sought PR help after pandemic-related cancellations led to scores of disappointed customers

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FILE PHOTO: Prompts on how to use Amazon's Alexa personal assistant are seen in an Amazon ‘experience centre’ in Vallejo, California, U.S., May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Prompts on how to use Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant are seen in an Amazon ‘experience centre’ in Vallejo Reuters


Amazon moving Prime Day to October is the latest example of the e-commerce giant’s dominance of the retail calendar

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