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Google reportedly to add buy buttons to mobile search results
25. May 2015

Google reportedly to add buy buttons to mobile search results

When you search for a product on your smartphone, Google's product listing ads (which currently show pictures and prices and link out to sites where you can buy goods) will let you order things directly.
Online toy sales up 12% in Germany
22. May 2015

Online toy sales up 12% in Germany

According to IFH Köln, online toy sales accounted for 22% of total sales in 2014, a 12% increase over the previous year.

 

Ecommerce in Italy will increase by 15% in 2015
20. May 2015

Ecommerce in Italy will increase by 15% in 2015

Online sales account for more than 15 billion Euros in turnover, with mobile commerce as the driving force behind sales in the Italian market.
The 30 most attractive countries for eCommerce.
18. May 2015

The 30 most attractive countries for eCommerce.

In its report on global eCommerce sales growth, A.T. Kearney ranks the product categories that are most common among online shoppers. 
One in every two Germans shop online
14. May 2015

One in every two Germans shop online

Ecommerce is expected to generate 50 billion Euros in turnover this year.

 

Amazon adds another marketplace: Amazon Business
12. May 2015

Amazon adds another marketplace: Amazon Business

Amazon says millions of business customers have purchased billions of dollars of goods on the regular Amazon.com site in the past year.

 

EU logo for online sale of medicines is mandatory from 1 July
11. May 2015

EU logo for online sale of medicines is mandatory from 1 July

This already happened one year ago, but starting 1 July, implementation of the logo on an online pharmacy’s website is mandatory.

 

 

Ali will be 18 May 1688 the on-line global sourcing platform
08. May 2015

Ali will be 18 May 1688 the on-line global sourcing platform

Using a business to business (B2B) model, Alibaba subsidiary 1688.com is connecting exporters in Spain to retailers in China.
More eBay Merchants Migrating to Amazon in Search of Sales Growth
06. May 2015

More eBay Merchants Migrating to Amazon in Search of Sales Growth

Amazon has fewer third party vendors, but a greater presence and more logistics services.

 

Ecommerce and mCommerce are increasingly popular in Poland
05. May 2015

Ecommerce and mCommerce are increasingly popular in Poland

Both eCommerce and mCommerce are experiencing significant growth in Poland and have equally good prospects for the next few years.  This is due mainly to speed and convenience in carrying out transactions.

 

Ecommerce in Italy was worth €24.2 billones in 2014
04. May 2015

Ecommerce in Italy was worth €24.2 billones in 2014

Marketplaces and foreign players are positioning themselves in the Italian market and seem responsible for the transformation that’s noticeable now.

 

Ecommerce forecast for China: $ 1 trillion by 2019
29. April 2015

Ecommerce forecast for China: $ 1 trillion by 2019

In 2014 online sales in China surpassed 4.4 billion. A study by Forrester estimates that in 4 years sales will reach $1 trillion. 

 

Alibaba introduces Smile to Pay, a new technology for online payments through selfies
28. April 2015

Alibaba introduces Smile to Pay, a new technology for online payments through selfies

Alibaba founder Jack Ma introduced a new technology for online payments at  the CeBIT tech exhibition in Germany.

 

Ecommerce turnover in Germany reaches 60 billion Euros in 2014
24. April 2015

Ecommerce turnover in Germany reaches 60 billion Euros in 2014

Germany is the third largest online market in Europe.

 

MercadoLibre commits to Venezuela despite  devaluation
23. April 2015

MercadoLibre commits to Venezuela despite devaluation

MercadoLibre, the leading e-commerce company in Latin America with more than 101 million ítems  sold in 2014, plans to continue growing in a still developing market with their own funds and the resourcefulness of Latin Americans when it comes to finding extra financial backing.

 

Zalando experiences enormous revenue boost
22. April 2015

Zalando experiences enormous revenue boost

Zalando’s revenues to the end of March came in between $635 and $648 million.

 

 

Ecommerce sales of DIY (do it yourself) products up 14% in Germany
21. April 2015

Ecommerce sales of DIY (do it yourself) products up 14% in Germany

BHB predicts ongoing growth for this type of channel in the coming years.

 

 

Alibaba will sell prescription drugs
16. April 2015

Alibaba will sell prescription drugs

E- retailers will be competing with traditional pharmacies as China allows prescription drugs to be sold online.

 

More than half of U.S. consumers will have joined Amazon Prime by 2020
14. April 2015

More than half of U.S. consumers will have joined Amazon Prime by 2020

By 2020, half of the population of the United States will be using the service.

 

Online sale of menīs clothing and footwear continues non-stop
13. April 2015

Online sale of menīs clothing and footwear continues non-stop

Online sales of menswear are expected to maintain a 14.2% annual growth rate for the next five years.

 

The growth of mobile commerce will triple that of eCommerce  worldwide.
10. April 2015

The growth of mobile commerce will triple that of eCommerce worldwide.

According to a study by PayPal and Ipsos, m-commerce, (purchases made on tablets and mobile devises) will grow 42% annually.

 

Ecommerce platform in China shaking up imported fruit business
09. April 2015

Ecommerce platform in China shaking up imported fruit business

Ecommerce in China can offer customers much lower than usual prices for imported fruit since it has been authorized by the government to operate within the Free Trade Zone.

 

Brazil leads Latin America in e-commerce
08. April 2015

Brazil leads Latin America in e-commerce

Brazil is the leader in Latin American e-commerce with $ 18.5 billion.

 

Etsy marketplace announces plans to go public
06. April 2015

Etsy marketplace announces plans to go public

Forecasts estimate that it will bethebiggest New York technology IPO since 1999.

 

Facebook aims to take over e-commerce with the acquisition of The Find
02. April 2015

Facebook aims to take over e-commerce with the acquisition of The Find

In its latest move, the social network has closed a deal that could make it the leader in eCommerce.

 

Online sales in the U.S.  up 15.4% in 2014, to $ 304.9 billion
30. March 2015

Online sales in the U.S. up 15.4% in 2014, to $ 304.9 billion

They accounted for 6.7% of the country´s total retail sales.

 

E-commerce up 61.7% in Argentina in 2014
27. March 2015

E-commerce up 61.7% in Argentina in 2014

This figure is from the Argentine Chamber of Electronic Commerce (CACE) annual report which says that more than 14 million Argentineans shop online.

 

China e-commerce going rural and global
25. March 2015

China e-commerce going rural and global

In 2014, China's e-commerce transactions expanded 20 percent year on year to hit 12 trillion yuan ($1.96 trillion), while online retail sales grew 41 percent, revealed the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

 

Facebook emphasizes the impact advertising on the platform has on sales
24. March 2015

Facebook emphasizes the impact advertising on the platform has on sales

You can track sales with its conversion measurement tool.

 

Pinterest to allow online purchasing on its platform before the end of the year
23. March 2015

Pinterest to allow online purchasing on its platform before the end of the year

Before the launch, the social network will test this function on a selection of users.
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