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Linio, has opened an office in China and approved 20 companies so far to sell on its market
03. July 2015

Linio, has opened an office in China and approved 20 companies so far to sell on its market

American countries. So far, 100 Chinese companies have applied to sell on the Linio e-commerce sites and 20 have been approved, Linio China account manager Nick Duan tells Internet Retailer.
EBay launches a service that only charges actual sales
02. July 2015

EBay launches a service that only charges actual sales

The e-commerce platform will try to increase its revenue by only charging vendors for advertisements that lead to actual sales, which will benefit smaller vendors.

 

Amazon launching full online retailing in Mexico
30. June 2015

Amazon launching full online retailing in Mexico

Amazon is launching full online retailing in Mexico on Tuesday, according to a Mexican internet commerce group.

 

3 in 10 online transactions in Europe are mobile
29. June 2015

3 in 10 online transactions in Europe are mobile

Almost three in ten online transactions in Europe happen via a mobile device. In terms of mobile payments, the smartphone is more popular than the tablet. Especially in the United Kingdom, making online payments using a mobile device is popular.

 

Iran steps up to online sales
26. June 2015

Iran steps up to online sales

Young entrepreneurs are seeking alternatives to traditional marketplaces and preventing fraud through the sale of counterfeit goods. 

 

Groupon takes another step in its strategy to become a Marketplace like Amazon
25. June 2015

Groupon takes another step in its strategy to become a Marketplace like Amazon

The new project, which is still in the trial phase, requires stores to sell their products for at least 5% less than on any other website. 

 

Alibaba teams up with Brightpearl
23. June 2015

Alibaba teams up with Brightpearl

Brightpearl merchants will be able source products directly from Alibaba.com and then filter search results by price range and minimum order quantity.

 

North Korea sets up its first portal for online sales
22. June 2015

North Korea sets up its first portal for online sales

The site is called Okryu and users can purchase anything from medicine to other consumer products made in that country.

 

China to promote its eCommerce worldwide
19. June 2015

China to promote its eCommerce worldwide

The eCommerce industry in China has boomed in recent years.
Europe moves towards a digital single market
17. June 2015

Europe moves towards a digital single market

A digital single market would facilitate online sales between countries in the European Union and could strengthen companies within the region against U.S. giants.

 

Amazon seeks top IT staff for Madrid Software Development Center
16. June 2015

Amazon seeks top IT staff for Madrid Software Development Center

Over 30 software engineers with high levels of experience and qualifications will be taken on in Spain, rather than relocated from the USA.

 

YouTube embarks on E-commerce
15. June 2015

YouTube embarks on E-commerce

It aims to make big profits with its entry into e-commerce.

 

German Football's FC Bayern Munich Opens on Tmall
12. June 2015

German Football's FC Bayern Munich Opens on Tmall

The club, Germany’s newly crowned champion, is selling jerseys and other fan merchandise directly to Chinese consumers through a collaboration with Tmall Global.

 

65% of consumers expect to buy directly from manufacturer within three years
11. June 2015

65% of consumers expect to buy directly from manufacturer within three years

Presentation of the international study´Digital Shopper Relevancy`by Capgemini.

 

 

 

By 2016, 70% of mobile sales in the U.S. will be via tablets
09. June 2015

By 2016, 70% of mobile sales in the U.S. will be via tablets

Most sales and larger shopping carts on average are due to tablets.

 

Tmall.com Mid-year Sales Promotion Goes Global
08. June 2015

Tmall.com Mid-year Sales Promotion Goes Global

Tmall’s marketplace allows overseas merchants with online storefronts to sell and ship directly to Chinese consumers.
Wine eCommerce moves around 1 billion Euros in the United Kingdom
03. June 2015

Wine eCommerce moves around 1 billion Euros in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is an important market for Spain´s wine industry.

 

JD.com creates a platform for cross-border eCommerce
02. June 2015

JD.com creates a platform for cross-border eCommerce

It aims to compete with big brother Alibaba.

 

By 2020 45% of offline sales will be influenced by the online channel
01. June 2015

By 2020 45% of offline sales will be influenced by the online channel

Different studies report that the influence of the online channel on purchases made in brick- and- mortar stores is three times higher than that of traditional eCommerce.

 

B2C sales in Finland up 10 billion  in 2014
29. May 2015

B2C sales in Finland up 10 billion in 2014

19%  of the goods acquired online come from abroad.

 

Vente-privee.com launches new warehouse exclusively for food and wine
27. May 2015

Vente-privee.com launches new warehouse exclusively for food and wine

The category accounted for more than 100 million Euros in turnover in 2014
Brazil adds more than 10 million new ecommerce customers in 2014
26. May 2015

Brazil adds more than 10 million new ecommerce customers in 2014

More than 10 million Brazilian consumers have purchased items online for the first time in 2014, according to research, trends report Webshoppers by Brazilian consulting firm E-bit.

 

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.
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