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France Ecommerce to reach €62.4bn in 2015
02. March 2015

France Ecommerce to reach €62.4bn in 2015

France, the sixth biggest eCommerce market worldwide and third in Europe, behind Germany and the United Kingdom, is expected to grow by 10 % this year.
B2C in Europe accounts for 2.2% of the GDP and it will double by 2016
26. February 2015

B2C in Europe accounts for 2.2% of the GDP and it will double by 2016

An assessment of the latest report (2013) shows more than 2 million B2C jobs created in Europe;  645.250 active websites in the region; and a total 3.7 billion deliveries.

EBay turnover up 12% in 2014
24. February 2015

EBay turnover up 12% in 2014

EBay reported its Q4 and full year 2014 results. 


 

China opens the door to foreign eCommerce
23. February 2015

China opens the door to foreign eCommerce

As part of a pilot Project, foreign investors can now have 100% ownership of e-commerce startups in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.

 

Success of third party sellers on Amazon
20. February 2015

Success of third party sellers on Amazon

They accounted for more than 40% of Amazon sales in 2014.

 

Europe loses the battle for online sales in Russia to Asia
19. February 2015

Europe loses the battle for online sales in Russia to Asia

One of the main reasons is the devaluation of the ruble against the Euro.

 

 

Government launches new Digital Marketplace
18. February 2015

Government launches new Digital Marketplace

New Digital Marketplace opens for business.

 

mCommerce, a strategic priority for Showroomprive
16. February 2015

mCommerce, a strategic priority for Showroomprive

More than half of its revenue is generated through smartphones and tablets.

 

JD.com Launches Major Imported Foods Initiative
13. February 2015

JD.com Launches Major Imported Foods Initiative

JD.Com has signed agreements with food producers across the world to make available imported food for its customers in China.

 

Amazon created 6,000 new full-time jobs in Europe in 2014
10. February 2015

Amazon created 6,000 new full-time jobs in Europe in 2014

Amazon has 32,000 employees in Europe following a very positive 2014.

 

MercadoLibre acquires the Argentine software company BVision
09. February 2015

MercadoLibre acquires the Argentine software company BVision

As part of its expansion strategy, the Latin American e-commerce giant has announced the purchase of the Argentine software development company BVision.

 

Alibaba Group has announced investment in AdChina, China's leading digital marketing platform
05. February 2015

Alibaba Group has announced investment in AdChina, China's leading digital marketing platform

Alibaba has bought AdChina, an integrated advertising platform in China for an undisclosed sum, as the newly listed ecommerce giant looks to boost its ad operations.

 

Retailers are not meeting the expectations of online customers
04. February 2015

Retailers are not meeting the expectations of online customers

An IBM survey shows that there is up to a 20 point difference between the percentage of consumers that would like to shop online and those that actually do.

 

 

 

 

Online sales were up 13.9% worldwide during the holiday season
03. February 2015

Online sales were up 13.9% worldwide during the holiday season

Online sales between November 1st and December 31st – the holiday shopping season – were up 13.9% according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, which says that the increased sales were made on mobile devices.

 

 

How do the changes in the VAT and IGIC (Canary Island tax) affect eCommerce in Europe?
02. February 2015

How do the changes in the VAT and IGIC (Canary Island tax) affect eCommerce in Europe?

The Mini One-Stop Shop (MOSS) was created to manage VAT in each State.

 

In 2015, mobile devices will account for 20% of online sales in Europe
30. January 2015

In 2015, mobile devices will account for 20% of online sales in Europe

The II Edition of the Mobile Congress reached that conclusion.

 

 

Brazil B2C eCommerce Market 2014
28. January 2015

Brazil B2C eCommerce Market 2014

Hamburg-based market research organization yStats.com has released another report in the series about emerging B2C E-Commerce markets worldwide.

 

5 trends for buying and selling in 2015
26. January 2015

5 trends for buying and selling in 2015

Technology has changed and will continue to change the way we shop.

 

Alibaba and Microsoft agree to protect intellectual property on their portals
23. January 2015

Alibaba and Microsoft agree to protect intellectual property on their portals

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, who in September was the star of the biggest IPO in Wall Street history, signed a memorandum of understanding with Microsoft to protect its intellectual property on its portals.

 

Amazon will enter Mexico in 1Q 2015
22. January 2015

Amazon will enter Mexico in 1Q 2015

The growth of e-commerce in Mexico will be reinforced by the arrival of Amazon, which has been in the market since 2013, but only selling books.

 

5 reasons why Alibaba is shattering all records
21. January 2015

5 reasons why Alibaba is shattering all records

Alibaba has the advantage in the eCommerce race.

 

30% of purchases made by Britons are done online, according to a study
20. January 2015

30% of purchases made by Britons are done online, according to a study

According to a study done in Britain, one in every three purchases of household appliances, articles of clothing and furniture were made online.

 

 

Online travel is on Amazon´s radar
19. January 2015

Online travel is on Amazon´s radar

It is preparing its definitive foray into the online travel industry.

 

Our Facebook page mirrors our company
16. January 2015

Our Facebook page mirrors our company

SMEs that take care of the design of their Facebook page have more contact with their customers, and consequently more sales.

 

eBay launches a new “mirror” tool
15. January 2015

eBay launches a new “mirror” tool

Ebay has a clear strategy to retain its position in e-commerce, and is incorporating new tools to improve service and surprise users.

 

Foap receives $ 2.3 million in funding
14. January 2015

Foap receives $ 2.3 million in funding

Foap lets photography buffs sell their photos through its marketplace for $10 per photo, with 50% going to the company.

 


 

UK e-retailers plan to start using online marketplaces in 2015
12. January 2015

UK e-retailers plan to start using online marketplaces in 2015

The70% of businesses expecting their sales to increase.

 

Amazon opens “bidding” on more than 150,000 products
09. January 2015

Amazon opens “bidding” on more than 150,000 products

Users can offer lower prices than vendors.

 

Amazon negotiates adquisition of Indian eCommerce platform Jabong for 960 millons  Euros
08. January 2015

Amazon negotiates adquisition of Indian eCommerce platform Jabong for 960 millons Euros

Jabong has a 25% market share in India.

 

Twitter Offers, a new service that lets offline retailers create online promotions
05. January 2015

Twitter Offers, a new service that lets offline retailers create online promotions

Continuing its objective to allow companies to boost sales on Twitter, the platform just launched a new service to create promotions through Twitter.

 

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