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39% of users demand simpler mobile shopping
16. June 2017

39% of users demand simpler mobile shopping

Consumers in Spain need to fill out an average of between 13 and 16 fields to make a purchase via the mobile channel, which prompts some users to give up before they complete the process.

 

Amazon BuyVip, the private shoppers’ club for fashion and homewares by the American giant, to close
15. June 2017

Amazon BuyVip, the private shoppers’ club for fashion and homewares by the American giant, to close

In spite of its efforts, the platform is still failing to make a profit. The workers in this sector will be relocated to other departments in the company.

 

Foods & Wines from Spain now on Amazon!
14. June 2017

Foods & Wines from Spain now on Amazon!

The first stores open on Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.es, where shoppers will be able to buy more than 1,500 products from over 170 Spanish brands.

 

Various countries promote the use of eCommerce as a tool for development
13. June 2017

Various countries promote the use of eCommerce as a tool for development

This was announced during eCommerce Week, organized by the UN Agency for Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

 

 

 

UK shoppers spend online 4.5 times more on FMCG than offline
12. June 2017

UK shoppers spend online 4.5 times more on FMCG than offline

27.5% of UK households bought FMCG - Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or consumer packaged goods (CPG) - online.

 

 

Alibaba’s international growth continues
08. June 2017

Alibaba’s international growth continues

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Q4 results revealed that its international expansion is in full swing.

 

Alibaba’s cross-border B2C platform AliExpress reached 100M buyers
06. June 2017

Alibaba’s cross-border B2C platform AliExpress reached 100M buyers

AliExpress.com is Alibaba’s cross-border B2C e-commerce platform with users from over 220 countries, with 60 million active buyers during the past 12 months. Its daily visitors are over 20 million.

 

Online purchases already represent 10% of the total in Europe
05. June 2017

Online purchases already represent 10% of the total in Europe

This is the finding of the e-Shopper Barometer published by the DPD Group. Fashion is the sector accounting for most online purchases, and the preferred device for shopping is the computer. The preferred payment channels vary significantly in the different countries.
The launch of Lighting Spain, the first eCommerce platform in the lighting sector for selling abroad
02. June 2017

The launch of Lighting Spain, the first eCommerce platform in the lighting sector for selling abroad

Last April 27, ICEX Spain Trade and Investment hosted in its auditorium the presentation of Lighting Spain, the first Spanish online lighting store where professionals and end clients in the sector can acquire items from the firms registered on this online sales platform.

 

AliExpress eyes wider partnership with Russia
01. June 2017

AliExpress eyes wider partnership with Russia

The latest estrangement between Russia and the West turned out to be favourable to manufacturers and retailers from China, India and ASEAN countries.

 

Newegg Offers Fulfillment Service for Third Party Sellers
30. May 2017

Newegg Offers Fulfillment Service for Third Party Sellers

Online retailer and marketplace Newegg launched a new fulfillment service for third-party merchants
similar to Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). Newegg Logistics promises to help online sellers with fulfillment, shipment, and returns.

 

‘For China Trade’ reduces the distance between Spain and China
29. May 2017

‘For China Trade’ reduces the distance between Spain and China

A B2B platform dedicated to promoting the Spanish market in China.

 

 

Source: eBay Corporate Blog Post
26. May 2017

Source: eBay Corporate Blog Post

eBay offers faster search for those shoppers who visit using mobile
devices thanks to new technology. eBay is expanding its adoption of so-called
AMP technology to product pages and said its mobile platform remains a priority.

 

France's Ecommerce Growth Slowed in Q1
24. May 2017

France's Ecommerce Growth Slowed in Q1

Average order value dipped below €70
Millennials are the greatest users of
23. May 2017

Millennials are the greatest users of

The omnichannel strategy is key to the future of travel agencies, as young people combine blogs and social networks with traditional offline agencies.

 

Weebly Launches Android Pay Integration for eCommerce
22. May 2017

Weebly Launches Android Pay Integration for eCommerce

Weebly, a global website and eCommerce service provider, has announced the integration of Android Pay with its mobile checkout flow for online stores.

 

50% of the world's population already has Internet access.
18. May 2017

50% of the world's population already has Internet access.

This is the finding of the report We are Social 2017. 37% of the population uses social networks and 34% uses them via their cellphone.

 

Amazon adopts the technique of using influencers to promote its products
17. May 2017

Amazon adopts the technique of using influencers to promote its products

Amazon is getting into the influencer marketing space with an Amazon Influencer Program, now in beta, TechCrunch reported. The program is similar to Amazon Affiliates but requires influencers to apply to be vetted and accepted by the company.

 

 

The big eCommerce platforms increase their presence in Mexico
16. May 2017

The big eCommerce platforms increase their presence in Mexico

Both Amazon Prime and MercadoLibre have reinforced their efforts in the country and expect strong growth in the coming months.

 

Ecommerce in Turkey was worth 7.95 billion euros in 2016
12. May 2017

Ecommerce in Turkey was worth 7.95 billion euros in 2016

Turkey's B2C E-Commerce market is the second largest in Eastern Europe, and is also among the fastest growing, according to the new market report by yStats.com. Internet penetration in the country was barely at 50% of the population last year, and just a third of Internet users made purchases online, so increased connectivity and online shopping engagement will boost B2C E-Commerce sales further.

 

eCommerce is growing in Latin America, although the figures are still modest
11. May 2017

eCommerce is growing in Latin America, although the figures are still modest

eCommerce in the region accounts for 2.6% of total trade. Argentina, Chile, Peru and Colombia have the greatest volume of online transactions.
Amazon leads online sales in Spain, although it has a lower weight than in other European countries
10. May 2017

Amazon leads online sales in Spain, although it has a lower weight than in other European countries

El Corte Inglés is close on the heels of the Internet giant, representing competition for Amazon that is absent in other neighboring countries.

 

The UK top 500 online retailers
08. May 2017

The UK top 500 online retailers

Internet Retailing published its latest Top500 list of UK’s ecommerce and multichannel retail industry for 2017.
Amazon Germany generated €12.8 billion revenues in 2016
04. May 2017

Amazon Germany generated €12.8 billion revenues in 2016

The German website accounts for 10.4% of the company’s total turnover making it the biggest market outside of the United States.

 

Cybersecurity, one of the points companies need to focus their efforts on
03. May 2017

Cybersecurity, one of the points companies need to focus their efforts on

The channel must have professionals specialized in all its different areas, just like in the traditional channel.

 

Swedish mobile users increased by 79% in 2016
28. April 2017

Swedish mobile users increased by 79% in 2016

Over half of the Swedish population uses their smartphone or tablet to shop online now.

 

Dairy products and household cleaning items are the most sold mass consumption categories online
27. April 2017

Dairy products and household cleaning items are the most sold mass consumption categories online

This is the finding of the first study on Mass Consumption eCommerce by ASEDAS and the Complutense University in Madrid.

 

 

Ten useful official Google blogs for companies with an online presence
26. April 2017

Ten useful official Google blogs for companies with an online presence

The DDigitales agency has published a complete list of Google blogs that take a closer look at subjects like SEO analysis, online presence, marketing campaigns and the use of Adwords.

 

The drone system advances, but still has obstacles to overcome
25. April 2017

The drone system advances, but still has obstacles to overcome

The lack of legislation is one of the most important obstacles in Spain, according to the expert Richard Vinuesa at Galicia's First International Drone Congress.

 

 

The Delivery Group achieved revenue of €235 million
24. April 2017

The Delivery Group achieved revenue of €235 million

Through the acquisition of P2P Mailing last year the postal and ecommerce operator could increase its turnover by 61% during 2016.

 

 

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