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Zalando or Amazon, who will dominate online fashion in Western Europe?
20. January 2017

Zalando or Amazon, who will dominate online fashion in Western Europe?

Zalando, Amazon and Otto together account for 18 percent of the 40 billion euros online shoe and apparel market in Western Europe. For now, Otto Group is the market leader, with Zalando just behind, but Amazon could be the number one soon. The American company is ramping up its fashion activities in Europe.

 

EU VAT Proposal: a game changer for e-commerce
19. January 2017

EU VAT Proposal: a game changer for e-commerce

The European Commission published a legislative proposal to modernize VAT rules for cross-border e-commerce.

 

Alibaba wants to improve its reputation and says "no" to fakes on its platform
18. January 2017

Alibaba wants to improve its reputation and says "no" to fakes on its platform

Zheng Junfang, head of good governance at the eCommerce company, has told the press that they want “counterfeiters to receive the penalty they deserve. This is the best way to protect the brands. We'll do everything possible to ensure that the culprits are punished with the full weight of the law”.
Amazon to pay $1.1-million to settle Canada pricing case
16. January 2017

Amazon to pay $1.1-million to settle Canada pricing case

The Canadian unit of Amazon.com will pay a $1-million fine to settle an investigation into pricing activities on its website that gave an inaccurate view of how much consumers could save, Canada’s competition watchdog has said.

 

B2B e-commerce bolsters China’s exports
13. January 2017

B2B e-commerce bolsters China’s exports

With the United States the largest target, cross-border e-commerce accounted for 3.5% of China’s exports in 2015, up from 1.3% in 2014.

 

 

Amazon's patent on one-click payments will  expire in 2017
12. January 2017

Amazon's patent on one-click payments will expire in 2017

US Amazon’s patent on its one-click payments technology will expire in 2017, opening new opportunities for its rivals to tap into similar technology on their websites.
50% Spanish online shoppers have experience with mcommerce
11. January 2017

50% Spanish online shoppers have experience with mcommerce

In Spain, more people are using their smartphones and tablets to order products and services online. One in two Spanish internet users who have purchased online claim to have made some of these purchases through their mobile device. This is an increase of 15 percentage points compared to last year.

 

Survey: Over 60% of China’s Online Shoppers Research Products Online Before Purchase
10. January 2017

Survey: Over 60% of China’s Online Shoppers Research Products Online Before Purchase

A new report finds that Chinese shoppers do extensive product research and set a high bar for trust before they make a purchase online, even as their online shopping activity grows.

 

 

Ecommerce in Switzerland is worth €10.46 billion
09. January 2017

Ecommerce in Switzerland is worth €10.46 billion

Fashion, the most popular product category.

 

More online trust and security thanks to the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark
05. January 2017

More online trust and security thanks to the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark

According to online merchants carrying the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark, there is more online trust and security thanks to it. The aim of the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark is indeed to stimulate e-commerce in Europe through better protection for consumers and merchants, by establishing one European set of rules and by ensuring clear communication of these rules.

 

Keys to reach US online customers
04. January 2017

Keys to reach US online customers

In economic terms, the US is the largest national economy in the world. It is at the top with an estimated GDP of $15.7 trillion.

 

Romania boosts its online business and joins Ecommerce Europe
03. January 2017

Romania boosts its online business and joins Ecommerce Europe

iAdvize gathers important marketing and Online shopping in Romania generated €1.4 billion worth of sales in 2015.

 

 

The future of e-commerce and the arrival of artificial intelligence
02. January 2017

The future of e-commerce and the arrival of artificial intelligence

iAdvize gathers important marketing and e-commerce managers in Spain to discuss the sector’s future challenges.

 

 

Only 2% of Spaniards do grocery shopping online
30. December 2016

Only 2% of Spaniards do grocery shopping online

A survey on consumption habits for 2016 reveals the profile of Spanish consumers. We still prefer actually going to the supermarket to shop for groceries.

 

20% of online purchases take place thanks to email
29. December 2016

20% of online purchases take place thanks to email

Email has become one of the tools that has boosted the fast growth of e-commerce in recent years.

 

UK, third e-commerce market in the world
28. December 2016

UK, third e-commerce market in the world

US, China and the UK combined account for 61% of the total of B2C online sales around the world.

 

Overview of the growth of Mexico e-commerce
27. December 2016

Overview of the growth of Mexico e-commerce

It is not easy to talk about the evolution of e-commerce in Mexico. There are several factors against it, all relating to the slow digital transformation in various sectors.

 

2016: More Europe, more International, more Digital
26. December 2016

2016: More Europe, more International, more Digital

The year of International digitalization.    
US e-commerce continues to grow
23. December 2016

US e-commerce continues to grow

 

Mobile devices accounted for 47% of traffic in Q2 2016, ahead of desktop computers and tablets.

 

Which are the leading countries in e-commerce?
22. December 2016

Which are the leading countries in e-commerce?

China, United States, United Kingdom, Japan and Germany – leading countries in e-commerce worldwide.

 

 

In China, m-commerce leader, 90% of consumers buy via their smartphones
21. December 2016

In China, m-commerce leader, 90% of consumers buy via their smartphones

Women’s fashion is the second most popular product in the country purchased on smartphones.

 

 

Lokal D, a new marketplace looking for independent designers
20. December 2016

Lokal D, a new marketplace looking for independent designers

The platform was created by two 28-year-olds looking to make design products available to everyone in Mexico, the US and Latin America.

 

 

China leads m-commerce and luxury industry globally
19. December 2016

China leads m-commerce and luxury industry globally

In 2015, 90% of Chinese consumers purchased at least one item on a smartphone, and 50% of these purchased 2 or 3 products a month using their smartphones.

 

 

Amazon reportedly in talks to buy e-commerce company in the Middle East
16. December 2016

Amazon reportedly in talks to buy e-commerce company in the Middle East

The US e-commerce giant might be getting ready to enter new markets.

 

 

Euromonitor International: e-commerce to account for 13% of sales in 2021
15. December 2016

Euromonitor International: e-commerce to account for 13% of sales in 2021

The consultancy firm predicts that e-commerce is going to grow significantly. Mobile will account for 55% of internet sales.

 

 

Evolution of online fashion in Spain
14. December 2016

Evolution of online fashion in Spain

From €580 million to €1.6 billion: five years of online fashion in Spain.

 

 

Amazon Business launches in Germany
12. December 2016

Amazon Business launches in Germany

It’s the first Amazon Business beachhead in Europe. Among the services it provides to sellers are offering exclusive pricing to individual customers and shipping via Fulfillment by Amazon. At left, the home page at Amazon.de/business translates as “AmazonBusiness Overview: All that you love about Amazon. For Enterprises. Create free account.”

 

Instagram ventures further into eCommerce by adding a new feature to its app.
09. December 2016

Instagram ventures further into eCommerce by adding a new feature to its app.

Around 20 retail companies in the United States will collaborate with Instagram by including “organic posts” in their products.

 

 

MercadoLibre launches MercadoPago in Uruguay
07. December 2016

MercadoLibre launches MercadoPago in Uruguay

MercadoLibre Uruguay launches MercadoPago, an online payments platform similar to the one designed to facilitate commercial dealings between Mercado Libre users.

 

 

Amazon Prime members increase in the US.
05. December 2016

Amazon Prime members increase in the US.

The number of Amazon Prime members in the United States continues to grow, although slightly more slowly.

 

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