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Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein Open Shops on Tmall.com
24. November 2014

Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein Open Shops on Tmall.com

American apparel label Calvin Klein and German luxury menswear brand Hugo Boss this week announced their debut on Tmall.
LinkedIn is now a more effective B2B marketing tool
21. November 2014

LinkedIn is now a more effective B2B marketing tool

It is the social network with the greatest return for B2B businesses.

 

65% of stores that sell online do so through an eCommerce platform
19. November 2014

65% of stores that sell online do so through an eCommerce platform

Attracting new customers is their main benefit.

 

 

Chinese online shopping portals make a killing on "Singles Day"
18. November 2014

Chinese online shopping portals make a killing on "Singles Day"

E-commerce giants in China flooded their portals with online sales promotions to mark "Singles Day", celebrated each year on 11 November.

 

Showroomprive counts on Dispeo, assigning it the task of preparing all European orders
17. November 2014

Showroomprive counts on Dispeo, assigning it the task of preparing all European orders

This new alliance will enable Showroomprive stock orders to be prepared in less than 2 hours.

 

Alibaba reaches 12 million users in Brazil
14. November 2014

Alibaba reaches 12 million users in Brazil

Analysts stress how important it is for online sellers such as Alibaba to enter the growing Brazilian market, one of the largest in the world.

 

 

Flickr will also be a professional photography marketplace in 2015
13. November 2014

Flickr will also be a professional photography marketplace in 2015

It allows professional photographers to sell and obtain revenue from their work, charging a commission for all such commercial transactions.

 

Rakuten launches a portal aimed at the British market
11. November 2014

Rakuten launches a portal aimed at the British market

It is opening a new website in the UK to speed up its participation in the European market.

 

 

Mexico has the greatest e-commerce growth in Latin America
07. November 2014

Mexico has the greatest e-commerce growth in Latin America

Over 11,400 million dollars  eCommerce sales in Mexico.

 

 

Payment platforms Apple Pay and AliPay may collaborate together
05. November 2014

Payment platforms Apple Pay and AliPay may collaborate together

A possible collaboration project between two techno-giants, Apple and Alibaba, may make Apple Pay and AliPay even more versatile and universal methods of payment.

 

30% of consumers in the US shop as much or more via mobile devices as PCs
04. November 2014

30% of consumers in the US shop as much or more via mobile devices as PCs

An increasing number of consumers are shopping via mobile devices, but need easier access and good customer services.

 

How Alibaba does business
03. November 2014

How Alibaba does business

Alibaba's B2B is only a small part of its business.

 

eCommerce in France has grown 10.5 % in the first six months of the year
31. October 2014

eCommerce in France has grown 10.5 % in the first six months of the year

In spite of the French economy not being at its best, with a GDP at zero growth and the smell of recession still in the air, eCommerce in France remains distant and is just beginning on the road to growth.

 

Google considers Amazon its greatest threat in the area of search engines
29. October 2014

Google considers Amazon its greatest threat in the area of search engines

Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, has indicated that his greatest competitor in the field of search engines comes from the e-commerce company Amazon.

 

eCommerce in the countries in the North of Europe could reach 36,800 million euros in 2014
27. October 2014

eCommerce in the countries in the North of Europe could reach 36,800 million euros in 2014

eCommerce continues to grow, after an increase of 13.7 % in Europe.

 

Is Amazon trying to replicate Apple stores?
24. October 2014

Is Amazon trying to replicate Apple stores?

One of the largest companies in the e-commerce sphere crosses the borders of the virtual world and decides to open a physical shop in New York.

 

eCommerce up 80% in Argentina
22. October 2014

eCommerce up 80% in Argentina

The Argentine Chamber of e-Commerce (CACE) published some interesting data on the sector during the event known as eCommerce Day.

 

PayPal now allows bitcoin to be used by sellers of digital goods
21. October 2014

PayPal now allows bitcoin to be used by sellers of digital goods

The measure will initially only have effect in North America. It is a step forward, but does not yet signal the inclusion of bitcoin in PayPal's digital portfolio.

 

eBay launches a marketing platform to help shops optimise their sales at scale
20. October 2014

eBay launches a marketing platform to help shops optimise their sales at scale

The platform includes a series of planning and analytical tools that integrate eBay Enterprise's demand-generation technologies with new solutions.

 

99designs breaks a new record with almost one million designers registered
17. October 2014

99designs breaks a new record with almost one million designers registered

Since its creation the platform has paid over 60 million euros to its community of designers.

 

DHL launches the use of drones for eCommerce in Europe
15. October 2014

DHL launches the use of drones for eCommerce in Europe

Reducing delivery times is the key to getting ahead of the competition.

 

Amazon and Twitter set up the #AmazonWishList
14. October 2014

Amazon and Twitter set up the #AmazonWishList

Amazon announces #AmazonWishList to add products to the wishlist via tweets.

 

 

Amadeus and BroadVision launch an e-commerce application
13. October 2014

Amadeus and BroadVision launch an e-commerce application

Designed to provide online solutions for the B2E and B2C markets.

 

 

Showroomprive.com, the first private sales website in Europe to incorporate bitcoin
10. October 2014

Showroomprive.com, the first private sales website in Europe to incorporate bitcoin

The first website to include this payment was the Netherlands.

 

eBay is seeking new business niches in the automotive sector
09. October 2014

eBay is seeking new business niches in the automotive sector

eBay has signed an agreement with the German website Autobutler which will enable it to offer on its German portal a price comparison engine for car garages.

 

Alibaba triggers a crash in the price of bitcoins
08. October 2014

Alibaba triggers a crash in the price of bitcoins

The price of the virtual currency has plummeted in response to shares of the e-commerce company Alibaba flooding the markets.

 

Photographer: Noriyuki Aida/Bloomberg
07. October 2014

Rakuten is buying Ebates, a discount website based in San Francisco, for $1 billion

Ebates, the largest cash-back platform in the US boasting 2.5 million customers, is now in the hands of Japanese company Rakuten.

 

 

Amazon launches its own tool for managing physical payments via mobile devices
06. October 2014

Amazon launches its own tool for managing physical payments via mobile devices

The eCommerce giant announces its Local Register service to compete with Square and PayPal Here.

 

Twitter incorporates a “Buy” button for online purchases
03. October 2014

Twitter incorporates a “Buy” button for online purchases

The social platform, in conjunction with US startups, has launched a system that lets you shop and make donations directly on Twitter.

 

The value of MercadoLibre shares increases four-fold in seven years
02. October 2014

The value of MercadoLibre shares increases four-fold in seven years

The eCommerce site, which is now 15 years old, is listed on the Nasdaq and has seen positive growth within the region; it has 2200 employees and operates in 14 countries.

 

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