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Etsy sellers protest a home page change
30. September 2014

Etsy sellers protest a home page change

A change from a curated to automated selection of products on the home page has some Etsy sellers crying foul.
In Chile, over 3.5 million users shop online
29. September 2014

In Chile, over 3.5 million users shop online

The rise in the number of people with access to the web over recent years combined with the variety of products at lower prices that can be found online is the reason behind this phenomenon.

 

 

 

Tokenisation, a service that aims to boost eCommerce
26. September 2014

Tokenisation, a service that aims to boost eCommerce

The system replaces sensitive credit card details with a digital account number, or “token”. According to Visa, the service creates a secure environment for mobile transactions.

 

Amazon extends its same-day delivery service to another 6 US cities
24. September 2014

Amazon extends its same-day delivery service to another 6 US cities

The company is expanding its "Get it Today " service to more US cities.

 

Alibaba and the 20 billion
23. September 2014

Alibaba and the 20 billion

Alibaba made 21.8 billion dollars in one of the biggest launches ever seen on the New York stock exchange.

 

A super-fast broadband connection could increase annual online spending in UK by 925 million
22. September 2014

A super-fast broadband connection could increase annual online spending in UK by 925 million

According to a study carried out by postal logistics operator Royal Mail.

 

Google and Amazon go head-to-head in drone deliveries
19. September 2014

Google and Amazon go head-to-head in drone deliveries

Drones may represent the next revolution in eCommerce. Amazon and Google are conducting delivery trials using such devices.
Coca-Cola is to relaunch the soft drinkSurge exclusively through Amazon
18. September 2014

Coca-Cola is to relaunch the soft drinkSurge exclusively through Amazon

Their strategy consists of marketing Surge exclusively via the online channel.

 

Argentina has the highest penetration of online buyers in Latam, followed by Mexico and Brazil
17. September 2014

Argentina has the highest penetration of online buyers in Latam, followed by Mexico and Brazil

Less than 3 out of 10 Internet users in Latin America will be making a purchase through digital channels this year.

 

eCommerce in the US rose by 15.7% in the second quarter of 2014
16. September 2014

eCommerce in the US rose by 15.7% in the second quarter of 2014

On a year-on-year basis, eCommerce sales have risen by 15.7%

 

eBay expects to see growth in Russia despite the political situation in the country
12. September 2014

eBay expects to see growth in Russia despite the political situation in the country

eBay has shown a clear interest in Russia, an emerging market in which it hopes to expand despite the economic sanctions imposed on the country.
The impact of China's digital transformation
10. September 2014

The impact of China's digital transformation

Internet, a welcome relief for China's SMEs

 

eBay officially launches its service in Latin America
09. September 2014

eBay officially launches its service in Latin America

Both web and mobile device portals have been redesigned to incorporate interfaces in Spanish and Portuguese as well as for local currency.

 

Amazon is to invest 2 billion US dollars in India
08. September 2014

Amazon is to invest 2 billion US dollars in India

Though limited to providing Indian merchants with an online sales platform, Amazon is rapidly adding distribution centres in India.

 

Alibaba is expanding into the banking and defence sectors and is set to become a listed company
04. September 2014

Alibaba is expanding into the banking and defence sectors and is set to become a listed company

In volume of transactions, it exceeds both Amazon and eBay (75 billion dollars), according to the Wall Street Journal.

 

eBay launches a shipping subscription programme in Latin America
02. September 2014

eBay launches a shipping subscription programme in Latin America

This is the latest in a series of moves by eBay aimed at increasing its sales in Latin America.

 

11 key product details for an online business
01. September 2014

11 key product details for an online business

Amazon, the king of Internet shopping has made it possible for many shops to follow its system and so maintain its business.

 

11 key product details for an online business
28. August 2014

11 key product details for an online business

Amazon, the king of Internet shopping has made it possible for many shops to follow its system and so maintain its business.
eCommerce sales at world level will increase by 20% in 2014
25. August 2014

eCommerce sales at world level will increase by 20% in 2014

There are many studies that suggest that the Asia-Pacific region may surpass North America in sales.
Rules for an SME to be successful on marketplaces
21. August 2014

Rules for an SME to be successful on marketplaces

Virtual shopping centres are a gold mine for SMEs, who can use them to put up a struggle against large companies and even beat them.

 

The power of women in Chinese eCommerce
18. August 2014

The power of women in Chinese eCommerce

In China women are the ones who really shape the eCommerce market in the Asian country.
E-Commerce in Chile Launches Code of Good Practices
14. August 2014

E-Commerce in Chile Launches Code of Good Practices

The New Challenges for E-Commerce in Chile.

 

Amazon France gets rid of free delivery on books and 5% discount due to government prohibition
11. August 2014

Amazon France gets rid of free delivery on books and 5% discount due to government prohibition

This new French law obliges all online bookshops, not just Amazon, to remove the 5% discount.
Sage Pay launches the mobile application MySagePay for its eCommerce customers
07. August 2014

Sage Pay launches the mobile application MySagePay for its eCommerce customers

A new application that allows all payment transactions to be accessed from mobile devices.
Amazon launches a card reader and works on validating payments using biometrics
04. August 2014

Amazon launches a card reader and works on validating payments using biometrics

It wants to compete in the area of payment systems.
Over 2,500 million dollars' worth of sales via the internet in Colombia
01. August 2014

Over 2,500 million dollars' worth of sales via the internet in Colombia

The Colombian Chamber of Electronic Commerce has confirmed that despite an increase in sales, the country is still suffering from fear of fraud and a climate of distrust.
Special trains providing an electronic commerce courier service are to start operating in China
30. July 2014

Special trains providing an electronic commerce courier service are to start operating in China

Courier delivery service companies in China have joined forces with the railway network to launch special express trains for electronic commerce logistics.

 

eBay could close part of Magento for small business
28. July 2014

eBay could close part of Magento for small business

Current Magento Go users would be migrated to Bigcommerce.

 

What is Google Shopping Express?
25. July 2014

What is Google Shopping Express?

Although this service has yet to cross over US borders, it appears to be one of Google's strongest products to date.

 

Rakuten expands its worldwide operations with a new fund
22. July 2014

Rakuten expands its worldwide operations with a new fund

With the investment received, totalling 100 million dollars, the company will be concentrating on identifying businesses on the East and West coasts of the USA, among other markets, to expand its operations geographically.

 

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