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Alibaba will sell prescription drugs
16. April 2015

Alibaba will sell prescription drugs

E- retailers will be competing with traditional pharmacies as China allows prescription drugs to be sold online.

 

More than half of U.S. consumers will have joined Amazon Prime by 2020
14. April 2015

More than half of U.S. consumers will have joined Amazon Prime by 2020

By 2020, half of the population of the United States will be using the service.

 

Online sale of men´s clothing and footwear continues non-stop
13. April 2015

Online sale of men´s clothing and footwear continues non-stop

Online sales of menswear are expected to maintain a 14.2% annual growth rate for the next five years.

 

The growth of mobile commerce will triple that of eCommerce  worldwide.
10. April 2015

The growth of mobile commerce will triple that of eCommerce worldwide.

According to a study by PayPal and Ipsos, m-commerce, (purchases made on tablets and mobile devises) will grow 42% annually.

 

Ecommerce platform in China shaking up imported fruit business
09. April 2015

Ecommerce platform in China shaking up imported fruit business

Ecommerce in China can offer customers much lower than usual prices for imported fruit since it has been authorized by the government to operate within the Free Trade Zone.

 

Brazil leads Latin America in e-commerce
08. April 2015

Brazil leads Latin America in e-commerce

Brazil is the leader in Latin American e-commerce with $ 18.5 billion.

 

Etsy marketplace announces plans to go public
06. April 2015

Etsy marketplace announces plans to go public

Forecasts estimate that it will bethebiggest New York technology IPO since 1999.

 

Facebook aims to take over e-commerce with the acquisition of The Find
02. April 2015

Facebook aims to take over e-commerce with the acquisition of The Find

In its latest move, the social network has closed a deal that could make it the leader in eCommerce.

 

Online sales in the U.S.  up 15.4% in 2014, to $ 304.9 billion
30. March 2015

Online sales in the U.S. up 15.4% in 2014, to $ 304.9 billion

They accounted for 6.7% of the country´s total retail sales.

 

E-commerce up 61.7% in Argentina in 2014
27. March 2015

E-commerce up 61.7% in Argentina in 2014

This figure is from the Argentine Chamber of Electronic Commerce (CACE) annual report which says that more than 14 million Argentineans shop online.

 

China e-commerce going rural and global
25. March 2015

China e-commerce going rural and global

In 2014, China's e-commerce transactions expanded 20 percent year on year to hit 12 trillion yuan ($1.96 trillion), while online retail sales grew 41 percent, revealed the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

 

Facebook emphasizes the impact advertising on the platform has on sales
24. March 2015

Facebook emphasizes the impact advertising on the platform has on sales

You can track sales with its conversion measurement tool.

 

Pinterest to allow online purchasing on its platform before the end of the year
23. March 2015

Pinterest to allow online purchasing on its platform before the end of the year

Before the launch, the social network will test this function on a selection of users.
Showroomprive to reach 167 countries with launch of new website
18. March 2015

Showroomprive to reach 167 countries with launch of new website

The company recently launched a new “multi-country” online store that will allow it to sell in 167 countries at the same time.

 

 

LinkedIn launches products for the B2B market and distinguished brands
16. March 2015

LinkedIn launches products for the B2B market and distinguished brands

It offers many products and ways to make the marketing campaigns of LinkedIn members more effective.

 

Amazon finding it hard to enter into high end fashion
13. March 2015

Amazon finding it hard to enter into high end fashion

Jeff Bezos, founder of the online sales giant, hasn´t found the key to entering the high end Fashion business.

 

In India, social media is changing consumer-business relations
11. March 2015

In India, social media is changing consumer-business relations

Consumers in India have found a new complaints forum, social media.

 

Royal Mail announces China link-up through Alibaba's Tmall
06. March 2015

Royal Mail announces China link-up through Alibaba's Tmall

China is now the biggest overseas consumer of British products online, accounting for 25 % of overseas online shoppers purchasing goods from the UK.

 

B2C eCcommerce in North America could reach $  494 billion in 2014
05. March 2015

B2C eCcommerce in North America could reach $ 494 billion in 2014

The North America region, comprising the United States, Canada and Mexico, keeps its previous year third-strongest position in total e-commerce behind Asia-Pacific (first) and Europe (second).

 

Shop the World”, a survey by DHL on e-commerce in 20 countries
04. March 2015

Shop the World”, a survey by DHL on e-commerce in 20 countries

Of the twenty countries surveyed, most online purchases were made by people in Great Britain and Germany.

 

 

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.

 

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