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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.

 

The USA is the main market for Chinese companies selling on eBay
21. July 2014

The USA is the main market for Chinese companies selling on eBay

And more are planning to sell on eBay in the US, the UK and Australia.

 

DHL: By 2025, 40% of retail trade in developed countries will be online
18. July 2014

DHL: By 2025, 40% of retail trade in developed countries will be online

Deutsche Post DHL has carried out an initial analysis on cross-border eCommerce in global scenarios and its consequences for the logistics sector.

 

Idram and ePrime join forces to boost eCommerce in Armenia
15. July 2014

Idram and ePrime join forces to boost eCommerce in Armenia

Idram is Armenia's largest Internet payment system and has joined forces with ePrime Global in order to help US traders reach buyers in Armenia.

 

Etsy acquires a French marketplace in its largest agreement to date
14. July 2014

Etsy acquires a French marketplace in its largest agreement to date

The French marketplace sells handmade products, food and wine and will continue operating independently.

 

Gulf countries embrace the eCommerce trend
11. July 2014

Gulf countries embrace the eCommerce trend

The Persian Gulf joins the eCommerce rush. It is estimated that online purchases will record major growth over the coming years in this region of the Middle East, according to a study carried out by the distributor Chalhoub Group.

 

Mexico: eCommerce will grow 16.5% in five years
10. July 2014

Mexico: eCommerce will grow 16.5% in five years

It is one of the countries in which eCommerce represents an area of opportunity.

 

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