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Ecommerce in Peru to grow steadily over next few years
28. March 2017

Ecommerce in Peru to grow steadily over next few years

The number of people with internet access is increasing by 10% every year, which creates many opportunities for ecommerce companies.

 

Ecommerce in the Nordics in 2016
27. March 2017

Ecommerce in the Nordics in 2016

Online sales in Belgium were worth 9.1 billion euros last year, followed by Sweden (8.5 billion), Denmark and Norway (5.1 billion respectively) and Finland ranking last with 3.2 billion.

 

United Kingdom and Germany, leaders in the number of companies with the highest growth in Europe
24. March 2017

United Kingdom and Germany, leaders in the number of companies with the highest growth in Europe

The study Tech Tour Growth 50 2017, which analyzes the fastest growing companies in Europe each year, highlights 18 companies in this category in the United Kingdom and seven in Germany. 
Amazon is the top rated platform by sellers
23. March 2017

Amazon is the top rated platform by sellers

This is the conclusion of the Ecommerce Bytes 2017 survey published on 12 February. The survey took into account the opinion of 10,000 online sellers.

 

The US online channel is growing at its fastest rate since 2013
22. March 2017

The US online channel is growing at its fastest rate since 2013

The US Commerce Department has just published its figures for the eCommerce channel for 2016, showing a higher growth rate than in 2015.

 

 

Companies will begin to pay Internet for visitors to their website
21. March 2017

Companies will begin to pay Internet for visitors to their website

Spain will be the first European country to trial this format, thanks to Orange. In the United States, companies such as At&T, T-Mobile or Verizon have already rolled out this new initiative.

 

New food delivery service by DPD Germany
17. March 2017

New food delivery service by DPD Germany

Under the brand “DPD Food” shipping will be carried out for HelloFresh, the international market leader in the delivery of food boxes.

 

Boohoo bought Nasty Gal for $20 million
16. March 2017

Boohoo bought Nasty Gal for $20 million

The American women’s clothing retailer Nasty Gal will continue to operate as a standalone site under Manchester-based online fashion retailer Boohoo.

 

Wal-Mart acquires online outdoor retailer Moosejaw
15. March 2017

Wal-Mart acquires online outdoor retailer Moosejaw

The all-cash deal was closed on 13th February 2017 for approximately $51 million and is a further step of the world’s largest retailer to tap the U.S. eCommerce market.

 

Russian Export Center and SPSR enter strategic partnership
14. March 2017

Russian Export Center and SPSR enter strategic partnership

An ecommerce platform will be launched end of 2017 to boost sales of Russian producers on foreign online marketplaces.

 

Over 377,500 merchants use Shopify
13. March 2017

Over 377,500 merchants use Shopify

The total revenue of the ecommerce software grew 90% during 2016 to approximately 366 million euros.
Peru is among the top countries for Internet shopping worldwide
09. March 2017

Peru is among the top countries for Internet shopping worldwide

According to Paypal, Peru (77%) is only suyrpassed by Portugal (86%) and Ireland (81%) when it comes to online shopping.

 

The security of eCommerce customers is of paramount importance
08. March 2017

The security of eCommerce customers is of paramount importance

eCommerce opens up a whole range of possibilities for running your own business without having to rent a physical space, which not only involves more costs, but also more logistics.

 

 

Shop.co picks up Zen Shopping
07. March 2017

Shop.co picks up Zen Shopping

 

The German startup that provides a universal shopping cart software took over Zen Shopping in February at an undisclosed price who offers an app helping clients to find the best deals.

 

Wal-Mart to combine buying operations for store and online products
06. March 2017

Wal-Mart to combine buying operations for store and online products

The store buying team at Bentonville, Arkansas, headquarters will now also take care of placing online orders with suppliers who sell on both platforms to increase efficiency.
Acquisition of Beauteprivee
02. March 2017

Acquisition of Beauteprivee

Showroomprivé signs an agreement to acquire te French leading online beauty flash sales player.

 

eCommerce dominates the retail sector
01. March 2017

eCommerce dominates the retail sector

Amazon heads the ranking of the world's most valuable retail brands. Alibaba comes in second place, and eBay is the last of the top 10.

 

The majority of eCommerce transactions in Spain are made not on Spanish but on foreign websites
28. February 2017

The majority of eCommerce transactions in Spain are made not on Spanish but on foreign websites

In the second quarter of 2016, the number of transactions rose to over 92 million, with sales of almost 6 billion euros.

 

Alexa, Amazon's secret weapon for dominating eCommerce
27. February 2017

Alexa, Amazon's secret weapon for dominating eCommerce

The smart assistant present in mobile devices, cars and household appliances is Amazon’s brainchild for doing business with the Internet of Things. 

 

 

Amazon, Ebay, Alibaba… the challenges facing the eCommerce giants
24. February 2017

Amazon, Ebay, Alibaba… the challenges facing the eCommerce giants

eCommerce companies are redoubling their efforts to reach out to an ever-greater audience.

 

 

Russian Export Center and SPSR create ecommerce platform
22. February 2017

Russian Export Center and SPSR create ecommerce platform

Ecommerce platform will be launched at end of 2017.

 

 

 

 

Retail Mcommerce in Germany Rising by Double Digits Annually
21. February 2017

Retail Mcommerce in Germany Rising by Double Digits Annually

Millennials particularly apt to buy via smartphones and tablets.

 

 

42% of Internet purchases in Mexico are apps
16. February 2017

42% of Internet purchases in Mexico are apps

The Condusef reports that games or apps for smartphones and tablets account for 40% of all online purchases made in the country.

 

Spanish SMEs selling their products on Amazon ended 2016 with exports of over 200 million euros
15. February 2017

Spanish SMEs selling their products on Amazon ended 2016 with exports of over 200 million euros

Spanish SMEs selling their products on Amazon Marketplace, the program that allows companies to use Amazon websites as their online sales channel, are set to break their own record for exports in 2016.

 

 

Alibaba plans to open its first logistical center in Europe
14. February 2017

Alibaba plans to open its first logistical center in Europe

The Chinese retail giant Alibaba is planning to install its first logistical center in Europe, specifically in Bulgaria.

 

eCommerce in the United Kingdom grew 12.4% during the Christmas campaign
13. February 2017

eCommerce in the United Kingdom grew 12.4% during the Christmas campaign

 

According to a study by HookLogic, eCommerce was up 12.4% compared to 2015 in the period between 7 November and 31 December, with the number of online shoppers seeing a similar rise of 13.6% since the previous year.

 

Spanish consumers use marketplaces for 60% of their online purchases
08. February 2017

Spanish consumers use marketplaces for 60% of their online purchases

According to a study by Lengow, Spain –with sales of 18.2 billion euros– accounts for around 40% of the eCommerce market in southern Europe, and is estimated to have grown by 20% in 2016. Even higher growth is expected for this year, considering that online sales represent only 4% of total retail sales.

 

Wal-Mart reorganizes to compete with Amazon on Internet
07. February 2017

Wal-Mart reorganizes to compete with Amazon on Internet

Wal-Mart Stores is reorganizing its eCommerce team with the aim of competing with Amazon by offering more selection and lower prices.

 

eCommerce in the US rose to 92 billion over the holidays
06. February 2017

eCommerce in the US rose to 92 billion over the holidays

Sales of at least one billion dollars were recorded on all except five out of the 61 shopping days.

 

Amazon’s Luxury Beauty Store is Growing
03. February 2017

Amazon’s Luxury Beauty Store is Growing

 

Beauty brands, like fashion brands, haven't been hesitant to board the Amazon train.

 

 

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