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Dutch retail tripled budget spend on Google Shopping
30. August 2016

Dutch retail tripled budget spend on Google Shopping

Last year almost half (49 percent) of the search spend for travel and retail keywords is allocated on mobile devices.
Destinia buys the technology of Transhotel to get a foothold in B2B
29. August 2016

Destinia buys the technology of Transhotel to get a foothold in B2B

Following lengthy negotiations, the travel agency has announced its purchase of the TOR System, the technological platform of the Transhotel group, which is in bankruptcy.

 

How manufacturer Henkel improves purchasing on Amazon Business
26. August 2016

How manufacturer Henkel improves purchasing on Amazon Business

The company uses the Amazon B2B portal to better manage the “long tail” of product spending.

 

Vente-privee.com's turnover grows to 2.5 billion euro
24. August 2016

Vente-privee.com's turnover grows to 2.5 billion euro

In the past fiscal year, French fashion web shop Vente-privee.com has lifted its turnover by nearly 50 % to 2.5 billion euro, mainly thanks to acquisitions such as Belgian Vente-exclusive.

 

Most US Hispanics buy more often digitally than ayear ago
19. August 2016

Most US Hispanics buy more often digitally than ayear ago

Hispanics are often noted for their heavy digital activity, mainly due to high smartphone engagement, but this characteristic isn’t as straightforward as it seems.

 

Increase mobile digital buyers in Mexico
17. August 2016

Increase mobile digital buyers in Mexico

Mexico already has 36% of mobile digital buyers, 2% more than the rest of LATAM.

 

Magento the most used ecommerce platform in Europe
15. August 2016

Magento the most used ecommerce platform in Europe

Magento is the fastest growing and most widely used ecommerce platform in Europe. At least, that’s what Magento Commerce announced. The ecommerce solution currently has 53 clients on Internet Retailer’s list of Europe’s 500 biggest ecommerce companies, which is more than any other provider.

 

Alibaba aims to penalize troublesome sellers
12. August 2016

Alibaba aims to penalize troublesome sellers

A guideline from the Alibaba group has helped buyers avoid harassment from writing a negative score or comment on the online shopping platform.

 

Cross-border ecommerce gains popularity in China China
10. August 2016

Cross-border ecommerce gains popularity in China China

Cross-border purchases by China’s e-consumers are set to reach US$85.76bn in 2016, up from US$57.13bn in 2015, as 40% of China’s online consumers buy foreign goods.

 

 

Ecommerce in Europe to reach €509.9 billion in 2016
08. August 2016

Ecommerce in Europe to reach €509.9 billion in 2016

It is expected that E-commerce in Europe will have a total online sales of goods and services worth 509.9 billion euros in 2016. If you look back in 2015, the total online revenue in Europe was worth 455.3 billion euros, so growth of 12% is expected this year.
E-Commerce market forecast by 2020 in India
05. August 2016

E-Commerce market forecast by 2020 in India

On account of rising number of e-commerce websites, growing internet penetration, and increasing sophistication and diversification of small businesses, India’s e-commerce market is forecast to grow exponentially over the next five years.
E-commerce in Colombia, a business opportunity
03. August 2016

E-commerce in Colombia, a business opportunity

Internet transactions represent 2.6% of GDP in Colombia, i.e. about 5 billion dollars, according to estimates of the Colombian Chamber of E-Commerce.
Pinterest to enable purchases by taking snapshots of products
01. August 2016

Pinterest to enable purchases by taking snapshots of products

Pinterest has announced that its over 100 million users will be able to make direct purchases on the platform by simply taking photos of the product they want to buy.

 

Alibaba creates new anti-counterfeit system to improve global image
29. July 2016

Alibaba creates new anti-counterfeit system to improve global image

It recently organized theRights Holders Collaboration Summit.

 

 

 

Mexico emerges as a major market for Amazon
28. July 2016

Mexico emerges as a major market for Amazon

It has been a year since the marketplace arrived in the country,showing major potential for the e-commerce giant.

 

eBay launches eBay Business Supply
27. July 2016

eBay launches eBay Business Supply

The new portal combines eBay.com’s Business & Industrial section, Wholesale Deals and its e-procurement system offered with SAP Ariba.

 

e-Commerce will grow about 15% this year in Peru and will move 2,300 million dollars
26. July 2016

e-Commerce will grow about 15% this year in Peru and will move 2,300 million dollars

Jaime Montenegro, e-Commerce analyst at the Chamber of Commerce of Lima (CCL), says that the e-Commerce in Peru will grow 15% by the close of 2016 and will move 2,300 million dollars.

 

 

Sustained growth of eCommerce in Latinoamérica
21. July 2016

Sustained growth of eCommerce in Latinoamérica

eCommerce in Latin America is growing at a fast pace year-on-year and is gradually closing the gap with more developed economies –a scenario that offers some very interesting opportunities in the region.

 

YouTube introduces YouTube Director, the App allow small businesses to create video ads on their phones
20. July 2016

YouTube introduces YouTube Director, the App allow small businesses to create video ads on their phones

YouTube is launching a new suite of products for advertisers under the umbrella name of YouTube Director. Collectively, these products are supposed to make it easier for businesses (particularly the smaller ones that don’t have their own production capabilities and aren’t going to hire an ad agency) to shoot and edit video ads that can run on YouTube.

 

Use of m-commerce in the UK
19. July 2016

Use of m-commerce in the UK

Internet users in the UK have warmed up to mobile shopping, and January 2016 research suggests it’s younger users leading the way. Older users, however, prefer to use desktops and tablets for online shopping.

 

Switzerland needs a strong local B2C marketplace
18. July 2016

Switzerland needs a strong local B2C marketplace

In many countries, Amazon is the first stop for online shopping. In Switzerland, there is still no corresponding counterpart. A recent survey shows that three quarters of retailers think that a strong Swiss B2C online marketplace would be good for the country, so Amazon can’t gain more market share.

 

Boom in eCommerce in Chile
18. July 2016

Boom in eCommerce in Chile

eCommerce is making great strides in Chile. The rate of transactions is accelerating, revenues are higher than expected, and the first Chilean Chamber of eCommerce (CCCE) has just been launched, an institution that was previously non-existent in Chile.
The consequences of Brexit for European ecommerce
14. July 2016

The consequences of Brexit for European ecommerce

We now know that 52% of the UK voted to leave the European Union. Now we need to consider the consequences - positive and negative - that this Brexit will have for the global ecommerce sector.

 

 

Amazon starts selling its own private label food
13. July 2016

Amazon starts selling its own private label food

American online retailer Amazon has started selling its own private label food, like Happy Belly coffee and Mama Bear baby food.

 

European Commission launches EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: stronger protection for transatlantic data flows
13. July 2016

European Commission launches EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: stronger protection for transatlantic data flows

A new framework is now in place for protecting the fundamental rights of EU citizens whose personal data is transferred to the US and giving legal clarity to business about their obligations when carrying out data transfers.

 

Alibaba and Nestle reinforce their agreement to take advantage of the Chinese market
11. July 2016

Alibaba and Nestle reinforce their agreement to take advantage of the Chinese market

Swiss food manufacturer Nestlé wants to boost its global capabilities in e-commerce and its online Chinese sales, that is why it will considerably expand its product range on Alibaba. As a consequence, the company expects its online turnover in China to grow a lot over the next few years. 

 

Percentil.com, the Spanish second-hand clothing eCommerce company, expands its business to Holland
08. July 2016

Percentil.com, the Spanish second-hand clothing eCommerce company, expands its business to Holland

The second-hand clothing eCommerce platform breaks into its fourth market in Europe after its launch in Holland. The next step in the company's expansion will be to make inroads in the British market, also this year.

 

ePages integrates Pay with Amazon
07. July 2016

ePages integrates Pay with Amazon

ePages integrates Pay with Amazon to help merchants deliver seamless payments for millions of Amazon customers.
Expanding in Africa, eBay partners with MallForAfrica.com
05. July 2016

Expanding in Africa, eBay partners with MallForAfrica.com

eBay has partnered with a site called MallforAfrica.com to help Africans purchase goods from US sellers, starting with shoppers in Nigeria and Kenya.

 

European B2C e-commerce turnover forecast to reach the €500 billion mark this year
03. July 2016

European B2C e-commerce turnover forecast to reach the €500 billion mark this year

Ecommerce Europe has launched the new European BC2 E-commerce Report during the Global E-commerce Summit. The e-commerce turnover grew by double digits to €455.3 billion, with a growth rate of 13.3% in 2015. This year, the European B2C e-commerce turnover will keep increasing and is forecast to reach the €500 billion mark.
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