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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.

 

 

Zalando's revenue was worth €3.6 billion in 2016
02. February 2017

Zalando's revenue was worth €3.6 billion in 2016

In 2015, Zalando grew by €740 million. According to the company’s provisional numbers for the fourth quarter, Zalando reached €1 billion in revenues for the first time in a quarter. This increases the revenues for 2016 by €675 million to €3,6 billion.

 

Amazon plans to create 100,000 new jobs in the United States
01. February 2017

Amazon plans to create 100,000 new jobs in the United States

The eCommerce company embraces new president Trump's protectionist policies.

 

 

B2B e-commerce bolsters China’s exports
31. January 2017

B2B e-commerce bolsters China’s exports

With the United States the largest target, cross-border e-commerce accounted for 3.5% of China’s exports in 2015, up from 1.3% in 2014.
Ecommerce in Spain: 20.3% growth during second quarter 2016
30. January 2017

Ecommerce in Spain: 20.3% growth during second quarter 2016

45 percent of sales happened on Spanish websites, while 55 percent were registered on foreign ecommerce websites.

 

ASOS sees EU sales increase by 49 percent
27. January 2017

ASOS sees EU sales increase by 49 percent

ASOS’ sales in millions of euros during the four monts to 31 December 2016.

 

Ecommerce Europe shapes the future of cross-border parcel delivery
25. January 2017

Ecommerce Europe shapes the future of cross-border parcel delivery

After 12 months of intensive negotiations, the 41st European Postal Standardization Plenary meeting, which took place on 2 December in Warsaw, came to a successful conclusion.

 

 

50% Spanish online shoppers have experience with mcommerce
24. January 2017

50% Spanish online shoppers have experience with mcommerce

In Spain, more people are using their smartphones and tablets to order products and services online.

 

China plans to regulate and facilitate eCommerce
23. January 2017

China plans to regulate and facilitate eCommerce

China's highest legislature is analyzing a bill aimed at regulating and facilitating eCommerce, which is currently undergoing a boom in the country. This bill has already been revised by legislators, although this is only the first reading.

 

Zalando or Amazon, who will dominate online fashion in Western Europe?
20. January 2017

Zalando or Amazon, who will dominate online fashion in Western Europe?

Zalando, Amazon and Otto together account for 18 percent of the 40 billion euros online shoe and apparel market in Western Europe. For now, Otto Group is the market leader, with Zalando just behind, but Amazon could be the number one soon. The American company is ramping up its fashion activities in Europe.

 

EU VAT Proposal: a game changer for e-commerce
19. January 2017

EU VAT Proposal: a game changer for e-commerce

The European Commission published a legislative proposal to modernize VAT rules for cross-border e-commerce.

 

Alibaba wants to improve its reputation and says "no" to fakes on its platform
18. January 2017

Alibaba wants to improve its reputation and says "no" to fakes on its platform

Zheng Junfang, head of good governance at the eCommerce company, has told the press that they want “counterfeiters to receive the penalty they deserve. This is the best way to protect the brands. We'll do everything possible to ensure that the culprits are punished with the full weight of the law”.
Amazon to pay $1.1-million to settle Canada pricing case
16. January 2017

Amazon to pay $1.1-million to settle Canada pricing case

The Canadian unit of Amazon.com will pay a $1-million fine to settle an investigation into pricing activities on its website that gave an inaccurate view of how much consumers could save, Canada’s competition watchdog has said.

 

B2B e-commerce bolsters China’s exports
13. January 2017

B2B e-commerce bolsters China’s exports

With the United States the largest target, cross-border e-commerce accounted for 3.5% of China’s exports in 2015, up from 1.3% in 2014.

 

 

Amazon's patent on one-click payments will  expire in 2017
12. January 2017

Amazon's patent on one-click payments will expire in 2017

US Amazon’s patent on its one-click payments technology will expire in 2017, opening new opportunities for its rivals to tap into similar technology on their websites.
50% Spanish online shoppers have experience with mcommerce
11. January 2017

50% Spanish online shoppers have experience with mcommerce

In Spain, more people are using their smartphones and tablets to order products and services online. One in two Spanish internet users who have purchased online claim to have made some of these purchases through their mobile device. This is an increase of 15 percentage points compared to last year.

 

Survey: Over 60% of China’s Online Shoppers Research Products Online Before Purchase
10. January 2017

Survey: Over 60% of China’s Online Shoppers Research Products Online Before Purchase

A new report finds that Chinese shoppers do extensive product research and set a high bar for trust before they make a purchase online, even as their online shopping activity grows.

 

 

Ecommerce in Switzerland is worth €10.46 billion
09. January 2017

Ecommerce in Switzerland is worth €10.46 billion

Fashion, the most popular product category.

 

More online trust and security thanks to the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark
05. January 2017

More online trust and security thanks to the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark

According to online merchants carrying the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark, there is more online trust and security thanks to it. The aim of the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark is indeed to stimulate e-commerce in Europe through better protection for consumers and merchants, by establishing one European set of rules and by ensuring clear communication of these rules.

 

Keys to reach US online customers
04. January 2017

Keys to reach US online customers

In economic terms, the US is the largest national economy in the world. It is at the top with an estimated GDP of $15.7 trillion.

 

Romania boosts its online business and joins Ecommerce Europe
03. January 2017

Romania boosts its online business and joins Ecommerce Europe

iAdvize gathers important marketing and Online shopping in Romania generated €1.4 billion worth of sales in 2015.

 

 

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