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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today, customer loyalty in e-Commerce is a must and the strategy for retaining shoppers applies throughout the whole purchase and post-purchase process. However, many make a mistake at the same point: the delivery.
Séntisis, the Spanish startup that offers companies semantic technology, celebrates its fourth anniversary by taking on new challenges for 2017, a year in which it looks to establish itself as a leader in natural language processing.
The online specialist’s Amazon Fresh service will offer more than 130,000 groceries to homes in north and east London, including thousands of fresh produce, dairy and bakery items that the company has not previously sold in the UK.
Oxatis Group, the company providing solutions for creating and hosting e-Commerce websites, has achieved growth of 45% in 2015, underlining its position as the most commonly used Saas technological solution in Europe.
iAdvize, a European leader in the field of real-time customer relationship management, announces its new positioning as a conversational commerce platform, and at the same time creates a new brand image.
Alibaba is coming under fire from global brands for rampant counterfeits on its shopping platforms, after co-founder Jack Ma cast the Chinese e-commerce giant as the global leader in the battle against fake goods.
Alipay, the world’s largest payment and lifestyle platform run by the Ant Financial Services Group, has partnered with Concardis, one of the leading payment providers in Europe, to help the German merchants to offer Chinese consumers a new payment method.
7Commerce, German media company ProSiebenSat.1's investment branch, has acquired online fashion start-up Stylight's shares. Previously, it acquired 22 % of shares, but it has moved to acquire the remaining 78 %.
Promofarma has won the award for Best Webshop in Spain. The online marketplace that’s filled with products from local pharmacies won the most important prize during the Ecommerce Awards, an event hosted by Club Ecommerce.