Online clients who shop internationally spend nearly twice as much as those who only shop domestically. Clothing and footwear are the most popular cross-border shopping categories. This is revealed by a research study in which PayPal and Ipsos examined the online and cross-border shopping habits of 17,600 consumers in 22 countries.
In a move to reduce its dependence on the North American market, Gap has struck a deal with the European fashion pure-player Zalando in order to sell its product online. Zalando, headquartered in Berlin, sells 1,500 brands in 15 European countries.
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E-Commerce in Spain continues to grow, reaching €14,6bn in 2013 and a growth rate of 18 percent, 4,6 percentage points higher than the year before. This is evident from a study of B2C E-Commerce 2013, conducted by the National Observatory of Telecommunications and the Information Society (ONTSI).
Staples reported an online sales increase of 9 percent for the third quarter of 2014, whereas overall sales dropped 2,5 percent.
Hugo Boss wants to expand its share in the retail of its products: Before 2020, the brand wants to generate 75 percent of its sales through owned channels, stated CEO Claus-Dietrich Lahrs at an investor day in Paris this week, reports Fabeau.de.
The Germans are this year planning to spend much less on presents than in years before, show research results by Ernst & Young cited by Statista.
Jack Ma said on Thursday that the company will launch an international version of its online marketplace Taobao. The new e-commerce platform will be available in multiple languages, including English and Chinese, and target shoppers worldwide