Monday 24 November 2014

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.

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Monday 24 November 2014

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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Monday 24 November 2014

Every week there are countless interesting news stories about cross-border online trade. E-Commercefacts searches out for you on a daily basis the topics to which we attach the greatest importance. To ensure that you never miss anything, we have compiled together all of last week's news that didn't appear as a dedicated article!

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Friday 21 November 2014

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).

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Friday 21 November 2014

Staples reported an online sales increase of 9 percent for the third quarter of 2014, whereas overall sales dropped 2,5 percent.

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Friday 21 November 2014

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

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Thursday 20 November 2014

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.

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Thursday 20 November 2014

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

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How to boost eCommerce revenue through delivery

On the 27th November at 16:00 CET (3pm GMT), MetaPack are teaming up with Forrester Research to bring you a webinar illustrating ‘how to boost eCommerce revenue through delivery.’ The event will present original research exploring the behaviour and attitudes of major retailers across Europe: Do delivery options have an impact on customer loyalty? And how can retailers keeping pace with consumer demand?

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More details organises regular E-Commerce Round Tables throughout Europe in co-operation with Ecommerce Europe and national branche organisations. The round tables take place in a dinner setting. They are an excellent way to gain knowledge and meet / network with industry peers. Next editions are:

  • 15th of October in Lugano (Switzerland)
  • 16th of October in Milan (Italy)
  • 23th of October in Dublin (Ireland)
  • 05th of November in Warsaw (Poland)
  • 19th of November in Bilbao (Spain)
  • 27th of November in Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

    Interested in the  next Round Tables in  Autumn 2014?

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