12,4 percent of the gifts under the Christmas trees around the globe have this year been purchased via a mobile device . This is the result of an analysis of 150,000 online purchases between November 1st and December 15th in seven countries across three continents performed by the Berlin-based start-up Run a Shop.
One man’s blessing can be another man’s curse- a saying that surely applies to e-commerce in Russia: Wheras European companies such as Apple and New Look are increasingly halting their online sales due to inflation, Chinese companies reap the fruit: Their market share is soaring, reports the Moscow Times on Thursday.
Tuesday, December 16th has been the busiest day in Amazon Spain’s sales history so far: The company received a record amount of over 180,000 orders, reports Ecommerce-News.es.
In 2013, around 4.1 billion consumers from all regions found their way to the Internet and the majority of them purchased goods and/or services online for a total amount of $1,552bn. In comparison with 2012, this represented an increase of 23.6 percent. For 2014 a growth of 22.9 percent is forecast, resulting in a global B2C e-commerce turnover of $1,907bn. A year later, B2C e-commerce is expected to grow by 18.0 percent to reach $2,251bn.
EBay is rethinking its sames-day delivery services, focusing increasingly on a newly branded concept called eBay Local, reports TechCrunch today.
In it new strtagy paper called „Volvo Way to Market" , the Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has announced to start selling new vehicles via a new global online platform.
The online turnover of Media- Markt and Saturn are a beam of light for mother company Metro. The implementation of the mutli-channel strategy apperantly was the key to success.
Apple stops selling its products over the Internet in Russia due tot the ongoing and extreme fluctuations oft he Ruble that hamper a sustainable pricing policy.