Friday 19 December 2014

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.

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Friday 19 December 2014

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.

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Friday 19 December 2014

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

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Friday 19 December 2014

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.

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Thursday 18 December 2014

EBay is rethinking its sames-day delivery services, focusing increasingly on a newly branded concept called eBay Local, reports TechCrunch today.

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Wednesday 17 December 2014

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.

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Wednesday 17 December 2014

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.

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Wednesday 17 December 2014

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.

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We are looking for..
An entrepreneurial and journalism set content coordinator for our 4-language title You find, write and edit news, background articles and interviews in English. You arrange the translation of articles into German, French and Spanish. You find leading bloggers for our website and you keep in touch with them. You also bring articles to the attention of the target audience by posting the right content on social media. You provide weekly content to our newsletter. You maintain our website and identify areas for improvement.

You have…
Excellent knowledge of the English language (native)
Ability to read and understand French, German and Spanish articles Journalistic insight
An affinity for marketing and (online) retail

And you are…
Independent and enterprising Skilled in the updating of online content with the use of a CMS Proactive Creative

We offer…
A job for 20 hours a week in a small entrepreneurial media company. Salary is in line with the market. Excellent secondary benefits and the freedom to work from home.
Plenty of room for creativity and initiative

If you are keen to apply, please e-mail your covering letter and your cv to by January the 5th.

Need more information?
You can contact Marieke Verdonk, Content Director E-commerce: 0348 485 081 on weekdays for further information. 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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