"Having access to a 3D printer is going to change many people's lives"
MakieLab is a London based company founded in 2011, building social toys & games from the same dataset, using 3D printing techniques Founder Alice Taylor, who was kind enough to answer a couple of questions for us, will be one of our expert speakers at the Global E-Commerce Summit in Barcelona.


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Tuesday 30 September 2014

The US auction site Ebay has announced to spin off payments subsidiary Paypal in order to better tackle the growth opportunities in each of the companies’ markets.

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Tuesday 30 September 2014

Rocket Internet’s Zalando- clone Lamoda, which is targeting the Russian fashion market, has made considerable losses in 2013, as is evident from the newly released IPO prospectus of the e-commerce incubator. In spite of the fact that its revenue more than doubled, its net loss was approximately $53.4 million, reveals East West Digital News.

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Tuesday 30 September 2014

Sports equipment brand Nike has released first quarter figures revealing a 23,5 percent increase in net income and a 3 percent online share in total sales. Above that, Nike’s executives reveal an over 70-percent e-commerce growth during an earnings call with investors on Thursday.

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Monday 29 September 2014

According to the latest figures by branch-association FEVAD and research company Mediametrie, the French are less and less reluctant to buy products online. Even groceries are purchased via the internet more frequently, reveal the results of the 2013- e-commerce research. In addition, the French become increasingly adept purchasing across channels and borders.

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Monday 29 September 2014

Whereas technology is heavily converging and influencing consumers’ shopping behaviour, shoppers do not assume that store’s will disappear any time soon. This is apparent from Capgemini’s most recent research - the Digital Shopper Relevancy Report 2014 – which surveyed more than 18,000 digital shoppers from 18 countries.

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Monday 29 September 2014

House of Fraser will equip a Caffè Nero coffee shop in Cambridge with House of Frase tablet computers allowing consumers to shop while drinking their coffee. That was reported by Internetretailing.net on Friday.

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Monday 29 September 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 26 September 2014

DHL Parcel has moved to the next phase of the drone research project it launched in December 2013. The delivery drone, baptized “DHL parcelcopter”, will deliver medications and other urgently needed goods to the to the North Sea island of Juist. This was announced by DHL in a press release on Wednesday.

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E-commercefacts.com 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)

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