Editor's picks

  • Facebook Messenger bot

    Facebook adds e-commerce enrichment features to Messenger bots

    Facebook makes it easier for businesses and consumers to communicate with each other via Messenger.  

  • AR study
    Consumers increasling influenced by augmented reality

    New research from experimental marketing company Interactions indicates consumers react favorably to the presence of augmented reality (AR), both in-store and online. 

  • visa paywave
    Use of mobile payments triples across Europe


    European consumers increasingly turn to their smartphones, tablets or wearable devices for the pourchase of goods and services. 

The CEO of Amazon provides reassurance on issues of data security

The CEO of Amazon provides reassurance on issues of data securityCompanies should plan to deal with data security issues for the long haul, said Jeff Bezos, chairman, president and CEO of Amazon.com on May 11 at ShopSmart magazine's Summit on Tips, Scams & Deals. He added that companies need to be "straightforward" with consumers when collecting data for making product recommendations.

"Digital mums" are increasingly active on the web

According to "Digital Family", a study by the European Interactive Advertising Association (EEIA), the browsing behaviour of women is largely shaped by their family situation. Women with young children have a more extensive online presence than childless women.

Air France

The French airline has launched a range of new services for mobiles: "Air France Connect", a mobile-optimised website and applications.

Amazon Starts Javari In Germany, MyHabit in the USA

In addition to Javari’s global presence in the USA, Japan, England and France, Amazon has now expanded the operations (German press release) of the shoe and handbag business to Germany:Is this a cause for concern for Zalando and others currently occupying the German market?

Indian e-commerce lures brands

Apparel and sports brands like Nike, Puma and Wrangler are enhancing their ecommerce presence in India, anticipating rapid growth in the market.

IEDR launches e-commerce development fund

The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), which manages the .ie web address, has launched an e-commerce website development fund worth €100,000 in total for Irish SMEs. The OPTIMISE fund will let 10 Irish SMEs implement fully featured transactional functionality into their existing online presence, allowing them to sell their goods and services online 24/7 globally.

Vente-privee.com wants to enter the United States

The French website vente-privee.com, a leader in online clearance sales, will be unveiling a project to establish itself in the United States “in partnership with a company of a global scope,” according to an invitation sent to the press on Monday. According to rumors, Vente-privee.com had reached an agreement with American Express.


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