WalMartLabs has expanded its talent pool with the acquisition of Luvocracy, a community for product recommendations.
On their purchase path, consumers make increasingly use of connected devices. Forrester forecasts cross-channel retail sales to increase to no less than $1.8 trillion in 2018.
The Dutch postal service PostNL has today launched hundreds of new parcel pick-up points throughout Belgium. Motivated by the rapid increase in parcel deliveries in Belgium, PostNL strives to facilitate cross- border e-commerce logistics in Holland’s most important foreign online retail market.
Online shoppers who make regular internet purchases have higher standards for the website, the checkout and the delivery of the goods. The process must be seamless, a current study of German online shoppers by ECC Cologne shows.
The US e-tail firm Amazon shows once again how much the company is abreast of the latest trends: On a new sales platform within the Amazon ecosystem, customers will now be able to create and sell or to buy 3D printed designs.
The online marketplace eBay and Russian Post have signed a memorandum of cooperation in order to reduce the time of delivery of goods to Russia from the company’s major markets. The agreement on the joint delivery of parcels was signed by Vice-President of eBay Wendy Jones and Director of Russian Post Dmitry Strashnov. This was reported by East-West Digital News on Friday.
Swiss consumers’ online shopping behaviour differs from that of Germans and Austrians. For instance, the disclosure of all anticipated costs is more important to them than to their neighbours, and they shop online proportionally less often.
The British grocery giant Tesco is eager to continue the development of its e-commerce presence in Poland. Currently ready to deliver groceries to over 13 mn Polish citizens, the company wants to reach the milestone of 1,5 mn deliveries by the end of this year, reports the website Freshplaza.com.