E-Commerce in Spain continues to grow, reaching €14,6bn in 2013 and a growth rate of 18 percent, 4,6 percentage points higher than the year before. This is evident from a study of B2C E-Commerce 2013, conducted by the National Observatory of Telecommunications and the Information Society (ONTSI).
Staples reported an online sales increase of 9 percent for the third quarter of 2014, whereas overall sales dropped 2,5 percent.
Hugo Boss wants to expand its share in the retail of its products: Before 2020, the brand wants to generate 75 percent of its sales through owned channels, stated CEO Claus-Dietrich Lahrs at an investor day in Paris this week, reports Fabeau.de.
The Germans are this year planning to spend much less on presents than in years before, show research results by Ernst & Young cited by Statista.
Jack Ma said on Thursday that the company will launch an international version of its online marketplace Taobao. The new e-commerce platform will be available in multiple languages, including English and Chinese, and target shoppers worldwide
Alternative payment methods are on the rise, but according to the annual research paper dubbed “Key Business Drivers and Opportunities in Cross-Border Ecommerce” by Payvision, thy pose problems for online retailers with cross- border aspirations.
Russian online shoppers are set to spend up to 240 billion rubles (€4 billion) on foreign e-commerce sites this year, doubling last year's spending in an already booming market despite Russia's economic troubles, reports themoscowtimes.com, citing news agency RBC.
In this new section, we want to introduce new business partners of Ecommerce Europe with a short interview. Today: Bram Barendregt, Vice President & General Manager eBusiness of ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc.