"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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Thursday 24 July 2014

Most US- based retailers spend heavily on paid search and even plan on increasing the budget. The measure is seen as increasingly effective for customer acquisition, concludes Forrester analyst Sucharita Mulpuru in her latest report The State Of Retailing Online 2014: Marketing.

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Thursday 24 July 2014

Even though the number of mobile subscriptions decreased in Poland last year, m-commerce sales stillincreased significantly. As a result, the mobile commerce turnover amounted to €242.2mn in 2013.

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Wednesday 23 July 2014

From a global perspective, Latin America is the second fastest-growing e-commerce market behind China, according to data revealed in the Latin America 500 statistic of online retailers published by Internet Retailer’s for the year 2014.

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Wednesday 23 July 2014

The British fashion e-tailer boohoo.com announced the launch of a localized German webshop on Tuesday. The brand that floated in March will thus join the race for German fashion- addicts together with fellow British brand ASOS and the German cross- border champion Zalando.

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Wednesday 23 July 2014

Clients of the British fashion pure-player ASOS have now the opportunity to fix the delivery of their order to a 30- minute time span. In addition, the retailer has launched a real- time Live- Tracking- Tool in cooperation with fulfilment partner DPD.

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Wednesday 23 July 2014

The Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has released quarterly figures that show promising growth on all fronts. M-commerce grew 117 percent in the UK, 197 percent in Canada, 32 percent in Japan and 28 percent in Australia.

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Tuesday 22 July 2014

UK retailers are increasingly offering convenient delivery options to overseas shoppers. Whereas a total of 67 percent of UK retailers offer international delivery, 31 percent had a standard and an express delivery service for international customers, up from 18 percent in 2012. Retailers are also targeting international customers by offering free delivery over a certain order value threshold. However, the is still room for improvement: Only little more than one third allows foreign customers to change the currency display on- site.

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Tuesday 22 July 2014

The British multichannel pioneer Argos has announced to trial same- day delivery to clients’ homes or to local stores. That is reported by The Telegraph on Tuesday.

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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)
  • 06th 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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