Multiple channels are also a subject of interest for vendors who were originally only present online. In addition, competition is growing rapidly, with foreign vendors gaining massively in strength. This is shown by this year’s Swiss E-Commerce-Report: the issue is to find one’s position before the complete new division of the market.
Royal Mail has launched a new parcels shipping and tracking platform to enable e-retailers to improve integration between their IT systems and Royal Mail’s software. The new Shipping and Tracking application programming interface (API) is available to all Royal Mail business account customers. Customers using the system will have access to all of Royal Mail’s parcel services both for UK and international destinations.
As online shopping is becoming more popular in New Zealand, e-commerce purchases by Kiwi customers are primarily going to international merchants, reveals a recent report by the local BNZ bank.
Zalando released a statement reporting positive figures for the first half year of 2014, including a 29,5 percent revenue growth to €1,047mn in the first six months from €809mn in the same period in 2013.
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How has online retailing changed the purchase path of the B2B consumer? This infographic shows you what has changed- and how to deal with it.
Western Europeans' expenditure was highest in e-commerce for consumer packaged goods (CPG). Asia-Pacific led the market but focusing in cosmetic products and groceries and Americans reveal as the most hesitant to purchase on line, as Nielsen’s ‘E-commerce Habits” worldwide study conducted between 30.000 consumers in 60 countries reveals.
Today, August 28th, the German fashion pure-player Zalando opens its doors to reveal some insider information to the invited crowd.