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European Union Issues New Guidance On Safe Online Shopping

The European Union has been looking at ways in which to create a safer environment for online shoppers and this month has seen it release guidance for safe online shopping published within the Official Journal of the European Union. The advent and...

Amazon Clears First Hurdle To Whole Foods Acquisition

Amazon’s plans to buy the Whole Foods Grocery chain for $13.7 billion got a step closer this week when shareholders of the Whole Foods supermarket voted in favour of the deal. This is not a surprise as it was widely anticipated that the shareholders...

Google And Wal-Mart Team Up To Take On Amazon

It’s impossible not to know that Amazon is dominant in online retail. With a 76% market share of all online retail in the USA, there are very few companies that can compete with it. One however that is doing so is Wal-Mart, who have been quietly...

Chinese Ecommerce Giants Continue Push Into Southeast Asia

This week has seen two of the world’s biggest ecommerce giants from China continue their push into Southeast Asia, the latest frontier in the battle for ecommerce dominance. JD.com In Talks To Launch Joint Venture With Central Group JD.com is now in...

The 3 Ecommerce Tech Trends Revealed….

A new report by the leading digital agency Lab.co.uk has revealed that voice search, 3D modelling and chatbots are the most significant ecommerce trends in 2017. Below we take a look at each of these three trends and look at what they mean for the...

Paytm Mall To Invest $5 Million In Logistics

The ecommerce battle in India is hotting up, with Flipkart, Amazon and many other companies competing for more market share for their respective platforms. Now, Paytm Mall is making significant moves to try and be one of the top players in Indian...

Alibaba Double Net Income In First Financial Quarter

Alibaba Group’s ecommerce business’ profit increase contributed to a fantastic quarter for the Chinese ecommerce giant. They reported a near doubling of net income to just over $2bn in its first financial quarter. This has significantly beaten...

Flipkart Becomes The World’s Third Most Funded Global Company

Thanks to the $2.4 billion that it recently received from the leading Japanese technology investor SoftBank, the leading Indian ecommerce has become the third most funded private company in the world. The two most funded global firms are both ride...

17% Of All Retail Sales In The USA Will Be Online By 2022

According to Forrester, one of the world’s most influential research and advisory firms, online sales will account for 17% of all retail sales in the USA by 2022, up from a projected 12.7% in 2017. Their new Online Retail Forecast also states that...

Asos Launches New Visual Search App

Asos have always been one of the leading players in ecommerce fashion and this week has seen them announce the launch of a new app. This will let users snap a photo of a garment or fashion accessory with their device camera or pull in an existing...

Social Is The New Storefront Thanks To Curalate

Curalate have launched Curalate Showroom, a new, dynamic and innovative solution that makes social the new storefront. With Curalate’s new system, images and videos on virtually any social channel will become shoppable, whilst at the same time...

Kenshoo To Offer Ecommerce Advertising

Kenshoo has announced that it will now support ecommerce advertising. About Kenshoo Kenshoo is one of the most dynamic and innovative agile marketing and tech companies and they help to equip marketers with self-service applications to build their...

Amazon Expands Its Treasure Truck Idea To Multiple Cities

This week sees the Amazon Treasure Truck hit the streets of Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago and Houston. First debuted in Seattle in 2016, the Amazon Treasure Truck is a quirky vehicle that has been compared to an ice cream truck for grown ups...

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Shopify Announces eBay Integration

Shopify is one of the leading cloud based ecommerce platforms designed to be used by small and medium sized ecommerce retailers. Merchants can use the popular platform to design and manage their stories across multiple sales channels including web...

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