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Amazon To Launch In Singapore

After months and months of speculation, it looks like Amazon could finally be continuing its international expansion push by launching its services in Singapore as early as this week. The launch will see Amazon Prime, Amazon Prime Now fast delivery...

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The Death Of The High Street May Be Nearer Than People Think…

According to a new report by leading UK courier Parcelhero, thanks to the impact of ecommerce and home deliveries, the death of the high street may be much nearer than people think in the UK. The report suggests that in just 14 years, by 2030, the...

Alibaba To Invest In Indonesian Ecommerce Platform PT Tokopedia

Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce giant is reportedly in talks to make a significant investment in PT Tokopedia, one of the largest online retailers in Indonesia. Tokopedia was founded in 2009 by William Tanuwijaya and Leontinus Alpha Edison and is an...

Ecommerce Director Jonathan Wall To Leave Shop Direct

Ecommerce director at leading UK retailer Shop Direct Jonathan Wall has announced that he will be leaving following seven years at the company. Wall joined the company as group ecommerce director in 2010 following a stint as chief executive of...

Amazon Launches ‘Shop The Future’ Store

Amazon always seems to be ahead of the game amongst ecommerce retailers and its centing this position this week with the release of its Shop the Future report alongside a new store on its UK website that is dedicated to highlighting future tech...

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Consent Platform Launched By Evidon

One of the world’s leading providers of technical solutions to complex governance, risk and compliance (GRC) problems Evidon this week announced the launch of the first ever unified solution to help organisations to achieve compliance with the...

Alibaba Launch Three New Hema Supermarkets

With the recent news that Amazon has bought leading grocery retailer Whole Foods, the competition between Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce giant and Amazon has started to heat up. Hema Supermarkets This week has seen Alibaba launch three new Hema...

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‘Sexist’ Advertising To Be Banned In The UK

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has said that adverts that stereotypical gender roles will face a crackdown in new rules that will are being drawn up and will take effect next year. The ASA said that ads that mock people for not...

Alibaba Increases Its Stake In Ecommerce Firm Lazada

Alibaba is increasing its stake in ecommerce firm Lazada from 51% to 83% in a deal that is reportedly to be worth nearly $1 billion. The deal sees Alibaba buy shares from existing backers, including Rocket Internet — Singaporean sovereign fund...

Are Wal-Mart The Only Company Left To Compete With Amazon?

Following another successful Amazon Prime Day, data from Market Track suggests that Wal-Mart is the only company that stands a chance of taking on Amazon. The market tracking firm review price comparisons between many major retailers including Jet...

The Ebay Effect

eBay has been undoubtedly one of the success stories of the internet age. Enabling the person on the street to easily set up their own online store and sell across their own country and the globe has been revolutionary for lots of online sellers...

SaaS Platform Provider Poq Gets Further £3.5 Million Investment

Poq, the ecommerce firm that proved the reach power behind many of the apps used by some of the UK’s biggest retailers has raised a further £3.5 million to help further expand its customer base. Poq is a market-leading SaaS platform for mobile app...

Amazon Prime Day Set To Be Bigger Than Ever Before

July 11 will see the third ever Amazon Prime Day, the special flash sale of the year that will see thousands of products discounted for those members of Prime over a 30 hour period. The first ever Amazon Prime day was held in 2015 to mark the...

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Amazon Has Nearly 40% Of All Ecommerce Spend

With Amazon Prime Day on July 11, there will be deals on products across the site set to attract millions of consumers, it was today revealed that Amazon is responsible for nearly 40% of all global ecommerce sales. New research from Salmon, the...

EKM In Move To Larger Offices To Facilitate Growth

EKM the UK’s largest ecommerce platform provider has announced that it has moved into its new 23,500 sq ft head office, in a bid to position the company for further, continued growth. The move has been in planning for over four years and their new...

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