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Huge Increase In Pet Care Ecommerce

New figures released today by Euromonitor International the global market intelligence publisher shows that internet retailing has been the fastest growing channel for the pet care market over the last five years, growing by an amazing 90 per cent...

Southeast Asia: The Next Frontier In Ecommerce Growth

Mark Woo, head of e­-commerce, travel and financial services at Google as this week declared that Southeast Asia is ripe for growth and will be the next major ecommerce boom market. The Asia-Pacific ecommerce region (APAC) accounted for 40 per cent...

Will Walmart Ever Catch Amazon In The Ecommerce Stakes?

Walmart, the gigantic and iconic retail giant has been fighting hard these past couple of years. Whilst a dominating presence on the high street, it is now in a frantic battle to catch up in what is an increasingly crucial and growing sector:...

UK Online Spending Dips For The First Time Since 2013

For the first time since 2013, online consumer spending has declined as households across the UK begin to feel the effects of inflation. This is according to new data from Visa’s ecommerce spending index. April’s figures saw year-on-year spending...

Growth In Ecommerce Hits Coca Cola Sales

There’s no doubt that new Coca Cola chief executive officer James Quincey has a number of challenges to deal with in his new job, but the first one is one that none of his predecessors will never have had to worry about, the effect the growth of...

Significant Rises In Asian Ecommerce Compared To The West

Recent figures from China’s National Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Chinese consumers spent a massive $750 billion in 2016 online. This represents more than both the United States of America and the United Kingdom combined. What is perhaps...

New Barclays Debit Cards Help To Reduce Online Fraud

Barclays has become the first high street bank in the world to offer its customers the option to turn on debit controls which can help to reduce the losses from online fraud or scams. From today, customers of Barclays will be able to manually switch...

Series C Funding Of $56 Million For Signifyd

Good news for Signifyd this week. The largest provider to ecommerce merchants of Guaranteed Fraud Protection has announced that they have managed to raise an additional $56 million of Series C Financing. This third round of capital injection has...

Strong First Quarter Results For Adidas

Adidas has reported better than expected earnings today thanks to its growth in online retail as well as experiencing a boost in its North American and Chinese performance. “We had a strong start into the year, with continued sales and earnings...

Are Sales Of Ebooks Really Declining?

There’s no doubt we are undergoing a digital revolution. We now work and shop more and more online and much of our leisure and non-work time is spent online. One of the most obvious indicators of this is the ebook. Take a trip on the London...

Big Changes At Etsy After Poor First Quarter Results

It’s been a turbulent week for Etsy, the ecommerce site that specialises in handmade goods. Following first quarter profits being far below expectations, investor pressure has forced the company to make significant personnel changes and change...

Ocado And Dobbies Strike 5 Year Deal

As first mooted at IRX 2017, the leading has this week announced that it has struck a deal with the leading garden retailer Dobbies. The five year deal will see Ocado assist Dobbies in upgrading its online offer and launch nationwide delivery. The...

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