Amazon, the US ecommerce group, plans to ramp up its business in China by setting up operations in Shanghai’s new free-trade zone, allowing it to sell imports more cheaply to better compete in a market dominated by Alibaba and JD.com. The retailer
Happy birthday ecommerce! We’ve now been able to shop online for twenty years. That’s how long it is since Sting album the Ten Summoner’s Tales was bought in what’s widely regarded as being the first secure online purchase. At the time, the album changed hands for $12.48 plus shipping on NetMarket. Today it’s available for £4.46, plus shipping, on Amazon, and can be streamed for free on Spotify. So what else has changed since that first transaction on August 11 1994?
SAN FRANCISCO – Visa Inc. has launched its answer to online shopping woes for consumers and merchants alike – Visa Checkout, a new product that’s geared towards making e-commerce and mobile payments quicker and simpler. On Tuesday, the payments processor and financial services giant announced Visa Checkout’s debut in the U.S. Right now, the biggest …
The 9th annual edition of GPeC – a series of leading e-commerce events in Romania – kicked off today, 25th of April 2014. From this moment on, online shops can register for the GPeC online shops competition.
GPeC 2014 online shops competition From April 25 to May 23, online shops can register for the 9th edition of the GPeC E-Commerce Awards Competition. In order to be accepted in the competition, all online shops must fully meet the pre-screening requirements concerning compliance with current European e-commerce laws and industry best practices
In his latest video, Google head of web spam (and, today, Boston Marathon runner) Matt Cutts offers a few quick tips to avoid purchasing a domain name that may have been previously destroyed by a spammer. The video is in response to the following question from a site owner who purchased a bad domain: How […]
Mai sunt doar cateva zile pana pe 20 August 2014 (inclusiv) in care te mai poti inscrie la Scoala de Vara de Comert Electronic GPeC 2014! Ultimele 4 camere disponibile (2 in regim Single, 2 in regim Double) isi asteapta oaspetii dornici sa afle cum sa isi creasca afacerea online si sa petreaca 5 zile minunate la aer curat de munte cu unii din cei mai buni specialisti in comertul electronic. Ne face placere sa va anuntam programul pe zile si ore al celei de-a 4-a editii anuale a Scolii de Vara de E-Commerce GPeC. Ne bucuram sa ii avem alaturi pe toti trainerii anuntati si pe magazinele online care s-au inscris deja si abia asteptam sa ne intalnim miercuri, 27 august, pentru 5 zile de comert electronic intensiv, alaturi de oamenii frumosi din online.
The roll-out of superfast broadband is spurring growth in online sales – whose value could rise by £740m a year by 2017, a new study suggests.
Analysis for the Royal Mail [IRDX VRYM] by the Centre for Economic and Business Researchfound that online shoppers have already spent an extra £225m since taking up superfast broadband – which translates into spending of an extra £23 per user, or 3.1%.
"I'd love to see this chart republished and segmented by industry."In a recent MarketingSherpa Chart of the Week, we shared overall ecommerce conversion rates.MarketingSherpa readers asked for more. So in this chart, we will explore ecommerce conversion rates broken down by product type based on responses from 2,885 marketers. Read on to see how your conversion rate compares.
It’s been amazing to watch Amazon’s transformation from online bookstore to e-commerce juggernaut. Today, Amazon sells everything under the planet, fulfills e-commerce for thousands of companies, hosts major websites, enables crowdsourcing, and may even offer drone-driven product delivery someday. The company is now worth more than $160 billion – that’s more than Target, Macy’s, Sears, Nordstrom, […]
Inspired by Groupon deindexing itself from Google and finding 60 percent of their direct traffic was actually organic search, Conductor reveals data showing that organic search is actually responsible for driving 64 percent of traffic to websites.
From the 26th till the 28th of May, the 9th annual edition of the GPeC Summit in Bucharest, Romania, will take place. Among international top speakers Ela Dokurno and Caroline Hey will represent FACT-Finder with a speech “The Magic of Search and Navigation- How to turn visitors into buyers”.