Oct 30

Half of UK online consumers shop cross-border

Half of UK online consumers shop cross-border You would expect online consumers in the United Kingdom could buy anything they want at local online stores, but still 48% of have made an online purchase with a retailer based outside the country. And it’s not only because of availability, the price... read more →
Oct 29

Online shopping on mobiles overtakes desktop in UK

Online shopping on mobiles overtakes desktop in UK Visits to online stores via mobile devices like smartphones and tablets have overtaken desktop for the very first time, new figures show. A fascinating 52% of visited were made via a mobile device, while 36% of online sales in the United Kingdom... read more →
Oct 28

Yandex let customers place orders via search site

Yandex let customers place orders via search site Yandex, the most popular search engine in Russia, is now offering online stores a new model for listing their products on product search service Yandex.Market. The search engine currently gets a few cents every time a customer clicks on a link to... read more →
Oct 27

Almost half of Dutch online stores quits after two years

Almost half of Dutch online stores quits after two years Of all online stores in the Netherlands that started in 2012, almost half of them doesn’t exist anymore. There were 7591 online stores founded two years ago, but today only 56 percent of them is still active. It also seems... read more →
Oct 24

US shopping app Shopkick expands to Germany

Shopping app Shopkick has expanded into its first international market by launching the app in Germany. From day one it has partnered up with major retailers like Douglas, Media Markt and Saturn, OBI and Karstadt and brands including P&G, Henkel and GSK. Shopkick, an app with which shoppers can receive... read more →
Oct 23

Ecommerce in Russia

Russia is, what their situation in Europe is concerned, a stranger it our midst. It’s part European, it’s part Asian, but above all it’s Russia. It is one of those countries that together with the United States, China and the United Kingdom dominate international politics, economy and sports. More than... read more →
Oct 22
Oct 21

Ecommerce in The Netherlands

Ecommerce in The Netherlands The Netherlands is a small country, but it always tries to play a significant role, whether it be economically, political or in sports. The Netherlands participated in the introduction of the euro and was also a founding member of NATO and what’s now called the European... read more →
Oct 20

IMRG launches guide to support cross-border e-retailers

IMRG launches guide to support cross-border e-retailers IMRG has announced the launch of the UK Cross-Border Trading Passport, an A-Z guide for prospective online retailers who are looking to enter the British ecommerce market. Together with provider of e-fulfilment logistics services Norbert Dentressangle, the industry association for UK e-retail wants... read more →
Oct 17

Southern European ecommerce to grow to €47.8bn

Southern European ecommerce to grow to €47.8bn With regards to the financial crisis, Southern Europe is still one of the most damaged regions in Europe. But maybe the ecommerce industry can change this, little by little. It’s estimated that online sales in this region will reach 47.8 billion euros at... read more →