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Purchases made via Alipay on 11.11 topped $9.3 billion, a 60% jump thanks to Alibaba’s efforts to globalize Singles Day. In this video, Scot Wingo, the founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, shares his views on Alibaba’s efforts, and what lessons U.S.-based merchants can carry over into the holiday season.
ShopRunner has announced a new partnership with Alipay which will pave the way for Chinese online shoppers to buy directly from U.S. retailers’ ecommerce sites. Here’s why the ShopRunner-Alipay strategic partnership solves historic pain points for both Chinese consumers and U.S. retailers.
Digi-Key, a full-service provider of electronic components, has announced an enormous spike in web traffic and online orders placed by design engineers in Europe. Here is why engineers in Germany, the UK, France and Italy, among other regions of Europe, are rapidly embracing Digi-Key as their go-to resource for electronic component selection and availability.
This rebranding and the new solutions DHL eCommerce is offering customers is a response to projections of significant growth in ecommerce worldwide in the coming years, especially in emerging markets. Here’s more about the rebranding, and what it means for B2C merchants who want to reach global customers.
While Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba reported that Singles Day 2014 – 11.11 – the world’s largest shopping day, brought in more than $9.3 billion in sales, up 62% from 2013, the global phenomenon has yet to make a significant impact in the U.S.
The Baltic Country of Estonia are opening its doors to become a global giant in ecommerce, see what what they are doing to make this possible.
Retailers are recognizing the growth opportunity with going global with their business. In a report, Deloitte Digital releases four key trends with growing global, see what they are here.
Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. According to the DHL Shop the World report published by Deutsche Post DHL, emerging markets in Africa offer the highest growth potential for the ecommerce industry. Deutsche Post DHL is not alone: Here’s additional reasons to conclude Africa’s ecommerce will be enormous.
Ecommerce in Russia has been growing rapidly responding to a variety of influences including the spread of Internet use in the large population. Here’s a look at two worldwide ecommerce that are affecting consumers in Russia.
Ahead of Singles Day 2014, the Chinese government is warning ecommerce firms, including Alibaba and JD.com, to do all they can to keep all transactions free of fraud. The warning was issued based on numerous consumer complaints from past years.
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