With ongoing advances in mobile Internet technology, ecommerce in China continues to shift from desktop computers to smartphones and other mobile devices. For the country as a whole, the percentage of mobile transactions to total transactions was 54% this year, up from 22% last year.
Bongo International will operate as a subsidiary of FedEx Trade Networks, and its capabilities complement and expand the FedEx portfolio of offerings important to the rapidly growing global ecommerce marketplace.
PetSmart has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a consortium led by private equity firm BC Partners, Inc. at a price of $83 per share in cash, representing a premium of approximately 39% over PetSmart’s unaffected closing share price on July 2. The transaction would be valued at approximately $8.7 billion
New research from PayPal and Ipsos shows that cross-border trade is a driving force of the global marketplace, with cross-border shoppers, spending approximately twice as much as consumers who only shop domestically. Here’s a look at where customers prefer to buy cross-border, and what motivates them to buy.
Omnichannel retailers on the Shopatron platform enjoyed 40% gross merchandise value growth spanning eight days, and spikes over the holiday weekend leading to remarkable year-over-year growth of over 93%.
Over Cyber Weekend. ChannelAdvisor customers grew their same store sales 23.8 percent on Amazon, 20.6 percent on eBay and 54.4 percent on third-party marketplaces.
Hammacher Schlemmer has created the first augmented reality catalog, an exclusive and revolutionary new way to experience America’s longest running catalog. Here’s how the catalog benefits both Hammacher Schlemmer and its customers.
The Alliance for Main Street Fairness launched a television advertising campaign against Alibaba this week to educate lawmakers on what it calls an imminent threat to U.S. retailers. But are AMSF’s claim against Alibaba true?
Mobile commerce has arrived, and proved to be a game-changer over Cyber Weekend. From Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark showed that overall online sales increased 12.6%, with mobile sales up 27.2% compared to the same period in 2013.
In the two days before Thanksgiving, MarketLive merchants grew revenue an average of 20%, as compared to an industry average of 11% growth in pre holiday spending reported by ComScore.
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