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A grassroots approach to European e-commerce (Internet Retailer) “In order to build a bigger base across all of Europe, some big Europe 500 web merchants, such as Germany’s Otto Group, No. 2 in the 2013 Europe 500 are leveraging their e-commerce investments, making acquisitions and launching new mobile initiatives in order to offer more localized web sites and […]

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Where there are empowered merchants, there are satisfied shoppers (Econsultancy) “Today’s ecommerce marketers should embrace the vision that with a high quality and high functioning vendor network, you will have more opportunity to provide and communicate the best products, care and service to your customers. Consider a few tips on how ecommerce companies can advance and improve […]

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34% of U.S. adults own tablets and 56% own smartphones (Internet Retailer) “As has consistently been the case since Pew began measuring smartphone adoption two years ago, ownership is particularly high among younger adults, especially those in their twenties and thirties (although a majority of Americans in their mid-forties through mid-fifties now own smartphones) and […]

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Spreading your E-Commerce Wings (E-Commerce Times) “Much has been said recently of the opportunities that lie in emerging retail markets, especially in countries or regions that have been less affected by recession or economic slowdown. For many Western companies, however, a lack of confidence and basic local knowledge is stifling opportunity for international expansion. There are […]

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Ecommerce Weekly Roundup

Another weekend, another ecommerce weekly roundup! Read on for the most notable in news and outtakes from the past week, and stay tuned for fresh content on Monday. News Headlines Same-day delivery’s for suckers – now a Chinese ecommerce giant has three-hour delivery (Pando Daily) “A couple of days ago,we flagged Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers partner […]

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EBay to Open ‘Shoppable Windows’ in New York (BOF) “NEW YORK, United States — EBay Inc is launching virtual stores called “shoppable windows” this month that the e-commerce company hopes will help retailers generate more sales from their existing physical store networks. The first four of these screens will open from June 8 through July 7 […]

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Iterations: From Amazon Prime To Amazon Pronto, The Future Of Physical Delivery (TechCrunch) ““Membership has its privileges.” A slogan made famous by American Express today also applies to an online membership many, many people happily keep: Amazon Prime. Ever since committing to Prime — and this is anecdotal — but our household trips to Target […]

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Re-commerce Gets A Revamp With Threadflip’s New iPhone App Built For An Exploding Mobile Audience (TechCrunch) “Threadflip, the online and mobile marketplace that helps users clean out their closets, or buy from those who are doing just that, is today introducing a completely revamped mobile experience for its iOS application following a surge of growth […]

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Ecommerce Weekly Roundup

Summer is officially here! Before you head out to enjoy the start of the new season, here’s this week’s ecommerce roundup of news and outtakes. Check it out:   News Headlines It’s the long goodbye for Google Checkout (Internet Retailer) “Search engine giant Google Inc. will retire its Google Checkout payment processing tool for merchants on […]

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Why Tmall Works (BOF) “For a large number of international apparel brands, the route into China’s fast-growing e-commerce market often involves Tmall. BoF investigates.” GoEuro’s Multi-Mode Travel Platform Launches In Germany & The U.K. To Take The Strain Out Of Route Planning (TechCrunch) “After closing a $4 million round in March, led by Battery Ventures and Hasso […]

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