Amazon launches ecommerce platform in Singapore


Amazon has introduced its new ecommerce platform in Singapore, Amazon.sg, enabling customers to place orders on desktop and mobile browser. Customers can download Amazon Shopping app or visit Amazon.sg to shop for various products, including books, video games, consumer electronics, baby and toys, and home and kitchen. The company is also offering free delivery to... Continue Reading →

Allegro launches Allegro Lokalnie


Allegro, a popular online shopping platform from Poland, has announced Allegro Lokalnie, or Allegro Locally in English. This is an online platform dedicated to private sellers and buyers looking for items listed by such sellers. Allegro is very popular in Poland. It started as an online retailer, but the marketplace is now home to about 140,000... Continue Reading →

Ecommerce in Poland to reach EUR 11.64 mln in 2019


Ecommerce in Poland is predicted to increase by 25% in 2019, reaching EUR 11.64 million, according to a report by Ecommerce Foundation. If the prediction comes true, it would mean that ecommerce in Poland will account for 2.31% of the country’s GDP. Other key findings of the report: over 61% of the online population (77% of Polish... Continue Reading →

Mukesh Ambani eyes to take on Amazon!!!


Asia’s richest man is sharpening his focus on e-commerce with a string of tiny acquisitions and stake purchases. A $2.5 billion spending spree involving more than two dozen deals provides some insight into how Mukesh Ambani is piecing together a strategy to take on Amazon.com Inc. in India. Asia’s richest man is sharpening his focus on e-commerce... Continue Reading →

Gifting gets a digital makeover with e-gift cards


The adoption of smartphones is boosting ‘smart retail’, especially here in the UAE, where smartphone penetration reached 228 per cent in 2017. Within smart retail, digital gifting (or e-gifting) seems to have taken off and retailers are viewing it as an important revenue stream. As consumers increasingly adopt a digital-based lifestyle, e-gifting looks like a... Continue Reading →

Ecommerce forecast to rise to 24 percent of card spending


Online card expenditure will continue to increase faster than card spending at physical outlets to account for 25% of all card expenditure by 2023, a RBR report suggests. According to Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2023, ecommerce expenditure amounted to USD 4.5 trillion in 2017, up 13% since 2016. The drivers of this growth are increased... Continue Reading →

Tmall plans to boost ecommerce in China


Tmall Global has announced its plans to bring USD 200 billion worth of international goods into China for the next five years and to boost ecommerce in the country. Tmall mentioned two initiatives, the Centralised Import Procurement (CIP) and TmallOverseas Fulfillment (TOF), which will help international brands accelerate their entries into the country. According to... Continue Reading →

Online food delivery wars are moving from India to Bharat


Muktsar in Punjab, with a population of 1.5 lakh, is not a city one would think would be on the radar of India’s big internet companies that are helping restaurants deliver to homes through mobile applications. But it is. For two reasons. One, it is the city where online food delivery and restaurant discovery company Zomato’s founder... Continue Reading →

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