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H&M Revamps Online Shopping Experience

Fast fashion giant H&M is raising its game when it comes to online shopping.<p>The Swedish retailer has unveiled a revamped e-commerce site and mobile …

eCommerce

Latin America Ecommerce 2018

In 2018, eMarketer estimates, total retail ecommerce sales in Latin America will grow 17.9% to $53.20 billion. Despite rising consumer prices, …

eCommerce

Alibaba v. Tencent: The Battle for Supremacy in China

<b>THERE’S SOMETHING IRRESISTIBLE</b> about a clash of titans. The fate of the world hung in the balance during the Cold War standoff between the U.S. and …

China

Mobile Conversions Falling Short? Here’s What You Can Do to Fix it

From store closures to the need to incorporate new technologies into their stores, retailers are grappling with shifts in consumer preferences as …

eCommerce

10 Ecommerce Insights From the Co-Founder Who 10Xed His Black Friday

• <b>Chase Fisher, the co-founder of Blenders Eyewear, pulled in nearly 40,000 orders during Black Friday Cyber Monday, 2017</b><p><b>That was 10 times the sales</b> …

eCommerce

The Facts And Myths Of The Retail Apocalypse That Isn't Approaching

Are brick and mortars failing because they can’t compete against online merchants, or is it that they can’t adapt to the needs of evolved shoppers? The long, loud boom of e-commerce continues to rattle brick and mortar sales, but it’s not likely to ultimately kill retail.<p>Consumers are still …

eCommerce

Are we witnessing the renaissance of retail stores?

Your shopping experience might now include flutes of champagne, meticulously designed décor, and "robot" hands spraying you with fragrances.<p>With thousands of workers from the retail sector losing their jobs, there's been talk of a retail apocalypse. One statistic indicates more than twice the …

eCommerce

In a quest for profitability, fashion ecommerce platforms sprout new models

<i>As fashion ecommerce attracts more investments and startups, YourStory looks into the space which is evolving every day.</i> For all the hype about …

eCommerce

QuickStart an Angular Ecommerce App using a Headless CMS API

Cosmic JS is an API-first content management platform that makes it easy to add content to any existing or new application. Developers get a suite of …

eCommerce

The new search trends e-commerce marketers should embrace

From search engine algorithm updates, to new technology permanently altering user behaviours, the search marketing landscape is constantly …

eCommerce

How to Build a Community Around Your Ecommerce Business

The best and most profitable ecommerce brands in operation today know this to be true: it’s not about getting the sale—it’s about serving the …

Marketing

This Genius Hack Will Save You Money on Amazon — Every Time You Shop

Plus 10 more tips to find everyday deals.<p>Amazon has upended the retail world by offering shoppers the magical combination of nonstop deals, endless …

eCommerce

4 Companies Founded By Millennials That Are Making Millions On Amazon

In its 23-year ascent to global retail dominance, Amazon has become not just a sales channel for consumer brands, but a complete business model. The ability to quickly build a consumer brand that can reach hundreds of millions of customers while requiring virtually no warehousing is a winning …

eCommerce

Direct-to-Consumer Ecommerce: Data, Benefits & 12 Enterprise Examples

• <b>Nescafé’s Millennial campaign gave away 18,900 samples within hours of launching at an unheard of 70% conversion rate</b><p><b>This year, K-Swiss and its</b> …

eCommerce

How to Drive Traffic to Your E-commerce Website

Running after the organic audience can be a woe if not done in the right way, read how to drive the specific and targeted audience to your e-commerce website.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur …

Marketing

Pinduoduo beware: Alipay just launched a group buying function

Alibaba is hoping to catch up with the trend of social media-enabled group buys.

eCommerce

Why Isn't Zara On Every Street Corner?

Zara has long been known as the fast-fashion darling of the retail industry. I’ve written about its successes in an article in 2012 and again in 2015.<p>Since opening its first store in 1975, Zara’s dedication to listening to its customers has remained constant, and its processes have become a model …

eCommerce

Alibaba renews foray into Tencent turf with Taobao mini game platform

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has been quietly bolstering its gaming business over the past two months, renewing its efforts into a field that’s …

China

E-commerce spreads its cross-border wings

It has been three weeks since the World Cup ended in Russia, allowing soccer fans worldwide to resume their daily routines.<p>But this is not the case …

China

Alibaba Highlights Why Pinduoduo Can't Succeed

An article I wrote last week on Pinduoduo (PDD) was fortuitously-timed: I discussed how it doesn’t deserve the hype it’s been getting and the …

eCommerce

An ex-Googler grew his shopping startup into a $23 billion empire in under 4 years. One early investor explains how he did it.

In just three and half years, the Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo grew from a burgeoning direct-to-consumer delivery service into a multibillion-dollar company with a successful initial public offering under its belt. When the Shanghai-based startup went public in late July, its stock soared …

Startups

Tophatter Targets Consumers Via Shopping As Entertainment and Discovery

Andrew Blachman, chief operating officer of Tophatter, explains.<p>Online auction marketplaces continue to draw consumer interest, and sites such as …

eCommerce

Reinventing The Storefront: How 3 Tenacious Retailers Are Doing It

What do dog toys, chamomile tea and used elliptical machines have in common, other than qualifying as scavenger hunt objects? When everything is done right, they are the fruits of happy in-store experiences.<p>Online retail sales may be rising — 10% in the 12-month period ended June 30 — but people …

eCommerce

CEO Xiaodong Chen On How Working With Alibaba Has Changed Chinese Retailer Intime

Six years ago, the writing was on the wall for brick-and-mortar retailers in China. Consumers were changing the way they shopped, increasingly turning to their mobile phones, and physical stores lacked the convenience and engagement offered by online marketplaces.<p>Xiaodong Chen, CEO of Chinese …

eCommerce

Top 10 tips to make a successful e-commerce app

The whole world is buying things online. The trend has fascinated both customers and retailers. On one the hand, customers have built a greater …

eCommerce

Women’s clothing retailers are still ignoring the reality of size in the US

It sounds like hyperbole, but it isn’t: Half of American women struggle to find jeans that fit at the mall. More specifically, only 13% of women’s jeans in brick and mortar stores are available for women of average size or larger.<p>The number comes from a Quartz analysis of women’s denim offerings in …

Brookstone joins RadioShack, Toys 'R' Us and others as victims of Father Time

<b>Through the looking glass:</b> Technology has reshaped the retail experience, allowing shoppers to order goods and have them shipped directly to their …

eCommerce

20 Years of Wisdom From Amazon's Jeff Bezos

His quote from 2013 highlights the difference between normal businesses and those that change the world.<p>When it comes to shareholder letters, none …

Out of Stock Online? Zara Hopes Shipping From Stores Will Boost Sales

The fast-fashion behemoth is using its downtown stores to ship online orders, aiming to minimize sale hurdles and speed up delivery<p>MADRID—Fast-fashion giant Zara is equipping its stores to also ship online purchases, betting that the move will boost sales of full-priced items that can be delivered …

Clothing

Pinduoduo: Another Chinese E-Commerce Firm To Bite The Dust

There tends to be a theme among investors when a new Chinese e-commerce IPO is forthcoming, which is based on the excitement that it could be the …

eCommerce