Global eCommerce stats
In the next few years, Generation Z those born around the year 2000 will be hitting their upper teens, entering their 20s and then embarking upon their careers.
Consumers are coming to expect an equivalent level of customer service that they enjoy in-store, when shopping online.
Alternative payments to overtake credit and debit card payments globally
Owned its study reveals that only 7% encourage social sharing, 13% display social media elements prominently and 30% offered immediate incentives.
Much has been said recently of the opportunity in emerging retail markets, especially where there are countries or regions that are less affected by recession or economic slowdown. By Stephen Berry, head of Computop UK
With half a billion Internet users in China representing 40% of the population, it offers a growing opportunity for businesses selling goods and services online on order to reach this target market. By Jeff Kim, President & COO of CDNetworks Americas/EMEA
Europes e-commerce market is flourishing in the face of adversity having managed to defy continuing economic woes and the sluggish performance of overall retail sales to grow dynamically.
Smartphone use drives higher in-store conversion rates and is set to increase to more than £35bn of in-store sales by 2016
Latin America may be most famous for Machi Pichu and the Galapagos islands, but in e-commerce circles its getting noticed for an entirely different reason. By Jonathan Ross, business development manager at FACT-Finder.com
The UKs online retail market is set to grow 13 per cent in 2012 cashing in a huge £77bn. The forecast further strengthens the UKs position as a global leader in the market, second only to the US in terms of market value.
The number of consumers purchasing physical goods remotely via their mobile handsets is expected to increase by nearly 50% over the next two years, a new report from Juniper Research has found.
The forecast further strengthens the UKs position as a global leader in the market, second only to the US in terms of market value.