U.S. fashion retailer Modnique banks on Russia to fuel its overseas growth
Modnique says the region is ripe for growth, and Top500Guide.com data support this theory.
Backcountry.com buys a European outdoor gear e-retailer
The Liberty Interactive property expands in Europe by acquiring Bergfreunde.de.
How social is Amazon?
Amazon drives far more sales from social networks than other merchants.
Some e-retailers’ pockets jingle with record online sales
Several retailers said they beat the average Thanksgiving weekend web sales spike, pegged at 22% by comScore. By contrast, bricks-and-mortar spending fell 2.7% during the holiday shopping period.
A tale of two mobile devices, via Top500Guide.com
Tablet conversion rates beat smartphone conversion rates by a landslide.
30% of Top 500 web merchants offer gift services
27.2% of retailers in the 2013 Top 500 offer gift wrapping.
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E-retailer The RealReal hires a Neiman Marcus executive
Ann Paolini will head sales at the luxury online consignment shop.
Fab.com takes the prize for the earliest holiday e-mail
And Hayneedle went earliest with a Black Friday theme, Internet Retailer finds.
Early focus on holiday shopping helps e-retailers
And not all them needed free shipping, either.
A strong online Black Friday
After shopping heavily on Thanksgiving, consumers headed back to the web today.
How zulily built a $500 million e-commerce business in four years
Following a successful IPO, an in-depth look at how zulily stacks up.
How apparel retailer CookiesKids saves ‘serious man hours’ on product photography
It replaces about 90% of photo shoots with the iPad app-controlled StyleShoots system.
Global consumers demand more from e-retailers
They want easy returns, free shipping and access to social and mobile channels.
There may be e-commerce gold in China, but it’s hard to mine
Western brands find Chinese consumers expect big discounts.
E-retailer LightInTheBox adds three languages to its e-commerce site
The move supports the retailer’s expansion in Southeast Asia
Foot Locker kicks up Q2 web sales by 20%
Total sales rose a relatively modest 6.4%.
Amazon’s Shopbop launches a Russian-language site
The apparel retailer offers free shipping to Russia for orders over $100.
Amazon.com Inc.'s Facebook page is far from the most conversational page on the social network. While some retailers post about the news, or ask random questions to spark a dialogue, Amazon's posts almost exclusively are promotional.
Sam Taylor, CEO, Oriental Trading