JD.com and Alibaba create indexes to identify Chinese shoppers’ spending trends, which help retailers gain insight.
Maternity retailer sees Internet sales jump 139% in January while overall sales increased 8.8%
Internet sales at Mothers Work Inc., a maternity apparel retailer, grew 139% in January over January 2000. Web sales are still only a small part of overall sales of $25.4 million in January. Sales grew 8.8% from $23.3 million in January 2000. The company operates 745 locations.