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E-Commerce Sales

Women’s apparel retailer J.Jill goes public

Amazon nabs the top spot for online cosmetics sales

Cross-border e-commerce and online food sales grow over 80% in China


Top 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Sycamore Partners buys The Limited for $26.75 million

Nordstrom eclipses $3 billion in online sales in 2016

Wal-Mart gives Jet shoppers a taste of its house brands


Second 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Build-A-Bear is on the hunt for a new e-commerce platform

Two Second 500 retailers file for bankruptcy protection

Boot Barn kicks omnichannel efforts into high gear


Web-Only Merchants

Wayfair’s online sales increase 60% in 2016 with help from its credit card

Consumers can buy Yandy.com’s fashion week designs instantly

A printing drop-shipper pays $100,000 for a better URL


Retail Chains

20% of grocery sales could be online by 2025

The University of Oregon bookstore gets an education in retail tech

How high-end denim brand Evisu finds a fit with web shoppers outside Asia


Consumer-Brand Manufacturers

Vitamix adds PayPal Credit to its checkout recipe

Eye deal: A Luxottica-Essilor merger creates a giant

Nike kicks up 46% web sales growth this quarter



HSN’s mobile sales rise 37% in the third quarter

1-800-Flowers’ web sales climb 3.8% in Q1

QVC is now trading on Nasdaq as a stand-alone company


Top 500 European E-Retailers

UK retailers await decisions on tax reform

US luxury brands take a back seat to European names

Prada pins its hopes on a digital growth strategy and rebounding demand


Top 500 Chinese E-Retailers

Sales growth for China’s Vipshop tops 35% for Q4 and the year

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi dials up a stores plan to grow

Thousands of foreign brands enter China through e-commerce


Top 500 Asian E-Retailers

Amazon's latest gaffe in India: Gandhi flip-flops

Why India’s Flipkart should consider physical stores

Amazon’s India push intensifies during the Diwali shopping season


Top 500 Latin American E-Retailers

eBay will sell most of its stake in Latin American online marketplace MercadoLibre

E-commerce growth slows in Latin America

Latin American e-marketplace MercadoLibre makes another acquisition


E-Commerce Leaders

Nonstore sales drive the bulk of retail sales growth in January

UPS pairs its trucks with drones for a test delivery

Alibaba dives deeper into stores with a new supermarket plan


Top 400 Europe

Yoox Net-a-Porter opens a tech hub

ASOS shares slump as its sales growth forecast disappoints investors

Computer products retailer Geeks.com yanks the cord on e-commerce sales



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