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E-Commerce Sales

UK online sales increase 9.5% in Q4

A luxury jeweler’s app is a key part of its e-commerce strategy

The leading days for holiday online sales via desktop, ranked


Top 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Nominations open for e-retail industry achievement awards

The Limited limits sales to its website and will close its stores

Barnes & Noble stores lose sales over the holidays, but online increases 2%


Second 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Nominations open for e-retail industry achievement awards

Shipping delays plague e.l.f. Cosmetics

These are the e-retailers you’ll be talking about next year


Web-Only Merchants

How JM Bullion mines a rich metals market online

Online wedding registry Zola rings in the new year with $25 million

Shoppers’ time spent in apps adds up on Black Friday


Retail Chains

Online sales lift Finish Line in Q3

As Christmas creeps closer, shipping deadlines loom

Amazon accounts for the majority of Q3 online sales growth


Consumer-Brand Manufacturers

Nike kicks up 46% web sales growth this quarter

Away packs in a big first year

IBM brings its Watson supercomputer to the internet of things



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

US orders boost UK apparel e-retailer ASOS’ online sales 36%

A weak Christmas for Next casts a shadow on UK holiday retail sales

Online-only Boohoo grows fast and bids on Nasty Gal


Top 500 Chinese E-Retailers

E-commerce drives global sales for a Chinese smartphone brand

Alibaba faces a long fight over fake goods

Booming e-commerce keeps Chinese delivery services hopping


Top 500 Asian E-Retailers

Why India’s Flipkart should consider physical stores

Amazon’s India push intensifies during the Diwali shopping season

What Wal-Mart gains with an investment in India’s Flipkart


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

Nominations open for e-retail industry achievement awards

Amazon’s test of Product Listing Ads is bad news for other retailers

An exceptionally strong December closes out a record fourth quarter for e-commerce


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



From The IR Blog


Sven Hammar / E-Commerce

4 ways to keep customers from abandoning your shopping cart

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Ralph Tkatchuk / E-Commerce

5 ways retailers can reduce shopping cart abandonment

There are steps web merchants can take all along the path to purchase that can ...