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E-Commerce Sales

Internet Retailer parent announces a new, broader e-commerce web platform

MeUndies expands its subscription offerings

E-commerce sales growth slightly decelerated in September


Top 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Better search results lead to more sales for Fanatics

Amazon hires 20% more holiday employees

Retailers reevaluate their affiliate marketing programs


Second 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Speedo promotes an executive to president

Stein Mart’s CEO steps down after only six months

Fashion retailer Eloquii hires a pair of Amazon veterans


Web-Only Merchants

Simon Venture Group’s managing director talks retail funding

Survey says: Consumers like the taste of Blue Apron the most

Why Tommys—Hilfiger and Mottola—are backing Evine Live


Retail Chains

Simon Venture Group’s managing director talks retail funding

Walgreen web shoppers can ship their order to stores

For retailers, there’s a disconnect in the holiday sales forecast


Consumer-Brand Manufacturers

Giant Bicycle offers online buying in the US for the first time

Perry Ellis will close stores as online sales soar

Why fewer page views are good news for Donald J Pliner



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

Stronger growth in France helps grocery chain Carrefour’s Q3 sales

Apparel e-retailer ASOS nabs title for best e-commerce app in the UK

European e-retailers face pricing hurdles


Top 500 Chinese E-Retailers

A major Chinese seller on Amazon plans to go public

China’s Xiaomi seeks a revival in smart rice cookers and other connected devices

Alibaba unveils plans for its massive Singles’ Day event


Top 500 Asian E-Retailers

Amazon’s India push intensifies during the Diwali shopping season

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

Global 1000 spotlight: The promise of cross-border e-commerce


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

There’s a big turnaround happening at eBags

Shoptalk expands with a European show

Global 1000 spotlight: The promise of cross-border 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


Adrien Henni / E-Commerce

Italian luxury brand Furla launches online sales in Russia

Furla follows such European brands as H&M and L’Oreal into Russian e-commerce.


Preston Pilgrim / E-Commerce

The top four e-commerce elements to A/B test

Pricing, product listings, purchase buttons and checkout are all prime testing opportunities.