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E-Commerce Sales

Email can still work—a retailer shares tips on how

FedEx expects delivery volume to surge on Mondays

A startup handles returns for Chinese retailers selling online in the US


Top 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Amazon: Where more than half of online shoppers go to search

How a little A/B email testing can yield big results

Target reconfigures online roles, and its digital chief exits


Second 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Stein Mart’s CEO steps down after only six months

Fashion retailer Eloquii hires a pair of Amazon veterans

Stein Mart’s mobile responsive site goes live


Web-Only Merchants

Online-only home furnishings retailer Dot and Bo shuts down

Why a home furnishings e-retailer offers a loan option

Why Tommys—Hilfiger and Mottola—are backing Evine Live


Retail Chains

AutoZone gets traction from omnichannel efforts

It’s a breakout year for online food sales

Chico’s layoffs signal more trouble in the apparel sector—at least in stores


Consumer-Brand Manufacturers

Perry Ellis will close stores as online sales soar

Why fewer page views are good news for Donald J Pliner

Trek rolls out bikes on its new e-commerce site



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

European e-retailers face pricing hurdles

UK retailer Marks & Spencer’s online chief won’t return from leave

E-commerce accounts for 7% of retail sales in France


Top 500 Chinese E-Retailers

Amazon tells employees: We’re staying in China

China’s Xiaomi prepares to enter the US smartphone market

China’s JD.com removes 22,000 marketplace merchants


Top 500 Asian E-Retailers

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

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

South Korean e-retailer Coupang doubles sales in the first half of 2016


Top 500 Latin American E-Retailers

E-commerce growth slows in Latin America

Latin American e-marketplace MercadoLibre makes another acquisition

Global e-retailer Cnova’s sales grow 2.5% in Q3


E-Commerce Leaders

Shoptalk expands with a European show

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

Dubai e-retailer Souq.com may sell a stake and top $1 billion in valuation


Top 400 Europe

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

Revenue climbs 20% in the first half of the year at e-commerce operator Yoox Group

The European e-commerce sun also rises for U.S. web merchants



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