"Everywhere Commerce" is currently seen as the next step after multi-channel commerce. It means no more distinction in e-commerce, m-commerce, call center commerce or traditional brick-and-mortar ret

What makes a good online fashion store? What features does it need to have and what trendsetters are there? FashionUnited has asked an expert. New (fashion) web shops are needed and they should be f

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Monday it will appoint one of its founders as head of Lazada and inject another $2 billion into Southeast Asia's leading online shopping firm, boosting its regio

Amazon has started selling fashion and athletic apparel in Brazil after five years trading in the Latin American country. The e-commerce giant started diversifying its Brazilian offer in October last

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's revenue surged 39 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2016, it said Thursday, its fastest growth in the last four quarters. Revenue hit 24.18 billi

A new report is urging the Chinese government for tighter e-commerce regulations as the world's largest retail economy continues to be flooded with fake goods. The authenticity and quality of product

Powered by Chinese smartphone users splurging billions on mobile games and online shopping, China's tech giants Tencent and Alibaba are racing up the elite league of the world's most valuable compan

In the U.S. college students prefer to do their back-to-school shopping the old fashion way, that’s it in person. As a result, Deloitte predicts an 11 percent decrease in intended online shoppe

The business of selling fashion online is becoming more complex as social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook introduce independent shopping functions of their own. Fashion brands and retaile

Mandeep Singh is a busy man. FashionUnited catches the CEO and co-founder of e-commerce platform Trouva on the phone in between meetings and a heavy schedule of appointments. Nevertheless, Singh is

Visual search, while hardly a novel concept, is quickly becoming a tool for e-commerce platforms to allow users and customers to search for what they want using images. eBay this week announced it ha

Facebook has filed a patent application for a service which would allow users to purchase items and complete payments via its Messenger chat app, according to the website of the United States Patent

New York - Just when it doesn’t seem like this age couldn’t get any more digital or technology focused, a new phone app, iPhone, or e-commerce operation pops up. There are few things that

Recent research from ContentSquare has revealed that the most frequently abandoned online shopping cart item is clothing, with 40 per cent of purchases being discarded at checkout. Coming above techn

Swedish fast-fashion giant, H&M is stepping up its online shopping game for US customers. The e-commerce makeover comes just weeks after H&M was ranked as the most popular online fashion r

Workers wielding screeching hand-held wood sanders toil overtime in Cheng Huaibao's bunk bed factory, rushing to prepare for the wave of orders about to break on manufacturing businesses like his acr

China’s e-commerce giant JD. com has expanded to Thailand by partnering up with local retailer Central Group. The duo launched e-commerce platform JD Central on September 28, after three months

After weeks of speculation about LVMH's top secret project, the veil of silence has finally been lifted and the French luxury conglomerate confirmed yesterday that it will launch its new multi-brand

The department store revealed Monday that a third party gained access to accounts on Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com using valid usernames and passwords between April 26 and June 12. Macy’s sa

London - J.Crew's younger, casual sister label Madewell is expanding its presence online to reach all four corners of the map. The label has extended its e-commerce to over 100 countries across the g

More than 7000 stores closed in the US in 2017, and the trend continues into 2018. As traffic in US shopping malls decreases, investment bank Credit Suisse forecasts 25 percent of all American malls

Shopping from the comfort of home or our mobile phones is a convenience we can no longer live without. But where do all the clothes come from that don’t originate from boutiques or the shop flo

In the Hindu Kush mountains craftswomen painstakingly stitch flowing scarves, skilled artisans who were unable to sell their products beyond the remote region until mobile internet came to Pakistan a

The online economy is growing, and not just in the United States. South Asia is all about the e-commerce train, and the proof is in the pudding. Business of Fashion has reported that South Asia's int

With his high-waisted jeans and sneakers, nobody could have accused Steve Jobs of being a style leader. Posthumously however the Apple founder is becoming an icon of the luxury fashion business as

A new report from European payments company Trustly has revealed that shoppers across Europe are helping to turn the UK into the “world’s third largest market for e-commerce trade”,

The average US shopper spends 86 dollars (66 pounds) per month on UK websites, according to a study commissioned by the Royal Mail, as they are significantly more likely to trust the authenticity of

A new class of African eFounders drew inspiration from Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma and UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisi Kituyi during an immersion training program in Hangzhou. Source: Alibaba

Several recent studies have pointed out the importance of speed in online retailing. Online fashion shops that constantly add new items to their catalogue and guarantee a fast delivery tend to sell m