Online Retailing

Online Retailing

November 15, 2012
After a rocky start, Australia's retailers have embraced the world of online commerce. But the sector still has some way to go before catching up with peers overseas. Online shopping in Australia was...
November 15, 2012
Amazon.com Inc. recently launched Amazon Wine, a marketplace offering customers more than a thousand wines crafted by wineries in the US. The new store features easy-to-use shopping tools to help...
November 14, 2012
Alibaba Group, which generated a massive "11.11" online sales on Sunday, holds a dominant share in the Chinese business-to-consumer (B2C) market, a research firm said on Monday. Alibaba's...
November 14, 2012
Some of Australia's biggest retailers, including Myer, Target, Westfield and Dick Smith, have signed on for Australia's version of US's online shopping phenomenon, Cyber Monday. The inaugural...
November 14, 2012
Global Internet shopping and auctions giant eBay is making a comeback on the mainland through a new partnership with Xiu.com a leading online apparel merchant. The two companies said their new eBay...
November 13, 2012
Rakuten.com.my, the newly launched online shopping mall in Malaysia, expects to have 200 merchants by the end of next year, from the current 50.
 President and CEO Masaya Ueno said most of the...
November 13, 2012
There was excitement but a little heartache too for millions of bargain hunters last Saturday as China's Singles Day evolved into what is probably the world's biggest online shopping event. The 50,...
November 13, 2012
After making a big bet on mobile several years ago, eBay CEO John Donahoe told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" that the gamble is paying off with the company able to monetize the same on...
November 12, 2012
Groupon Inc., the number one online deals service, failed to show investors on Thursday that its business is growing as quickly as they would like, as it was hurt by what it called "continued...
November 12, 2012
Alibaba.com, the world's largest e-commerce firm, is urging businesses in Thailand to quickly adapt to the medium as a gateway to global markets. Rachel Wu, marketing manager of the Chinese site with...
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