Online Retailing

Online Retailing

October 17, 2012
Debit cards continue to gain market share from credit cards, and the use of electronic and mobile payments continues to show exponential growth, according to the latest World Payments Report (WPR)...
October 16, 2012
Rakuten Inc. plans to expand in India and Australia as the likelihood of slowing economic growth at home hurts demand at its online shopping malls. "We're making very steady progress in terms of...
October 16, 2012
Though Chikhli, a small, non-descript town in Buldana district of the Indian state of Maharashtra, might not have a mall selling premium brands, a few of its residents do wear a Nike or an Adidas....
October 16, 2012
Online marketplace eBay has re-launched its website with a new contemporary look and feel. To view full article (note: you must be a Retail Week subscriber), visit Retail Week.
October 16, 2012
Social media platform Facebook is trialling a new feature which will allow users to “want” and “buy” items they see on the site.  
October 15, 2012
Gap Inc. announced last week that customers in Japan can now shop Gap and Banana Republic products online through its new Japanese e-commerce sites gap.co.jp and bananarepublic.co.jp. The sites offer...
October 15, 2012
Toys 'R' Us Inc. announced last week that international shipping is now available for online orders on Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com to more than 60 countries across Asia, the Caribbean, Central...
October 15, 2012
Sainsbury’s is trialling a new app which allows customers to scan and shop with their smartphone. To view full article (note: you must be a Retail Week subscriber), visit Retail Week.  
October 15, 2012
Best Buy Co. is planning to match the prices of Internet competitors such as Amazon.com Inc. this holiday season, even as it plays down its concerns over shoppers browsing gadgets in stores only to...
October 11, 2012
Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, a part of diversified Aditya Birla Nuvo Group, is planning to make a foray into the e-commerce space to sell its brands. Madura Fashion & Lifestyle Chief Executive...
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