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GSA provides e-commerce update

One month before it is due to submit a report to Congress on its federal e-commerce marketplace initiative, the US…

Growth for Mercateo

Online procurement platform Mercateo has announced strong results for its 2018 fiscal year. 2018 sales for the group were €285…

Messe Frankfurt creates digital B2B marketplace

Messe Frankfurt has started to build a digital B2B marketplace called nextrade, while at the same time investing in the…

Phenomenal quarter for Alibaba

China-based online giant Alibaba has delivered another quarter of rapid expansion, with double-digit growth in all of its operating divisions.…

Amazon debuts autonomous delivery vehicle | BIC opens largest stationery factory in Asia |...

Amazon has debuted its new self-driving delivery device called Scout. The cooler-sized autonomous ‘vehicle’ will begin delivering packages to customers…

SMBs take over Amazon

Amazon has reported that more than half of units sold in its US online stores in 2018 were from SMBs.…

Same-store growth at Ryman

Despite the widely reported woes of the UK retail sector, stationery and office supplies chain Ryman reported a same-store sales…

Double-digit growth for Askul

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has posted a double-digit sales increase for H1 2019, completing its recovery from a major…

Acquisition for Avery

Global manufacturing conglomerate CCL Industries has purchased direct-to-consumer online business Easy2Name (E2N) for its label maker subsidiary Avery. UK-based E2N…

ZAGG strengthens mobile offering

US-based mobile technology manufacturer ZAGG has acquired portable power company HALO. HALO is a leading direct-to-consumer mobile accessories company with…

Hot Topic: Creative disruption

The growth of Amazon Business in the past three and a half years has been impressive by anyone’s standards, including…

Alibaba builds Silk Road to Europe

China-based online giant Alibaba has shifted its focus towards Europe. As of September, a change in direction for Alibaba became…

Don’t hide behind the basket

Figures from statistics portal, statista.com, suggest that there are now 43.5 million people shopping online in the UK, while the…

Dixons Carphone profits plunge

Despite a slight increase in sales for the first half of the year, UK electronics retailer Dixons Carphone reported steep…

Mobile leads holiday purchases

Mobile devices spearheaded digital traffic over the recent five-day holiday shopping period. According to CRM firm Salesforce, mobile phones accounted…

Depot invests in Viking

Office Depot Europe has launched a new UK website for its B2B delivery business Viking. The new website was developed…

Best Buy exceeds expectations

Global consumer electronics chain Best Buy has reported another quarter of better-than-expected results. Q3 2019 sales were up 4.3% to…

Böttcher adds to senior management

Germany-based online reseller Böttcher has added to its board with the appointment of Daniel Frankenberg.  The new recruit, who has spent…

Alibaba expands Global Shopping Festival

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba reported that 230 countries and regions completed transactions during its annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. This…

Sam’s Club introduces new retail concept

Walmart subsidiary and bulk retailer Sam’s Club has opened a new mobile-first shopping location, Sam’s Club Now. The store will…

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GSA provides e-commerce update

One month before it is due to submit a report to Congress on its federal e-commerce marketplace initiative, the US…