Nineteen percent of US companies cut their investment in China this year, a marked increase from 10% last year, per the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai
BigCommerce, an Open SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established B2C and B2B brands, has announced in partnership with Snap, Inc., the launch of Snapchat for BigCommerce.
Bostik, the adhesives segment of Arkema, announced the opening of the Paris showroom of Ideal Work, an Italian specialist in high-added value decorative flooring technologies, which the Group acquired in 2020.
ShoppingTomorrow presented the anniversary book Be the Change, in which 600 experts examine the latest insights and visions on e-Commerce and its future in 25 bluepapers.
The solution works like a risk management system and calculates a risk value for each individual transaction using artificial intelligence and specified rules.
Lifestyle retailer MINISO announced it has unveiled its latest store in Naples, Italy. This marks the third store that MINISO has opened in the country in less than a month, following the successful opening of two others in April.
IKEA has continued its journey to enable an even smarter home for the many people. In October, a Matter ready hub for smart products called DIRIGERA will be launched together with a new IKEA Home smart app.
US consumer spending on luxury retail shows no sign of slowing, even as inflation and price increases cause many shoppers to trade down and cut back on discretionary purchases.
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), has signed a head of terms agreement with a Tier 1 retail operator in the UK for the provision of its turnkey managed service solutions.
Genuine Parts Company (GPC), announced an acquisition for its European Automotive business. Alliance Automotive Group (AAG), the Company's wholly-owned automotive distribution company based in London, U.K., acquired Lausan.
Integrated Media Technology (IMT), announced that World Integrated Supply Ecosystem (WISE), entered into a distribution agreement with KMF Malaysiawe, to sell and distribute Halal products in France, Germany and the UK.
Sonepar, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B2B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services, is pursuing its omnichannel strategy and has entered into a partnership with Mirakl.
[quantilope Research] Rising inflation creates barrier for more sustainable food shopping in UK and Germany
Nearly three quarters of British and German consumers strongly agree that protecting the environment is one of the most important issues of our times and, as a result, want to shop more sustainably.
Only 3% of US adults used AR regularly while shopping, although another 10% used it occasionally, according to a February 2022 Insider Intelligence survey conducted by Bizrate Insights.
Xebra Brands (Xebra), a cannabis company, announced it has successfully cultivated and harvested its first cannabis crop in the Netherlands.
ITALMOPA, the Italian Association of Millers, established in 1958 and with more than 80 flour companies from across Italy, has launched an ambitious initiative to promote exports of organic soft wheat and durum wheat flour and semolina.
Auto and parts and food and beverage will be the fastest-growing ecommerce categories; both will see double-digit growth but from a relatively small base.
US in-store payment card users will represent 91.0% of the population by 2023, with 68.6% being debit card users, 60.2% being credit card users, and 17.1% being prepaid card users.
Amazon’s subscription revenue stands to continue to soar this year thanks to an increase in the cost of its Prime membership for US subscribers.
Retailers are revamping their last-mile fulfillment strategies in an effort to meet consumer demand for rapid delivery and compete effectively with Amazon.
Brands are waking up to opportunities to cater to communities of different races, backgrounds, and identities in their products and ad spending, with more work to be done.
While its grocery ecommerce business remains strong, Amazon faces increased competition as retailers such as Walmart and Kroger ramp up their digital capabilities.
Walmart Inc. reported quarterly earnings and growth above analysts’ expectations as it managed to withstand inflationary pressures and higher costs, per a company release.
Swiss retailer Migros Fachmarkt AG has appointed WPP as its strategic communications partner to help it reimagine the commerce experience for its specialist retail brands.
Across almost all product categories, US luxury shoppers are far more likely to make purchases in-store than online. Physical retail has the widest lead in the food and beverage category, followed by watches and jewelry.