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  • B2C Ecommerce Sales in Finland Topped €10 Million in 2014

    The ecommerce market in Finland managed to stay afloat in 2014, despite the country's economic downturn. According to recent research, total business-to-consumer (B2C) ecommerce sales in Finland reached €10.5 billion ($13.93 billion) last year, even though digital sales in the largest category, services, declined significantly.

    March 30, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce

  • Hotels Reserve Spending for Online Reputation Management

    When it comes time to book accommodations, travelers don't let ratings and reviews pass them by. Travel accommodation owners have taken note of this behavior, and with optimism about business profitability generally high, they're planning to invest those extra dollars in online reputation management.

    March 30, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce | Social Media | Travel

  • REPORT: UK Retail Mcommerce Trends: Mobile Fast Becoming the Digital Transaction Destination

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    Traffic, rather than transactions, remains the main story for mcommerce in the UK. But mobile’s influence on the shopping journey is more marked than ever, and the proportion of retail ecommerce transactions now made on mobile devices is growing.

    March 18, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce

  • Do Shoppers Want Retail App Push Notifications?

    User engagement with retail push notifications is unimpressive. According to recent research, retail industry apps have the second-lowest push notification opt-in rate among iOS users worldwide, and they also land near the bottom for interaction on Android and iOS devices. If retailers want to change this, they'll need to boost personalization, segmentation and targeting efforts.

    March 30, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce | Mobile

  • Retailers Didn't Feel the Love in February

    Valentine's Day is often retailers' first big draw of the year, following a slow post-Christmas season and the winter doldrums. But this year, according to recent data, shopper traffic was down almost 1% compared with February 2014. Sales at general merchandise, apparel, furniture and other retailers were down 2.3%. The harsh winter weather played a major role in a sluggish month for retailers.

    March 27, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce

  • Is Mobile Trending Among Brazil's Buyers?

    When it comes time to make a mobile purchase, Brazil's shoppers pass on mobile websites and apps, preferring the full version of sites instead. According to recent research, mcommerce sales are growing rapidly in the country and increasing their share of ecommerce sales.

    March 27, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce

  • B2C Ecommerce Sales Approach $90 Billion in Latin America

    Business-to-consumer (B2C) ecommerce sales in Latin America will rise 24.2% to reach $88.3 billion in 2015. Growth rates will remain in double-digit territory through 2018, when B2C ecommerce transactions in the region will reach $140.9 billion. Brazil and Mexico will be the primary contributors to the regional total, with $31.9 billion and $17.5 billion, respectively, this year. Smartphones have been one of the drivers of digital purchasing.

    March 26, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce

  • Webinar: Lessons from Holiday Shopping 2014—What You Need to Know for 2015

    Join eMarketer as we cover the lessons learned from holiday shopping 2014 and our insights on what needs to be improved, optimized or nixed in 2015. Topics in this webinar include: Why did mcommerce make such a big jump in holiday 2014? What is the best way to reach the omnichannel holiday shopper? How is the online holiday shopping calendar changing shape? What to expect in 2015—eMarketer’s ecommerce forecast revealed.

    March 26, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce

  • Why Shoppers Ditch Their Digital Carts

    Free shipping plays a major role in the online shopping experience, particularly when it comes to shopping cart abandonment. According to recent research, issues related to shipping costs are the top reasons shoppers abandon carts. Delivery times are also an issue, though shoppers are willing to wait a little longer for their packages if it means avoiding shipping fees.

    March 26, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce

  • Canada Lags US for Mobile Payment Usage

    Mobile device users in Canada are generally less likely than their US counterparts to have used mobile payments, according to recent research, and they're also less interested in doing so in the future. Smartphone and tablet users in Canada also tend to have different opinions than those in the US about the benefits of mobile payments.

    March 26, 2015 | Retail & Ecommerce

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