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E-commerce differs in Asia

There are distinct differences in the online retailing and Internet use in Asia, says a new study. The Asia B2C E-Commerce Report concludes mobile online retail, for example, has many users in developed markets such as Japan, South Korea and China, while less developed countries, like Laos and Nepal, have low online sales and general Internet problems. Meanwhile, in Japan, B2C e-commerce is growing faster than the number of Internet users. Future revenue increases in Japanese B2C e-commerc…

Asos enters China

British online retailer Asos will soon be launching its e-commerce offer in China. Asos says it is in the final testing stage of its local language China e-commerce site which could go live in the next few weeks. Founded as As Seen On Screen Ltd in 2000, Asos sells more than 60,000 branded and own-label products and boasts 7 million active customers. It achieved a strong performance in the year to August with sales up 40 per cent. Profit before tax and exceptional items grew 23 per c…

Online shopping – we’re (almost) all doing it

Improved security and multi-device access to online stores leading online and offline sales boom, finds report.

Ethnicraft launches online store in Singapore

Ethnicraft extends its reach to Singaporeans through an online store.

Five worst website mistakes

Consumer psychologist lists the five worst things you can do on your website.

Inditex to launch e-commerce in China

Spanish fashion giant Inditex will set up an online store in China in September.

Russians invest in Indian online retailers

Russian firm ru-Net to be the first foreign company to invest in Indian online retail companies.

Global code for daily deal sites

New global conduct standard released for daily deals sites – but it’s voluntary.

China to top online market

China’s e-commerce sales to triple over the next three years, retail analysts predict.

Retail always changes: live with it

Retailers are offering too many excuses – a changing retail environment is not a new challenge and good retailers move with the times and survive, writes Darrell Wisbey.

How to fend off ‘showrooming’

Jon Bird offers five tips to help retailers counter shoppers viewing in store and buying elsewhere online.  

US apparel giant targets Australia, Asia

High profile US clothing brand J Crew to extend its online store offer to Australia, Asia.