Singles’ Day: the day with most online purchases worldwide

Singles’ Day: the day with most online purchases worldwide

Singles’ Day: the day with most online purchases worldwide On November 11 it was Singles’ Day (the four ones of 11-11, the number one symbolizes being alone), the day that Chinese young people celebrate being proud to be single. They do so by buying presents for...
Korea: e-commerce trailblazer

Korea: e-commerce trailblazer

Korea: e-commerce trailblazer Last week I visited the 5th ecommerce country in the world: South Korea. After China ($ 1,526 billion), the United States ($ 535), United Kingdom ($ 123) and Japan ($ 109), according to eMarketeer (December 2018), Korea is the...
At last! ‘One voice’ for ecommerce in Brussels!

At last! ‘One voice’ for ecommerce in Brussels!

At last! ‘One voice’ for ecommerce in Brussels! This week Ecommerce Europe and EMOTA have announced their merger. For a long time, these two European webstore interest groups coexisted. Now it is time to come together as one – as the online market becomes more mature...
Where does the consumer start shopping?

Where does the consumer start shopping?

Where does the consumer start shopping? The onlife consumer has high hopes for the retailers they purchase from. Retailers need to step up their game, if they are to meet the expectations of their customers. They can no longer get away with the website being a digital...