The Global eCommerce Newsletter 04.24.17 (No. 52)

[U.S.] Study: Amazon tops total market growth for U.S. sales of household items Across the U.S. housewares, health & personal care and beauty industries, Amazon has a combined average year-over-year growth (YoY) rate of 38%, compared to the total retail market's combined growth average of 6%, according to research from One Click Retail. Specifically, Amazon’s … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 04.24.17 (No. 52)

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The Global eCommerce Newsletter 04.17.17 (No. 51)

[South Africa] Africa's Largest Company Naspers Ups Investment In Takealot, South Africa's Biggest Ecommerce Firm Naspers, Africa's biggest ecommerce and digital company, has just invested R960-million (about $69.4-million) into Takealot Online, South Africa's largest ecommerce company. Naspers will now have a 53.5% stake in Takealot, while Tiger Global will own about 34%. Naspers has significant … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 04.17.17 (No. 51)

The Global eCommerce Newsletter 04.10.17 (No. 50)

[Southeast Asia] Singapore & Malaysia to join Amazon’s ecommerce family soon Amazon has announced the launch of its ecommerce websites in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam by the end of 2017. iPrice, which is Amazon’s prime affiliate partner, is a meta-search website present in seven countries of Southeast Asia. The company states that … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 04.10.17 (No. 50)

The Global eCommerce Newsletter 04.03.17 (No. 49)

[India] Flipkart is acquiring eBay's India business, report says India's largest online retailer Flipkart is in talks to acquire eBay's domestic business, according to a report from Factor Daily. EBay, which debuted in India in 2004, currently ranks sixth in the market. Related: India's top online retailers may be merging to fight Amazon, Softbank brokering … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 04.03.17 (No. 49)