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Category: E-commerce


E-commerce, Others, Retail Types, Tech

Pinterest adds shopping feature to visual search

June 2, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Pinterest’s new Shop tab in its Lens visual search tool gives mobile marketers a way to showcase their products in Product Pins when consumers are most ready to buy. Eighty-three percent of Pinterest users have bought products based on brands […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon and Ebay will soon be forced to pay VAT on overseas sales in major tax fraud crackdown

June 1, 2020

Via: Charged

Online marketplaces in the UK will soon be forced to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) on all sales made in the country by overseas sellers in a major crackdown on tax fraud. VAT fraud by international sellers on platforms like […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon to offer 125,000 temporary coronavirus workers permanent roles next month

May 29, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon says that it will offer permanent positions to around 70 per cent of the hundreds of thousands of workers it hired to meet demand during the pandemic. The online giant has hired around 175,000 new staff since the start […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Instagram adds shoppable badges and IGTV adverts as it continues to push ad revenues

May 28, 2020

Via: Charged

Instagram is set to introduce shoppable badges to Instagram Live videos amid a range of initiatives designed to further increase its ad revenue. The Facebook-owned app will now allow video creators to offer purchasable virtual badges to their live streams […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Walmart Enters the Resale Market

May 27, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

The world’s largest retailer, Walmart, is making its first foray into the resale market. ‌Through an online‌ ‌partnership‌ ‌with resale platform thredUP, Walmart shoppers can now find around 750,000 pre-owned items at www.walmart.com/thredup. Walmart will dip its toes into the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Alibaba smashes Q4 expectations and tops $1 trillion gross merchandise volume for first time

May 26, 2020

Via: Charged

Alibaba has smashed expectations during its fourth quarter seeing revenues and profits soar as lockdown forced shoppers online. The Chinese ecommerce giant “reported better than expected March quarter results”, after predicting at the end of the previous quarter that it […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon shareholders demand more data on worker safety after 8 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

May 26, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon shareholders have demanded that the company reveal more data about the steps its taking to protect workers after it confirmed eight have now died of coronavirus. Ahead of Amazon’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday, a group of shareholders have […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Tech

Target to sell products through Instagram Checkout

May 22, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

When Instagram debuted its in-app checkout feature in March 2019, it enlisted more than 20 brands, including Adidas, Nike, Zara and Warby Parker. The feature went on to be a pivotal channel for brands to directly capitalize on their followership. […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

After Coronavirus, E-Commerce Will Reign Supreme

May 20, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The retail industry has been one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, with overall sales falling a record 8.7% in March. Physical locations across the country have been forced to shutter without much advance warning, making e-Commerce the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

The Next Generation Of E-Commerce Will Be Defined By 3 Key Elements: Convenience, Speed And Trust

May 14, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Thanks to growing consumer preference for e-Commerce, some estimates put online sales as growing 23.6%, processing 14.8 million sales and encompassing $146.8 billion. Last November’s success of Singles Day in China, with $35.8 billion in a single day sale, is […]