09:39 - October 3rd, 2016

B2C global ecommerce sees growth in 2015

The global B2C ecommerce sales of products and services continued to grow in 2015, according to a recent study.

Compared to 2014, they increased by 19.9%, resulting in an online turnover of USD 2.3 trillion. As a region, Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest share of this amount, with its B2C ecommerce sales surpassing the USD 1 trillion mark. China continued to possess the largest B2C ecommerce market, with its total online sales am...

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15:41 - June 1st, 2016

European ecommerce hits EUR 455 bln in 2015 - report

   
The European B2C ecommerce turnover grew to EUR 455.3 billion, at a rate of 13.3% in 2015, a recent report reveals.

The European B2C ecommerce turnover in 2016 is expected to reach the EUR 510 billion, according to European BC2 E-commerce Report issued by Ecommerce Europe. There are 296 million e-shoppers in Europe, who spent EUR 1.540 online in 2015.

43% of the European population shop online...

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15:40 - May 19th, 2016

US ecommerce reaches USD 86 bln in Q1 2016

Online sales grew 15.1% in Q1 2016 (USD 86.3 billion) and accounted for 11.1% of retail sales when factoring out items not normally bought online.

In 2015, ecommerce accounted for more than 10% of retail sales, without the sales of automobiles, fuel and foodservice. Web sales totaled USD 86.3 billion for Q1 2016, a 15.1% increase over USD 75.0 billion in Q1 2015, according to US Department of Commerce, internetretailer.com reports. ...

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15:50 - April 11th, 2016

Dutch ecommerce expected to grow in 2016

   
B2C ecommerce sales in the Netherlands are expected to reach EUR 18 billion in 2016, according to a report.

Online retail industry is expected to increase by 12.1% (EUR 18.014 billion), ecommercenews.eu reports. The ecommerce industry was worth more than EUR 16 billion in 2015, according to the Ecommerce Foundation, an independent non-profit organisation, the source cites.

Cross-border sales increased by 30...

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