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Author: Simon Wright

eCommerce in India

The battle for India's eCommerce market has been raging for sometime, with three major eCommerce corporations fighting it out to lay claim to this emerging market: Amazon, Snapdeal, and Flipkart. Ever since Amazon entered the Indian market back in 2013, the three companies have constantly been battling for control of the market, and have been exchanging barbs on Facebook, Twitter, and in their respective blogs....

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Patterns of B2B eCommerce usage in SMEs

The booming business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce sector will be worth £5.2 trillion by 2020, as more and more companies move from their traditional ways of operating to online platforms, according to a forecast from market research firm Frost & Sullivan.   The enormous figure is about twice what has been forecast for the thriving business-to-consumer (B2C) market and is being driven in large part by a growing awareness...

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Speaks At Oracle OpenWorld 2012

Oracle’s new Order Management Cloud and Global Order Promising Cloud could help businesses across the world streamline their entire order fulfilment process, boosting eCommerce globally.   Dropshippers and any company that outsources eCommerce fulfilment, warehousing and storage and other major components of their business are likely to feel the biggest benefit as the cloud allows for smooth operations, access from anywhere and a number of monitoring and...

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Mobile usage statistics for eCommerce vendors in the UK

People making purchases online have traditionally used their credit or debit cards to make a payment, as their card details are usually stored in the retailer's database, so it's convenient and fast – a few clicks and you're there.   Others may prefer to use payment services such as PayPal. But now, according to new research, mobile payments are increasingly the norm, in Europe at least.   New data...

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e-commerce to drive logistics sector growth report

It's good news for eCommerce businesses and sellers across the United Kingdom, as the most recent IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index shows that eCommerce industry grew by 12% year-on-year for July. This is coupled by the news that mobile sales continued to grow, this time by an astonishing 42%.   When broken down, this statistic shows which sectors of the eCommerce market are performing the best. For...

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