China takes the top spot in online retail market opportunity, followed by Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Korea, according to a new global e-commerce study by A.T. Kearney.
British lifestyle brand Holland & Holland launched its U.S. e-commerce site.
Foot Locker, Inc. is introducing Six02.com, the e-retail extension of its Six:02 stores aimed at women.
Twitter and tablets are quickly rising in importance to retailers’ e-commerce efforts, while email is losing steam.
Stein Mart Inc. has officially opened its online store, which offers both brick-and-mortar store merchandise and unique online-only offerings.
Walmart is emphasizing e-commerce for growth, said Neil Ashe, the chain’s president and CEO of global e-commerce, said during an investor presentation Wednesday morning.
Study results released by The Integer Group showed that, although online shopping has increased over the last three years, overall it has leveled out.
American Apparel, which launched a new Oracle e-commerce platform in the fall, has continued to deliver an increase in e-commerce sales, with a more than 38% increase over the same period last year.
A report released Friday by comScore showed that holiday online spending grew 14% year-over-year to $42.3 billion, as individual shopping days reached record spending levels.
Online sales rose 22.4% on Christmas Day, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, which tracks more than 1 million e-commerce transactions a day from 500 U.S. retailers.