Several recent studies have pointed out the importance of speed in online retailing. Online fashion shops that constantly add new items to their catalogue and guarantee a fast delivery tend to sell m

The business of selling fashion online is becoming more complex as social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook introduce independent shopping functions of their own. Fashion brands and retaile

In the U.S. college students prefer to do their back-to-school shopping the old fashion way, that’s it in person. As a result, Deloitte predicts an 11 percent decrease in intended online shoppe

Visual search, while hardly a novel concept, is quickly becoming a tool for e-commerce platforms to allow users and customers to search for what they want using images. eBay this week announced it ha

A new class of African eFounders drew inspiration from Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma and UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisi Kituyi during an immersion training program in Hangzhou. Source: Alibaba

The average US shopper spends 86 dollars (66 pounds) per month on UK websites, according to a study commissioned by the Royal Mail, as they are significantly more likely to trust the authenticity of

Facebook has filed a patent application for a service which would allow users to purchase items and complete payments via its Messenger chat app, according to the website of the United States Patent

The department store revealed Monday that a third party gained access to accounts on Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com using valid usernames and passwords between April 26 and June 12. Macy’s sa

Mandeep Singh is a busy man. FashionUnited catches the CEO and co-founder of e-commerce platform Trouva on the phone in between meetings and a heavy schedule of appointments. Nevertheless, Singh is

UK-based Asos has just announced a partnership with Re:Tech, an Israeli innovation hub, to scout local e-commerce, adtech, and fintech technologies. Re:Tech is a retail-oriented hub founded in 2017

What makes a good online fashion store? What features does it need to have and what trendsetters are there? FashionUnited has asked an expert. New (fashion) web shops are needed and they should be f

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Friday announced a massive 47 percent leap in net profit for the fiscal year 2017/2018, helped by a rise in smartphone and tablet transactions on its shopping plat

Recent research from ContentSquare has revealed that the most frequently abandoned online shopping cart item is clothing, with 40 per cent of purchases being discarded at checkout. Coming above techn

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Monday it will appoint one of its founders as head of Lazada and inject another $2 billion into Southeast Asia's leading online shopping firm, boosting its regio

The online economy is growing, and not just in the United States. South Asia is all about the e-commerce train, and the proof is in the pudding. Business of Fashion has reported that South Asia's int

A new report from European payments company Trustly has revealed that shoppers across Europe are helping to turn the UK into the “world’s third largest market for e-commerce trade”,

Powered by Chinese smartphone users splurging billions on mobile games and online shopping, China's tech giants Tencent and Alibaba are racing up the elite league of the world's most valuable compan

Workers wielding screeching hand-held wood sanders toil overtime in Cheng Huaibao's bunk bed factory, rushing to prepare for the wave of orders about to break on manufacturing businesses like his acr

"Everywhere Commerce" is currently seen as the next step after multi-channel commerce. It means no more distinction in e-commerce, m-commerce, call center commerce or traditional brick-and-mortar ret

After weeks of speculation about LVMH's top secret project, the veil of silence has finally been lifted and the French luxury conglomerate confirmed yesterday that it will launch its new multi-brand

Although Miuccia Prada may be headstrong when it comes to her view of Prada, the fashion house has began to change its ways as part of its turnaround plan after being highlighted as one of the worst

London - Most Westerners may prefer the comfort of their laptops and computers when it comes to online shopping, but in China, e-commerce via mobile devices has far surpassed the possibilities in Eur

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's revenue surged 39 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2016, it said Thursday, its fastest growth in the last four quarters. Revenue hit 24.18 billi

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's revenue surged 39 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2016, it said Thursday, its fastest growth in the last four quarters. Revenue hit 24.18 billi

British small online retailers are setting their sights on foreign markets, with a whopping 56 percent of them looking to open in new markets this year. The Royal Mail's annual tracker study unveils

In the Hindu Kush mountains craftswomen painstakingly stitch flowing scarves, skilled artisans who were unable to sell their products beyond the remote region until mobile internet came to Pakistan a

With his high-waisted jeans and sneakers, nobody could have accused Steve Jobs of being a style leader. Posthumously however the Apple founder is becoming an icon of the luxury fashion business as

China's Internet users -- already by far the world's most numerous -- rose to nearly 700 million last year, authorities said Friday, more than twice the population of the United States. Beijing im

With sales touching 877.61 billion US dollars, Asia Pacific will dominate the worldwide e-commerce market this year, which marks an increase of 35.7 percent compared to 2014. For the first time ever,

With sales touching 877.61 billion US dollars, Asia Pacific will dominate the worldwide e-commerce market this year, which marks an increase of 35.7 percent compared to 2014. For the first time ever,