A Historical Look at Online Holiday Shopping

Interesting takeaway: In 2010 the biggest online shopping day was Cyber Monday (November 29). The term “Cyber Monday” was coined by Shop.org in 2005.

The First Moment of Truth is Going Mobile

Interesting takeaway: Bar code scanning by mobile phones increased 1600% in 2010.

E-commerce Trends

Interesting takeaway: Mobile e-commerce is predicted to increase to $119 billion in 2015 from $1.2 billion in 2009. ‘Regular’ e-commerce is predicted to increase to $1.2 trillion in 2015 from $210 billion in 2009.

Deals, Deals, Deals… and More Deals

Interesting takeaway: Since it launched in 2008, Groupon has expanded to over 565 markets worldwide.

The Ascent of E-Commerce

Interesting takeaway: E-commerce doubled from 2004 to 2011, although it still only represents 8.6% of all retail commerce. However, e-commerce accounts for 30% of all consumer electronic sales.

7 Reasons People Fear E-Commerce

Internet advertising market could reach 660-880 million USD. in 2012

Executive Director of the Ukrainian Association of Internet advertising Andrew Zablocki predicts that if the economic situatsiyani in one of the key countries will not change (which is unlikely), then the growth of Internet advertising market could reach 50-100%. Note that according to the All-Ukrainian Advertising Coalition, in 2011 the amount of advertising revenue the(…)

Online Shopping Around the World

Mobile Commerce Revolution

Alibaba is preparing to acquire Yahoo

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group recently hired a Washington lobbying firm called the Duberstein Group.According to analysts, it is said that shortly Alibaba will take its proposal to the full acquisition of Yahoo. According to Reuters, Washington lobbyists can help Alibaba Group to respond to dissatisfaction with the full acquisition of Yahoo in U.S. political(…)