According to Royal Mail, 30% of Australian shoppers have made an online purchase on a UK webshop, with the average shopper spending an amount of $70 per month. The main reasons that Australians are purchasing from the United Kingdom, are the price, availability of products and their love for certain UK brands. Research suggests that 76% of Australian customers will purchase
American marketplace Amazon has published its results for the fourth quarter of 2018. In Q4, sales are up 20%, to $72.4 billion. A massive growth can be seen for Amazon Advertising - over the year 2018, net sales increased 31% ($232.9 billion). Net income increased to $10.1 billion, compared with net income of $3.0 billion in 2017. For the first quarter of 2019, Amazon expects
Online consumers in Germany buy more and more goods abroad. According to DPD's e-shopper barometer, half of German online shoppers have accessed a foreign webshop to purchase a product cross-border. Overall, the share of online foreign purchases in the German total volume is about 17%. Above all, Germans tend to buy cross-border in Germany. A total of 44% is accrued from
Fashion brand MANGO is planning to open 60,000 new square metres of selling space in 2019. This extra selling space will be used for company stores and franchises all around the world. MANGO has started implementing a retail model based on opening larger stores and the closure of smaller stores a few years ago. In 2019, the net balance of new selling space will be 15,000m².
The rise of e-commerce is continuing to grow at a rapid pace. The total transaction value of e-commerce worldwide is estimated to be $2,875,507 million in 2018, with a global user base of 2,818,000,000 estimated online shoppers. The US and China represent the biggest markets globally (when it comes to their online spending) whilst countries such as Argentina, India and