e-commerce

Shein Subject To Most Stringent EU Digital Rules

Quick-growing fast-fashion company Shein must comply with most stringent level of EU digital rules after it passes key threshold

3 weeks ago

China’s JD.com Considers Bid For UK Retailer Currys

Currys may be focus of bidding war after rejected bid by US investment firm Elliott as e-commerce giant JD.com considers…

3 months ago

eBay Pays $3m Fine Over Harassment Campaign

E-commerce company eBay pays $3m fine after executives harassed Massachusetts couple, including posting them live insects and a funeral wreath

4 months ago

TikTok To Restart Indonesia Sales With Tokopedia Investment

ByteDance-owned TikTok to restart Indonesia e-commerce sales with Tokopedia investment after shutting down TikTok Shop in October

5 months ago

Silicon In Focus Podcast: The Omnichannel Evolves

How has the concept of omnichannel retail evolved over the past few years, and what are the key drivers of…

7 months ago

Alibaba ‘Shutters’ Luohan Academy Social Research Group

Alibaba acknowledges restructure of Luohan Academy social research think-tank, which founder Jack Ma hoped would exist for 300 years

7 months ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Cart Commerce

Learn how payments are evolving across the e-commerce space. Which payment technologies should your business offer to your customers today…

7 months ago

TikTok Confirms Halt To E-Commerce Transactions In Indonesia

TikTok will halt e-commerce transactions on its app in Indonesia from Wednesday, after ban was imposed last week

8 months ago

When Worlds Collide: A Phygital Future?

The digital and physical retail spaces have been converging for over a decade. As the age of the phygital consumer…

8 months ago

TikTok Blow As Indonesia Bans E-commerce Transactions

Major blow for TikTok's expansion hopes in southeast Asia, as Indonesia bans e-commerce transactions on social platforms

8 months ago

Amazon Sued By FTC, US States Over ‘Monopoly Power’

FTC and US states allege Amazon engaging in ongoing pattern of illegal conduct to continue e-commerce monopoly

8 months ago

TikTok Sister Site Douyin Expands China Food Delivery

TikTok sister site Douyin expands food delivery services into more Chinese cities as video services merge with e-commerce

8 months ago

New Alibaba Group Chief Targets AI, Users As Core Priorities

New Alibaba Group chief executive Eddie Wu says company will prioritise users and AI as it undergoes historic restructure

8 months ago

Amazon Meets With FTC Ahead Of Expected Antitrust Case

Amazon to meet with Federal Trade Commission next week ahead of long-expected antitrust lawsuit, after cases involving Prime, Ring, Alexa

10 months ago

Amazon Fined Over US Warehouse Conditions

Amazon fined by US workplace safety regulator over alleged unsafe conditions as warehouse staff in Missouri file federal complaint

10 months ago

Amazon Shares Surge On Profit Spike

Amazon sees shares surge after reporting massive profit spike following $2bn loss in second quarter of last year

10 months ago

China Looks To AI-Generated Hosts For Livestream Sales

Major e-commerce sites and brands are experimenting with AI-generated hosts to sell products in livestreams in China

10 months ago

China Delivery Giant Meituan Expands Livestream Commerce

Chinese food delivery giant Meituan expands livestreaming to attract consumers in face of competition from TikTok sister site Douyin

10 months ago

TikTok To Invest Billions In Southeast Asia For E-Commerce Push

ByteDance looks to Southeast Asia amid Western pressure, and pledges significant investment in region to bolster e-commerce

11 months ago

Amazon Uses AI To Track Down Fake Reviews

Amazon introduces new AI tools to track down fake reviews, tests generative AI to summarise users' comments

11 months ago

Tencent Launches WeChat Palm Payments

Chinese social media giant Tencent launches payments using palm scanners in Beijing metro, with further expansion planned

12 months ago

Budget Shopping App Temu Launches In Europe

Fast-growing Chinese-owned budget shopping app Temu begins selling in UK, other European countries after US launch last September

1 year ago

US Congress Targets China’s Shein, Temu In Latest Backlash

US Congress advisory group singles out popular China-linked fast-fashion apps Shein and Temu over data concerns

1 year ago

Amazon To Cut 9,000 More Jobs

Amazon to cut further 9,000 jobs as it looks to 'streamline' company as uncertain economy follows pandemic hiring spree

1 year ago

Chinese Version Of TikTok To Expand Food Delivery Service

Chinese version of Tiktok, Douyin, set to expand food delivery trial more broadly across China, capitalising on e-commerce success

1 year ago

Charities Criticise Move To Shut Down AmazonSmile

Charities criticise Amazon for surprise decision to shut down AmazonSmile donation programme that it said was 'spread too thin'

1 year ago

Alibaba Prospects ‘Brighter’ After Long Regulatory Crackdown

Alibaba's prospects look 'better' this year, say analysts, after two years of pressure from regulators and slower consumer spending

1 year ago

Silicon In Focus Podcast: Next-Generation Supply Chains

The retail space online and in the high street is continuing to transform. Can marketplaces help smaller retailers compete and…

1 year ago

Silicon In Focus Podcast: The Neo Omnichannel

Are businesses still striving to build their omnichannel as they look towards their post-pandemic futures? The ability to move seamlessly…

1 year ago