e-commerce

Alibaba Growth Slumps As China Consumption Slows

Alibaba reports disappointing quarterly growth and full-year revenue expectations amidst regulatory crackdown and more cautious consumer spending

1 week ago

Alibaba Singles’ Day Growth Slumps Amidst Crackdown

Alibaba's Singles' Day grows at slowest rate since launch amidst regulatory crackdown, as e-commerce giants emphasise social responsibility

2 weeks ago

PayPal Raises Business Fees Between UK And Europe

Fees for business payments between companies in UK and European Economic Area to rise to 1.2 percent as interchange costs…

3 months ago

US Lawmakers Express Concern Over Amazon One Palm Scanner

US senators query Amazon over security of biometric data from Amazon One palm-scanning system, and how company plans to use…

4 months ago

Amazon Online Sales Growth Slows Amid Lockdown Easing

Growth for online shopping at Amazon settles down to more normal levels after the pandemic boost, but AWS continues to…

4 months ago

Indonesia’s Bukalapak Plans $1bn Domestic IPO

Indonesian e-commerce firm Bukalapak set to become first tech 'unicorn' to make market debut in the country as it seeks…

5 months ago

Amazon, Google Face CMA Investigation Over Fake Reviews

Thorny problem of fake reviews faces an official investigation, with the removal efforts of Amazon and Google being examined by…

5 months ago

US Senator Adds Support To Amazon Union Vote

Amazon Alabama warehouse unionisation effort gets bitpartisan support after Florida Republican senator Marco Rubio publishes tirade against 'malicious' company

9 months ago

The State of X Commerce. What’s Next in the Digital Retail Space?

The retail space is being radically transformed, thanks to the pandemic. E-commerce and then M-commerce has rapidly evolved. But what's…

9 months ago

Alibaba Faces Antitrust Probe By Chinese Authorities

China's answer to Amazon - Alibaba - faces antitrust investigation for preventing merchants from selling their goods elsewhere

11 months ago

Amazon’s Head Of Consumer Heads For Retirement

Jeff Wilke is to retire from the company next year after 22 years with Amazon, leading its worldwide e-commerce and…

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Amazon Promises Protection For Workers After Walkouts

After warehouse workers stage walkout in the US, Amazon says it will roll out temperature checks and face masks next…

2 years ago

Amazon Blocks 1 Million Misleading Coronavirus Product Listings

Company also battles price gouging on coronavirus-related products, as third-party sellers rush to cash in on virus' continued spread around…

2 years ago

The State of Mobile

What is the current state of mobile, and how will this sector develop over the next few years? For businesses,…

2 years ago

Alibaba Hails ‘Bright’ Future Ahead Of Hong Kong Listing

Chinese giant's £10 billion secondary listing seen as a boost for Hong Kong as Asian financial hub continues to be…

2 years ago

Alibaba Looks To Hong Kong For £16bn Secondary Share Offer

The Chinese e-commerce giant previously raised $25bn on the New York Stock Exchange in what is still the world's biggest-ever…

3 years ago

Amazon’s New York Headquarters Hits Surprise Roadblock

Political opposition to the company's plans for a second heaquarters in Queens unexpectedly gains ground over 'secretive' £2.3bn deal

3 years ago

Former NASA Engineer Tricks Parcel Thieves With High-Tech Glitter Bomb

The engineer's practical joke comes as Amazon invests heavily into improving the security of parcel deliveries

3 years ago

Snap Trials Amazon Visual Search On Snapchat

The feature, in testing with a few initial US users, allows shoppers to link to Amazon listings by snapping a…

3 years ago

Jack Ma To Hand Over Alibaba Reins Next Year

The Alibaba co-founder, a former English teacher with no technical background, said he is stepping down so that he can…

3 years ago

Microsoft, Walmart Join Forces Against Amazon

Walmart is to use Microsoft's cloud services as it looks for ways to fend off pressure from Amazon

3 years ago

IT Life: Tim Thurman, Paysafe Group

Paysafe chief digital officer Tim Thurman talks about blockchain, the Internet of Things and why he loves cooking

4 years ago

EU, France Take Action Against ‘Abusive’ Google, Apple App Stores

The European Commission has drafted stricter rules for app stores, e-commerce sites and search engines, while French legal action targets…

4 years ago

France Demands €10m Amazon Fine Over Vendor Contracts

Amazon abused its e-commerce dominance to tie vendors using its platform into 'abusive' contracts, claims the regulator's lawsuit

4 years ago

Transportation, Sales & Retail Jobs ‘To Disappear’ As Robots Take Over

Automation and e-commerce are set to phase out 80 percent of transportation and warehousing jobs and 63 percent of sales…

4 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Amazon – From Online Book Retailer To Tech Giant

Scourge of the High Street? How a simple online book seller transformed itself into global e-commerce and tech giant

4 years ago

Microsoft Azure Links With India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart

Microsoft is to supply Flipkart with cloud infrastructure and artificial intelligence services in a win over cloud rivals

5 years ago

Amazon To Add 5,000 Staff In UK This Year

The company plans to hire more than 15,000 staff across Europe by the end of 2017

5 years ago

IOC Signs Up Alibaba As Olympics Cloud, E-Commerce And Digital Partner

International Olympic Committee (IOC) selects Alibaba for cloud services and infrastructure and to build an e-commerce platform for Olympic Games…

5 years ago

Dutch Developer Backdoor Scam ‘Affects 20,000 Users’

A developer installed back-doors in online shops and used the details he collected for sophisticated financial fraud, Dutch police say

5 years ago