Almost 60% of ALL ecommerce is concentrated in just six companies

Chinese big ecommerce companies

58% of all ecommerce is concentrated in just six companies. And just four Chinese companies account for almost half of global digital sales, writes Forbes. Global ecommerce reached $3.4 trillion last year, according to a new report from Activate Consulting. Thousands of brands and retailers divvy up just 37% share of that, while six giants […]

Don’t exclude Mexico from your dropshipping strategy!

Mexicans are spending more and more online and appear to be adopting some of the luxury shopping habits of their American neighbors. How does this affect digital fraud problems and anti-fraud systems? Here is a recent study by SapioResearch for the security firm ClearSale in Great Britain, Australia, and Mexico. Almost 22% of interviewed buyers […]

US & UK retail ecommerce will grow 30% during the pandemic

Coronavirus ecommerce

From midnight on March 23 to June 15, the UK government enforced the closure of nonessential retail stores as part of strict lockdown measures. During the intervening 12 weeks, UK consumers who wanted to purchase anything other than groceries or medications could not do so in-store. COVID-19 forced UK consumers as well as US consumers […]

Shopify merchants can now push their products to 350+ million users of Pinterest

Shopify Pinterest

Shopify merchants in the U.S. and Canada are now able to share their products to about 350 million Pinterest users, the companies announced Thursday. The partnership gives Shopify merchants a way to “upload catalogs to Pinterest and turn their products into shoppable Product Pins,” according to a statement from Pinterest. Satish Kanwar, Shopify’s general manager and vice president […]