Fashion brands look to Indian ecommerce

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Blogs | 0 comments

Foreign fashion brands are increasingly choosing to test the Indian market via specialist online retailers rather than investing in stores and battling labyrinthine regulations. UK-based brand Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge are among those following this route, and will be soon be available through fashion retailer Jabong.com, which will import them and sell them through a micro-site. more...

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Baidu Can Capitalize on China’s E-Commerce Growth Without Selling a Thing to Consumers

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Blogs | 0 comments

Shares of Baidu climbed to a new all-time high on Thursday after CEO Robin Li noted that Chinese e-commerce is growing six times faster than e-commerce in the U.S. Li told reporters that annual growth of online commerce in China is at about 60%, compared to 10% in the U.S. Although Baidu, the Chinese equivalent of Google, isn’t primarily an online vendor like Alibaba — 24%-owned by Yahoo! – it stands to capitalize on the...

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E-Commerce Darling Fab Has Its Sights on Bricks and Mortar

Posted by on Dec 24, 2012 in Blogs |

While massive retailers like Best Buy, JCPenney and Wal-Mart grapple with how to build bridges to the online shopping world, all the hottest e-commerce companies, including Warby Parker, Bonobos and Betabrand, are getting into the bricks-and-mortar business. Now you can add modern design site Fab, arguably this year’s breakout e-commerce startup, to the growing list. “We very much want a (physical) Fab store because we think we can create an...

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