Japan faced a deflation problem: Amazon was blamed

Japan’s economy is expanding,but inflation is still weak, partly thanks to price competition from e-commerce companies. The retailers from this country have been cutting prices in response to the rise of online commerce giants like Amazon.com, disrupting what had seemed like perfect conditions for Japan to get the stable dose of inflation it has long … Continue reading “Japan faced a deflation problem: Amazon was blamed”

The golden age of Amazon: the company claims around 37% of e-commerce spend

E-commerce giant Amazon is definitely changing the way consumers are acting and shopping. One of the biggest evidence is that it leads to 37 per cent of all online spend going through the marketplace. New research from Salmon suggested this spend is set to rise. Around 73 per cent of consumers are saying they will … Continue reading “The golden age of Amazon: the company claims around 37% of e-commerce spend”

The newest trend: Will e-commerce kill credit cards?

Retail experts say as more shoppers do their shopping online, they have said goodbye to popular brick-and-mortar stores. Now, experts say they should start saying goodbye to the credit cards that go with them, as consumers favour credit cards that offer rewards for shopping online. The rapid growth of online shopping has led to store closures, meaning … Continue reading “The newest trend: Will e-commerce kill credit cards?”

How UK retailers can use international shopping peaks

More and more retailers are focusing on growing sales in international markets – but how to take this perfect opportunity? UK consumer spending online fell down for the first time since 2013. This happened because British households tightened their belts in the face of rising prices, but not a wage. However, it doesn’t affect the … Continue reading “How UK retailers can use international shopping peaks”

Amazon is changing rules of the Middle East retail world

Not long time ago, the e-commerce was totally unexplored area in the Middle East, however, now it is one of the fastest growing markets in the world, according to a report from BMI Research. The report claims that the Middle East’s e-commerce sales will rise from a 2016 estimate of $22.3 bn to $43.3 bn by … Continue reading “Amazon is changing rules of the Middle East retail world”