American online retailer Amazon wants to assist European sellers with their logistical process, whenever orders have to go across borders. These products will then be available in Amazon's distribution centers.
Africa Internet Group CEO, Jeremy Hodara, believes only online retail will be able to meet Africa's increased demand, obviously seeing a lot of opportunities for his own company, which is currently active in 26 African countries.
If co-founder Joris Beckers is to be believed, Dutch online supermarket Picnic will do to the food industry what Zalando did to fashion. He will elaborately talk about his vision for the new shape of grocery shopping at the RetailDetail Congress, on 28 April.
Online retailer Asos has decided to shut down its Chinese web shop after a series of disappointing results. At the same time, it will also shut down its Chinese distribution center and its Shanghai office. Customers can still turn to the Asos shop at Alibaba's online marketplace, Tmall.
American online retailer Amazon struggled for years to get a breakthrough in fashion, but it seems to have made strides in the sector lately. One of the reasons for that improvement is Amazon's promise to not only sell the clothing at a lower price.
The United States will make it easier for foreign companies to import their online orders to the United States. The value limit for product import has been significantly raised thanks to a change in legislation.