Tag Archives: E-commerce

Alibaba: the house that Jack Ma built by Duncan Clark.

Overview: An engrossing, insider’s account of how a teacher built one of the world’s most valuable companies—rivaling Walmart & Amazon—and forever reshaped the global economy. In just a decade and half Jack Ma, a man from modest beginnings who started out as an English teacher, founded and built Alibaba into one of the world’s largest …
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Consumer Protection in the Digital Economy

The OECD has published a “Recommendation on Consumer Protection in E-Commerce.” Countries should modernize their consumer protection laws to address new risks posed by online commerce, according to the new OECD guidelines for member countries and emerging economies. The “Recommendation” says people buying online are entitled to the same level of protection as with conventional …
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The 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index Ranking

United States is the best e-commerce market in the world by global management consulting firm AT Kearney, after placing third, behind China and Japan in 2013. U.S. e-commerce growth in 2014 rose by 15 percent. China andUnited Kingdom trail in second and third place, respectively. The Global Retail E-commerce Index is a ranking of the top 30 countries based …
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El declive de las calles comerciales y el nacimiento del nuevo modelo multicanal

As the recession continues to bite, traditional shops continue to lose importance. At the same time e-commerce continues its stellar rise, according to a new study written by IESE Prof. José Luis Nueno which explores the future of retail trading. In Spain, the crisis has led to a 22 percent plunge in retail sales in …
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