Tag: Ecommerce

Livestream Shopping: It’s the Future of U.S. E-Commerce

E-commerce in the U.S. is on the cusp of big change.

A quarter century after Amazon’s founding, shopping online in America is largely the same experience: People click around a website and buy stuff. But this next phase promises a major evolution, by intertwining streaming video, social media and celebrity into a shopping experience that has the potential to further disrupt an already-battered retail industry.

So-called streaming e-commerce—or live selling—allows almost anyone (celebrities, influencers or your local store owner) to quickly create their own shopping television channel that’s also a social network and e-commerce platform—at a tiny fraction of the

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Facebook Adds Dedicated Shopping Section in E-Commerce Push

Facebook Shop

Facebook Inc. is adding a new shopping section to its main app, part of a broader push to capitalize on the increase in online shopping in the midst of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

The new section, Facebook Shop, begins rolling out across the U.S. on Tuesday. It lets people browse product catalogs from businesses and purchase items on the social network. The company was previously testing the section with a small group of U.S. users, and launched a similar feature on its Instagram photo-sharing app last month. Businesses could already add shopping catalogs to their Facebook pages, but there was

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E-commerce sales grew more than 30% between Q1 and Q2

A man stacks packages for delivery during the coronavirus pandemic on April 12, 2020 in New York City. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 110,000 lives with infections at over 1.8 million people.

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U.S. e-commerce sales grew more than 30% between the first and second quarter of 2020, according to quarterly figures released by the U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday, illustrating that the pandemic has pushed more spending online.

Consumers spent $211.5 billion online during the second quarter, up 31.8% from the previous quarter. That’s a significant step up

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Top Ecommerce Fashion Websites in 2020 [18 Beautiful Examples]

U.S. retail ecommerce sales of apparel and accessories is expected to surpass $103 billion in 2018.

That comprises nearly 20% of total retail ecommerce sales this year and makes apparel and accessories the largest single product category in the ecommerce industry.

The next few years look even better for apparel and accessories ecommerce retailers, as sales are projected to top $170 billion by 2022.

ecommerce fashion apparel accessories sales trends

If you want your share of the massive profits in this category, your ecommerce site is going to have to be best-in-class because the competition is fierce.

The following fashion brands have built exceptional

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