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Nov 19- Chinese online retailer LightInTheBox Holding Co Ltd reported a bigger quarterly loss after its operating costs rose 50 percent and sales of its wedding and prom dresses declined, sending its shares down as much as 23 percent.
Online shopping is set to become the number one choice for shoppers in the U.S. this holiday season for the first time, a Deloitte survey has found.
*Shares open at $39, above IPO price of $22. Nov 15- Shares of Zulily Inc, which runs a website that offers huge daily discounts on clothing, soared 88 percent in their debut, valuing the company at about $5.04 billion, as investors bet on niche businesses.
Nov 15- Shares of Zulily Inc, an online retailer of women and children's clothing, rose as much as 88 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $5.04 billion. The Seattle- based company raised $253 million after its initial public offering was priced at $22 per share, well above its expected price range of $18- $20.
*Face scans, heat sensors, phone signals used to track shopper. *Mobile ad spending seen tripling to $39 bln in 2018. BERLIN, Nov 15- The next time you walk into a shop, consider this:.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Online daily deals service LivingSocial suffered a website outage that extended into a second day on Wednesday, leaving its customers with no way to log in to the struggling site.
With shoppers turning more and more to the Web, discount retailers are lagging behind full-priced stores in their e-commerce presence.
It only took until lunchtime on China's main shopping holiday for consumers there to click their way to a new record for e-commerce sales, the FT reported.
Mark Natkin, Managing Director, Marbridge Consulting discusses the boom in China's online retail segment.
Though shoppers were outraged that Wal-Mart won't honor prices posted on its website, experts say the retailer's response is pretty common.
AMSTERDAM, Nov 4- Dutch retailer RFS Holland Holding, which owns the wehkamp.nl online store, is to build what it says will be the world's largest automated online distribution centre, able to deliver 80,000 packages a day.
E-commerce site has removed from its listings around 30 items of memorabilia from the Nazi Holocaust following a newspaper investigation.
Nov 1- Shares of Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd doubled in their market debut, underscoring revived investor interest in Chinese companies as they return to the U.S. Five Chinese companies have listed on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange so far this year, including Qunar, which is controlled by Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc..
These are some of the incentives the world's biggest online retailer Amazon.com Inc is using to entice Indians to shop on the web, a sector where growth has been stifled by payment problems, low Internet usage and a challenging logistics environment.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc is kicking off its online deals on Friday, a month earlier than usual- underscoring worries that intense discounting aimed at luring budget-conscious shoppers could result in the most tepid holiday spending rise in four years.
Oct 25- United Parcel Service Inc said increased demand in domestic ground shipments lifted profits in the third quarter and expects online sales to boost shipping volumes as it heads into the holiday quarter.
Tom Forte, Telsey Advisory Group, says one day consumers will be able to buy a smartphone and television from the tech giant as the company expands its plans to grow market share.
*Delivery fleet seeks to beat Lagos traffic. BERLIN, Oct 24- The online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon, is betting that it can propel the continent's rising middle class consumers out of the street markets and straight onto its websites, missing out the department stores and shopping malls in between.
*Britain, trailblazer in online grocery, seen at 13.7 bln euros. *Grocery e-commerce also set to take off in Germany, Netherlands. BERLIN, Oct 24- Online grocery sales will roughly double on average by 2016 in five key northern European markets- Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands- the food and consumer goods research group IGD said on Thursday.
Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky told CNBC on Wednesday the deal company's mobile concentration continues to grow.