Fashion, the industry that makes up a huge chunk of global ecommerce world, is characterized by spur of the moment purchasing decisions, short buying cycles and a wide arrange of products, categories, brands and price points. Read more
The return of merchandise is a major issue in e-commerce, because it is one of the main obstacles to your clients’ online purchases. Fast delivery is simply not enough!
Background：How large is the market?
1. In 2014, China’s e-Commerce took center stage, when the world witnessed for the first time another country outspending the USA in annual online sales transactions. According to the latest data releases, Chinese cross-border online shopping will reach $85 billion by the end of 2016 in spending, almost three times as much as $30 billion in 2014. By 2017 this data will increase by 12%, up to $110 billion . Read more
VAT (the acronym for Value Added Tax) is a consumption tax applied in all Europe by each European state (meaning “country”) at different rates (ranging from 15% in Luxembourg to 27% in Hungary), albeit under common rules. VAT must be embedded in the retail price.
There is a specific VAT regime concerning distance selling of products within Europe. It applies only to business to consumer (B2C) sales and can be summarized (inasmuch as possible!) in the following way.
Distance selling means sales to consumers: individuals making the purchase outside of any business or profession.
Learn how to find the right online business idea and scale up in style!
Get insight from the first-hand experience of this trendy online French tshirt store. Read more
Customers who use on-site search are far more likely to convert than those who simply browse for what they want. To ensure the best possible conversion rates and user experience retailers should analyse the performance and functionality of their on-site search. In this two-part article, we will examine the first 4 questions retailers should ask when assessing their own search performance. (Stand by for Part 2 coming up next week!)
Meet our translation #OpenSourceHero Jesús Ruiz García.
Open Source is all about continuous improvement to free software through collaborations that span the globe. Here at PrestaShop we are proud to offer our eCommerce software for free and have it constantly enhanced, revised and upgraded by a community of more than a million contributors from every country, culture and background you can imagine…and in many languages. Too ambitious you think? Read more
New insight and tips! Google Shopping offers a more visual way to bring products front and center on Google Search results and other Google properties. The potential to boost online sales with Google Shopping is massive but you need to know these insider tricks to make it work for your online offer.
Online fashion stores as an extension of brand design: Our top six picks
To kick off Spring Summer fashion weeks around the world, we’ve selected six online fashion retailers that communicate their design aesthetic not only through the clothing they create, but also through how they present it on their online store.