Tag: online

KPMG: Online, mass merchants will grab biggest share of holiday purchasesKPMG: Online, mass merchants will grab biggest share of holiday purchases

Consumers will be spending more on holiday gifts this year and also doing more of their shopping online.  Average holiday season spending is expected to rise by 5% this year, with average spending per person to increase to $768, compared to $730 in 2018, according to KPMG’s 2019 holiday shopping report, “Prepping for the Holidays […]

Products prepared by Choudwar jail inmates may soon be available online, Retail News, ET RetailProducts prepared by Choudwar jail inmates may soon be available online, Retail News, ET Retail

BHUBANESWAR: If everything goes as planned, products prepared by convicts in Cuttack’s Choudwar circle jail will soon be available online. Taking a cue from Tihar jail, the Odisha government has asked the state prisons directorate to facilitate e-marketing of the Choudwar jail products and also open an outlet in Bhubaneswar for the sale of goods. […]

Holiday spending online set to hit a record of $143.7 billion: AdobeHoliday spending online set to hit a record of $143.7 billion: Adobe

A UPS worker sorts packages in New York on Dec. 18th, 2017. Adam Jeffery | CNBC It might come as no surprise: This holiday shopping season is slated to be another record-breaking one online. Digital spending during November and December is expected to reach $143.7 billion, up 14.1% from a year ago, according to a […]

China calls for businesses to shut down e-cigarette online shops, Retail News, ET RetailChina calls for businesses to shut down e-cigarette online shops, Retail News, ET Retail

By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI, – China‘s tobacco regulator on Friday issued a notice asking e-commerce platforms and businesses to shut online stores that sell electronic cigarette products, in a move aimed at stopping minors from purchasing e-cigarettes through the internet. The notice comes not long after online platforms and retailers in the U.S. launched similar […]

Halloween shoppers ditch brick-and-mortar stores to buy costumes onlineHalloween shoppers ditch brick-and-mortar stores to buy costumes online

Revelers attend the Halloween Parade in New York City. Mario Tama | Getty Images Halloween shoppers are ghosting traditional brick-and-mortar stores in favor of shopping online for their costumes, according to 1010data’s eCom Market Benchmark report. It’s a big and growing business. The National Retail Federation estimates that the average shopper spends $86.27 on a […]