Alibaba Looks to Grow in India, Seeking E-Commerce Partners

All signs are indicating that Alibaba is making India and its surging e-commerce industry a very big priority. Alibaba is looking for e-commerce partners in India across a number of sectors including logistics, B2B and electronic payments. Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have been tasked with the process of making deals with Indian start-ups that fit the criteria Alibaba…

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E-commerce Software Firm Volusion Announces Plans to expand their Services

Volusion, an e-commerce software firm out of Austin, Texas, has worked with small to medium-sized businesses, helping them expand their retail businesses into an online business. Founding in 1999, Volusion has grown rapidly with the growth of e-commerce. More and more brick and mortar retail companies are seeking to capitalize on the growth of e-commerce. Although that have found success…

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Top 5 Predictions for E-commerce in 2014

With the start of a new year, experts throughout the financial, business and marketing industries are making predictions for the future of e-commerce and mobile payments. The dramatic rise of these two industries over the past year has caught the attention of many. Here are 5 predictions that have been made regarding e-commerce and mobile payments for 2014. 1. Retailers…

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Amazon is Doubling Ecommerce Webstore Fees in 2014

While Amazon webstores have enjoyed relatively low fees, this will soon change. In 2014, they will be raising their fees considerably after the first of the year. The monthly fee for webstores will be doubling. Additionally, the webstores that also take advantage of the Sell on Amazon program will have their current transaction fees doubled. These increases reflect Amazon’s stability…

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