Ecommerce popularity growing in India

India’s ecommerce sector appears to be growing not just in the main cities but the whole country, according to figures from advisory services firm Technopak. Reported by, data from the report suggests that online retail in India will be worth $76 … Continued

Closed for May 24th Public Holiday

The First Atlantic Commerce offices will be closed on Friday, May 24th in celebration of the Bermuda Day public holiday.  Please note that our 24 x 7 Emergency Technical Support is available to our production merchants for emergency processing issues. … Continued

M&S to halt store construction

Marks & Spencer’s has revealed it will stop constructing new bricks-and-mortar stores in three years’ time. The retailer, which has been expanding its high street retail outlets for the past 129 years, will build four more large outlets in the … Continued

Sales index shows UK online sales increase in April

New data has showed that online sales increased in April. The rise of 16 per cent on last year’s figures is said to be down to the warm weather experienced through the month, according to experts. The statistics were taken … Continued

Online spending in China to nearly hit two trillion yuan

An estimated 352 billion yuan was spent by Chinese consumers via online channels, according to figures from iResearch Consulting Group. Cited by, the figure represents a 17 per cent decline from the same period a year earlier but annual sales in 2013 … Continued

China’s ecommerce sector evolving at rapid pace

Though virtually non-existent five years ago, new research shows China’s ecommerce sector growing into one of the most wired retail markets around the world. In a survey of over 11,000 online shoppers in 11 countries, researchers from consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) … Continued

Expert applauds Asos’ expansion into Russia

In light of online retailer Asos announcing the launch of its business in Russia, writer Tiffany Holland has come forward to support the decision. The company has six million customers across the UK, US, France, Germany and Australia, but is looking to add to … Continued

British retailers to see export volumes soar

British retailers could see their export volumes increase seven fold over the coming seven years, reports. New research collected by OC&C Research and Google found that £4 billion of online sales came to Britain from overseas in 2012. By 2020, however, this … Continued