FAC offices closed for Public Holiday, August 1 & 2, 2013

First Atlantic Commerce offices will be closed for Bermuda’s Cup Match Holiday on Thursday, August 1st and Friday, August 2nd, 2013. Our offices will re-open on Monday, August  5th, 2013 at 8.30 AM ADT (GMT-3).  FAC will continue to process … Continued

Internet use in Asia-Pacific continuing to grow

Asia-Pacific has been recognised as the fast-growing ‘digital region’ in the world, claiming more users than anywhere else on the globe, reports warc.com. According to a report by comScore, titled ‘Digital Future in Focus’, around 41 per cent of global internet … Continued

China’s population of internet users grow to 591 million

China’s population of internet users has continued to grow, now standing at 591 million. According to the China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC), the figure was reached at the end of June. It is thought that the number of internet … Continued

Shanghai government bolsters security for online shoppers

People buying goods from online retailers in Shanghai have been given an extra layer of protection after the city’s government tightened up consumer laws for ecommerce purchases. With an online population of 519 million people, China’s ecommerce sector has never … Continued

Australia and New Zealand to see rapid growth in ecommerce

New research suggests online shopping will continue to grow rapidly in Australia and New Zealand as both markets show signs of maturing. In its Australian and New Zealand Online Shopping Market 2013 report, based on a survey of 1,200 customers … Continued

Football stadiums embracing ecommerce through wi-fi hotspots

Football clubs across England and Scotland are looking to tap into stadium ecommerce by developing wi-fi networks for fans to use before, during and after a match. According to warc.com, a number of clubs including Manchester City, Liverpool, Celtic and Rangers … Continued

Online shoppers in the UK prefer debit cards

New statistics reveal that online shoppers are now favouring debit cards over credit cards, according to bbc.co.uk. The UK Cards Association claim shoppers spent £35 billion on debit cards online last year, compared to £34 billion on credit cards for online … Continued

UK named best country in the world for online retail

Britain has the world’s most developed online retail market, a new report has claimed. Produced by real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, the inaugural ‘Global Perspective on Retail’ report looked at 100 different countries to see how they were … Continued