Online promotions transform Black Friday into Black November

America’s busiest shopping day of the year has been almost sidelined due to the proliferation of seasonal deals to be found online, reports. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has traditionally been the day in which most Americans start … Continued

Record online sales in China on public holiday

A record amount of money was spent online during the Chinese holiday ‘Singles Day’, according to new research. Newly published figures have estimated that the equivalent of £3.5 billion was spent on gifts on November 11 – the day when … Continued

Offices closed for Remembrance Day Public Holiday

First Atlantic Commerce’s offices will be closed on Monday, November 11th for the Remembrance Day Holiday. They will reopen on Tuesday, November 12th at 8.30 AST (GMT-4). Clients should use their regular Helpdesk contact numbers in case of a technical emergency.  … Continued

December 2nd to be busiest online shopping day in the UK

More than £10 billion is expected to be spent online by Brits during December, with Monday 2nd being the busiest day of all, reports. According to the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, online purchases could amount to a … Continued

Diwali behind surge in Indian e-commerce sales

The Hindu festival of Diwali has caused a surge of e-commerce sales in India, reports. Online shopping sales have soared in the country and could increase by 250 per cent during the winter period, according to figures from The … Continued

Survey reveals effectiveness of sales in e-commerce sector

The effectiveness of price discounting in the e-commerce sector has been highlighted in a new survey. The poll of 2,000 online shoppers, conducted by Rakuten’s, indicated that roughly a third of consumers log on to e-commerce websites specifically looking … Continued

Over two million now working in Chinese e-commerce

New statistics show that there are now 2.2 million people working in China’s e-commerce sector, according to The figures were revealed by the China Enterprise Evaluation Association and the China Gold & Silver Trade Center. The data also showed … Continued