February Roundup

February Roundup

Some top-notch International SEO research was done in February. We kicked off the month by discovering new Valentine’s gift ideas and unraveled the secret of Hreflang. What are your predictions for the top 15 ecommerce markets in 2017 – will China prevail over US in sales? Check out the most exciting and informative blog posts of February:

Lovespoons and Mass Weddings; Valentine’s Day Traditions and Gift Ideas From Around the World

We dug deep into search engine analytics and cultural facts surrounding Valentine’s Day traditions. By researching customs from Italy, Finland, Wales and the Philippines we discovered new gift and retail campaign […] Read more

Who Tops The Big 15 Ecommerce Markets in 2017 – China or US?

Who Tops The Big 15 Ecommerce Markets in 2017 – China or US?

2017 is in full swing and so is ecommerce business. Based on research from emarketer.com forecasting  ecommerce sales by country up till 2019, we’ve prepared an overview of the top 15 ecommerce markets in 2017. This way you can still properly re-valuate your annual marketing strategy and focus on the best ecommerce platforms. In 2016 global ecommerce website sales reached more than $22 trillion. This is a 6% yearly increase with sales estimating to reach $27 trillion in 2020.

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Transforming Czech E-commerce – What If Amazon Wants a Bigger Piece of the Market?

Transforming Czech E-commerce – What If Amazon Wants a Bigger Piece of the Market?

“It depends in what way and with what kind-of resources Amazon will decide to enter on the already quite saturated Czech e-shop market,” commented Jitka Součková from Kasa.cz. The e-commerce giant has built a new logistics center in Dobroviz, near Prague, and the question circling among Czech e-commerce experts now is: If Amazon enters the Czech market directly, how will this affect current players?

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Shark, Crocodile & E-commerce: eBay’s Fail in China

Shark, Crocodile & E-commerce: eBay’s Fail in China

In one of the previous blog posts we have talked about how it can be tough to penetrate the Asian  market and what mistakes can result from cultural misunderstandings. We are continuing our digital journey and today’s destination is Chinaese business market.

Lucrative Land

With a population of over 1 billion (!) people, China is not only a very lucrative e-commerce market for western capital, but the world of its own. It  comes as a no surprise that for some foreign companies, the Chinese market is deemed as important as a domestic market (if not even more). However, the bigger the market the bigger the risks, […] Read more