Weekly news: Alibaba is shopping, Clickshop will die, the 3 trends of 2017


All eyes on the e-commerce market!

Bogdan Chirițoiu, chief of the Competition Council in Romania said that, in 2017, more analysis of the e-commerce sector and the multiplay services will be carried on. “We are closely watching the electronic commerce from the perspective of the marketing strategies. We hope that a bigger costs transparency will bring better prices for the customers”.

More details, on Capital.ro


Alibaba is shopping

MoneyGram, a US-based money transfer company, will be part of Alibaba. The Chinese group will buy the American company for 880 million dollars.

MoneyGram’s global reach vastly outstrips that of Paytm or Ascend money, and Ant Financial said in a statement that it “will provide greater access, security and simplicity for people around the world to remit funds, especially in major economies such as the U.S., China, India, Mexico and the Philippines.”

More at Techcrunch.com


ClickShop’s last days in .ro

click-shop-foto-captura-2-februarie-2017-clickshop.ro-gpec-blogClickShop.ro, an online shop of Telekom Romania, will close after February 15. Telekom Romania will continue to sell through its websites Germanos.ro and Telekom.ro.

The old website www.clickshop.ro will be still active and will offer information about the products sold online in the last 5 years.

More details at Wall-street.ro

3 trends in 2017 in e-commerce

facebook-messenger-buy-cumpara-online-foto-gpec-2017Romanian online shops can’t ignore these 3 innovative ideas for 2017, according to RTB House: Facebook Messenger, web progressive apps and deep learning algorithms.

“For the online shops, competitive advantages mean concentrating more on innovation, understanding the customer’s needs and optimizing the online customer experience”, reads the press release from RTB House.

More details at Capital.ro

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