online shopping

Alibaba smashes sales record on annual Singles Day

Internet giant Alibaba broke its own sales record of 14.3 billion dollars during China's "Singles Day" 24-hour online shopping binge on Friday, defying fears of an economic slowdown in China. 

EU seeks to tear down online-shopping hurdles, but industry sceptical

The European Union launched a new bid Wednesday to help online shoppers make purchases across the bloc, regardless of where they live, but the effort to boost e-commerce was met with scepticism...

From online shopping to streaming: EU seeks to curb digital barriers

The internet has changed the way we shop, how we watch films and much more. The European Commission thinks it is time to adapt EU rules to this digital change.

EU seeks to dismantle cross-border barriers for online shoppers

The European Union should introduce new rules to stop websites from denying access to online shoppers from other member states, the bloc's executive proposed Wednesday, as part of an effort to...