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Indian e-commerce: Mobile set to surge

E-commerce is growing fast worldwide with some markets having the potential to be massive. Cue India. A new report from Forrester reckons the country’s e-tail market will grow from $12bn last year to $75bn in 2020, with a CAGR of 44%. That’s fast. The number of people buying online will also grow, but only by…

US holiday shopping: Late surge to the rescue

The holiday shopping season in the US was a success – of sorts – according to the latest figures from MasterCard SpendingPulse. Sales for November and December rose a better-than-expected 4.6% and sales between Black Friday and Christmas Eve surged 7.9%. Yippee. And the force was with fashion as well as furniture with MasterCard’s Sarah…