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22 May 2015 
DUBLIN, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets

( has

announced the addition of the "BRIC B2C E-Commerce Markets"

report to their offering.

China is the largest of the BRIC countries in terms of market size

and is ranked as the world's top market in B2C E-Commerce

potential. The most populous country worldwide, China's potential

for further growth of online retail comes from the growing Internet and

online shopper penetration, as well as increasing consumption per

shopper. The distinguishing characteristics of Chinese shoppers include

mobile affiliation, popularity of price comparison websites and the use

of social networks and product reviews. The B2C E-Commerce market in

China is dominated by online marketplaces, while the direct-to-consumer

segment is significantly smaller. Alibaba's B2C marketplace Tmall

was the largest player in 2013, controlling almost half of the market,

followed by and Tencent. Chinese shoppers are also actively

buying outside the country, with their purchases accounting for the

largest part of the country's multi-billion EUR cross-border B2C

E-Commerce value. forecasts that B2C E-Commerce in China will

maintain double-digit growth rates for the next several years. View contributor abigail tomas's page .Russia

ranks second of the BRIC countries by the size of the online retail

market and leads the four markets in terms of spending per shopper and

Internet penetration. In 2013, it was the fourth largest B2C E-Commerce

market in Europe and the largest in Eastern Europe. forecasts

that B2C E-Commerce sales will near EUR 30 billion in 2018. The practice

of shopping through a mobile device is increasing rapidly, as mobile

Internet penetration increases. Cross-border shopping is also a trend,

as around 10% of online shoppers buy directly from merchants in Europe

and the rest of the world.

The E-Commerce sector in Russia has been a major target for

investment. In 2011-2013 the main beneficiaries of large investment sums

were fashion online stores, such as Lamoda, KupiVIP and Sapato, while in

2014, online retailers of goods for children have been targeted, as this

segment has untapped growth potential. The top five online shops in

terms of revenues last year in Russia were electronics merchants Ulmart

and Citilink, fashion retailer Wildberries, mass merchant Ozon and

coupons dealer and retailer Biglion. Brazil is the eleventh largest B2C

E-Commerce market worldwide and the unquestioned leader in its region.

Among the important characteristics of this booming online retail market

are the high share of the clothing segment, the influence of social

media in purchase consideration and the importance shoppers give to a

free delivery option. Driven by increasing online shopper penetration

and spending, online retail sales in this country, excluding travel, are

forecasted to top EUR 20 billion in the next four years. The share of

M-Commerce sales on total online retail in Brazil continues to grow,

boosted by surging mobile Internet penetration.

The competition in the online retail market in Brazil intensified in

2014, as Nova Pontocom, a company operating several online retail sites

in Brazil, was reorganized together with France-based Cdiscount into

Cnova Click here for discount coupons NV, while a major online retailer of sporting goods, Netshoes,

raised additional investment. The market leader among online retailers

remains B2W Digital. Furthermore, Latin America's E-Commerce giant,

MercadoLibre generates half of its large revenues on marketplace in

Brazil. In India, the smallest B2C E-Commerce market of the BRIC

countries in terms of sales, the large population and growing Internet

connectivity contribute to optimism for online retail take-off.

M-Commerce prospects are particularly bright, due to mobile being the

most popular type of Internet connection. Because. for anybody who is excited about SITE TOPIC GOES HERE; go look at or even .

of this increase in

Internet penetration B2C E-Commerce sales in India have shown

double-digit growth rates in recent years, placing the country fourth

world-wide in sales growth.

Continued growth at above 50% average annual rate is forecasted for

the next several years. Competition between the two largest online

marketplaces in India, Snapdeal and Flipkart, was joined in 2013 by the

marketplace launched by Amazon India. Popular online fashion store

Myntra was acquired by Flipkart in 2014, while online and home shopping

company Homeshop18 filed for an IPO. Key Topics Covered: 1. Management

Summary 2. International Comparisons 3. China 4. Russia 5. Brazil 6.

India Companies Mentioned:


* 51buy

* AliExpress

* Alibaba


* Amazon China



* B2W Digital

* Badadu

* Biglion


* Buscape

* Citilink

* Coo8

* Dangdang

* E96


* Enter



* Flipkart

* Gaopeng

* Gome

* Groupon



* Icson

* Indiatimes Shopping


* Jabong



* KupiVIP



* LightInTheBox


* Magazine Luiza


* Maquina de Vendas


* MercadoLibre


* NetShoes

* Newegg

* Notik

* Nova Pontocom



* Pixel24


* Puma


* Reliance Retail

* Sapato


* Snapdeal

* Softkey

* Sotmarket

* Submarino

* Suning



* Technopoint

* Tencent Holdings

* Tmall

* Ulmart


* Utkonos


* Vasko

* Via Varejo


* Vipshop Holdings


* Walmart



* Wildberries


* Yihaodian



* eBay

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11 May 2015 
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November 8, 2014. Zendaya poses during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards in Los Angeles, California. (Reuters)

The "Dancing with the Stars" contestant is hosting the Radio Disney Music Awards this Sunday.

Rancic came under intense criticism for saying during the show's post-Oscar special that Zendaya "probably smelled" like patchouli oil and weed because of her dreadlocks.

Coleman addressed the comments via social media and Rancic apologized profusely. In the aftermath of the drama two of the show's co-hosts - Kelly Osbourne and Kathy Griffin - exited abruptly.

"I just hope they learn and grow from it and are able to make a positive change with their show," the 18-year-old told Us when asked about the return of the controversial show, which launched a media firestorm. "Hopefully [they're] able to take a more positive spin and we're all able to learn from it at the same time."

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Zendaya Coleman is hopeful that "Fashion Police" will change after Giuliana Rancic's comments about the singer's dreadlocks caused a huge scandal, reports Us Weekly.

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