PRLog: This latest report in the “E-Commerce” series provides an indepth analysis of recent trends and developments in global markets, making it a one-of-its-kind source of information in this format. In the USA some traditional retailers seek to compete with the efficiency of online retailers such as Amazon.com by forging new possibilities to process online orders also at their retail shops. The most popular advertising method to boost e-commerce during holiday periods is to offer free shipping. In Japan, online retailer Amazon.co.jp has introduced free shipping for food items as a regular service and was wooing customers at the end of 2010 with a discount of 10 %. For Chinese e-commerce, logistics, in particular the delivery of goods from the warehouse to the client, is still a bottleneck as clearly illustrated in the yStats.com report. Read more!