All posts for the month September, 2013

New Survey Reveals Russian Consumer Attitudes Towards Fashion E-commerce

Moscow-based fashion consultancy Esper Group  recently conducted a comprehensive survey of Russian e-commerce consumers active in the fashion sector. The online survey was conducted in June/July 2013 and involved 2,196 respondents across Russia, roughly equally split between men and women. The respondents were all active Internet users, meaning they access the Internet on at least […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

eBay Extends its Global Shipping Program to Russia

eBay sellers will soon have an easier way to ship products to Russian buyers. Consistent with eBay’s drive to expand its presence in Russia, the company announced that its Global Shipping Program will extend to Russia as of September 23rd. Russians are avid cross-border shoppers and eBay claims that it sold about US$400 million worth […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

Interview about Russian E-Commerce (Part II)

In Part II of the interview, I discuss Russian consumer behaviour in the context of e-commerce: Practical insights into Russian online consumer behaviour About Leighton Peter PrabhuI am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

Virtual Stores Come to Moscow

The concept of shopping with smartphones in a physical environment is being demonstrated in Moscow, at the Vystavochnaya metro station in Moscow City. Inspired by examples like TESCO-Homeplus in South Korea, which debuted in 2011, the Moscow version is currently featuring the Russian branch of Germany-based Media Markt, part of the giant METRO retail group. […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

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