eCommerce News

Most consumers go online for information on the products and services of interest before purchasing
Published On: Apr 4th 2017
A study commissioned by the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) in July 2016 has revealed that more than three-quarters of consumers across all age cohorts in Malta and Gozo are using the Internet. Whilst a laptop/desktop persists as the main device for accessing the Internet by the majority of internet users, sma...
Malta tops the list in the use of internet marketing by businesses
Published On: Dec 22nd 2016
The Malta Communications Authority (MCA) positively notes the results emerging from a recent study by Eurostat in which Malta ranks at the top amongst EU countries in the use of the Internet by SMEs for promotional purposes. The study reports that 46% of SMEs established in Malta resort to the Internet for advertis...
Internet and eCommerce Use by Business - December 2016
Published On: Dec 9th 2016
The purpose of this study was to assess the digital capabilities and readiness across the entire local industry. The field work was undertaken between March and May 2016 with the sample population amounting to 700 businesses (more than three quarters of these businesses are microenterprises, employing 9 workers or ...
More than half of Maltese businesses engage with customers online
Published On: Dec 9th 2016
Digital technologies play a major role in the local economy, and microenterprises, SMEs and large businesses are increasingly realising the potential benefits of these tools. This idea is being further confirmed by the MCA latest survey on the use of Internet and eCommerce by businesses. Seven hundred businesses acr...
Maltese retailers can now sell their products on Amazon
Published On: Apr 13th 2016
The Malta Communications Authority is pleased to announce that following discussions with Amazon, Maltese individuals and businesses can now sell their products on the Amazon websites.  Sellers with Amazon have several advantages, such as joining a network of over 2 million active sellers generating billions of re...
Cloud Computing Guidelines for SMEs and Microenterprises
Published On: Apr 5th 2016
A Guide to Cloud Computing for SMEs and microenterprises’ eBook was launched this morning by the Hon Josè Herrera, Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth during a conference jointly organised by the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) and the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA). ...