IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY European B2C e-Commerce to top €500bn this year but logistics challenges remain ■ AMERICAS DHL Express expands in Seattle and Calgary ■ Avid shoppers making more than half of their purchases with e-Commerce ■ ASIA PACIFIC Alibaba Group Agrees to US$2bn Share Purchase from SoftBank Group ■ Deutsche Post DHL expands Airfreight Plus network to Russia and CIS region ■ Amazon pumps $3bn into Indian e-Commerce ■ EUROPE Amazon Pan-European Fulfilment Programme to boost SME exports ■ Deutsche Post DHL launches new logistics site at Hanover Airport ■ Deutsche Post DHL employs robot as picker’s best companion ■ TNT Expands International Express Service Coverage in Spain ■ Royal Mail boosts its Special Delivery Guaranteed product ■ Hermes grows operations in the South West with hub move