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Walmart reported dips in Q1 sales and earnings, due to a strong dollar, technology and ecommerce investments and bad weather; ecommerce growth was slower.
While presenting a number of risks and some significant barriers to entry, global ecommerce represents a massive opportunity and more retailers are jumping onboard as solutions for addressing cross-border business become more readily available. Here's a look at what's fueling cross-border ecommerce growth.
While you may decide not to take back orders because of cost and hassle, consider what goes into those costs and how many sales you’re leaving on the table.
Big data provides retailers in today’s omnichannel world an inside look at how they can improve both their websites and in-store experiences for customers. See which data will be able to help your business.
Walmart reported dips in Q1 sales and earnings, due to a strong dollar, technology and..
RadioShack Case Points Out Need for a Consumer Data “Nature Conservancy” The RadioShack case highlights the need to create a "Nature Conservancy" of sorts to..
The Limited Introduces Reserve Online, Ready In-Store The Limited is has launched Reserve Online, Ready In-Store to allow customers to shop..
Monnier Freres Selects a New Cross-border Partner Paris-based online luxury retailer Monnier Freres has selected Borderlinx as the..
Alibaba Launches Korea Pavilion on Tmall The Korea Pavilion is the first official online country pavilion dedicated to providing consumers..
Magento and Razorfish Accelerate Ecommerce Opportunities in China As part of the new partnership, Magento will provide Razorfish in Greater China with..
Ascena Retail Group to Acquire ANN INC. Ascena Retail Group Inc., owner of plus-sized apparel brand Lane Bryant has announced it will..
Walmart Undercuts Amazon on Price for Subscription Shipping Program Walmart will test a $50 per year subscription ecommerce shipping service this summer, compared..
O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, May 14, 2015 A listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution..
Macy's Says Several Adverse Factors Caused Q1 Sales Dip Fewer sales from international tourists, growing pains in omnichannel, bad weather, the West..
Sephora Opens Flagship Store on a Marketplace in China Global beauty retailer Sephora has launched its first and only Chinese online flagship store on..
The survey found that 76% of Canadian consumers who made an online purchase from a..
Domestic Retailers are Opening Up to Cross-border Ecommerce While presenting a number of risks and some significant barriers to entry, global..
Increased Options For Overcoming Global Ecommerce Barriers While presenting a number of risks and some significant barriers to entry, global..
Giggle Gets Visual with #gigglepics Campaign Online baby products retailer Giggle is using social media in a big way to personalize the..
TOMS Launches #WITHOUTSHOES Campaign This past weekend a friend told me shoe brand TOMS was asking people to grab a camera, take..
American Mint Leverages Surveys for Better Customer Service There are several ways to improve the customer experience, and one way is through the execution..
Nordstrom Rack Sees Successful Online Sales Nordstrom reported tremendous success with its online off-price business which saw a sales growth..
Z Gallerie Creates Social Buzz with Its Catalog Home furnisher Z Gallerie found an innovative way to marry its catalog with user-generated..
7 Ways Retailers Can Boost Mobile Engagement There are several ways marketers can boost mobile engagement, see what these are and how they..
5 Ways E-Retailers Can Leverage Data to Increase ROI It is critical for entrepreneurs to take advantage of big data to better understand their..
Why Your Brand Should Be on Pinterest By now most brands are aware they need to be on social media, but many never get beyond Facebook..
Can celebrities influence sales and purchase decisions? This infographic by Signarama..
The Global Customer Experience Wakeup Call When the customer experience goes wrong what is the impact to your business? See how a bad...
Mother's Day Shopping Trends Know what the key trends are for Mother's Day? This infographic by Criteo shows some of the...
B2B Online Sales: The Next Battleground In years past, companies have relied on traditional sales methods like 1:1 sales,...
Turning Site Search into a Personal Shopper Retailers need to rethink the search box on their website. Several major brands are seeing...
Is Custom Packaging Worth it for Ecommerce Retailers? Is custom packaging worthwhile for ecommerce retailers? This infographic by Shorr Packaging...
Cross-border Apparel Sellers Have a Leg Up in Europe It appears apparel sellers have a leg(ging) up on other merchants who are looking to...
3 Common In-Store Shopping Myths While many may think that ecommerce is ruling retail, 94% of retail shopping was done in-store...
A Look at India's Ecommerce Landscape India's ecommerce landscape is growing, as evidenced by this infographic by India-based coupon...
Why Retailers Fall Victim to Shopping Cart Abandonment Each year online retailers are victims to shopping cart abandonment. As a result they are losing...
The Rise of Mobile Apps in 2015 Mobile apps are on the rise this year as consumers are spending increasingly more time on them...
Over the past decade we have seen a shift, and those companies not carrying any government..
European Engineers Embrace Digi-Key for Online Component Sales Digi-Key, a full-service provider of electronic components, has announced an enormous spike in..
GENCO Marketplace Launches Redesigned Website GENCO Marketplace, America's largest wholesaler of retailer returns, has made major improvements..
11 Steps to a Successful B2B Email Marketing Campaign Balancing the logistics and creativity required for effective B2B email marketing is both a..
Localized Sales Help Fuel Digi-Key's 2014 European Sales Growth Digi-Key attributes this 26% sales growth to its continued global expansion of local sales..
B2B Sees Faster Online Sales Growth than B2C B2B ecommerce has grown at a faster sales pace than B2C, according to Epsilon's 2014..
Why Manufacturers Can No Longer Afford to Wait to Sell Direct to Customer Despite the selling advantages and business opportunities associated with going direct,..
How an Ecommerce Presence Helped Tacoma Screw Grow An ecommerce presence has given Tacoma Screw a dive into a bigger market than it had. It once had..
INFOGRAPHIC: The B2B Ecommerce Evolution Make no mistake; the B2B ecommerce software market is even bigger than its more famous sibling,..
Grainger Reports Record 1Q Results Sales of $2.4 billion increased 5% vs. $2.3 billion in the first quarter of 2013 for the..
St. Louis Tag Launches New Website With an updated design and CMS, St. Louis Tag’s new website positions the company as a leader..
Angela Goldstein, senior manager of operations for Bonobos, talks about how the company delivers..
BCBG Max Azria Group on Fulfillment Excellence Alex Golshan of BCBG Max Azria Group talks with Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike..
L.L. Bean CMO on Brand Communication Excellence L.L. Bean's CMO talks brand communication. The company recently won a Customer Experience..
Is Belk on the Block? Belk, the largest family-owned department store in the U.S., says it is looking for a suitor...
Partnership Offers Merchants Tools to Simplify Cross-Border Trading Jointly developed by Alibaba.com and Bigcommerce, the custom-built cross-border trading..
JackThreads Talks About Using Social Media in the Contact Center JackThreads Customer Engagement Manager David Tull talks about using social media in the..
Talking Distribution Center Automation Trends with Cabela's Kevin Thompson of Cabela's talks with Multichannel Merchant about the latest and greatest..
Best Practices for Holiday Peak Season Planning Kim Silva of Fairytale Brownies, talks to Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O'Brien about..
When Does Same-Day Delivery Make Sense? Douglas Smith, VP of DTC operations for Sheplers, talks with Multichannel Merchant Senior..
Consumers and Merchants Had a Cautious Holiday Season Consumers were concerned about 2013 holiday season issues that kept last-minute deals from..