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February 11, 2016




Week in Review: Amazon Looks to Go Global with Logistics Operations

Amazon has taken another step in its march toward world dominance, as Bloomberg has reported that the company plans to create a global shipping and logistics operation. Code named “dragon boat,” and unofficially Global Supply Chain by Amazon, the network …

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

February 10, 2016




International Checkout Partners with Greats to Offer Global Shipping

International Checkout Inc. today announced that it has partnered with footwear company Greats, enabling the brand to reach a wider global consumer audience.

International Checkout (IC) fulfills orders to Greats’ international customers in over 250 countries while transacting in over 60 currencies …

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In Global, Shipping

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February 10, 2016




Amazon May Stunt Global Ecommerce Growth

Amazon is looking to dominate the world of global ecommerce. But its unwillingness to disclose certain information to its marketplace sellers may stunt your global ecommerce growth.

On the same day Bloomberg’s Spencer Soper unveiled Amazon’s secret and elaborate plans …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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December 10, 2015




Retailers Urge Congress to Reject Customs Bill If Without Online Sales Tax

The National Retail Federation today called on Congress to reject a customs reauthorization bill set for a vote this week unless it includes a provision allowing states to require online merchants to collect sales tax the same as local stores.

“…

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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February 1, 2016




Amazon Acted Like a Super Bowl Champion in 2015

To win in ecommerce, merchants need to adapt to changes in customer behavior. To that extent, Amazon acted like a Super Bowl champion in 2015.

While Jeff Bezos may not have hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy over his head last February …

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January 28, 2016




Week in Review: Amazon and PayPal Payments Battle Heats Up

It is probably not a coincidence that Amazon Payments and PayPal both announced record number of users following what’s been the most successful holiday season for mobile commerce. With great technology comes great responsibility, and Amazon Payments and PayPal have …

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In Data & Analytics, Ecommerce

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January 25, 2016




Top 10 Ways Marketing Will Be Smarter and More Personalized in 2016

In 2016 and beyond, mobile engagement and marketing is moving towards reaching the individual consumer, at scale.

According to a recent report from Forrester Research, 1:1 mobile moments pervade through all stages of the customer life cycle, and with industries such as …

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Branding, ecommerce branding, ecommerce, Patagonia, brand audit

January 25, 2016




Brand Lessons for the New Retail World

With the last Christmas trees thrown to the curb, pine needles askew, let’s assume the retail industry is taking a breather and nursing a holiday hangover. Best not to break too long though as there are 10 more months to …

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In Blog, Branding

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January 25, 2016




Growing Global 2016 is Looking for a Few Sharp Retailers

Don’t miss your chance to speak at Growing Global 2016 this April in Cincinnati!

Growing Global is Multichannel Merchant’s cross-border focused event that specifically covers the unique challenges of the merchant who sells to an international audience.

Here’s your chance, as …

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January 21, 2016




Week in Review: JCPenney is Bringing Back Appliances

[caption id="attachment_79220" align="alignright" width="150"] [Click to enlarge][/caption]After more than 30 years, JCPenney decided to re-enter the appliance business when customer data showed that the vast majority of its shoppers own a home and are frequently searching for …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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