Joinem, ecommerce, ecommerce marketplace, online marketplace, Amazon, Amazon Prime Day, Jet.com, Priceline.com, GoGo

July 15, 2015




Joinem Enters the Ecommerce Marketplace Fray

Even as Jet.com prepares for its highly anticipated launch next week and Amazon looks to win big with its Prime Day faux shopping holiday today, there’s a new marketplace player in the room.

Dallas-based startup Joinem is looking …

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July 31, 2015




Week in Review: eBay Now Same-Day Service Grounded

While the same-day delivery segment is getting hotter with more entrants all the time, eBay is going in the other direction by shutting down its eBay Now same-day delivery service in several markets, and also ending another pilot that provided …

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China, chinese shopping, chinese ecommerce, chinese market, global, global ecommerce, Growing Global, ecommerce, buying online, online marketplace, Marketplaces, tmall.com, Taobao, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, logistics

July 30, 2015




The 5 Ms of Selling Cross-Border Into China

I had the honor of introducing Alibaba Group’s Jimmy Tobyne’s keynote session on July 21 at our Growing Global conference, and was asked to take a few minutes to warm up the crowd with some related information.
And the first thing …

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In Blog, cross-border

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March 11, 2015




Marketplace Fairness Act Introduced in Senate… Again…

Here we go again… A bipartisan group of Senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow local brick-and-mortar retailers to compete on a level playing field with out-of-state sellers.

The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 would give states the option to …

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February 10, 2015




Why the Marketplace Fairness Act Beats the Alternatives

Today in the U.S., ecommerce businesses are “more equal” than their brick-and-mortar peers. The Internet remains a tax-free zone, and the Marketplace Fairness Act remains shelved in the House of Representatives.

The Marketplace Fairness Act, which was passed by …

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July 24, 2015




Week in Review: Jet Cleared for Takeoff, Crowds Ecommerce Skies

After a few months of beta testing, Jet has been cleared for takeoff. And the ecommerce skies have got a little more crowded.

A members-only marketplace, Jet is going after Amazon by allowing sellers to undercut the ecommerce giant on …

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July 3, 2015




Week in Review: Trump Dumped Like a Cheap Suit

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It’s not often that Presidential candidates make the pages of Multichannel Merchant. It’s also not often that Donald Trump follows through with his promise to run for President.

And what a …

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Growing Global 2015, ecommerce, global ecommerce, Brazilian ecommerce, AliExpress, Alibaba, ecommerce marketplaces

July 23, 2015




Brazil a Lucrative but Complex Market for Cross-Border Trade

AliExpress, Alibaba’s online marketplace that specializes in inexpensive goods, is exploding in Brazil because it’s cheaper for consumers to buy there than from a domestic seller who pays the high cost of importing them, an expert panel told …

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July 22, 2015




Facebook the Top Acquisition Platform for Retailers

Social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging and attracting new customers, even though paid search and email marketing are still on the top of retailers’ list of effective customer acquisition channels, according to …

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In Amazon, eBay

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June 3, 2015




Newegg Unveils Major Improvements to its Marketplace

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today announced at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exposition (IRCE) major improvements to its Marketplace to enhance the Newegg experience for sellers and customers. Recent international expansion into key …

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