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New Study Reveals Key Attributes of High-Performing Cross-Border Ecommerce Sites  Aug 13, 2015 7:24 AM By MCM Staff

PYMNTS.com and Digital River have released their third quarter X-Border Payments Optimization Index, which measures merchant readiness to capture the estimated $300 billion cross-border ecommerce opportunity.

Newegg Establishes Canada Global Seller Program  Aug 13, 2015 7:16 AM By MCM Staff

Newegg has announced establishment of its Canada Global Seller Program. The new program gives sellers across the globe an easy point of entry to reach millions of Canadian customers.

SKECHERS Launches New Subsidiary in Latin America  Aug 13, 2015 7:07 AM By MCM Staff

Building on its nearly 20 years of business in Latin America, SKECHERS plans to grow its operations and footprint. Here’s why SKECHERS is transitioning 21 SKECHERS stores in the region to subsidiary-owned and -operated locations, looking at new retail destinations, and expanding its account distribution base.

Amazon to Open First Fulfillment Center in Illinois  Aug 11, 2015 3:40 PM By MCM Staff

Amazon has announced plans to open a nearly 500,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Joliet, Ill. The site, which will create 1,000 full-time jobs when it opens, is the company’s first in the state.

Week in Review: Is Back to School Still Cool?  Aug 09, 2015 9:26 AM By MCM Staff

Back to school shopping wasn’t cool when you were a kid… and apparently it wasn’t too cool in July. Back to school sales seemed to be slumping, and the season seemed to be taking on a new life a la the traditional holiday shopping season.

Siteworx Launches Irish Setter Boots Ecommerce Site for Red Wing Shoe Company  Aug 05, 2015 2:19 PM By MCM Staff

Siteworx has launched the Irish Setter Boots ecommerce website for the Red Wing Shoe Company. The new website allows consumers to research, compare and purchase Irish Setter hunting boots through a new digital channel.

Alibaba Group Names Goldman Sachs’ Michael Evans President  Aug 05, 2015 10:59 AM By MCM Staff

Globalization is Alibaba Group’s most important strategy for the coming decades, and its goal is to help 10 million global businesses and serve 2 billion consumers around the world. That’s why Alibaba Group announced the appointment of Michael Evans as President of Alibaba Group on Tuesday.

Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s Roll Out Same-Day Delivery in 9 New Markets  Aug 05, 2015 10:41 AM By MCM Staff

Macy’s is expanding same-day delivery service to nine additional markets, giving them 17 in all, surpassing Amazon which provides the service in 14 markets.

UPS to Acquire Coyote Logistics for $1.8 Billion  Aug 04, 2015 10:43 AM By MCM Staff

UPS will acquire Coyote Logistics, a technology-driven, non-asset based truckload freight brokerage company, for $1.8 billion from Warburg Pincus.

Hermes Strengthens Parcel Business in Russia in Concert with European Expansion  Aug 04, 2015 10:35 AM By MCM Staff

Hermes has announced new actions to strengthen its parcel business in Russia. As part of its overall European expansion strategy, the retail and logistics services provider has acquired the 49% share held by DPD in Hermes-DPD Russia. Under the terms of the agreement, DPD will continue to handle logistics transport services in Russia.

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