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Here Are The 2015 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for UPS, FedEx, and the USPS  Nov 10, 2015 2:07 PM By Tim Parry

A busy holiday season is a good thing for any ecommerce business. Orders flow in and revenues rise, but the holidays also pose a serious shipping challenge. Adhering to the major carriers’ holiday 2015 shipping deadlines will help you put a smile on your customers’ faces.

PerformanceParts.com Expands Internationally with ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces  Nov 05, 2015 3:49 PM By Tim Parry

ChannelAdvisor announced that PerformanceParts.com is using ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces to connect online consumers with its automotive performance parts and truck accessories on Amazon, eBay Motors, Newegg and Sears.

Ahead of Singles Day, JD.com Cries Foul Against Alibaba  Nov 05, 2015 1:48 PM By Tim Parry

Alibaba may be bracing itself to shatter last year’s record $9.3 billion Singles Day, but it also may soon battle Chinese marketplace rival JD.com outside of cyberspace. Click and learn why JD.com has a beef with Alibaba.

Alibaba is Ready For Singles Day 2015… Are You?  Nov 05, 2015 12:44 PM By Tim Parry

Alibaba is hoping all the omnichannel initiatives it plans to launch on Singles Day will help it make last year’s $9.3 billion look like chump change. Here’s a look at everything Alibaba is planning to do to make 11.11 Global Shopping Festival its biggest shopping day ever.

Target Kinda Returns to Canada  Oct 29, 2015 2:44 PM By Tim Parry

Six months after closing its final store in Canada, Target has returned to The Great White North… Kinda… According to published reports, Target has quietly opened an international website that gives Canadian shoppers the option of ordering products that will ship over the border.

Speed is Key to Capturing the Cross-Border Customer  Oct 29, 2015 11:56 AM By Tim Parry

The ability to get orders into the hands of consumers rapidly and to directly connect with them, while providing price transparency, are among the keys to success in cross-border ecommerce into China. Here’s how retailers are looking to meet the demand of Chinese customers.

Meeting the Challenges, Growing Opportunities of Global Ecommerce  Oct 27, 2015 1:26 PM By Tim Parry

How can retailers can overcome obstacles and take advantage of large global ecommerce growth opportunities? UPS experts Bala Ganesh, Vice President of Marketing and Randy Strang, Vice President of Global B2C Operations, explain in this video.

India’s Ecommerce Market is Hotter than China’s  Oct 22, 2015 3:29 PM By Tim Parry

With its economy soaring and marketplaces showing big signs of success, it may be time to revisit selling cross-border into India. eBay reported a strong third-quarter showing in India, but may have a lot of catching up to do to beat native marketplaces Snapdeal and Flipkart.

7 Points Taken From NRF’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey  Oct 20, 2015 2:30 PM By Tim Parry

According to the NRF’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey the average consumer will spend $462.95 on gifts for family members, up from $458.75 last year. But that’s not all you need to know. Here are seven points from the survey you need to consider as you finalize your holiday season strategy.

Localization for Cross-Border Ecommerce Needs to go Beyond Translation  Oct 20, 2015 10:59 AM By Tim Parry

Localization is a key component for building your cross-border ecommerce strategy, but it’s also much more than just making sure your site is translated properly for consumers in your target country.

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