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Alibaba Group Replaces CEO  May 07, 2015 11:21 AM By Tim Parry

Daniel Zhang, currently Chief Operating Officer of Alibaba Group, will become CEO of Alibaba Group, effective May 10. Zhang will replace Jonathan Lu, who will remain on Alibaba Group’s board of directors as Vice Chairman. Also, here’s a look at how Alibaba Group performed for the quarter that ended on March 31.

Borderfree a Great Fit for Pitney Bowes  May 06, 2015 2:30 PM By Tim Parry

Back in 2013, a year after when FiftyOne acquired international ecommerce company Borderfree from Canada Post and adopted the Borderfree name, someone in a Multichannel Merchant editorial meeting made the following statement: “Borderfree won’t be around very long. Cross-border ecommerce is the next big thing, and a bigger vendor who wants to grow their global […]

Scot Wingo Resigns as ChannelAdvisor’s CEO  May 04, 2015 6:22 PM By Tim Parry

Scot Wingo resigned as CEO of ChannelAdvisor, the company he co-founded in 1999, on April 28, according to an 8-K filing made Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

9 Tips to Increase Your Online Conversions and Sales  May 04, 2015 1:02 PM By Tim Parry

Increasing your online conversions and sales is not an easy task. But we feel the following nine tips put together by the Multichannel Merchant editorial team will help get you on the right track.

Omnichannel Efforts Increasing, but Not Profitable  Apr 15, 2015 8:16 AM By Tim Parry

While the amount of money, energy and time retailers and consumer goods manufacturers are spending to improve their omnichannel sales capabilities, but only 16 percent of companies say they can fulfill omnichannel demand profitably today. Here’s more from this report a new report prepared for JDA Software Group by PwC.

Cross-border Apparel Sellers Have a Leg Up in Europe  Apr 12, 2015 10:39 AM By Tim Parry

It appears apparel sellers have a leg(ging) up on other merchants who are looking to sell cross-border to consumers in Europe. See what this will mean for retailers.

UNIQLO to Leverage JD.com’s Warehouses and Same-Day Delivery Network  Apr 12, 2015 10:07 AM By Tim Parry

UNIQLO is the first international clothing brand on JD.com’s marketplace platform to warehouse its merchandise in the company’s facilities, which will enable customers in eligible areas to take advantage of JD.com’s same- and next-day delivery service.

Consumers View Security Breaches as Online Concerns  Apr 12, 2015 9:37 AM By Tim Parry

It’s funny how consumers react to the news of retail security breaches. See what

Is Belk on the Block?  Apr 09, 2015 2:31 PM By Tim Parry

Belk, the largest family-owned department store in the U.S., says it is looking for a suitor. But will a competitor like Macy’s Inc. or Nordstrom come to the rescue? Or will it seek help from a private equity firm?

Alibaba, Forrester Research to Keynote Growing Global 2015  Apr 09, 2015 11:00 AM By Tim Parry

Growing Global has you covered from A to Z. That’s “A” as in Alibaba Group’s Sherri Wu to “Z” as in Forrester Research’s Zia Daniell Widger, who will deliver the keynote sessions.

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