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Most Shippers Not Prepared for Holiday Season Challenges  Nov 12, 2015 2:45 PM By Tim Parry

Most retailers are not well prepared to handle several shipping issues this holiday season, according to a new survey from shipping and fulfillment software company Temando.

What We’ve Learned from Singles Day 2015  Nov 12, 2015 12:47 PM By Tim Parry

Rumor of a weak Chinese economy may have been greatly exaggerated: Singles Day 2015 came in like a lion, and went out like a lion. So what have we learned, so far, from Singles Day 2015? Announces Singles Day Orders Up 130%, Driven by Record Mobile Transactions  Nov 12, 2015 6:50 AM By Tim Parry announced record-breaking one-day results from its November 11 Singles Day sale. Orders increased by 130%, and GMV rose more than 140%. Here’s a look into’s numbers, which channels drove the most transactions, and at which international brands did well on the Chinese marketplace.

Newegg Offers Local Shipping for Australian Customers  Nov 11, 2015 5:19 PM By Tim Parry

Newegg has announced local shipping to customers in Australia. The move is the latest in a series of strategic investments made by Newegg to address key international growth markets.

The Big Fat Singles Day 2015 Pseudo Live Blog  Nov 11, 2015 11:33 AM By Tim Parry

While Alibaba reported Singels Day sales of $14.3 billion – up 60% from last year’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival – the Chinese shopping holiday was not all about Tmall, Taobao and Alipay. Check out more highlights, facts, and figures in our pseudo-live Singles Day 2015 blog.

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

ChannelAdvisor announced that 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, 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 outside of cyberspace. Click and learn why 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.

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