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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.

Partnership Offers Merchants Tools to Simplify Cross-Border Trading  Apr 08, 2015 4:34 PM By Tim Parry

Jointly developed by Alibaba.com and Bigcommerce, the custom-built cross-border trading application allows Bigcommerce clients to source unique products from the largest manufacturing hub in the world.

Using Ecommerce Marketplaces to Grow Cross-border Sales  Apr 08, 2015 4:03 PM By Tim Parry

Merchants that are looking to test the global waters can start by selling on ecommerce marketplaces. Here’s why merchants should use the marketplaces to test a product line, or even just one product, to see if there’s a chance of expanding their cross-border sales.

A Look at India’s Ecommerce Landscape  Apr 07, 2015 3:52 PM By Tim Parry

India’s ecommerce landscape is growing, as evidenced by this infographic by India-based coupon site HappyCheckout. But while it is one of the fastest growing ecommerce markets, should retailers look at India with a short-term or long-term cross-border plan?

Getting Stores and Distribution Centers on the Same Omnichannel Track  Apr 07, 2015 11:33 AM By Tim Parry

As more retailers are going omnichannel to address the expectations of mobile and digital-savvy consumers, what needs to happen in stores and distribution centers? Here’s the answers from Kevin Gardiner and Walter Wallace, who are both speaking at Operations Summit 2015.

FedEx Will Buy TNT Express for $4.8 Billion  Apr 07, 2015 6:49 AM By Tim Parry

FedEx Corporation and TNT Express N.V. have reached conditional agreement on recommended all-cash public offer of €8.00 per ordinary TNT Express share. The transaction represents an implied equity value for TNT Express of €4.4 billion, or $4.8 billion U.S.

Are Your Global Ecommerce Sales Growing?  Mar 26, 2015 1:09 PM By Tim Parry

If you’re a retailer or a B2B merchant, and you’re selling across borders, then we want you to share your knowledge at Growing Global 2015. Here’s how you can become a part of our speaker faculty.

Ecommerce in China Grew 21.3% in 2014  Mar 26, 2015 1:01 PM By Tim Parry

Ecommerce sales in China hit 12.3 trillion yuan in 2014, up 21.3% from 2013, according to data compiled by iResearch. Here’s a look at how China’s ecommerce growth breaks down by sector.

Vitamin Boat Expands Sales Internationally  Mar 26, 2015 11:42 AM By Tim Parry

Vitamin Boat says international sales will eventually make up over 50% of its total revenue. Vitamin Boat is expanding delivery to new international markets, and explains why other retailers should follow.

American Eagle Outfitters Expands to Chile and Peru  Mar 25, 2015 10:51 AM By Tim Parry

American Eagle Outfitters is continuing its Latin American growth with a series of licensed stores throughout Chile and Peru. Here’s a look at American Eagle’s latest global partnership.

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