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Kate Spade & Company and Reliance Brands Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Group, have announced plans to the bring the kate spade new york brand to India through a long-term distribution and retail license agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Reliance Brands Limited will have the exclusive distribution rights to the kate spade new york brand in the country.
Less than half (41.9%) of merchants who took Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2016 survey in January and February said their ecommerce sites are set up for global business. And 37.8% of those who say their ecommerce sites are set up for global business say it’s because they have international payment offerings. But international payment offerings […]
Hudson’s Bay Co. is introducing new robotic technology to its Ontario distribution center for internet fulfillment that CEO Gerald Storch says will put the merchant at the “absolute forefront of Internet distribution technology.”
MercadoLibre said there were 128.4 million items sold through the marketplace in 2015, a growth of 26.8% year-over-year, resulting in a gross merchandise volume of $7.2 billion. Consolidated net revenues for the full year were $651.8 million, a 17.1% increase year-over-year.
PetFlow has rebuilt a state-of-the-art digital pet store, complete with a fresh design and look, to connect consumers to a wide range of specialty pet products, offer personalized advice and enable shoppers to improve the lives of their own pets as well as those of animals in need.
Mobile traffic in the UK made up 65% of all total ecommerce traffic in January, according to a March 2016 SimilarWeb report. Click through and find out how the UK’s traffic compares to other countries, and why you need to keep mobile in mind when you go cross-border.
Shopping on U.S.-based websites can be confusing to cross-border shoppers. So when targeting cross-border customers, sellers need to be conscious of the distinctive needs of shoppers in other countries… including the ecommerce checkout.
Why aren’t more merchants looking to become cross-border sellers? Chuck Whiteman, Sr. VP Client Services at MotionPoint, says one reason is because merchants often are just oblivious to cross-border opportunities. In this Q&A with Multichannel Merchant, Whiteman, who is a keynote speaker at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global 2016, discusses the cross-border ecommerce journey
A cap on debit card swipe fees enacted by the Federal Reserve five years ago has helped reduce costs for retailers and consumers but is still higher than intended by Congress and should be lowered, according to the National Retail Federation.
Omnichannel is a big initiative for retailers, and creating a single view of its customer has helped Lenscrafters get a grasp of it, says Samantha Sakemiller Senior Director of Omnichannel, in this video taken in February 2016 at eTail West.