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Amazon is looking to dominate the world of global ecommerce. But its unwillingness to disclose this information to its sellers may stunt your growth. Click through and read which piece of information Amazon is still withholding from marketplace sellers.
Bloomberg News unveiled Amazon’s secret and elaborate plans to launch a new venture called Global Supply Chain by Amazon, and it looks like it could be a disrupter for cross-border ecommerce. Here’s a look at what Amazon’s Dragon Boat could mean for the global ecommerce industry.
Last week, Tmall Global and CBN Data published a “2015 China Cross-Border Consumption Report” to highlight Tmall’s growth. And the numbers are pretty impressive, and eye-opening if you’ve yet to create a strategy for selling into China. You want to see the highlights of the report.
There’s no doubt that global ecommerce – selling to cross-border customers – has been a game changer for bricks-and mortar retailers. Thanks to you, our loyal readers, Multichannel Merchant has been on the cutting edge of global ecommerce coverage… but we need your help in order to get better.
No one ever said the world of global ecommerce was simple to navigate. But those retailers who embrace cross-border ecommerce will, in fact, rule the world. Check out the best commentary and advice from Pitney Bowes’ first #PowerofPrecision tweet-up of 2016, “Navigating the Complexity of Global Commerce.”
General Growth Properties Sandeep Mathrani spilled the beans today on a big secret that really comes as no surprise: Amazon is going to open more Amazon Books bricks-and-mortar store locations. Like, at least 300 of them.
Shoppers not only expect but demand flexibility and freedom to buy at their total convenience. This creates supply chain complexity around synchronizing inventory and orders coming from stores, websites, mobile, catalogs, etc.
To win in ecommerce, merchants need to adapt to changes in customer behavior. To that extent, Amazon acted like a Super Bowl champion in 2015. Here’s a look at how Amazon hoisted its own trophy in 2015, and what it means for you, as a marketplace seller, in 2016.
MCM Outlook research provides a comprehensive snapshot of industry trends in all areas of omnichannel ecommerce, operations, fulfillment, B2B, catalogs, marketing, and global commerce – and your experience and knowledge in the field is a key contributor to this insight. Oh – and you can also win a $500 American Express gift card if you take the MCM Outlook survey!
Melissa O’Malley, PayPal’s Global Merchant and Cross Border Trade Initiatives, will deliver the opening keynote at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global 2016 April 13-14 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH. This will be O’Malley’s second year speaking at Growing Global, and you can click through and hear O’Malley, in her own words, talk about the value and knowledge the conference offers.
by Mike O'Brien
Posted 8 hours ago
Posted 8 hours ago