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Growing your Global Presence Means Going with the Business Flow  Aug 06, 2015 12:05 PM By Tim Parry

Global consumer products manufacturer Newell Rubbermaid grows its global ecommerce presence by focusing on areas is already doing business, and matching that up with where ecommerce is either already big or is emerging quite a bit. In this video, Newell Rubbermaid Vice President of Global Ecommerce Jeremy Liebowitz gives us a look at the company’s cross-border strategy.

Why Retailers are Slow to Go Omnichannel  Aug 05, 2015 8:01 AM By Tim Parry

Retailers throw out the term omnichannel like every merchant is offering their customers the ability to buy online and pick up in store. But truth be told,that’s a big part of the reason you’re seeing a slowdown of omnichannel roll-outs. Here’s why omnichannel tends to fail at the store level.

Reader’s Survey: We’d Love Your Feedback  Aug 03, 2015 11:27 AM By Tim Parry

How is Multichannel Merchant serving your professional needs? Do you want more news, case studies, or “how to” content from us? Do you prefer webinars, video, e-newsletters or magazines? As a way of saying “thank you,” we’ll randomly draw names from 3 completed surveys and let you win one of three Amazon gift cards.

Amazon Dash Buttons are Way Cooler Than Post-it-Notes  Aug 02, 2015 9:24 AM By Tim Parry

And the latest shiny object is a shiny button: Amazon Dash allows Amazon Prime members to pay an additional $4.99 per product to buy that product from Amazon without lifting a finger… except for that finger the customer uses to press the Amazon Dash button.

The 5 Ms of Selling Cross-Border Into China  Jul 30, 2015 3:02 PM By Tim Parry

It seems like if you want to build your cross-border ecommerce strategy into China, it comes down to 5 M-words or phrases. In no particular order, they are…

Building the Right Cross-Border Ecommerce Roadmap  Jul 29, 2015 6:14 PM By Tim Parry

Even if you are not trying to sell your inventory internationally, chance are, more than 10% of your ecommerce site traffic – and more than 7% of your ecommerce sales – is cross-border. Imagine how much higher those numbers would be if you put a cross-border ecommerce strategy in place?

Prime Day Causes 14,000% Spike in Roomba Sales  Jul 16, 2015 2:25 PM By Tim Parry

Prime Day was a success for Amazon, says Amazon. 14,000 iRobot Roomba 595 Pet Vacuum Cleaning Robots were sold on Amazon on Prime Day, compared to 1 the previous Wednesday. That’s an increase of 14,000%. Time to break out the confetti cannons.

Forrester Research, Gilt, and Alibaba are Headlining Growing Global 2015  Jul 16, 2015 12:59 PM By Tim Parry

Forrester Research’s Zia Daniell Wigder, Gilt’s Oksana Voronenko, and Alibaba’s Jim Tobyne will keynote Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference July 21-22 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA.

Consumers Were Not Impressed With Amazon’s Prime Day  Jul 16, 2015 6:09 AM By Tim Parry

Wednesday turned out to be a Prime Day for Amazon… to hold a garage sale. That was pretty much the sentiment of Amazon shoppers who turned to social media and voiced their frustration about Prime Day. But Amazon did claim Prime Day was a success.

Amazon Claims Prime Day is a Success  Jul 15, 2015 3:37 PM By Tim Parry

Despite numerous consumer complaints on social media, Amazon is claiming Prime Day to be a success.

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