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Getting On Board with Global Operations  Oct 08, 2014 2:42 PM By Tim Parry

The opportunity for U.S.-based merchants to sell globally is there, but many remain hesitant to jump into the global waters. But there’s not one set blueprint to grow your cross-border business, as each individual merchant needs to consider several factors based on their goods and needs.

Shop.org Forecasts Online Sales to Grow up to 11% This Holiday Season  Oct 07, 2014 6:28 AM By Tim Parry

Shop.org today released its 2014 online holiday sales forecast, expecting sales in November and December to grow between 8% and 11% over last holiday season to as much as $105 billion.

Bringing Your Contact Center Across Borders  Oct 02, 2014 2:01 PM By Tim Parry

With the growing popularity of cross-border ecommerce, do you need to expand your contact center strategy? Depending on which countries you ship to should determine if you need additional contact center needs, or the need to outsource services. Here’s how Brooks Brothers works with its global customers.

Fraud Grows at Faster Pace for International Merchants  Oct 02, 2014 1:44 PM By Tim Parry

The percent of revenue lost to fraud is growing at a faster pace for U.S. merchants that sell across borders than those that just sell domestically, according to the findings of the 2014 LexisNexis True Cost of Fraud Study. Here’s how global merchants compare to their domestic.

eBay to Finally Split Off PayPal  Sep 30, 2014 1:45 PM By Tim Parry

Creating two standalone businesses best positions eBay and PayPal to capitalize on their respective growth opportunities in the rapidly-changing global commerce and payments landscape, and is the best path for creating sustainable shareholder value.

Tip Sheet: Managing Your Warehouse  Sep 29, 2014 9:34 AM By Tim Parry

Managing a multichannel warehouse is a fairly easy thing. All you have to do is manage the labor, the freight and the inventory. And from there, a thousand other factors assault you. In this tip sheet you will learn 10 ways to improve warehouse efficiency, how omnichannel fulfillment refines the retail strategy and more.

The Home Depot Data Breach News Gets Worse and Worse  Sep 24, 2014 5:31 PM By Tim Parry

I somehow got away with only having to use a debit card once this summer at The Home Depot. And I’m not sure if I regret it yet (I’m going to have to check my bank statement – something I prefer to never, ever look at). I’m sure my purchase was for less than $5, […]

Amazon Debuts #AmazonWishList on Twitter  Sep 24, 2014 10:17 AM By Tim Parry

Customers who discover a Tweet from their favorite artist, expert, brand, or friend with an Amazon.com product link, can simply add “#AmazonWishList” to the reply on Twitter and the product is added to their Amazon Wish List.

Deloitte Forecast: DTC Holiday Sales to Increase 13.5% to 14%  Sep 24, 2014 9:38 AM By Tim Parry

How huge is Holiday 2014 going to be? Deloitte says overall holiday sales are expected to rise 4% to 4.5%, and digital interactions expected to influence 50% of retail store sales.

BCBGMAXAZRIA offers Free Shipping, Duty-free purchases, via Borderfree  Sep 24, 2014 6:48 AM By Tim Parry

BCBGMAXAZRIA Group has partnered with Borderfree to expand its international ecommerce capabilities to shoppers in 100 countries, with free shipping to all countries with a minimum purchase.

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