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Merchants Adjusting to Change in DIM Weight Pricing  May 28, 2015 3:34 PM By Tim Parry

The decision by UPS and FedEx to expand DIM weight pricing in January 2015 to parcels under three cubic feet was one of biggest changes to hit retail shippers in years. Here’s how dimensional weight pricing has forced shippers to rethink their entire approach to packaging and shipping, as millions of items that had been billed based on weight alone are now subject to a calculation based on weight and package dimensions.

Geeknet Gets An Anonymous Bid  May 28, 2015 3:27 PM By Tim Parry

Two days after apparently agreeing to be acquired by Hot Topic, Geeknet, the parent company of ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions, has received a new bid.

5 Tips for Growing Global Ecommerce  May 28, 2015 3:01 PM By Tim Parry

As merchants look to global demand to grow their businesses, cross-border transactions represent a significant market opportunity. But delivering on the promise of a satisfying customer experience can be daunting. Here are five tips to help you grow your cross-border business.

Is Your Checkout Ready for the Cross-Border Customer?  May 28, 2015 6:50 AM By Tim Parry

If your checkout is not properly optimized for cross-border customers, you could see poor conversion rates and have missed deliveries due to poor data quality. Register for Growing Global by May 29 to receive a completely-free checkout review courtesy of our headline sponsor, PostcodeAnywhere.

Michael Kors Breaking Ground on European Distribution Center  May 28, 2015 6:34 AM By Tim Parry

The construction of a new, state-of-the-art distribution center in Trade Port North in Venlo, Netherlands is an important and exciting step in the evolution of Michael Kors.

Guidance Fuels Results at IRCE 2015  May 27, 2015 9:09 PM By Tim Parry

Guidance, a full-service eCommerce and Omni-channel solution provider driving business for retailers, brands and manufacturers, announced today that it will exhibit at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) in booth 843. The conference will occur in Chicago from June 2-5, 2015.

It’s Lights, Camera, Action at IRCE 2015  May 27, 2015 1:13 PM By Tim Parry

Multichannel Merchant will have its camera rolling at IRCE 2015. Stop by Booth 308, watch, and listen to Multichannel Merchant’s editors interview the ecommerce industry’s biggest thought-leaders. Here’s a look at who will be sharing their knowledge on-camera with Multichannel Merchant’s editors.

Hot Topic Gets its ThinkGeek On  May 27, 2015 11:24 AM By Tim Parry

Pop culture apparel and novelties seller Hot Topic will acquire Geeknet, Inc., the parent company of online gizmos, gadgets and apparel seller ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions. Find out how much Hot Topic bought Geeknet for, and why the deal makes sense for both retailers.

Personalizing the Email Experience  May 27, 2015 10:16 AM By Tim Parry

Personalized emails should go beyond “Dear, John,” but not be too creepy, says Thomas E. Smith, president of Goldcoast Consulting Group. See what ways you can personalize the email experience.

Shoppers Choose Cost Over Delivery Speed on Cross-border Purchases  May 20, 2015 12:19 PM By Tim Parry

The survey found that 76% of Canadian consumers who made an online purchase from a U.S.-based retailer within the last six months, as well as 63% of U.S. online shoppers, identified shipping costs as very important; while 44% and 32%, respectively, said it was the single most important factor.

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