UK Shoppers Want Pricing in Pounds

| MCM Staff

Four out of five consumers in the UK will not purchase from ecommerce sites that do not list their prices in British Pounds, according to a survey of 1,000 people in the UK by One Hour Translation. Here’s what you need to consider if you sell to customers in the UK.

In the World of Cross-Border Shopping, Not Everything Can Cross Borders

| Jamin Dick

What’s on your to-do list? If you’re thinking about expanding into cross-border, it’s probably filled with the basics like keeping on top of currency conversions, duties and taxes, international advertising, and a mountain of other concerns. But what about discovering which items in your inventory can legally be shipped where? These are three important considerations when expanding into the cross-border world.

For U.S. Merchants, Brexit is Much Ado About Nothing

| Tim Parry

U.S.-based merchants should not need to worry about selling to U.K. customers in a post-Brexit world.
Although U.K. voters chose to leave the European Union on June 24, and the decision had a major negative impact on the world’s financial markets, at least one U.K. businessman says it’s steady-as-she-goes for cross-border ecommerce.

Prime Day Huge For Amazon, But Rising Tide Didn’t Lift All Boats

| Mike O'Brien

Amazon had a massive Prime Day, reporting its biggest sales day ever, surpassing even its results on Black Friday or Cyber Monday as it overcame checkout glitches and social media grumbling. But some sellers said their results weren’t as off the charts as those of Amazon itself. See what else took place on Amazon’s much-promoted 21st anniversary.

Prime Day Is Great… Unless You Want to Buy Something…

| Tim Parry

Uh oh… Just a few hours into Prime Day, and things are not looking great for Amazon. According to the Twittersphere, Amazon’s add to cart is failing them. Which of course, does not have Prime Day shoppers all to happy… But at least Amazon’s customers are laughing on the outside

More Merchants Jumping In as Prime Day Opportunities Grow

| Mike O'Brien

After the success of Prime Day 2015, merchant sellers on Amazon are getting over their initial apprehension and jumping in with both feet, according to an executive with a company that works with several hundred of them. Read about the challenges and opportunities associated with this now-major sales event.