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7 Key Differences Between Chinese and Western Consumers

| John W. Spelich

For one thing, online shopping in China is a much bigger deal than it is in the West, as Singles Day sales volumes show. Yet unlike their counterparts in more mature economies, China’s increasingly affluent consumers are fairly new to e-tail. Here are seven key differences between Chinese and Western consumers.

Walmart Goes After Amazon with Free Two-Day Shipping

| Mike O'Brien

Firing yet another salvo in its ongoing ecommerce war with Amazon, Walmart is eliminating its fee-based ShippingPass program that was designed as a counter to Amazon Prime, instead offering free two-day shipping on 2 million items at a $35 order threshold.

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What to Do When You Decide to Sell on Amazon

| Gene Ku

You’ve decided to sell on Amazon, so what exactly does that mean for your business? What do you need to do next? Take a look at these five steps to make selling on Amazon an easy one.

Amazon Wins Patent for Flying FC, Blows Out Holidays

| Mike O'Brien

It’s never a dull moment with Amazon, which won a patent for an airborne FC, sold 1 billion items the last two months and created another shopping holiday. Find out more about these latest developments from the ecommerce behemoth.

How to Succeed In Going Global with Your Business

| Daniela Forte

Going global with your business isn’t an easy task, even if you have successfully tackled the domestic market. This infographic by All Finance Tax takes an in-depth look at what businesses should expect, what the benefits are and how to tackle the global market.

Crate and Barrel Launches a Marketplace

| MCM Staff

Crate and Barrel announced the launch of its own marketplace. See how the marketplace will provide a broader array of products for customers and what it means for the brand as a whole.