Alibaba Singles’ Day Tops 2015 Sales with Hours To Go

| Daniela Forte

Single’s Day, the mega-shopping holiday created by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., and held each 11/11, has surpassed 2015’s total of $14.3 billion, with several hours left. See what is being predicted for this shopping event and how it will impact shoppers.

The State of the (Retail) Nation

| Berkley Bowen

Whether a brand is targeting the frugal fannies or the luxury shoppers of the world there are some lessons that apply across industries and audiences today. Here are several important tips to remember when it comes to attracting today’s consumer.

What Retailers Can Expect This Holiday Season

| Daniela Forte

The holidays are just around the corner and retailers are gearing up to increase their digital marketing and advertising strategies to offer online promotions earlier to increase sales for holiday 2016. Take an inside look at what some of the key trends and insights for holiday 2016.

Walmart and JD.com Expand China Partnership

| MCM Staff

Three months after entering into a strategic alliance to expand the breadth and convenience of online shopping options for Chinese consumers, Walmart and JD.com have announced a series of new ways for customers to access high-quality products from around the world. The initiatives include exclusive Sam’s Club store and a Walmart cross-border store on the JD.com platform and two-hour delivery from Walmart stores.

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Cross-Border Ecommerce Booms in China

| MCM Staff

The number of Chinese cross-border shoppers is expected to grow by 61% between now and 2020, according to eMarketer. Payscout CEO Cleveland Brown urges global entrepreneurs to have systems, partnerships in place to capitalize on this booming market.

Why Google Product Listing Ads Can Benefit Your Business

| Daniela Forte

Google is one of the most popular sites where shoppers searching for products, whether it is on smartphones, tablets or desktops. Google product listing ads are an effective way to get in front of your customer especially with the holidays coming up. Find out why Link Walls of ChannelAdvisor says Google product listing ads are important for your business.

Nordstrom, Costco, UPS Join Last-Mile Delivery Study in Seattle

| Mike O'Brien

Nordstrom, Costco and UPS have joined with a team from the University of Washington in Seattle to study solutions to last-mile delivery issues in urban areas. See what the group is charged with doing, and learn more on this topic in a session at Operations Summit 2017, March 27-29 in Pittsburgh, PA.