The App Revolution for In-Store Retail

| Daniela Forte

Technology has come a long way especially in retail. It has not only evolved, but it has assisted in-store sales. This infographic by StoreTraffic, highlights how technology can be useful online and in physical retail stores.

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Borderfree Expands Global Ecommerce Platform and Services

| MCM Staff

Borderfree, which was recently acquired by Pitney Bowes, has added 120 markets, enabling global ecommerce retailers to localize the shopping experience for customers in long-tail markets around the world. Here’s why Borderfree believes emerging luxury markets such as Nigeria and Kazakhstan should be on cross-border retailers’ radar.

Magento and Razorfish Accelerate Ecommerce Opportunities in China

| MCM Staff

As part of the new partnership, Magento will provide Razorfish in Greater China with market development tools and resources to build Magento Enterprise Edition storefronts for retailers seeking to swiftly capture consumer sales and capitalize on the massive market opportunity.

6 Questions to Ask When Re-Platforming Your Ecommerce Site

| Russell Simmonds

When re-platforming to an existing ecommerce site, whether to improve performance, boost sales or optimize customer experience, many areas demand attention. Here are six key questions to consider when in the process of looking for the best hosting partner for your ecommerce business.

The Trial and Error Method of Cultural Color Choices

| Donald L. Dunnington

Navigating your online brand through the many design and color choices can be tough enough within your domestic market. The danger really escalates when you apply your brand’s corporate style to other cultures. The real danger comes in either failing to consider cultural differences such as color’s impact on your target market. How do you know you have it right?

Magento Launches Ecommerce Program for SMBs

| Tim Parry

Good news for small- and medium-size retailers left in the dark with the impending shutdown of Amazon Webstore: eBay Enterprise has announced the availability of its new Magento Small Business program to help emerging businesses quickly deploy affordable online Magento storefronts.