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Bill Blass Names Borderlinx as Cross-Border Ecommerce Expansion Partner  Apr 26, 2016 9:35 PM By Tim Parry

Iconic American fashion brand Bill Blass has chosen Borderlinx to lead the global distribution of its high-end product range, rounding out the retailer’s major brand re-launch. Bill Blass set the standard for American designer brands when it was founded in 1970, and today it continues in the spirit of innovation by becoming the first global […]

Retail Cross-Border Expansion Is Rising in the Top 50 Global Cities  Apr 26, 2016 8:48 PM By MCM Staff

According to a report by JLL, borders are becoming less of an issue for retailers pursuing opportunities overseas, and the global retail landscape is shifting fast to accommodate the change. The report examines the presence of 240 international retail brands and 140 international cities, including the drivers of their growth, opportunity and barriers, and also ranks and assesses the vitality and attractiveness of cities.

Rising Payment Fraud in UK Overwhelming Merchants with Misunderstood Chargebacks  Apr 26, 2016 4:58 PM By Tim Parry

Chargebacks911 is urging merchants in the UK to understand and use reason codes in the light of newly released fraud statistics. Figures from Financial Fraud Action UK reveal that financial fraud losses grew by 26% in 2015.

12 Fails When Growing Your Global Ecommerce Business  Apr 26, 2016 1:42 PM By Daniela Forte

Going global with your business is no easy task and so often retailers will make the leap without taking the necessary precautions needed when going global with their business. This can and often leads to epic failures. Here is a list of 12 fails that brands could fall victim if they are not careful.

Why Canada? Logistics Tips for Entering the Market  Apr 12, 2016 12:12 PM By Lee Finkelstein

Canadians are increasingly purchasing from ecommerce websites outside of the country. The focus of this article is why Canada is a good opportunity for ecommerce businesses, the challenges they might face, and the top logistics tips for ensuring customer satisfaction.

Kate Spade & Company Brings kate spade new york to India  Apr 06, 2016 12:07 PM By Tim Parry

Kate Spade & Company and Reliance Brands Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Group, have announced plans to the bring the kate spade new york brand to India through a long-term distribution and retail license agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Reliance Brands Limited will have the exclusive distribution rights to the kate spade new york brand in the country.

International Payment Methods Alone Do Not Make You a Cross-Border Merchant  Apr 06, 2016 11:52 AM By Tim Parry

Less than half (41.9%) of merchants who took Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2016 survey in January and February said their ecommerce sites are set up for global business. And 37.8% of those who say their ecommerce sites are set up for global business say it’s because they have international payment offerings. But international payment offerings […]

2015 Was a Big Year for MercadoLibre  Apr 05, 2016 4:34 PM By Tim Parry

MercadoLibre said there were 128.4 million items sold through the marketplace in 2015, a growth of 26.8% year-over-year, resulting in a gross merchandise volume of $7.2 billion. Consolidated net revenues for the full year were $651.8 million, a 17.1% increase year-over-year.

Many U.S. Brands Have Global Appeal  Apr 05, 2016 12:04 PM By Hendrik Kummeling

There is no doubt that many U.S. brands have global appeal. Here’s why localization is crucial to successfully tapping into local demand; from tailoring the range through to ensuring that delivery and payment methods meet local requirements.

65% of UK’s Shoppers are Mobile  Mar 30, 2016 11:25 AM By Tim Parry

Mobile traffic in the UK made up 65% of all total ecommerce traffic in January, according to a March 2016 SimilarWeb report. Click through and find out how the UK’s traffic compares to other countries, and why you need to keep mobile in mind when you go cross-border.






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