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Ecommerce ARCHIVE

Alibaba Group Inks Agreement to Embrace Italian Businesses on Tmall  Jun 11, 2014 11:57 PM By Tim Parry

Alibaba Group and the Government of Italy signed an agreement on Wednesday to make it easier and faster for Italian businesses to open virtual stores on Tmall.

International Consumers Represent Two-Thirds of Global Ecommerce Sales  Jun 11, 2014 11:36 PM By MCM Staff

Payscout details the growing global ecommerce industry, which the company says American small and medium-sized businesses are failing to capitalize on due to the difficulties that lie in foreign currency processing.

Passage to India? Ecommerce May be Open to DTC Merchants Soon  Jun 05, 2014 9:38 AM By Tim Parry

The government of India could allow foreign direct investment in India’s ecommerce sector as early as next month, paving the way for global online retailers such as Amazon to expand their business, according to a report published June 4 by Reuters.

4 Tips to Take Localization to the Next Level  Jun 05, 2014 7:15 AM By Shannon Zimmerman

The global market is open for business, and many of your competitors are already out there solidifying their localization strategy for online shoppers. If you’re thinking about taking your ecommerce business to the next level, here are a few things to consider.

Alibaba Plans to Buy Stake in Singapore Post  May 29, 2014 3:30 PM By Mike O'Brien

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba plans to pay $250 million for a 10% stake in the Singapore Post, Singapore’s national postal system.

Coming to America: Alibaba’s 11 Main Looks to Disrupt U.S. Marketplace  May 29, 2014 1:49 PM By Mike O'Brien

11 Main is looking to take away share from market leaders Amazon.com and eBay by adopting a more disruptive tack vs. the “me too” approach of Japanese operator Rakuten.

Bongo International Joins Demandware LINK  May 29, 2014 7:34 AM By MCM Staff

Pre-built integration makes it faster and easier for Demandware clients to deploy Bongo’s InternationaleCommerce Solutions.

Why Target Faces an Uphill Battle in Canada  May 22, 2014 12:06 PM By Tim Parry

If you follow the story of Target’s big launch into Canada, you’ll get a lesson in how to do business north of the border – whether you are targeting (no pun intended) an online or bricks-and-mortar customer.

LightInTheBox Net Revenues Rise 11.2% in First Quarter  May 21, 2014 3:04 PM By MCM Staff

LightInTheBox’s first-quarter increases were driven by the recovery of its wedding business, strong performance from ready-to-wear apparel, as well as the increasing contribution of its mobile commerce business.

A Brief Overview of Global Ecommerce  May 20, 2014 11:57 AM By Daniela Forte

The landscape of ecommerce is constantly changing. According to an infographic by CueCommerce, 82% of consumers are shopping online using their laptops, while 10% are using tablets and only 8% are using smartphones. The top five countries of ecommerce spending include: United States, United Kingdom, China, Japan and Belgium.






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