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Is Amazon Number One in India?  Dec 18, 2015 7:42 AM By Tim Parry

According to a press release Amazon issued Dec. 14, Amazon.in became the most visited ecommerce site in India in October 2015, which includes the busy Diwali shopping season. Is Amazon really number-one in India, or is Jeff Bezos and company not giving investors and merchants a full picture of the Indian ecommerce landscape?

Rakuten to Open Flagship Store on JD Worldwide  Dec 16, 2015 10:49 AM By Tim Parry

With the goal of bringing the best Japanese products to Chinese consumers, Rakuten launched a beta version of a new online marketplace on JD Worldwide this month. Plans are underway to expand the merchandise range over time, with an initial focus on categories such as cosmetics, snacks and health food products.

Some of Today’s Hottest Cross-Border Trade Growth Markets  Dec 16, 2015 10:16 AM By Melissa O'Malley

While we hear about the explosive growth of ecommerce in the U.S. and China, one can’t help but wonder what the next big market will be. Which countries are on the verge of ecommerce renaissances, about to hit the inflection point into a new era of online buying? As the barriers to international ecommerce are […]

Chinese Consumers Shop U.S. Brands for Holiday 2015  Dec 15, 2015 1:20 PM By MCM Staff

China-based consumers shopping U.S. brands online through Alipay ePass has increased 8 times over last year. Check out this infographic highlighting this growth, as well as increases in sales, top categories, key demographics, and shoppers by region.

Canadian Shoppers Won’t Bring the U.S. a Boost on Black Friday or Cyber Monday  Nov 19, 2015 2:41 PM By Tim Parry

Canadian shoppers love a good deal, so much so over 1.2 million people are planning to call in sick to take advantage of sales and promotions being offered this Black Friday or Cyber Monday according to a new IPG Mediabrands study.

GiftBasketsOverseas.com Continues Breaking Chinese Language Barrier  Nov 19, 2015 1:49 PM By MCM Staff

International gift basket seller GiftBasketsOverseas.com announced the launch of its webpage in Chinese http://www.giftbaskets.com.cn, along with its mobile device counterpart http://m.giftbaskets.com.cn.

Savvy Western Brands Win Big on Singles Day  Nov 16, 2015 1:04 PM By Chuck Whiteman

Singles Day 2015 recently came and went, and more than a few Western retailers are surely envious at how Chinese companies fared during the November 11 sales event. The shopping holiday isn’t just for Chinese companies anymore. Savvy Western brands are getting wise, and getting a piece of the action.

Alibaba is Ready For Singles Day 2015… Are You?  Nov 05, 2015 12:44 PM By Tim Parry

Alibaba is hoping all the omnichannel initiatives it plans to launch on Singles Day will help it make last year’s $9.3 billion look like chump change. Here’s a look at everything Alibaba is planning to do to make 11.11 Global Shopping Festival its biggest shopping day ever.

Target Kinda Returns to Canada  Oct 29, 2015 2:44 PM By Tim Parry

Six months after closing its final store in Canada, Target has returned to The Great White North… Kinda… According to published reports, Target has quietly opened an international website that gives Canadian shoppers the option of ordering products that will ship over the border.

LuckyVitamin.com Launches Cross-Border Shopping  Oct 22, 2015 2:31 PM By MCM Staff

LuckyVitamin.com has launched a new cross-border shipping and shopping experience for its customers in Australia, Canada, China and the UK, and said it plans to include a dozen more countries in the months ahead. Here’s a look at how LuckyVitamins.com is growing its global footprint.






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