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EcommerceOct 07, 2014 2:02 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS announced today it has acquired U.S.-based global ecommerce enabler and logistics company i-parcel for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition complements UPS’s international cross-border logistics capabilities from the U.S. and U.K., now extending to more than 100 countries.
EcommerceOct 07, 2014 11:58 AM By Mike O'Brien
Concerning Alibaba’s global aspirations, the company has struck deals in 2014 with the French and Italian governments aimed at fostering ecommerce growth for merchants from those countries selling on Tmall, including providing them with enrollment support, online marketing and customer service support.
EcommerceSep 26, 2014 4:11 PM By Mike O'Brien
Among other things, the acquisition of ABOL will allow MetaPack to provide its customers with improved visibility into global shipments across carriers and countries. It also offers enhanced delivery intelligence and reporting to better understand delivery challenges like potential delays, so retailers can make adjustments in their supply chain to alleviate issues.
EcommerceSep 23, 2014 10:33 AM
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EcommerceSep 22, 2014 11:17 AM By Khizar A. Sheikh and Lauren X. Topelsohn
U.S.-based businesses that engage in marketing activities directed to Canadian residents – both business and individuals – could find themselves on the receiving end of some hefty fines.
EcommerceSep 22, 2014 9:09 AM By Mike O'Brien
Retailers are spending more on marketing data capture than mobile heading into the 2014 holidays, based on a survey by Edelman Berland for eBay Enterprise.
EcommerceSep 11, 2014 11:33 AM By Daniela Forte
Ikea Group has plans to extend its ecommerce to all of its international markets in the next few years. This online rollout resumes after a year-long standstill, according to Bloomberg.
EcommerceSep 11, 2014 10:30 AM By Mike O'Brien
Consumers in the UK market respond well when credit for returns is applied faster, attendees were told at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference.
EcommerceSep 10, 2014 8:06 PM By MCM Staff
Through its partnership with Borderfree, Chico’s FAS will now be able to transact with shoppers in over 100 countries and territories worldwide in more than 60 global currencies.
EcommerceSep 04, 2014 11:46 AM By Daniela Forte
While the global B2C ecommerce market is booming, there are luxury brands that have yet to embrace this sales channel, according to a press report by ystats.com. As a result, growing luxury ecommerce revenues have gone to online and multichannel retailers and flash sales sites.