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EcommerceDec 11, 2014 6:52 AM By MCM Staff
In many ways, Australia is a natural for ecommerce. With 36 million people spread across a continent, Australia has one of the lowest population densities in the world. Australians are accustomed to long-distance shopping, and they are also highly computer literate and wired.
EcommerceDec 04, 2014 9:41 AM By Hans Hoogenboom
In The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and parts of Germany, Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas day) is celebrated in early December. Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany celebrate on the morning of the 6th; while the Netherlands celebrate on the evening of the 5th. Here’s how you can prepare for Sinterklaas 2015.
EcommerceNov 18, 2014 1:17 PM By Tim Parry
Purchases made via Alipay on 11.11 topped $9.3 billion, a 60% jump thanks to Alibaba’s efforts to globalize Singles Day. In this video, Scot Wingo, the founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, shares his views on Alibaba’s efforts, and what lessons U.S.-based merchants can carry over into the holiday season.
EcommerceNov 15, 2014 9:56 PM By Tim Parry
ShopRunner has announced a new partnership with Alipay which will pave the way for Chinese online shoppers to buy directly from U.S. retailers’ ecommerce sites. Here’s why the ShopRunner-Alipay strategic partnership solves historic pain points for both Chinese consumers and U.S. retailers.
EcommerceNov 15, 2014 9:24 PM By Tim Parry
Digi-Key, a full-service provider of electronic components, has announced an enormous spike in web traffic and online orders placed by design engineers in Europe. Here is why engineers in Germany, the UK, France and Italy, among other regions of Europe, are rapidly embracing Digi-Key as their go-to resource for electronic component selection and availability.
EcommerceNov 14, 2014 12:58 PM By Tim Parry
This rebranding and the new solutions DHL eCommerce is offering customers is a response to projections of significant growth in ecommerce worldwide in the coming years, especially in emerging markets. Here’s more about the rebranding, and what it means for B2C merchants who want to reach global customers.
EcommerceNov 11, 2014 2:03 PM By Mike O'Brien
While Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba reported that Singles Day 2014 – 11.11 – the world’s largest shopping day, brought in more than $9.3 billion in sales, up 62% from 2013, the global phenomenon has yet to make a significant impact in the U.S.
EcommerceNov 11, 2014 1:22 PM By Daniela Forte
The Baltic Country of Estonia are opening its doors to become a global giant in ecommerce, see what what they are doing to make this possible.
EcommerceNov 10, 2014 11:18 AM By Daniela Forte
Retailers are recognizing the growth opportunity with going global with their business. In a report, Deloitte Digital releases four key trends with growing global, see what they are here.
EcommerceNov 05, 2014 8:14 PM By Tim Parry
Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. According to the DHL Shop the World report published by Deutsche Post DHL, emerging markets in Africa offer the highest growth potential for the ecommerce industry. Deutsche Post DHL is not alone: Here’s additional reasons to conclude Africa’s ecommerce will be enormous.