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Going Global in an Omnichannel World  Oct 09, 2014 10:00 AM By Daniela Forte

During a meeting at Shop.org, Borderfree chief strategy officer Kris Green told Multichannel Merchant that retailers need to make sure that consumers have the same experience whether they buy in store or online.

UPS Buys Global Ecommerce Firm i-parcel  Oct 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.

Alibaba an Ecommerce Force to Be Reckoned With  Oct 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.

MetaPack Acquires ABOL Software Inc.  Sep 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.

The Best Ways to Grow Your Ecommerce Sales in Canada  Sep 23, 2014 10:33 AM

Register NOW for the latest webinar from Multichannel Merchant, which will provide an overview of the burgeoning opportunity for U.S. retail marketers. It will include a wealth of actionable information and analysis on how much Canadian consumers are spending, what they’re spending it on and their online surfing and shopping habits.

CASL Could Have Big Effect on U.S. Marketers  Sep 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.

Study: Social Trumps Mobile for Retailers’ 2014 Holidays Spend  Sep 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.

Ikea Group Resumes International Online Rollout after Yearlong Standstill  Sep 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.

Returns Policy a Key Differentiator in UK Market  Sep 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.

Chico’s FAS Teams Up with Borderfree  Sep 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.






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