EcommerceJan 15, 2015 12:35 PM By Tim Parry
Target’s life in Canada did not last very long. Tuesday was the 4th anniversary of Target’s $1.85 billion Canada acquisition of the Zellers chain from Hudson’s Bay Company. Here’s why Target had a hard time winning over Canada.
EcommerceJan 15, 2015 10:51 AM By MCM Staff
Orchard Brands, a multichannel retailer of apparel and home products focused on serving women and men above the age of 50, has partnered with Borderfree to give consumers around the globe online access to its family of fashion and beauty, home and wellness brands.
EcommerceJan 05, 2015 1:54 PM By Michael DeSimone
Beyond the holiday shopping headlines, there’s another economic story that retailers are following: the increasing strength of the U.S. dollar.
EcommerceDec 16, 2014 6:24 PM By MCM Staff
Bongo International will operate as a subsidiary of FedEx Trade Networks, and its capabilities complement and expand the FedEx portfolio of offerings important to the rapidly growing global ecommerce marketplace.
EcommerceDec 11, 2014 11:49 AM By Mike O'Brien
Alibaba says it is doing all it can to keep on top of security issues that affect its ecommerce merchants, after a published report noted that an Israeli firm in late October found a security flaw in AliExpress, the company’s English language ecommerce site.
EcommerceDec 11, 2014 7:05 AM By Tim Parry
New research from PayPal and Ipsos shows that cross-border trade is a driving force of the global marketplace, with cross-border shoppers, spending approximately twice as much as consumers who only shop domestically. Here’s a look at where customers prefer to buy cross-border, and what motivates them to buy.
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.