Retailers looking to go international often have their eyes set on China in particular. China is, after all, the biggest opportunity for most online merchants. But they need to consider the following.
U.S. apparel and accessories retailer turns to Pitney Bowes to make online purchasing and shipping simple for consumers around the world.
Less than 1% of all Silver Star Brands’ orders are shipped outside the U.S. But ecommerce manager Ian MacDonald says Silver Star sees the potential for selling overseas, and will focus more attention on growing its global presence.
Within the first five days, the three participating U.S. suppliers had sold nearly 3,000 one-kilo orders (2.2 pounds per kilo) — 6,600 pounds — of U.S. pork. Within five more days, total orders jumped to 7,000.
By knowing what’s true and what’s false about expanding abroad, you’re better equipped to enter the global market with confidence and ease.
We are all keenly aware that global ecommerce is growing faster than domestic ecommerce, but trying to figure out how to execute global ecommerce, and make it as profitable as it can be, isn’t easy.
U.S.-based merchants are growing their cross-border business, according to survey results from MCM Outlook 2014.
Through this partnership, the merchant will now provide international shipping to more than 100 countries and territories worldwide.
The new 150,000 square foot facility will support client growth, including The Children’s Place, which recently signed a new multiyear agreement with eBay Enterprise.
Growing numbers of U.S. merchants seeking to expand beyond the hyper-competitive domestic market are looking north to Canada. Learn more in this white paper from Multichannel Merchant.