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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.
Google confirmed that Tom Fallows, the head of Google Express, its same-day delivery service is leaving for Uber, a car-hailing service. See what this will mean for Google Express.
Borderfree is collaborating with Alibaba’s e-payments service provider Alipay to launch five American retailers in a new pilot program this holiday season, see which retailers are part of the program
A USPS data breach this fall affected personal information of up to 800,000 current and former employees as well as regulatory groups that oversee it, the agency reported. However no customer credit or debit card information was compromised, and USPS operations were not affected.
ChannelAdvisor, a cloud-based ecommerce solutions provider, announced it has acquired U.K.-based company E-Tale Holdings Limited, which offers a global “Where to Buy” solution.
With online retailers shipping more products to their customers, the demand for package service has grown. The USPS is adding package delivery on Sundays to prepare for the heavy shipping season.
Ahead of Singles Day 2014, the Chinese government is warning ecommerce firms, including Alibaba and JD.com, to do all they can to keep all transactions free of fraud. The warning was issued based on numerous consumer complaints from past years.
Global payment gateway BlueSnap announced today that Yoyo, a mobile marketing and payments platform, has selected BlueSnap to power its international transactions.
In its never-ending ecommerce battle with rival Amazon, Walmart announced the availability of free shipping on its top 100 gifts, as selected by its buyers, through Dec. 20.
Here’s is O+F’s latest listing of recently announced expansions and additions of retail and ecommerce distribution centers.
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