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U.S. Merchants Need an Active Approach to Global Ecommerce  Feb 11, 2015 7:21 AM By Greig Holbrook

Consumers in global markets have grown very sophisticated and in many cases they would love to buy from ecommerce companies in the U.S. and other overseas suppliers. Here’s is why U.S. merchants are leaving global currency on the table.

Most Shoppers Don’t Trust Retailers to Protect Their Credit Card and Personal Information  Feb 10, 2015 7:34 PM By MCM Staff

A survey of nearly 5,000 online buyers shows a considerable concern for the security of credit card and personal information not only online, but also in brick-and-mortar stores themselves. Here’s more results from the Bizrate Insights survey.

Multiple Mother’s Days Means More Global Opportunities  Feb 10, 2015 7:12 PM By Maciej Piwoni

Wherever your customers reside, in the U.S. or overseas, it helps to know when they are most likely to shop for your products or services. Like Mother’s Day… and there are many different ways Mother’s Day is celebrated across the globe. Here’s when and how to take advantage of these cross-border opportunities, and more.

Kate Spade & Company Expanding Presence in China  Feb 10, 2015 5:06 PM By MCM Staff

Kate Spade & Company and Walton Brown, a subsidiary of Asian fashion retail and brand management group The Lane Crawford Joyce Group, have formed joint ventures focused on scaling and accelerating the retailer’s growth in Greater China.

How to Win the Amazon Buy Box  Feb 10, 2015 7:33 AM By Tim Parry

Winning the Amazon Buy Box is more than just a big catch phrase. But what exactly IS winning the Buy Box? Click here to register for the Feb. 11 webinar “15 Tactics Great Amazon Sellers Live By,” and learn more about the Amazon Buy Box and more.

Why the Marketplace Fairness Act Beats the Alternatives  Feb 10, 2015 7:18 AM By Jonathan Barsade

Rather than debate any flimsy arguments, I suggest we ask a better question: What’s the alternative? Do opponents of the Marketplace Fairness Act have another solution, or is “no” the extent of their vision?

Vermont Teddy Bear Sees a Shift to Mobile  Feb 09, 2015 11:04 AM By Daniela Forte

As it heads into Valentine’s day, Vermont Teddy Bear Company is seeing consumers shift to mobile commerce. See what other changes it is expecting for Valentine’s day.

Mobile Still Tops Retailers’ Priority Lists in 2015  Feb 09, 2015 10:51 AM By MCM Staff

Mobile remains a top priority for retailers in 2015, with 58% of retailers placing it at the top of their lists, up from 53% in 2014. See what else retailers are planning this year.

Will 2015 Be the Year of Retail Chapter 11s?  Feb 08, 2015 6:23 PM By Tim Parry

It was as inevitable as the sun rising, but RadioShack finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on February 5. It’s the fifth retailer to file for Chapter 11 since the traditional kickoff of the 2014 holiday season. Here’s a look at which retailers are restructuring, and which one is riding off into the sunset.

Amazon Can Help Grow Your Cross-Border Footprint  Feb 06, 2015 5:41 AM By Tim Parry

Amazon has opened the door to cross-border selling. ChannelAdvisor Team Lead for Marketplace Services Josh Jamieson says Amazon offers some big cross-border opportunities that ecommerce sellers can take advantage of.






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