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UPS announced last week it launched a customer pickup program trial in mid-July that allows people to pick up parcels from 172 retail locations in Chicago and New York.
While the global B2C ecommerce market is booming, there are luxury brands that have yet to embrace this sales channel, according to a press report by ystats.com. As a result, growing luxury ecommerce revenues have gone to online and multichannel retailers and flash sales sites.
If you’re a merchant and you’re not engaged in global ecommerce, you’re missing out on a massive opportunity. Trends like slower growth in domestic ecommerce relative to other countries and increased website traffic from non-U.S. IP addresses are clear signals that legions of ready and willing online buyers await offshore.
Office and school supply ecommerce retailer Chalkfly saw a 33% increase in its average order value when it launched a re-designed fully responsive website. At the same time, Chalkfly leveraged SLI System’s search technology.
Fulfilling a product internationally is not an easy task; luckily there are ways to do it effectively if you are thinking of going the global route with your business.
Industry experts said they were in favor of 1-800-Flowers acquiring specialty gift retailer Harry & David. 1-800-Flowers acquired Harry & David for $142.5 million.
Jayson Humphrey, strategic partnership manager for ChannelAdvisor, offers key insights on how to create a winning strategy for online marketplaces.
Database marketing pioneer and author Arthur Middleton Hughes passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 20 at age 86 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
A federal court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers who worked in California and Oregon were misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.
It will be scary, it will be difficult, but going global with your business is definitely an opportunity that retailers should be considering.
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by Sue Chapman
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