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Week in Review: The Great Amazon Retail Store Mystery Solved  Feb 04, 2016 12:03 PM By MCM Staff

Amazon was going to keep its store expansion plans a mystery. And Jeff Bezos would have gotten away with it, too, if it wasn’t for those meddling CEOs. So is Amazon going to open 300 to 400 bricks-and-mortar stores as General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani said during its earnings call on Tuesday?

Cross-Border Ecommerce is Driven by Mobile Technology, Payments, Strategy  Feb 03, 2016 12:21 PM By MCM Staff

From faster loading retail apps in India to digital wallet-identification cards in sub-Saharan Africa, the opportunities for retailers to serve new customers in new ways are growing at a rapid pace, and consumers are responding. Here’s more insight and information gleaned from the Nielsen Global Connected Commerce Survey.

2015 Was a Huge Year for Cross-Border Growth Into China  Feb 03, 2016 12:10 PM By Tim Parry

Last week, Tmall Global and CBN Data published a “2015 China Cross-Border Consumption Report” to highlight Tmall’s growth. And the numbers are pretty impressive, and eye-opening if you’ve yet to create a strategy for selling into China. You want to see the highlights of the report.

Were We Right About Global Ecommerce Trends?  Feb 03, 2016 11:52 AM By Tim Parry

There’s no doubt that global ecommerce – selling to cross-border customers – has been a game changer for bricks-and mortar retailers. Thanks to you, our loyal readers, Multichannel Merchant has been on the cutting edge of global ecommerce coverage… but we need your help in order to get better.

How to Navigate the Complexity of Global Ecommerce  Feb 03, 2016 11:22 AM By Tim Parry

No one ever said the world of global ecommerce was simple to navigate. But those retailers who embrace cross-border ecommerce will, in fact, rule the world. Check out the best commentary and advice from Pitney Bowes’ first #PowerofPrecision tweet-up of 2016, “Navigating the Complexity of Global Commerce.”

Week in Review: Amazon and PayPal Payments Battle Heats Up  Jan 28, 2016 3:04 PM By MCM Staff

It is probably not a coincidence that Amazon Payments and PayPal both announced record number of users following what’s been the most successful holiday season for mobile commerce.

PayPal’s Melissa O’Malley to Keynote Growing Global 2016  Jan 27, 2016 1:22 PM By Tim Parry

Melissa O’Malley, PayPal’s Global Merchant and Cross Border Trade Initiatives, will deliver the opening keynote at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global 2016 April 13-14 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH. This will be O’Malley’s second year speaking at Growing Global, and you can click through and hear O’Malley, in her own words, talk about the value and knowledge the conference offers.

Avalara Launches Real-Time Global Tax Ecommerce Compliance Solution  Jan 26, 2016 4:21 PM By MCM Staff

Avalara LandedCost enables small and mid-market ecommerce merchants to determine in real-time the duties, taxes, cost of goods sold and shipping costs for all global commerce transactions.

Growing Global 2016 is Looking for a Few Sharp Retailers  Jan 25, 2016 4:31 PM By Tim Parry

Don’t miss your chance to speak at Growing Global 2016 this April in Cincinnati! We’re looking for a few sharp B2B and B2C merchants who can let their thought leadership shine as panelists in sessions such as how to do business in countries and regions such as Canada, Australia, India, and Latin America, how to find the right marketplaces and third-party service providers, how to prevent fraudulent activity on your ecommerce site, and more.

Week in Review: JCPenney is Bringing Back Appliances  Jan 21, 2016 2:52 PM By MCM Staff

After more than 30 years, JCPenney decided to re-enter the appliance business when customer data showed that the vast majority of its shoppers own a home and are frequently searching for major appliance options on jcp.com.






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