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Week in Review: eBay Now Same-Day Service Grounded  Jul 31, 2015 12:17 PM By MCM Staff

eBay has pulled the plug on its eBay Now same-day delivery pilot programs, but is still exploring solutions that fit better with its 25 million sellers. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.

The 5 Ms of Selling Cross-Border Into China  Jul 30, 2015 3:02 PM By Tim Parry

It seems like if you want to build your cross-border ecommerce strategy into China, it comes down to 5 M-words or phrases. In no particular order, they are…

Visa and Stripe Partner to Expand Ecommerce Globally  Jul 30, 2015 2:33 PM By MCM Staff

Working together, Visa and Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider, will enable a global payments solution for new ecommerce experiences like “buy buttons” and new innovations to come.

Bitnet and Zooz Enable Merchants to Accept Bitcoin  Jul 30, 2015 2:28 PM By MCM Staff

Bitnet and Zooz have announced a strategic partnership that will enable merchants to accept bitcoin as a payment method on the Zooz payment platform.

Ecommerce Innovation Happening Around the World  Jul 30, 2015 12:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

Forrester analyst Zia Daniell Wigder told Growing Global attendees that ecommerce innovation is not just U.S.-based but distributed widely around the globe.

Building the Right Cross-Border Ecommerce Roadmap  Jul 29, 2015 6:14 PM By Tim Parry

Even if you are not trying to sell your inventory internationally, chance are, more than 10% of your ecommerce site traffic – and more than 7% of your ecommerce sales – is cross-border. Imagine how much higher those numbers would be if you put a cross-border ecommerce strategy in place?

Week in Review: Jet Cleared for Takeoff, Crowds Ecommerce Skies  Jul 24, 2015 4:50 PM By MCM Staff

After a few months of beta testing, Jet has been cleared for takeoff. And the ecommerce skies have got a little more crowded. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.

PayPal May Re-Open its Passage to India  Jul 24, 2015 8:36 AM By MCM Staff

PayPal, which was split from eBay last week, has struggled in the Indian market in the past, as it faced issues with the Reserve Bank of India. The RBI wanted the company to transfer the money held in its accounts to a bank within a pre-determined period, limiting its traditional functions.

Walmart Takes Full Ownership of Yihaodian in China  Jul 23, 2015 3:02 PM By MCM Staff

Walmart announced it has acquired the remaining shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of its ecommerce business in China. See what this will mean for the businesses.

AmazonFresh Expands to the U.K.  Jul 23, 2015 2:21 PM By Daniela Forte

While several U.S. cities have yet to reap the benefits of AmazonFresh, several reports are indicating the grocery delivery service will begin expanding overseas to the U.K. as early as September of this year.






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