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Industry Data Provides Telling Insights for Retailers in 2016  Feb 25, 2016 4:02 PM By Louisa Rupp

This year, retailers are putting a stake in the ground by creating continuous shopping experiences, whether the checkout lane is a couch or store aisle. Here are four trends retailers should look out for in 2016.

Week in Review: UPS Invests in Deliv to Learn About Same-Day Market  Feb 25, 2016 2:45 PM By MCM Staff

UPS took a big leap this week by investing in crowdsourced startup Deliv, getting a seat on its board and a front-row seat on its operating model. Stay tuned to see how the carrier is able to leverage this relationship to better understand and take advantage of the burgeoning sector of the on-demand economy.

Customers in the Middle East are Willing to Wait  Feb 24, 2016 11:08 AM By Tim Parry

Consumers in the Middle East love to shop, and shoppers in countries such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Egypt have shown a penchant for ecommerce shopping. Iyad Kamal, COO of global logistics and transportation solutions provider Aramex, explains why customers in the Middle East are willing to wait 3 to 4 days for slower shipping from the U.S.

Former Borderfree Leaders Join Cross-Border Shopping Site iguama  Feb 24, 2016 9:20 AM By Tim Parry

Former Borderfree executives Michael DeSimone and Kris Green have taken on leadership roles at iguama, a Latin American online cross-border mall featuring popular U.S. brands and products. Read why DeSimone and Green are high on the start-up marketplace, and the Latin America market.

Visa Checkout Further Expands Global Reach  Feb 23, 2016 2:00 PM By MCM Staff

Visa Inc., has announced that its Visa Checkout will be further expanding its availability to several more countries, see which countries have made the cut and what this will mean for global merchants and customers.

Catchpoint Systems Expands Node Coverage In China  Feb 18, 2016 10:33 AM By Tim Parry

Catchpoint Systems has announced the addition of over 50 monitoring nodes in the last quarter, bringing its total to more than 500 worldwide. This expansion of new monitoring locations focuses on China, where the company has already invested heavily, as well as Africa and Iran.

What are Cross-Border Millennials’ Online Shopping Preferences?  Feb 18, 2016 10:19 AM By Tim Parry

New research from PayPal and Ipsos identifies cross-border shopping habits among millennials (18-34) in 29 countries. These insights provide merchants with valuable guidance to expand international sales among the millennial set. The study looks identifies trends in online shopping and consistencies across cultures and locations. So what can you learn from the PayPal study? Let’s start with […]

China is Hype, Latin America is Your Cheap Date  Feb 18, 2016 9:55 AM By Tim Parry

Getting ready to expand your ecommerce presence into China? You may want to give it a second though, and think, instead, about venturing into Latin America. Perry Ellis International Vice President of Ecommerce and Digital Marketing Jose Nino shares 5 lessons his company learned about doing cross-border business in Latin America.

Are Canadian Consumers Our Cross-Border Buddies?  Feb 18, 2016 9:08 AM By Tim Parry

The MCM Outlook 2016 survey results are in… and it looks like Canadian consumers are U.S. merchants’ cross-border buddies. While Canada may not be a surprise as the most-popular country U.S.-based merchants sell into, the other four may be a shot. Click through to find out, and let us know which countries you’re selling into.

How Merchants Can Understand Global Fraud Patterns  Feb 16, 2016 1:47 PM By Daniela Forte

Global fashion merchants made over $85 billion in global online sales in 2015. This is why a keen understanding of global online fraud patterns is necessary for the growth of ecommerce. This infographic highlights how merchants can make the most of the holiday season sales, emerging markets like China and more.






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