SingPost and Alibaba Group to Expand Ecommerce Logistics Cooperation  Jul 14, 2015 6:53 AM By MCM Staff

SingPost and Alibaba Group have taken the next step to establish end-to-end ecommerce logistics platform. Alibaba is investing in Quantium Solutions International, a SingPost subsidiary, and SingPost and Alibaba Group will enter into joint strategic business development framework to improve efficiency and integration in ecommerce logistics.

Here’s Why You Should be Exploring ASEAN Markets Before Braving the Giants  Jul 11, 2015 9:23 PM By Arthur Goldman

When expanding our ecommerce business to Asia, we launched in some smaller ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) markets at the same time as attempting to break India. The results were surprising, as we found that markets such as Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia quickly overtook India in terms of ROI, and Southeast Asia has since become one of our main focus regions.

How a Los Angeles-Area Ecommerce Startup Paved its Cross-Border Sales Path  Jul 10, 2015 10:05 PM By Tim Parry

This is the story of Tech Armor, a Los Angeles based ecommerce company that found a niche as a cross-border seller of mobile accessories. Tech Armor Co-founders and General Managers Joe Jaconi and Eric Tong will share its story of global ecommerce growth on July 22 at the Growing Global conference in Hollywood, CA.

Week in Review: Prime Day is Coming, Prime Day is Coming!  Jul 10, 2015 7:07 PM By MCM Staff

The biggest news this week was probably Amazon’s announcement that they would launch Prime Day… and that means a lot of speculation… Keep reading to find out more about Prime Day, and the wrap-up of the rest of this week’s news…

Amazon Wants to Keep its Global Footing with Prime Day  Jul 10, 2015 7:35 AM By Tim Parry

On the surface, Amazon’s Prime Day celebration seems to be what it is – a one-day shopping holiday that will probably take place July 15 of every year. But Prime Day can also be viewed as an attempt by Amazon to remain the dominant global marketplace player. It’s pretty clear, based on a series of events since it went public in January, that Alibaba wants to take Amazon’s crown as the world’s top marketplace.

New China Ecommerce Guidelines a Focus at Growing Global 2015  Jul 09, 2015 10:05 AM By MCM Staff

China’s recent move to boost its cross-border ecommerce capabilities will be one focus in this year’s Growing Global conference, taking place July 21-22 in Hollywood. But Growing Global is not just about China. Take a look at what else you can learn as a conference attendee.

2Checkout Collaborates with Bigcommerce to Provide Seamless International Payments  Jul 09, 2015 7:34 AM By MCM Staff

2Checkout has partnered with Bigcommerce to enable merchants to seamlessly accept international payments from any country in the world. Here’s what this means for retailers who use Bigcommerce’s platform.

What Should You Consider When You Want to Sell Cross-Border?  Jul 09, 2015 7:28 AM By Tim Parry

The time for selling globally is now. But what should you consider when you want to sell cross-border? Here’s a few tips from Eric Tong, the Co-founder and General Manager of mobile accessories seller Tech Armor.

36% of Global Mobile Payments are Made on iPhone  Jul 08, 2015 6:48 AM By Tim Parry

iPhone devices account for a massive 35.6% of all browser-based transactions made using mobile devices, and are now used for 10.2% of all global online transactions, according to the most-recent Adyen Mobile Payments Index. So is it time to work on your Apple Pay strategy? Find out more here…

Amazon Creates Prime Day, Its Own Global Selling Holiday  Jul 06, 2015 6:25 AM By Tim Parry

On the eve of Amazon’s 20th birthday, the company introduces Prime Day, a global shopping event, with more deals than Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members. See how Amazon plans to take over the world on July 15.

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