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UNIQLO to Leverage JD.com’s Warehouses and Same-Day Delivery Network  Apr 12, 2015 10:07 AM By Tim Parry

UNIQLO is the first international clothing brand on JD.com’s marketplace platform to warehouse its merchandise in the company’s facilities, which will enable customers in eligible areas to take advantage of JD.com’s same- and next-day delivery service.

Ecommerce Will Drive African Logistics Growth in 2015  Apr 12, 2015 9:49 AM By MCM Staff

2015 will be a year of growth for the logistics industry on the African continent, largely driven by increased consumer demand and the rapidly developing ecommerce industry. Here’s what you need to know.

Alibaba, Forrester Research to Keynote Growing Global 2015  Apr 09, 2015 11:00 AM By Tim Parry

Growing Global has you covered from A to Z. That’s “A” as in Alibaba Group’s Sherri Wu to “Z” as in Forrester Research’s Zia Daniell Widger, who will deliver the keynote sessions.

Partnership Offers Merchants Tools to Simplify Cross-Border Trading  Apr 08, 2015 4:34 PM By Tim Parry

Jointly developed by Alibaba.com and Bigcommerce, the custom-built cross-border trading application allows Bigcommerce clients to source unique products from the largest manufacturing hub in the world.

Using Ecommerce Marketplaces to Grow Cross-border Sales  Apr 08, 2015 4:03 PM By Tim Parry

Merchants that are looking to test the global waters can start by selling on ecommerce marketplaces. Here’s why merchants should use the marketplaces to test a product line, or even just one product, to see if there’s a chance of expanding their cross-border sales.

A Look at India’s Ecommerce Landscape  Apr 07, 2015 3:52 PM By Tim Parry

India’s ecommerce landscape is growing, as evidenced by this infographic by India-based coupon site HappyCheckout. But while it is one of the fastest growing ecommerce markets, should retailers look at India with a short-term or long-term cross-border plan?

The Trial and Error Method of Cultural Color Choices  Apr 07, 2015 2:42 PM By Donald L. Dunnington

Navigating your online brand through the many design and color choices can be tough enough within your domestic market. The danger really escalates when you apply your brand’s corporate style to other cultures. The real danger comes in either failing to consider cultural differences such as color’s impact on your target market. How do you know you have it right?

FedEx Will Buy TNT Express for $4.8 Billion  Apr 07, 2015 6:49 AM By Tim Parry

FedEx Corporation and TNT Express N.V. have reached conditional agreement on recommended all-cash public offer of €8.00 per ordinary TNT Express share. The transaction represents an implied equity value for TNT Express of €4.4 billion, or $4.8 billion U.S.

Taigan Targeting Latin American Shoppers on YuuJuu Marketplace  Apr 03, 2015 10:03 AM By MCM Staff

Taigan has launched a strategic partnership with Latin American shopping site, YuuJuu. This allows Taigan to expand its audience to the Latin American market and YuuJuu to provide highly sought after American products to its clientele.

CardinalCommerce Inks Bitcoin Deal with Bitnet  Apr 03, 2015 9:49 AM By MCM Staff

CardinalCommerce and Bitnet have joined forces to make immediately available the ability for merchants to accept online payments using Bitcoin.






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