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Canadian online shoppers love U.S., international brands, and are under-served by domestic retailers, making it a popular market with ecommerce merchants.
The choice between JD.com and Tmall boils down to surrendering responsibility to a massive online distributor, or setting up shop on the world’s busiest, and in many ways most competitive B2C site. Find out which platform best suits your business’s needs.
Retailers that have taken the dip into international waters should now begin thinking about the use of social media on the global scale.
While the U.S. is at a disadvantage for not having migrated to the EMV standard yet, we also have the advantage of being able to look at the example set by other countries, and analyze and learn from how they managed to upgrade.
Tmall Global recently surveyed more than 5,600 cross-border shoppers from China to better understand their characteristics and preferences. This infographic shows some of Tmall Global’s key findings.
UPS’ decision to invest $1B in Euro operations was based on Germany’s surging economy, growth in healthcare spending and competitors’ logistical build-out.
Merchants who want to conduct cross-border ecommerce into France and Germany have to grapple with a common issue – trust in the online channel.
Canada (84%) and Australia (54%) are the top choices for cross-border ecommerce, followed by Japan and New Zealand (39% each), according to the results of Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2014. Here’s why U.S.-based merchants are high on doing business in those countries.
PayPal’s global business generated $986 million in revenue in the second quarter, and international revenue grew at a rate of 19% year over year. Here’s a look at what’s sparked the 11th consecutive quarter of global growth for PayPal.
Amazon and Flipkart announced this week that they will separately invest U.S. $3 billion to support rapid marketplace growth in India. See why they – and the U.S. Government – believe India is the hotbed for economic growth.