What We’ve Learned from Singles Day 2015  Nov 12, 2015 12:47 PM By Tim Parry

Rumor of a weak Chinese economy may have been greatly exaggerated: Singles Day 2015 came in like a lion, and went out like a lion. So what have we learned, so far, from Singles Day 2015? Announces Singles Day Orders Up 130%, Driven by Record Mobile Transactions  Nov 12, 2015 6:50 AM By Tim Parry announced record-breaking one-day results from its November 11 Singles Day sale. Orders increased by 130%, and GMV rose more than 140%. Here’s a look into’s numbers, which channels drove the most transactions, and at which international brands did well on the Chinese marketplace.

Newegg Offers Local Shipping for Australian Customers  Nov 11, 2015 5:19 PM By Tim Parry

Newegg has announced local shipping to customers in Australia. The move is the latest in a series of strategic investments made by Newegg to address key international growth markets.

5 Survival Tips for Launching Ecommerce Sites in Global Markets  Nov 06, 2015 9:40 AM By Chuck Whiteman

More and more retailers are discovering the wisdom of “going global” with their ecommerce strategies, and are launching localized websites into new international markets. It’s a smart bet. Done properly, such online expansion can deliver an immediate and sustained impact by increasing customers and profits. But this kind of growth isn’t always worry-free—after all, international […] Expands Internationally with ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces  Nov 05, 2015 3:49 PM By Tim Parry

ChannelAdvisor announced that is using ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces to connect online consumers with its automotive performance parts and truck accessories on Amazon, eBay Motors, Newegg and Sears.

Target Goes Global With Its Ecommerce Site  Nov 05, 2015 3:16 PM By MCM Staff

Target Corp. announced it has launched an international version of its website available to shoppers in more than 200 countries and territories. See what this means for the company.

Alibaba is Ready For Singles Day 2015… Are You?  Nov 05, 2015 12:44 PM By Tim Parry

Alibaba is hoping all the omnichannel initiatives it plans to launch on Singles Day will help it make last year’s $9.3 billion look like chump change. Here’s a look at everything Alibaba is planning to do to make 11.11 Global Shopping Festival its biggest shopping day ever.

GlobalShopex Launches ARK Therapeutic into Cross-Border Ecommerce  Nov 05, 2015 10:33 AM By MCM Staff

By enabling GlobalShopex’s international shipping solution on its BigCommerce store, ARK Therapeutic can now accept international orders and ship to clients in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

Week In Review: REI Says No to Black Friday  Oct 30, 2015 2:23 PM By MCM Staff

Instead of shopping on Black Friday, outdoor clothing and equipment retailer REI wants its customers to #OptOutside. Won’t REI lose a lot of money? Probably not, and here’s why. Also, here’s a look at the news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world last week.

Bill Blass Set to Launch Globally on November 2  Oct 29, 2015 3:02 PM By MCM Staff

Bill Blass will launch a global ecommerce, with plans to ship to over 65 countries beginning November 2. The launch collection, designed under Creative Director Chris Benz, includes women’s ready-to-wear, handbags, accessories and shoes.

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