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Flip Flop Shops Lands Deal in Middle East  Jan 27, 2014 11:29 AM By MCM Staff

Flip Flop Shops announced a master franchise agreement with Middle East fashion leader, Al Mana Fashion Group, W.L.L., that includes significant global expansion with the development of 50 Flip Flop Shops retail locations throughout the region, including shops in Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman.

IBM Study Looks into African Business Growth  Jan 27, 2014 11:21 AM By MCM Staff

IBM has announced the results of a new study entitled which found that while nearly 87 percent of African IT leaders rank new technologies such as analytics, cloud, mobile and social media as being critical to business success, however, only 53% are pushing forward with adoption.

Craftsvilla.com Launches Largest Global Collection of Indian Jewelery  Jan 27, 2014 11:15 AM By MCM Staff

Craftsvilla.com, which is India’s largest online store for Indian products like jewellery, sarees, salwar suits, accessories and handicrafts, today announced launch of largest collection of Indian jewellery in the world.

Ebay See’s 13% Boost in Sales, Knocks Down PayPal Spinoff  Jan 23, 2014 2:11 PM By Erin Lynch

The global marketplace eBay has released its fourth quarter results and not only did it report a 13% increase sales, but it also declined a proposal to spin-off its payment program, PayPal.

A Year in the Life at eBay  Jan 23, 2014 11:13 AM By Erin Lynch

With a 13% growth in revenue in the fourth quarter and 13% for the year, 2013 deemed to be pretty successful for eBay. The marketplace currently has 128 million active users and generated nearly $77 billion in gross merchandise volume in 2013 alone. Here is the play-by-play highlights for the year that is eBay.

Amazon to Offer Sunday Delivery in the United Kingdom  Jan 22, 2014 11:36 AM By Erin Lynch

Amazon has announced that it will now offer Sunday deliveries to a number of customers in cities across the United Kingdom, and Amazon Prime members in the UK can now receive their packages on Sundays at no additional charge.

Thinking About Expanding Into China? What You Need to Know  Jan 21, 2014 3:37 PM By Daniela Forte

Are you thinking about expanding globally into China with your brand? There may be some things you will want to think about before entering into the Chinese market with your business.

Key Lessons to Think About Before Going Global  Jan 15, 2014 1:29 PM By Daniela Forte

The idea of expanding globally isn’t a new concept among merchants, but it is a concept that has many thinking about how to go about doing so.

Multichannel Merchant Launching Global Ecommerce Conference  Jan 15, 2014 12:51 PM By Ellen Shannon

The call for speakers is open for Growing Global, Multichannel Merchant’s first-annual global ecommerce conference, which will be held July 15-16 in Long Beach, CA. Click to find out how you can participate in this exciting conference.

Should Merchants Consider Expanding to Latin America?  Jan 15, 2014 11:31 AM By Erin Lynch

For years, when it came to which countries were at a similar stage of advanced and growing economic development, retailers have had their eyes on Brazil, Russia, India and China, affectionately known as BRIC. However, during this week’s National Retail Federation’s conference, the new buzzword was Latin America.






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