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New Study Looks into Language Preferences for Global Shoppers  Mar 25, 2014 1:38 PM By Erin Lynch

A new study reveals the impact that language, localization, and brand recognition has when it comes to international ecommerce success.

UPS Opens Expansion of European Air Hub  Mar 25, 2014 12:29 PM By Erin Lynch

UPS announced this week that it has opened a $200 million expansion of its European air hub facility at the Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany. This facility is one of the largest investments in the shipping titan’s history.

UPS Opens Cross-border Shipping Facility in Mexico  Mar 24, 2014 4:48 PM By Erin Lynch

In an effort to improve cross-border shipping to Mexico, UPS has announced the opening of a new package sorting and delivery facility in Laredo, Texas.

Amazon Distribution Center Rejected in the Czech Republic  Mar 20, 2014 9:21 AM By Erin Lynch

The Associated Press is reporting that the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno, has rejected a plan by Amazon to build a distribution center in the region.

Is Tmall the Ecommerce Gateway to China?  Mar 19, 2014 10:56 AM By Tim Parry

If you want to sell in China, agile commerce is the way to go. Here’s how retailers are using – and can use – Alibaba’s Tmall to reach customers in that growing economy.

Why Merchants Need to Quickly Adopt EMV and mPOS  Mar 17, 2014 7:16 PM By Benny Nachman

The recent Target data breach, together with a series of other events in recent years, have moved Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) adoption in the U.S. from a possibility to a near reality.

Global Sales Make Up 8.75% of U.S.-based Ecommerce Orders  Mar 15, 2014 4:43 PM By MCM Staff

U.S.-based ecommerce merchants who are not ready to sell internationally need to get themselves ready for global sales.

New Zealand a Hot Market for U.S.-based Retailers  Mar 12, 2014 5:16 PM By Daniela Forte

Jon MacDonald, CEO of New Zealand marketplace, Trade Me, is urging U.S. retailers to consider the move into cross-border trade in New Zealand, a move he says is the perfect test market, according to a press release.

ChannelAdvisor Partners with Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com  Mar 11, 2014 10:24 AM By Erin Lynch

ChannelAdvisor announced that it has partnered with Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com to help retailers bring their business across global borders.

Prologis Discusses Same-day Delivery and What’s Trending in DCs  Mar 06, 2014 12:21 PM By Erin Lynch

On Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop,” Prologis chairman and CEO, Hamid Moghadam touched on some of the hottest trends in American distribution including the location of the DCs to the customer and same-day delivery.






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