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GlobalOct 08, 2014 2:42 PM By Tim Parry
The opportunity for U.S.-based merchants to sell globally is there, but many remain hesitant to jump into the global waters. But there’s not one set blueprint to grow your cross-border business, as each individual merchant needs to consider several factors based on their goods and needs.
GlobalOct 07, 2014 2:02 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS announced today it has acquired U.S.-based global ecommerce enabler and logistics company i-parcel for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition complements UPS’s international cross-border logistics capabilities from the U.S. and U.K., now extending to more than 100 countries.
GlobalOct 07, 2014 11:58 AM By Mike O'Brien
Concerning Alibaba’s global aspirations, the company has struck deals in 2014 with the French and Italian governments aimed at fostering ecommerce growth for merchants from those countries selling on Tmall, including providing them with enrollment support, online marketing and customer service support.
GlobalOct 07, 2014 11:10 AM By Daniela Forte
Sellers will be offering thousands of deals throughout the holiday season across most product categories. The seller holiday deals program, which was introduced for the first time last year, will now be expanding worldwide on local Amazon sites in the U.S., in the EU, China, Japan, India and Canada.
GlobalOct 02, 2014 2:01 PM By Tim Parry
With the growing popularity of cross-border ecommerce, do you need to expand your contact center strategy? Depending on which countries you ship to should determine if you need additional contact center needs, or the need to outsource services. Here’s how Brooks Brothers works with its global customers.
GlobalOct 02, 2014 1:44 PM By Tim Parry
The percent of revenue lost to fraud is growing at a faster pace for U.S. merchants that sell across borders than those that just sell domestically, according to the findings of the 2014 LexisNexis True Cost of Fraud Study. Here’s how global merchants compare to their domestic.
GlobalSep 26, 2014 4:11 PM By Mike O'Brien
Among other things, the acquisition of ABOL will allow MetaPack to provide its customers with improved visibility into global shipments across carriers and countries. It also offers enhanced delivery intelligence and reporting to better understand delivery challenges like potential delays, so retailers can make adjustments in their supply chain to alleviate issues.
GlobalSep 24, 2014 6:48 AM By Tim Parry
BCBGMAXAZRIA Group has partnered with Borderfree to expand its international ecommerce capabilities to shoppers in 100 countries, with free shipping to all countries with a minimum purchase.
GlobalSep 23, 2014 12:01 PM By Steven Page
For marketers, Canada represents a new and lucrative opportunity. However, for companies unfamiliar with the intricacies of Canadian regulation, the transition can seem confusing and costly.
GlobalSep 23, 2014 11:01 AM By Mike O'Brien
Retailers considering whether to enter a new market via cross border with third-party logistics partners or with an in-country presence should consider factors like their cost of capital and inventory carrying policy, as well as what existing assets can be leveraged in that country, two experts told Multichannel Merchant.
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