U.S. Merchants Need an Active Approach to Global Ecommerce  Feb 11, 2015 7:21 AM By Greig Holbrook

Consumers in global markets have grown very sophisticated and in many cases they would love to buy from ecommerce companies in the U.S. and other overseas suppliers. Here’s is why U.S. merchants are leaving global currency on the table.

LightInTheBox Opens First North American Fulfillment Center  Feb 10, 2015 8:06 PM By MCM Staff

LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd., announced it has opened its first self-operating North American fulfillment Center in Reno, NV on Jan 28. See what LightInTheBox has planned.

Multiple Mother’s Days Means More Global Opportunities  Feb 10, 2015 7:12 PM By Maciej Piwoni

Wherever your customers reside, in the U.S. or overseas, it helps to know when they are most likely to shop for your products or services. Like Mother’s Day… and there are many different ways Mother’s Day is celebrated across the globe. Here’s when and how to take advantage of these cross-border opportunities, and more.

Satisfaction Guaranteed: Why a Little Reassurance Goes a Long Way in E-commerce  Feb 10, 2015 5:45 PM By Jasmine Brown

Seventy percent of Americans are seriously concerned about identity theft. More than two thirds of online shoppers don’t complete their purchase because of price. In the world of e-commerce, you need a targeted marketing strategy to ensure you’re offering customers the reassurance and guarantees they need to browse and buy confidently.

Kate Spade & Company Expanding Presence in China  Feb 10, 2015 5:06 PM By MCM Staff

Kate Spade & Company and Walton Brown, a subsidiary of Asian fashion retail and brand management group The Lane Crawford Joyce Group, have formed joint ventures focused on scaling and accelerating the retailer’s growth in Greater China.

Link In With Industry Experts in our Global Ecommerce Group  Feb 06, 2015 8:11 AM By Tim Parry

Looking to connect with like-minded merchants that are looking to grow their global ecommerce game? You can start by joining Multichannel Merchant’s Global Ecommerce group on LinkedIn.

Abercrombie & Fitch Expands Across Asia  Feb 06, 2015 6:20 AM By Tim Parry

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. recently launched 10 new ecommerce sites for its Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister brands with the Demandware platform, serving China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Taiwan. Learn what makes these 10 sites different from its .coms that serve the U.S. market.

Amazon Can Help Grow Your Cross-Border Footprint  Feb 06, 2015 5:41 AM By Tim Parry

Amazon has opened the door to cross-border selling. ChannelAdvisor Team Lead for Marketplace Services Josh Jamieson says Amazon offers some big cross-border opportunities that ecommerce sellers can take advantage of.

Canada Consumers Identified as a Top Target for U.S. Retailers  Feb 05, 2015 7:24 PM By MCM Staff

U.S. retailers seeking to grow business with online shoppers across country borders should look to Canada, according to a report from Borderfree, a cross-border ecommerce solutions provider.

Possible Shutdown Looms Over West Coast Ports as Two Sides Engage in Brinksmanship  Feb 05, 2015 5:51 PM By Mike O'Brien

Barring a major breakthrough, a crippling West Coast port shutdown could happen in 5-10 days, costing the economy $2 billion per day, according to the NRF.

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