Global ARCHIVE

7 Tech Tips for Highly Accessible Sites  Jun 12, 2013 7:08 AM By Gian Genovesi

There are 7 key aspects to any accessibility initiative which an organization should abide by in order to develop a user, screen reader and web-crawler friendly site.

My First IRCE Experience  Jun 11, 2013 5:21 PM By Daniela Forte

I went to the IRCE in the beautiful city of Chicago last week and was immediately in awe by the size of the exhibit hall, the sessions I attended and the wealth of information I was given by the people I met during my time at the conference. I have never been to a conference of this magnitude before and wasn’t sure what to expect. I can clearly say the show exceeded my expectations.

What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means for You  Jun 11, 2013 8:11 AM By Guy Mucklow

For merchants, that fact that MFA would reportedly help state governments collect $11 billion in lost tax revenue is irrelevant; the bigger issue is that the law makes shopping online more expensive for consumers and complex for retailers.

Rakuten CMO and COO Talks About Webgistix Acquisition  Jun 10, 2013 12:31 PM By Tim Parry

In this exclusive video, Rakuten CMO and COO Bernard Luthi tells Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry what this deal means to Rakuten, which is competing with Amazon and eBay in the U.S. market.

Al Gore Speaks at IRCE  Jun 05, 2013 12:05 PM By Daniela Forte

Former Vice President of United States Al Gore came to speak at the Internet Retailer Conference in Chicago this week where told attendees that the internet and ecommerce is the fastest growing industry of the world. He told attendees they ought to think globally, no matter what industry they are in.

Rakuten Acquires Webgistix for Undisclosed Amount  Jun 05, 2013 11:44 AM By Erin Lynch

In an announcement made during the IRCE conference in Chicago this week, Hiroshi Mikitani, Chairman and CEO of the global marketplace Rakuten, said his company has acquired Webgistix for an undisclosed amount of money.

Amazon Launches Marketplace in India  Jun 05, 2013 10:55 AM By Erin Lynch

Amazon has officially launched Amazon.in in India, making it the tenth marketplace for the global ecommerce company.

An Inside Look into Amazon’s Global Enterprise  Jun 05, 2013 10:16 AM By Erin Lynch

Amazon launched it’s latest marketplace in India this week, making it the 10th marketplace for the ecommerce goliath. In this infographic from Amazon, you will get a glimpse into the countries it serves, how many fulfillment centers it has worldwide, and it’s third-party seller growth.

Meeting Consumer’s Email Expectations  May 30, 2013 2:59 PM By Daniela Forte

Recent studies have found that 90% of online consumers subscribe to a brand via email, according to an article on ExactTarget.com. There are four types of email content, consumers are expecting today.

New Report Shows Online Payments Growing Worldwide  May 30, 2013 2:54 PM By Erin Lynch

A recent “Global Online Payment Methods 2013 – First Half 2013″ report by yStats.com has found that making online payments and transactions is increasing on a worldwide level.






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