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GlobalAug 12, 2015 5:54 PM By Tim Parry
Macy’s, Inc. has formed a free-standing joint venture with Hong Kong-based Fung Retailing Limited to explore retailing in China, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing consumer marketplaces. Under the joint venture, Macy’s plans to begin selling in China in late 2015 through an exclusive ecommerce presence on Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global.
GlobalAug 11, 2015 12:10 PM By Lori Mitchell-Keller
If you’re a retailer who is expanding globally, with physical stores in different countries, it’s essential to understand the barriers and solutions for international commerce. While a product might be wildly successful in the U.S., it does not mean it will create similar demand in Japan or other countries. Here’s how to maintain your sanity.
GlobalAug 09, 2015 9:26 AM By MCM Staff
Back to school shopping wasn’t cool when you were a kid… and apparently it wasn’t too cool in July. Back to school sales seemed to be slumping, and the season seemed to be taking on a new life a la the traditional holiday shopping season.
GlobalAug 06, 2015 12:05 PM By Tim Parry
Global consumer products manufacturer Newell Rubbermaid grows its global ecommerce presence by focusing on areas is already doing business, and matching that up with where ecommerce is either already big or is emerging quite a bit. In this video, Newell Rubbermaid Vice President of Global Ecommerce Jeremy Liebowitz gives us a look at the company’s cross-border strategy.
GlobalAug 05, 2015 10:59 AM By MCM Staff
Globalization is Alibaba Group’s most important strategy for the coming decades, and its goal is to help 10 million global businesses and serve 2 billion consumers around the world. That’s why Alibaba Group announced the appointment of Michael Evans as President of Alibaba Group on Tuesday.
GlobalAug 04, 2015 11:07 AM By Kirsty Waller
Every brand knows that broad, blanketed marketing messages are no longer effective. Personalized customer experience is becoming more vital than ever to an organization’s success.
GlobalAug 04, 2015 10:35 AM By MCM Staff
Hermes has announced new actions to strengthen its parcel business in Russia. As part of its overall European expansion strategy, the retail and logistics services provider has acquired the 49% share held by DPD in Hermes-DPD Russia. Under the terms of the agreement, DPD will continue to handle logistics transport services in Russia.
GlobalJul 31, 2015 12:17 PM By MCM Staff
eBay has pulled the plug on its eBay Now same-day delivery pilot programs, but is still exploring solutions that fit better with its 25 million sellers. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.
GlobalJul 30, 2015 3:02 PM By Tim Parry
It seems like if you want to build your cross-border ecommerce strategy into China, it comes down to 5 M-words or phrases. In no particular order, they are…
GlobalJul 30, 2015 2:33 PM By MCM Staff
Working together, Visa and Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider, will enable a global payments solution for new ecommerce experiences like “buy buttons” and new innovations to come.