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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.

Alibaba.com Partners with Lending Club  Feb 03, 2015 1:32 PM By Daniela Forte

Online marketplace Lending Club and Alibaba.com announced the launch of a strategic multi-year partnership. See what this will mean for both companies.

Ready for Cross-border Ecommerce? A Checklist for Glocalization  Jan 29, 2015 8:16 AM By Tommy Kelly

Location, location, location – that’s the mantra of realtors everywhere to convey the number one factor in determining a property’s desirability. For cross-border online sales destinations, its glocalize, glocalize, glocalize. Here’s your checklist for successful glocalization.

Jack Ma: Alibaba Can Serve 2 Billion Consumers  Jan 28, 2015 7:43 AM By Jim Erickson, Albaba Group

Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma says his ecommerce company, which raised $25 billion last year in the world’s largest-ever IPO, is still “a baby.” This baby has a big appetite. Alibaba dominates online shopping in China—more than 100 million people shop on Alibaba sites every day. But at the World Economic Forum in Davos […]

Borderfree Acquires DutyCalculator  Jan 27, 2015 4:11 PM By MCM Staff

Borderfree announced it will acquire Bundle Tech Limited, the operator of DutyCalculator, a provider of cloud-based global trade and customs compliance data services. Here’s what this means for Borderfree customers.

Save the Date: Growing Global is Going Hollywood  Jan 22, 2015 2:29 PM By Tim Parry

Multichannel Merchant has announced its second-annual Growing Global conference will be held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA July 21-22.

Why It’s Time for U.S. Companies to Get Serious about Going Global  Jan 21, 2015 11:09 AM By Donald L. Dunnington

While there are many risks to taking your business online to other nations, the risk of not going global, or of waiting too long to make the move, almost certainly will be greater. See other reasons why going global is important for your business.

Brand Loyalty, Trust Keys to Canadian Consumers  Jan 21, 2015 9:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

Canadian consumers are more brand loyal than their U.S. counterparts, but connecting with them involves more relationship-building and trust.

Canada and Its Effect on Global Ecommerce  Jan 15, 2015 4:47 PM By Daniela Forte

The Canadian ecommerce market is seeing a steady increase in buyers and online business with no signs of slowing down. See what is creating this steady growth.






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