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Week in Review: Prime Day is Coming, Prime Day is Coming!  Jul 10, 2015 7:07 PM By MCM Staff

The biggest news this week was probably Amazon’s announcement that they would launch Prime Day… and that means a lot of speculation… Keep reading to find out more about Prime Day, and the wrap-up of the rest of this week’s news…

Amazon Wants to Keep its Global Footing with Prime Day  Jul 10, 2015 7:35 AM By Tim Parry

On the surface, Amazon’s Prime Day celebration seems to be what it is – a one-day shopping holiday that will probably take place July 15 of every year. But Prime Day can also be viewed as an attempt by Amazon to remain the dominant global marketplace player. It’s pretty clear, based on a series of events since it went public in January, that Alibaba wants to take Amazon’s crown as the world’s top marketplace.

New China Ecommerce Guidelines a Focus at Growing Global 2015  Jul 09, 2015 10:05 AM By MCM Staff

China’s recent move to boost its cross-border ecommerce capabilities will be one focus in this year’s Growing Global conference, taking place July 21-22 in Hollywood. But Growing Global is not just about China. Take a look at what else you can learn as a conference attendee.

2Checkout Collaborates with Bigcommerce to Provide Seamless International Payments  Jul 09, 2015 7:34 AM By MCM Staff

2Checkout has partnered with Bigcommerce to enable merchants to seamlessly accept international payments from any country in the world. Here’s what this means for retailers who use Bigcommerce’s platform.

What Should You Consider When You Want to Sell Cross-Border?  Jul 09, 2015 7:28 AM By Tim Parry

The time for selling globally is now. But what should you consider when you want to sell cross-border? Here’s a few tips from Eric Tong, the Co-founder and General Manager of mobile accessories seller Tech Armor.

36% of Global Mobile Payments are Made on iPhone  Jul 08, 2015 6:48 AM By Tim Parry

iPhone devices account for a massive 35.6% of all browser-based transactions made using mobile devices, and are now used for 10.2% of all global online transactions, according to the most-recent Adyen Mobile Payments Index. So is it time to work on your Apple Pay strategy? Find out more here…

Amazon Creates Prime Day, Its Own Global Selling Holiday  Jul 06, 2015 6:25 AM By Tim Parry

On the eve of Amazon’s 20th birthday, the company introduces Prime Day, a global shopping event, with more deals than Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members. See how Amazon plans to take over the world on July 15.

Aeropostale Continues Expansion With Licensing Agreements in India and Indonesia  Jul 03, 2015 9:42 PM By MCM Staff

Aeropostale’s expansion plans in India include the opening of 50 standalone stores, 150 shop-in-shops in select locations, and ecommerce operations across the country over the next five years, beginning in March 2016.

India Will Overtake U.S. to Become World’s Second Largest Smartphone Market by 2017  Jul 03, 2015 9:30 PM By MCM Staff

India will soon overtake the United States to become the world’s second largest smartphone market by 2017, selling an impressive 174 million units. Here’s what’s driving smartphone growth in India.

Mexico Becomes Amazon’s Latest Cross-Border Market  Jul 03, 2015 9:21 PM By Tim Parry

Building on the success of the Kindle Store that opened for Mexican customers in 2013, Amazon.com has launched its physical goods store on Amazon.com.mx, a Spanish-language website with millions of unique items available for customers in Mexico. “Our mission at Amazon is to be Earth’s most customer centric company, and we strive to be the […]






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