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Translations.com Introduces GlobalLink Connect For inRiver  Jan 13, 2016 11:08 AM By MCM Staff

GlobalLink Connect for inRiver is designed to help streamline the process of launching and maintaining global product data by automating manual tasks related to content export/import and reducing client-side project management.

4 Steps to Make International Shipping Simple  Jan 12, 2016 10:55 AM By Melissa O'Malley

Selling cross-border has become a major moneymaker for corporations and small businesses alike. Still, many merchants find the thought of exporting daunting. Here are four simple steps to make international shipping a breeze

Week in Review: Macy’s Downfall Sends an Omnichannel Message  Jan 07, 2016 3:06 PM By MCM Staff

Despite all the doom and gloom news that came out of Macy’s, Inc. on Jan. 6, chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren said its omnichannel investments are paying off.

It’s hard to argue against that: In November and December, the company filled nearly 17 million online orders at macys.com and bloomingdales.com.

But Macy’s really has the same problem other omnichannel retailers are experiencing. They are sacrificing store-level salespeople at the expense of technology, and not finding a happy medium to make the omnichannel experience a positive one.

Jagged Peak Extends its Global Ecommerce Fulfillment Network in Asia-Pacific  Jan 05, 2016 5:29 PM By MCM Staff

Jagged Peak has announced the Asia-Pacific expansion of its FlexNet fulfillment network with Quantium Solutions in Minto, Australia. The new distribution center supports the growing demand from retail and manufacturing clients that require eCommerce fulfillment on an international scale.

Personalization and Hyper-Localization will Drive Explosive Growth in Global Commerce  Jan 05, 2016 5:17 PM By MCM Staff

As businesses examine their physical and digital strategies, Pitney Bowes says personalization and hyper-localization will drive explosive growth in global commerce.

Week in Review: Star Wars! Nothing But Star Wars!  Dec 18, 2015 3:13 PM By MCM Staff

A little Star Wars’d out lately? With “Star Wars: Episode VII” (AKA “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”) having its much hyped and anticipated opening today, everybody is trying to get in on the action. And this also means Multichannel Merchant’s inbox has been flooded this week with all sorts of Star Wars stats and pitches.

Is Amazon Number One in India?  Dec 18, 2015 7:42 AM By Tim Parry

According to a press release Amazon issued Dec. 14, Amazon.in became the most visited ecommerce site in India in October 2015, which includes the busy Diwali shopping season. Is Amazon really number-one in India, or is Jeff Bezos and company not giving investors and merchants a full picture of the Indian ecommerce landscape?

Rakuten to Open Flagship Store on JD Worldwide  Dec 16, 2015 10:49 AM By Tim Parry

With the goal of bringing the best Japanese products to Chinese consumers, Rakuten launched a beta version of a new online marketplace on JD Worldwide this month. Plans are underway to expand the merchandise range over time, with an initial focus on categories such as cosmetics, snacks and health food products.

Some of Today’s Hottest Cross-Border Trade Growth Markets  Dec 16, 2015 10:16 AM By Melissa O'Malley

While we hear about the explosive growth of ecommerce in the U.S. and China, one can’t help but wonder what the next big market will be. Which countries are on the verge of ecommerce renaissances, about to hit the inflection point into a new era of online buying? As the barriers to international ecommerce are […]

Chinese Consumers Shop U.S. Brands for Holiday 2015  Dec 15, 2015 1:20 PM By MCM Staff

China-based consumers shopping U.S. brands online through Alipay ePass has increased 8 times over last year. Check out this infographic highlighting this growth, as well as increases in sales, top categories, key demographics, and shoppers by region.






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