Target Kinda Returns to Canada  Oct 29, 2015 2:44 PM By Tim Parry

Six months after closing its final store in Canada, Target has returned to The Great White North… Kinda… According to published reports, Target has quietly opened an international website that gives Canadian shoppers the option of ordering products that will ship over the border.

Meeting the Challenges, Growing Opportunities of Global Ecommerce  Oct 27, 2015 1:26 PM By Tim Parry

How can retailers can overcome obstacles and take advantage of large global ecommerce growth opportunities? UPS experts Bala Ganesh, Vice President of Marketing and Randy Strang, Vice President of Global B2C Operations, explain in this video.

Week in Review: Sears Goes Back to the Future  Oct 24, 2015 8:37 AM By MCM Staff

Sears has introduced “Meet With An Expert,” this free service that improves the home appliance shopping experience by connecting online shoppers with knowledgeable associates in store. It seems fitting that Sears made this announcement on October 21, 2015, which was “Back to the Future Day.” and Tencent Expand Partnership to Transform Mobile Marketing for Ecommerce in China  Oct 23, 2015 10:54 AM By MCM Staff and Tencent Holdings Limited jointly announced an expanded partnership to provide merchants with innovative mobile marketing solutions ahead of this year’s Singles Day promotion.

India’s Ecommerce Market is Hotter than China’s  Oct 22, 2015 3:29 PM By Tim Parry

With its economy soaring and marketplaces showing big signs of success, it may be time to revisit selling cross-border into India. eBay reported a strong third-quarter showing in India, but may have a lot of catching up to do to beat native marketplaces Snapdeal and Flipkart. Launches Cross-Border Shopping  Oct 22, 2015 2:31 PM By MCM Staff has launched a new cross-border shipping and shopping experience for its customers in Australia, Canada, China and the UK, and said it plans to include a dozen more countries in the months ahead. Here’s a look at how is growing its global footprint.

Alibaba Unveils Omnichannel Retailing Plans for Singles Day 2015  Oct 22, 2015 12:13 PM By MCM Staff

And now Singles Day is going omnichannel: Alibaba says more than 1,000 brands with 180,000 stores in 330 cities across China will synchronize online and offline resources to expand its 2015 11.11 Global Shopping Festival efforts. Here’s a look at what Alibaba hopes is an outline for omnichannel success.

Why Brazil is an Opportunity for Cross-Border Growth  Oct 20, 2015 11:24 AM By Nicole Wickswat

With a growing middle class and an increasing number of consumers buying online, Brazil is driving the economic growth in Latin America. See how you can make this country part of your cross-border ecommerce plan.

Localization for Cross-Border Ecommerce Needs to go Beyond Translation  Oct 20, 2015 10:59 AM By Tim Parry

Localization is a key component for building your cross-border ecommerce strategy, but it’s also much more than just making sure your site is translated properly for consumers in your target country.

Week in Review: And the Rate Increases are Rolling In  Oct 16, 2015 2:47 PM By MCM Staff

The major package carriers’ general rate increases for 2016 are rolling in… just in time for the holidays! Here’s a look at what the carriers are doing, plus the news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world last week…

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