Global ARCHIVE

New Zealand a Hot Market for U.S.-based Retailers  Mar 12, 2014 5:16 PM By Daniela Forte

Jon MacDonald, CEO of New Zealand marketplace, Trade Me, is urging U.S. retailers to consider the move into cross-border trade in New Zealand, a move he says is the perfect test market, according to a press release.

ChannelAdvisor Partners with Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com  Mar 11, 2014 10:24 AM By Erin Lynch

ChannelAdvisor announced that it has partnered with Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com to help retailers bring their business across global borders.

Prologis Discusses Same-day Delivery and What’s Trending in DCs  Mar 06, 2014 12:21 PM By Erin Lynch

On Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop,” Prologis chairman and CEO, Hamid Moghadam touched on some of the hottest trends in American distribution including the location of the DCs to the customer and same-day delivery.

FedEx Freight to Increase Shipping Rates by 3.9%  Mar 04, 2014 2:51 PM By Erin Lynch

FedEx announced this week that its subsidiary, FedEx Freight, will increase its shipping rates by 3.9%, effective March 31.

eBay and U.S. Department of Commerce Announce Promotional Partnership  Feb 26, 2014 11:46 AM By MCM Staff

This partnership advances the Obama Administration’s National Export Initiative, an ambitious plan to sell more American goods and services into foreign markets.

Solid Fourth-quarter Sales Spark Office Depot Inc.  Feb 25, 2014 8:04 AM By Tim Parry

All three business units of Office Depot Inc. saw double-digit sales in the fourth-quarter of 2013. And that surge helped Office Depot’s total sales for 2013 increase 5.1% for the year.

Newegg Launches Canada Marketplace  Feb 24, 2014 11:32 AM By Daniela Forte

Newegg has expanded into Canada with promises to fuel the company’s growth. The Newegg Canada marketplace is looking to build long-term relationships with Canadian ecommerce sellers, and give them a sales channel to showcase their products.

2014 Trends and Priorities for Customer-Driven Commerce  Feb 23, 2014 3:59 PM By Ken Burke

To keep up with consumers’ expectations and compete with the biggest online brands, it’s more important than ever for merchants to master two key principles: giving consumers what they want, where they want it.

Walmart’s Fiscal 2014 Global Ecommerce Sales Top $10 Billion  Feb 22, 2014 4:25 PM By Tim Parry

Wall Street wasn’t wowed when Walmart announced its consolidated net sales for fiscal year 2014. But the retailer was able to hang its hat on its global ecommerce sales, which grew 30% and surpassed $10 billion.

Joe Fresh Launches International Expansion in 23 Countries  Feb 21, 2014 7:31 AM By Tim Parry

First Move Beyond North America Will Bring Joe Fresh Fashions to the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and South Korea






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