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Building the Right Cross-Border Ecommerce Roadmap  Jul 29, 2015 6:14 PM By Tim Parry

Even if you are not trying to sell your inventory internationally, chance are, more than 10% of your ecommerce site traffic – and more than 7% of your ecommerce sales – is cross-border. Imagine how much higher those numbers would be if you put a cross-border ecommerce strategy in place?

Week in Review: Jet Cleared for Takeoff, Crowds Ecommerce Skies  Jul 24, 2015 4:50 PM By MCM Staff

After a few months of beta testing, Jet has been cleared for takeoff. And the ecommerce skies have got a little more crowded. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.

PayPal May Re-Open its Passage to India  Jul 24, 2015 8:36 AM By MCM Staff

PayPal, which was split from eBay last week, has struggled in the Indian market in the past, as it faced issues with the Reserve Bank of India. The RBI wanted the company to transfer the money held in its accounts to a bank within a pre-determined period, limiting its traditional functions.

Walmart Takes Full Ownership of Yihaodian in China  Jul 23, 2015 3:02 PM By MCM Staff

Walmart announced it has acquired the remaining shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of its ecommerce business in China. See what this will mean for the businesses.

AmazonFresh Expands to the U.K.  Jul 23, 2015 2:21 PM By Daniela Forte

While several U.S. cities have yet to reap the benefits of AmazonFresh, several reports are indicating the grocery delivery service will begin expanding overseas to the U.K. as early as September of this year.

Brazil a Lucrative but Complex Market for Cross-Border Trade  Jul 23, 2015 2:07 PM By Mike O'Brien

Brazil represents a complex but lucrative market for cross-border ecommerce, one that Alibaba’s AliExpress discount marketplace has learned to crack.

Chinese Consumers Want Fast Delivery, Alibaba Executive Says  Jul 23, 2015 11:08 AM By Mike O'Brien

Rapid delivery, customer interaction and cost transparency are keys to success in China, an Alibaba executive said at Growing Global in Hollywood, CA.

Week in Review: Amazon Had the Best and Worst Week Ever  Jul 19, 2015 1:50 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon had the best week ever… and its worst week ever. Sounds impossible? It does, but here’s a look at why Prime Day was such a polarizing event for the ecommerce marketplace giant.

UPS Capital Acquisition Enhances Luxury Goods Logistics Offering  Jul 17, 2015 3:48 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS Capital has acquired the Insured Parcel Services (IPS) of G4S International Logistics, pushing further into the luxury goods market.

Forrester Research, Gilt, and Alibaba are Headlining Growing Global 2015  Jul 16, 2015 12:59 PM By Tim Parry

Forrester Research’s Zia Daniell Wigder, Gilt’s Oksana Voronenko, and Alibaba’s Jim Tobyne will keynote Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference July 21-22 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA.






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