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GlobalMar 18, 2016 9:41 AM By MCM Staff
Pop… Pop… Pop Pop… Pop…
Well, that’s a series of sounds we may not hear anymore, shortly after a co-worker or a family member opens a package. That’s because Sealed Air’s “unpoppable” Bubble Wrap protective packaging solution is now commercially available worldwide.
Read on and find out what this means for Bubble Wrap aficionados and your packaging, and what else was big news this week.
GlobalMar 16, 2016 11:53 AM By Lisa Henthorn
In the global shipping and logistics business, the unforeseen is the norm, and as some brands are learning the hard way. That’s especially true in China, where total online retail spending is forecast to climb above $1 trillion by 2019. Despite these issues, China holds more than enough business opportunities to offset them.
GlobalMar 16, 2016 10:49 AM By Don DePalma
On January 16, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) negotiated between Iran and six world powers took effect. Besides decreasing political and nuclear tensions, the JCPOA has significant implications for any company selling products or services to governments, businesses, or consumers. Most importantly, it welcomes Iran back to the community of nations–and the global economy.
GlobalMar 15, 2016 10:12 PM By MCM Staff
The partnership will enable BorderGuru‘s U.S. and European clients to efficiently ship products sold on Alibaba’s popular TMall Global online marketplace to Chinese customers. In collaboration with Cainiao, BorderGuru will manage the entire cross-border shipping process.
GlobalMar 15, 2016 10:06 PM By MCM Staff
Vantiv and Cerdorax announced a partnership that bolsters the capabilities of Vantiv’s merchants to serve global consumers via card-not-present channels. Read why this relationship will allow Vantiv merchants to process and settle card payments in the local currencies of 34 countries.
GlobalMar 15, 2016 9:58 PM By Tim Parry
Multichannel Merchant held its first-ever tweet up Tuesday, featuring Growing Global keynoter Melissa O’Malley, PayPal’s Director of Global Cross-Border Trade Initiatives. The best tweets from the tweet up, which was held March 15, are featured in the following Storify gallery.
GlobalMar 10, 2016 3:14 PM By MCM Staff
Ending months of speculation, Amazon says it has leased 20 Boeing 767 cargo jets from Air Transport Services Group Inc., while taking a 20% stake in the Ohio company. This gives Amazon a significant boost in its air freight capacity, as much as 15%, and signals to the major carriers it is eager to control more of its logistics destiny.
GlobalMar 09, 2016 9:44 AM By Tim Parry
Less than half (41.9%) of merchants who took the MCM Outlook 2016 survey said their ecommerce sites are set up for global business. And 37.8% of those who say their ecommerce sites are set up from global business say it’s because they have international payment offerings. In this video, Zooz’s Chester Ritchie talks about why merchants need to choose a payment platform that allows comfort for the cross-border shopper.
GlobalMar 08, 2016 12:54 PM By Tim Parry
What are you doing on Tuesday, March 15 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM Eastern? Join Multichannel Merchant Managing Editor Tim Parry and PayPal Director of Global Cross-Border Trade Initiatives Melissa O’Malley for a Growing Global tweet-up.
GlobalMar 08, 2016 11:51 AM By MCM Staff
Linio, Latin America’s largest ecommerce store, has selected Payoneer Inc. to power its payments to sellers worldwide. The partnership will provide international sellers access to the estimated $88 billion Latin-American ecommerce market through Linio’s 8 localized platforms, by allowing them to receive their funds using Payoneer’s payment solutions.