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6 Tips to Globalize Your Address Forms  Jul 02, 2015 10:37 AM By Henry Thomas

While most addresses around the world have commonly understood formats, there are some idiosyncrasies that could trip up even the savviest web developer. With Growing Global 2015 now just a few weeks away, we wanted to share some top considerations when dealing with international addresses.

Week in Review: Confederate Flags Pulled After Sales Spikes  Jun 26, 2015 2:27 PM By MCM Staff

The controversy surrounding the Confederate flag spilled to ecommerce sites and shopping carts, as retailers scrambled to stop sales of the Confederate flag. Here’s more about that, and a look at the rest of this week’s news, commentary and events.

Cross-Border Ecommerce Has Become a Much Broader Conversation  Jun 25, 2015 12:10 PM By Tim Parry

Traditionally, Canada, Australia and the U.K. have been the main cross-border destination for U.S.-based retailers. Soon after, Asia and the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China) became the cross-border hot spots.

Most Merchants Say Their Sites are Set Up for Cross-Border Consumers  Jun 25, 2015 11:44 AM By Tim Parry

Three out of five retailers say their ecommerce sites are ready to serve the needs of cross-border consumers.

Criteria for Entering New Global Markets  Jun 25, 2015 11:27 AM By Mike O'Brien

Jeremy Liebowitz, VP of global ecommerce for Newell Rubbermaid, talks about the company’s criteria for choosing which global markets to enter at IRCE 2015.

China’s New Ecommerce Guidelines a Focus at Growing Global 2015  Jun 25, 2015 6:27 AM By MCM Staff

China’s recent move to boost its cross-border ecommerce capabilities will be one focus in this year’s Growing Global conference, taking place July 21-22 in Hollywood. Here’s why you need to be there.

Alibaba Expands Cross-Border Ecommerce Beyond China  Jun 24, 2015 4:09 PM By Tim Parry

Alibaba has announced an expansion of its cross-border ecommerce initiatives, including the launch of 11 official country pavilions on its Tmall Global platform and cooperative partnerships between Juhuasuan, Alibaba’s group-buying platform, and 26 foreign embassies in China.

Week in Review: Amazon Wants You to Deliver  Jun 20, 2015 4:29 PM By MCM Staff

Amazon is trying to make delivery even faster by turning the U.S. into a Nation of Couriers… Who needs drones when you can have an Uber-like delivery experience? Here’s a look at the news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world this week.

JD.com Anniversary Sale Order Volume Grows 100%  Jun 19, 2015 2:58 PM By Tim Parry

One-day orders on June 18, the day of JD.com’s Anniversary Sale, increased more than 100% compared to last year. Here’s a snapshot look at the results, which include a jump in mobile orders of more than 60% of total sales.

Borderfree Expands Global Ecommerce Platform and Services  Jun 18, 2015 10:10 AM By MCM Staff

Borderfree, which was recently acquired by Pitney Bowes, has added 120 markets, enabling global ecommerce retailers to localize the shopping experience for customers in long-tail markets around the world. Here’s why Borderfree believes emerging luxury markets such as Nigeria and Kazakhstan should be on cross-border retailers’ radar.






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