MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » GLOBAL
Retailers can face global ecommerce issues on their own, or work with a third party that can support the merchant’s globalization venture and help it overcome each related challenge by virtue of its local knowledge and infrastructure.
LightInTheBox’s first-quarter increases were driven by the recovery of its wedding business, strong performance from ready-to-wear apparel, as well as the increasing contribution of its mobile commerce business.
The landscape of ecommerce is constantly changing. According to an infographic by CueCommerce, 82% of consumers are shopping online using their laptops, while 10% are using tablets and only 8% are using smartphones. The top five countries of ecommerce spending include: United States, United Kingdom, China, Japan and Belgium.
Here’s a way in which your ecommerce business could save money when making profits on overseas sales on online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay and play.com with repatriating those funds.
The Digital River solution will offer Morinda customers online credit card payments in seven different local currencies, including Russian ruble, Hungarian forint, Latvian lats, Lithuanian litas, Polish złoty, Romanian leu and Czech koruna.
From the day it launched its ecommerce site three years ago, fashion ecommerce site Modnique set out to sell globally. With a localized .ru version of its ecommerce site, Modnique was able to have success targeting customers in Russia.
Retailers looking to go international often have their eyes set on China in particular. China is, after all, the biggest opportunity for most online merchants. But they need to consider the following.
Sears Holdings announced Wednesday that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its 51% interest in Sears Canada, including a potential sale of Sears Holdings’ interest or Sears Canada as a whole. But don’t expect Macy’s Inc. to make an offer.
U.S. apparel and accessories retailer turns to Pitney Bowes to make online purchasing and shipping simple for consumers around the world.
The purchasing preference of B2B customers in Canada has shifted: Just 3% Office Depot’s sales in Canada came via its OfficeMax Grand & Toy come bricks-and-mortar stores.