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MetaPack Acquires ABOL Software Inc.  Sep 26, 2014 4:11 PM By Mike O'Brien

Among other things, the acquisition of ABOL will allow MetaPack to provide its customers with improved visibility into global shipments across carriers and countries. It also offers enhanced delivery intelligence and reporting to better understand delivery challenges like potential delays, so retailers can make adjustments in their supply chain to alleviate issues.

BCBGMAXAZRIA offers Free Shipping, Duty-free purchases, via Borderfree  Sep 24, 2014 6:48 AM By Tim Parry

BCBGMAXAZRIA Group has partnered with Borderfree to expand its international ecommerce capabilities to shoppers in 100 countries, with free shipping to all countries with a minimum purchase.

Getting Logistics and Fulfillment Right to Enter the Canadian Market  Sep 23, 2014 12:01 PM By Steven Page

For marketers, Canada represents a new and lucrative opportunity. However, for companies unfamiliar with the intricacies of Canadian regulation, the transition can seem confusing and costly.

Assets On Hand Among Criteria for Entering New Markets  Sep 23, 2014 11:01 AM By Mike O'Brien

Retailers considering whether to enter a new market via cross border with third-party logistics partners or with an in-country presence should consider factors like their cost of capital and inventory carrying policy, as well as what existing assets can be leveraged in that country, two experts told Multichannel Merchant.

Building an Effective Strategy for International Returns  Sep 23, 2014 10:51 AM By Michael Lamia

Retailers face many unique challenges when selling online to international markets. For example, U.S. merchants need to know what imports are prohibited; when to apply import duties, taxes and tariffs; and how to comply with country-specific forms, country-specific product coding, and local shipping rules.

The Best Ways to Grow Your Ecommerce Sales in Canada  Sep 23, 2014 10:33 AM

Register NOW for the latest webinar from Multichannel Merchant, which will provide an overview of the burgeoning opportunity for U.S. retail marketers. It will include a wealth of actionable information and analysis on how much Canadian consumers are spending, what they’re spending it on and their online surfing and shopping habits.

The Chinese Payments Landscape  Sep 22, 2014 12:04 PM By Daniela Forte

With 1.4 billion people living in China and 650 million using internet and 80% of these internet users on mobile devices, it is projected that by 2020, the Chinese ecommerce market will be bigger than that of U.S., U.K., Japan, Germany and France, according to an infographic by Adyen.

CASL Could Have Big Effect on U.S. Marketers  Sep 22, 2014 11:17 AM By Khizar A. Sheikh and Lauren X. Topelsohn

U.S.-based businesses that engage in marketing activities directed to Canadian residents – both business and individuals – could find themselves on the receiving end of some hefty fines.

Study: Social Trumps Mobile for Retailers’ 2014 Holidays Spend  Sep 22, 2014 9:09 AM By Mike O'Brien

Retailers are spending more on marketing data capture than mobile heading into the 2014 holidays, based on a survey by Edelman Berland for eBay Enterprise.

Global Sales Aren’t Just for Big Business Anymore  Sep 19, 2014 10:10 AM By Daniela Forte

Small businesses are tapping into global markets with enormous and expanding revenue potential, according to an infographic by PayPal.






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