Payscout Announces Partnership with Alibaba Group  Sep 10, 2015 10:50 AM By MCM Staff

Payscout has announced an agreement with China’s Alibaba Group, under the terms of which Payscout will provide global payment logistics for Tmall, Alibaba’s business-to-consumer portal.

Is an E-marketplace Consistent with your Cross-Border Brand Strategy?  Sep 10, 2015 10:29 AM By Scott Lindsay

There are many compelling reasons to use an ecommerce marketplace platform to boost your cross-border business. However, if your objective is to stake a claim on the mind and loyalties of the international consumer, you need to be aware of the pitfalls too.

ShipStation Announces Integration with Amazon Mexico  Sep 10, 2015 9:50 AM By MCM Staff

ShipStation announced that it has integrated with Amazon Mexico, Amazon’s newly-launched site that offers physical goods sales to customers in Mexico who buy online.

Alibaba Group Kicks Off its 2015 11.11 Global Shopping Celebration Plans  Sep 08, 2015 10:23 AM By MCM Staff

Globalization and offline-to-online are key 11.11 themes to Alibaba’s Singles Day selling event, with star-studded countdown gala to promote the 24 hour shopping day.

Week in Review: Peak Holiday Season Expectations Continue to Rise  Sep 04, 2015 10:30 AM By MCM Staff

The peak holiday season this year is beginning to look a lot like … last year, only more so in terms of customer expectations on faster delivery, flexible options and a mobile-friendly experience, retailers and experts told Multichannel Merchant this week.

Top 10 Global Ecommerce Markets  Sep 02, 2015 2:20 PM By Daniela Forte

The 10 biggest ecommerce markets and emerging markets where ecommerce is on the cusp of taking off has China in the lead. See what other countries made the cut.

Alibaba Launches Tmall Vineyard Direct Program  Sep 01, 2015 10:22 AM By MCM Staff

Alibaba Group announced the opening of the Robert Mondavi Wines exclusive flagship store on, to officially kick off its newly launched “Tmall Vineyard Direct” program on its marketplace. See what this means for the marketplace.

West Elm Launches First Branded Shop-within-a-Shop in the UK  Aug 31, 2015 12:14 PM By MCM Staff

West Elm announces it is launching its first branded shop-within-a-shop in the UK’s largest department store John Lewis and online at See how this will benefit both companies.

Week in Review: Chico’s Plans to Sell Boston Proper  Aug 28, 2015 10:40 AM By Tim Parry

Chico’s FAS has announced it is exploring strategic alternatives for Boston Proper, the direct-to-customer women’s apparel retailer it acquired for $205 million just four years ago. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.

bebe stores, inc. Announces Entry Into Greater China  Aug 27, 2015 5:27 PM By Tim Parry

bebe stores, inc. has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Longgoal LLC, a Shanghai-based agency of international high-end brands. The agreement includes a five-year exclusive license to open between 60 and 150 retail and wholesale bebe points of distribution in Greater China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. The first boutique is expected to open in the summer of 2016.

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