Global ARCHIVE

Bluefly Offers Global Online Shopping  May 08, 2014 1:21 PM By MCM Staff

U.S. apparel and accessories retailer turns to Pitney Bowes to make online purchasing and shipping simple for consumers around the world.

Office Depot Says Ecommerce is Fine for Canada Market  May 08, 2014 1:08 PM By Tim Parry

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.

Systemax to Acquire Netherlands B2B IT Supplier  May 08, 2014 12:43 PM By MCM Staff

The acquisition will strengthen Systemax’s existing presence in the Netherlands, and allow it to offer existing customers a much more robust service offering, including remote network monitoring, logistics and assembly, maintenance and managed print services.

7 Tips to Localize Your Shopping Cart and Checkout Process  May 08, 2014 11:52 AM By Craig Vodnik

Merchants who want to increase their online global revenue must have an in-depth understanding of customer preferences and how they vary from place to place. Here are seven tips for designing the ultimate localized shopping experience.

ShopRunner Announces Partnership with Alibaba  May 08, 2014 10:49 AM By Daniela Forte

Fiona Dias, chief strategy officer for ShopRunner, told Forbes the partnership will launch at the end of the year, making it easier for consumers in China to buy American brands.

Coach Sees 14% International Sales Growth  May 01, 2014 1:15 PM By Tim Parry

In fact, men’s represented 15% of Coach’s international sales in the third quarter, and continued to positively contribute to its comps.

Digital River Appoints Marco Vergani as GM and VP of EMEA  May 01, 2014 12:22 PM By Tim Parry

Vergani most recently served as IBM’s vice president of European sales for the Global Process Services division.

Silver Star Brands Sees Potential for Global Growth  May 01, 2014 11:56 AM By MCM Staff

Less than 1% of all Silver Star Brands’ orders are shipped outside the U.S. But ecommerce manager Ian MacDonald says Silver Star sees the potential for selling overseas, and will focus more attention on growing its global presence.

Tmall Pork Promotion Draws Rave Reviews in China  May 01, 2014 9:58 AM By MCM Staff

Within the first five days, the three participating U.S. suppliers had sold nearly 3,000 one-kilo orders (2.2 pounds per kilo) — 6,600 pounds — of U.S. pork. Within five more days, total orders jumped to 7,000.

Gap Inc. Discusses Omnichannel and Global Strategies  Apr 19, 2014 1:26 PM By Tim Parry

Building on Old Navy’s recent debut in mainland China and Gap’s growing store base in the world’s second largest apparel market, Gap Inc. highlighted China as its largest growth initiative, where it expects sales to reach $1 billion in three years.






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