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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.

4 Tips for Maintaining Your Sanity in the Global Payments Game  Jun 17, 2015 9:33 AM By Lori Mitchell-Keller

Luckily for retailers that have made global accessibility a priority, there are four ways to create a foundation for global business that can help managers make sense of it all, reduce the insanity and create a global brand that customers will make one of their favorite “destinations.”

Toys R Us Opens State-of-the-Art Distribution Center in France  Jun 17, 2015 9:04 AM By MCM Staff

Toys R Us, Inc. has announced the completion of its new distribution center in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France to support the company’s rapidly expanding e-commerce business throughout the country and in select sections of Europe.






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