Global ARCHIVE

Coming to America: Alibaba’s 11 Main Looks to Disrupt U.S. Marketplace  May 29, 2014 1:49 PM By Mike O'Brien

11 Main is looking to take away share from market leaders Amazon.com and eBay by adopting a more disruptive tack vs. the “me too” approach of Japanese operator Rakuten.

Coinzone Offers a Global Bitcoin Payment Gateway  May 29, 2014 1:04 PM By MCM Staff

Coinzone has gone live with its website, which highlights the upcoming launch of its global payment gateway for Bitcoin. Here’s why Coinzone believes Bitcoin will become the global payment method of choice for both consumers and merchants.

SHOP.CA Scales Video Production for 100,000 Products  May 29, 2014 12:30 PM By Tim Parry

Canadian online marketplace increases customer engagement and social sharing through automated video solution.

Understanding the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL)  May 29, 2014 7:56 AM By Tim Parry

Check out this video from Montréal-based email marketing firm CakeMail to see if your Canada-bound emails are compliant, and learn the difference between CASL and CAN-SPAM.

Bongo International Joins Demandware LINK  May 29, 2014 7:34 AM By MCM Staff

Pre-built integration makes it faster and easier for Demandware clients to deploy Bongo’s InternationaleCommerce Solutions.

Gap Inc. Reports Increase In Online Sales for First Quarter  May 23, 2014 10:56 AM By Daniela Forte

Gap Inc. reported an increase of 13% in online net sales to $575 million on top of last year’s 27% increase, according to a press release. The company continues its progress toward bridging the growing digital world with its physical stores.

Why Target Faces an Uphill Battle in Canada  May 22, 2014 12:06 PM By Tim Parry

If you follow the story of Target’s big launch into Canada, you’ll get a lesson in how to do business north of the border – whether you are targeting (no pun intended) an online or bricks-and-mortar customer.

Looking for Global Ecommerce Help?  May 22, 2014 11:15 AM By Tim Parry

MCM Outlook 2014 survey results show that almost 10% of online orders placed with U.S.-based merchants are being shipped to International destinations. But the MCM Outlook 2014 survey results also show that nearly three-quarters (73.1%) of ecommerce sites are not set up for international trade. Not sure how to get started with global commerce? If […]

Global Fulfillment and Delivery Involves More Than Retailers May Think  May 22, 2014 6:19 AM By Uwe Bald

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 Net Revenues Rise 11.2% in First Quarter  May 21, 2014 3:04 PM By MCM Staff

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.






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