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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.
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.
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 […]
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’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.
The landscape of ecommerce is constantly changing. According to an infographic by CueCommerce, 82% of consumers are shopping online using their laptops, while 10% are using tablets and only 8% are using smartphones. The top five countries of ecommerce spending include: United States, United Kingdom, China, Japan and Belgium.
Here’s a way in which your ecommerce business could save money when making profits on overseas sales on online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay and play.com with repatriating those funds.
The Digital River solution will offer Morinda customers online credit card payments in seven different local currencies, including Russian ruble, Hungarian forint, Latvian lats, Lithuanian litas, Polish złoty, Romanian leu and Czech koruna.
From the day it launched its ecommerce site three years ago, fashion ecommerce site Modnique set out to sell globally. With a localized .ru version of its ecommerce site, Modnique was able to have success targeting customers in Russia.
Retailers looking to go international often have their eyes set on China in particular. China is, after all, the biggest opportunity for most online merchants. But they need to consider the following.