Kobelli Jewelry Launches Localized Checkout Experience  Mar 19, 2015 11:05 AM By Tim Parry customers can now check out internationally via a localized, seamless checkout experience provided by their partner, GlobalShopex.

Rakuten to Accept Bitcoin on Global Marketplaces  Mar 19, 2015 10:38 AM By MCM Staff

The integration with Bitnet’s platform will make Rakuten one of the largest ecommerce companies in the world to begin accepting Bitcoin.

Marketplace Fairness Act Introduced in Senate… Again…  Mar 11, 2015 1:05 PM By Tim Parry

Here we go again… A bipartisan group of Senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow local brick-and-mortar retailers to compete on a level playing field with out-of-state sellers. The bill, in some form, has been introduced by Senate three times this decade.

Bergdorf Goodman Goes International with Borderfree  Feb 25, 2015 11:18 AM By MCM Staff

Luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman announced that it has partnered with Borderfree to open its website and sell to international shoppers with BFX, Borderfree’s new global ecommerce platform for retailers.

Deal reached in West Coast Port Shutdown  Feb 21, 2015 4:16 PM By Tim Parry

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union announced a tentative agreement Friday on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports.

OtterBox Inks Cross-border Ecommerce Deal for Japanese Market  Feb 15, 2015 10:44 AM By MCM Staff

transcosmos inc. recently partnered with smartphone and tablet case maker OtterBox to provide ecommerce services in Japan.

Skechers Footwear Launches Central Eastern Europe Subsidiary  Feb 15, 2015 9:52 AM By MCM Staff

Lifestyle and performance footwear seller Skechers is transitioning its business in Central Eastern Europe (CEE) from third-party distributors to a new wholly-owned subsidiary, Skechers CEE, Kft.

LightInTheBox Opens First North American Fulfillment Center  Feb 10, 2015 8:06 PM By MCM Staff

LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd., announced it has opened its first self-operating North American fulfillment Center in Reno, NV on Jan 28. See what LightInTheBox has planned.

Kirkland’s Promotes Mike Madden to President and CEO  Feb 10, 2015 7:50 PM By MCM Staff

Mike Madden, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will be named President and Chief Executive Officer. Madden will replace Robert Alderson, who is retiring.

Kate Spade Shutting Down Kate Spade Saturday Business  Feb 10, 2015 4:49 PM By Tim Parry

Two years after Kate Spade & Company’s launched its Kate Spade Saturday brand, ecommerce site and stores, the company announced the Kate Spade Saturday stores and and ecommerce site will close, and that the brand will be rolled into its kate spade new york brand.

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