2Checkout Collaborates with Bigcommerce to Provide Seamless International Payments  Jul 09, 2015 7:34 AM By MCM Staff

2Checkout has partnered with Bigcommerce to enable merchants to seamlessly accept international payments from any country in the world. Here’s what this means for retailers who use Bigcommerce’s platform.

36% of Global Mobile Payments are Made on iPhone  Jul 08, 2015 6:48 AM By Tim Parry

iPhone devices account for a massive 35.6% of all browser-based transactions made using mobile devices, and are now used for 10.2% of all global online transactions, according to the most-recent Adyen Mobile Payments Index. So is it time to work on your Apple Pay strategy? Find out more here…

Amazon Creates Prime Day, Its Own Global Selling Holiday  Jul 06, 2015 6:25 AM By Tim Parry

On the eve of Amazon’s 20th birthday, the company introduces Prime Day, a global shopping event, with more deals than Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members. See how Amazon plans to take over the world on July 15.

Aeropostale Continues Expansion With Licensing Agreements in India and Indonesia  Jul 03, 2015 9:42 PM By MCM Staff

Aeropostale’s expansion plans in India include the opening of 50 standalone stores, 150 shop-in-shops in select locations, and ecommerce operations across the country over the next five years, beginning in March 2016.

Mexico Becomes Amazon’s Latest Cross-Border Market  Jul 03, 2015 9:21 PM By Tim Parry

Building on the success of the Kindle Store that opened for Mexican customers in 2013, has launched its physical goods store on, a Spanish-language website with millions of unique items available for customers in Mexico. “Our mission at Amazon is to be Earth’s most customer centric company, and we strive to be the […]

Week in Review: Trump Dumped Like a Cheap Suit  Jul 03, 2015 8:26 AM By MCM Staff

It’s not often that Presidential candidates make the pages of Multichannel Merchant. It’s also not often that Donald Trump follows through with his promise to run for President.

Week in Review: Confederate Flags Pulled After Sales Spikes  Jun 26, 2015 2:27 PM By MCM Staff

The controversy surrounding the Confederate flag spilled to ecommerce sites and shopping carts, as retailers scrambled to stop sales of the Confederate flag. Here’s more about that, and a look at the rest of this week’s news, commentary and events.

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.

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