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July 8, 2016




Deep Discounts Not Necessary for Prime Day Success

Amazon is touting some pretty deep discounts from its marketplace sellers this Prime Day. For example, Segway is offering 20% off its miniPRO self-balancing personal transporter, LunoWear is offering 35% off men’s watches, and LSTN is offering 50% off headphones and speakers.

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In Ecommerce, marketplaces

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July 8, 2016




More Merchants Jumping In as Prime Day Opportunities Grow

After the success of Prime Day 2015, merchant sellers on Amazon are getting over their initial apprehension and jumping in with both feet, according to an executive with a company that works with several hundred of them.

“Since last year was …

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In Ecommerce, marketplaces

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July 8, 2016




Prime Day Primer: 6 Things You Need to Know About Prime Day 2016

Amazon has announced that its second-annual Prime Day selling event will be held on July 12.

Amazon is pulling out all stops to sure the negative feedback it received last Prime Day, despite it being a financial success, is not repeated.

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In Ecommerce, marketplaces

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July 7, 2016




It’s All About Riding the Prime Day Wave for Proactiv

When the first Prime Day came along last July, skin care product company Proactiv was fairly new to Amazon, having just joined the marketplace the previous February. At that time, the focus was on raising the online profile of the 25 …

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In Amazon, Channel Integration

Ecommerce, global ecommerce, cross-border selling, cross-border ecommerce, Gilt, Gilt Groupe

July 6, 2016




Is Global Market Expansion as Risky as it Seems?

Emerging market wealth has grown five-fold within the last decade and it continues to expand as we start to see a robust middle-class developing across the global marketplace. In 2015, global wealth reached $250 trillion in the United States. Per the Credit …

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In Blog, Global

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July 5, 2016




Same-Day Delivery Could Cause a Huge Prime Day Headache

Amazon’s second-annual Prime Day could be a game-changer for same-day delivery. That’s because Amazon’s Prime Now service has more than doubled from seven metropolitan areas to more than 40 since the first selling holiday was held last year.

And that could …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

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June 30, 2016




VAT in a Cross-Border World

How can you reach more consumers to stay competitive? Cross-border is the way to go. The 2015 U.S. Small Business Global Growth Report, commissioned by eBay, showed that while export-oriented small and medium-sized businesses in their marketplace grew their businesses …

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In Blog, cross-border

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June 30, 2016




Amazon Announces Second Annual Prime Day

Amazon announced its second annual Prime Day, set to take place on Tuesday, July 12. This year, the marketplace giant will offer more than 100,000 deals worldwide to Prime members.

New and existing Prime members in the U.S., U.K., Spain, …

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In Amazon, Marketing

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June 28, 2016




Chinese Cross-Border Ecommerce Sales Expected to Grow 50% in 2016

In 2016, more than 15% of Chinese residents will make online purchases from offshore sellers worth $85.76 billion, according to a new report from eMarketer. By 2020, more than a quarter of the population, representing half of all digital buyers, will be doing so, …

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In cross-border, Ecommerce

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June 28, 2016




Amazon Dash Adds 50 New Buttons, Expands Categories

Amazon announced another expansion of its Amazon Dash Button program, adding more than 50 new brands and increasing the total to more than 150. With the program, Amazon is bringing a growing assortment of popular consumer packaged goods sold at its marketplace …

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In customer experience, Ecommerce

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