cross-border ecommerce

February 3, 2016




Cross-Border Ecommerce is Driven by Mobile Technology, Payments, Strategy

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Ecommerce is going mobile and innovative technology is allowing consumers around the world unprecedented access to products. Consumers are no longer limited to the product selection at their local store or even in their own …

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U.S. Postal Service, USPS, UPS, Parcel Select, shipping and delivery

August 11, 2014




Despite Revenue Gains, USPS’s 3Q Net Loss Hit $2 Billion

It was another one of those good-news-bad news for the U.S. Postal Service. The USPS’s third-quarter revenue increased 3.2% compared to the same period in 2013, but it suffered a net loss of $2 billion.

First, the good news: Shipping and package …

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May 9, 2013




Donahoe Lays Out the Future of the USPS

Post Master General and CEO Patrick Donahoe of the U.S. Postal Service painted a grim picture during his State of the USPS presentation to attendees at the American Catalog Mailers Association’s  2013 National Catalog Forum on May 8.

According to Donahoe, …

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September 19, 2013




Postmaster General Says USPS in Midst of Financial Disaster

Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe told a U.S. Senate committee today that the U.S. Postal Service is in the midst of a financial disaster and that its cash liquidity remains dangerously low.

Donahoe is seeking legislation that will …

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U.S. Postal Service, USPS, UPS, Parcel Select, shipping and delivery

May 9, 2014




USPS Suffers a Net Loss of $1.9 Billion

The U.S. Postal Service ended the second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, with a net loss of $1.9 billion. This marks the 20th of the last 22 quarters it has sustained a loss.

“The Postal Service is working diligently to improve …

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August 14, 2013




USPS Announces Big Changes in Priority Mail

The United States Postal Service has launched what it is calling “major changes” to its Priority Mail lineup, including free insurance, improved tracking, and day-specific delivery. In a press release the USPS said the changes would generate more than a …

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January 3, 2013




Donahoe: Congressional Inaction Heightens Postal Service Financial Crisis

Statement from Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe: Congressional Inaction Heightens Postal Service Financial Crisis; More Aggressive Cost Cutting and Revenue Generating Measures will be Considered (via PR Newswire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — “The 112th Congress adjourned without having passed postal legislation. …

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December 2, 2015




Gigya to Power Personalization and Improve Acquisition for ASOS

ASOS, the global fashion destination for twenty-somethings, has chosen customer identity management firm Gigya to power end-to-end user registration and login on ASOS’ websites and mobile applications, including Android, iOS and its recently launched Apple Watch app.

Consumer preferences have …

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December 1, 2015




Vista Equity Simultaneously Buys MarketLive and Shopatron

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MarketLive Inc. and Shopatron, leading providers of software solutions for the global retail industry, today jointly announced that the companies will be acquired simultaneously by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading private equity firm that focuses …

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February 10, 2014




USPS Ends Q1 with $354 Million Loss, Shipping Revenue Up 14%

While the U.S. Postal Service ended the first quarter of 2014 with a net loss of $354 million, its shipping business increased by 14%, according to a release issued on February 7.

While the $354 million loss marked a sustained loss for the Postal …

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