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July 21, 2014




TruST Urges Senate Not to Attach “Flawed” MFA to ITFA

The True Simplification of Taxation (TruST) Coalition has written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging the U.S. Senate to not attach the “controversial and flawed” Marketplace Fairness Act to the …

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November 5, 2014




Africa Offers Enormous Ecommerce Potential

Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. According to the DHL Shop the World report published by Deutsche Post DHL, emerging markets in Africa offer the highest growth potential …

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In Ecommerce, Global

Alibaba, alibaba group, ecommerce, Singles Day, Alipay, Taobao, Tmall, Chinese ecommerce

November 5, 2014




Chinese Government to Ecommerce Firms: Keep Singles Day Legit

Ahead of Singles Day, the massive ecommerce shopping holiday celebrated on Nov. 11 in China, the Chinese government is warning ecommerce firms including giants Alibaba and JD.com to do all they can to keep all transactions free of fraud, according …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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November 4, 2014




“Open to Sell” – The New School Approach to Inventory Management

With the holiday season upon us, retailers, market analysts, and financiers alike remain wary of the economic environment and how it will effect consumer spending this year.  In order to stay afloat in the midst of this market volatility and …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

Borderfree, global marketing, global ecommerce, marketing, holiday shopping, holiday 2014, ecommerce ,marketing best practices

November 4, 2014




Toys Are the Most Popular Gift this Holiday Season

This holiday season toys will be one of the most popular gift category as retailers gear up for shoppers to hit their online and bricks-and-mortar stores, according to the Amazon Holiday Insights Report from 360pi.

Building sets were at the …

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In Ecommerce, Holiday 2014

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel focus, retail, online retail, brick-and-mortar, brick-and-mortar retail, returns in store, shopping returns, ship-from-store, ship-to-store, in-store pickup, OMS, order management system, USPS, omnichannel best practices, omnichannel retail, SMB, small-to-medium business

September 24, 2014




How to Make Your Small Business Perform Like an Omnichannel Powerhouse

We hear a lot about omnichannel these days. It’s a big word for delivering a seamless shopping experience for customers —whether they are shopping online or in a store — and it can significantly increase sales.

In this digital age, …

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In Fulfillment, Inventory

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October 31, 2014




Cross-Channel Marketing Success: 5 Steps to Successful Social Listening

In today’s multichannel marketplace, consumers choose their time and place to research and buy. They continuously change their buying habits, and they have no tolerance for brands that do not deliver what they want, when they want it, wherever …

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December 4, 2013




Will Mom-and-Pop Sites Be Affected if the Marketplace Fairness Act Passes?

For more than a decade, federal and state lawmakers have attempted to craft legislation to regulate the collection of sales tax on internet purchases. The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 passed the Senate in May with bipartisan support and House bills …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

FedEx, FedEx Express, UPS, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, global, global shipping, global fulfillment, global consumers, China, chinese market, chinese consumers, ecommerce

October 28, 2014




7 Key Differences Between Chinese and Western Consumers

On Nov. 11, millions of Chinese consumers are expected to go online to shop during an event called the 11.11 Shopping Festival. To those in the West who have heard of it, this annual 24-hour sale, held on an unusual Chinese holiday …

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In Blog, cross-border

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October 27, 2014




5 Revolutions That Will Shape the Future of Marketing

The press is full of trendy terms—Big Data, the Internet of Things, Digital Natives, Globalization, Social Media, etc.—that attempt to describe the complex technological and social changes that the world is currently experiencing. However, there is a danger …

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