November 13, 2015

Week in Review: Holiday Faux Pas Aplenty

They say good things come in threes… and sometimes bad things as well. How about in fours?

This past week, there have been four separate instances of retail brands who ran into social media blowback as a result of some …


In News, PR Newswire


November 11, 2015

The Big Fat Singles Day 2015 Pseudo Live Blog

EDITOR’S NOTE: Singles Day 2015 is here, and I was not awake around the clock… so while this is a running blog about Singles Day 2015, and is somewhat in chronological order, I can only say I am pseudo-live blogging the 11.11 Global …


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November 8, 2015

Mobile Apps are Springboard for the Holiday Shopping Season

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, retailers are facing a slew of quandaries. What is this year going to look like? Will the buyers mostly shop online or in-store? What steps should you take to increase sales?


In Ecommerce, Mobile


March 11, 2015

Marketplace Fairness Act Introduced in Senate… Again…

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 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 would give states the option to …


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November 6, 2015

Week in Review: Stats and Figures for Holiday 2015

Multichannel Merchant’s inbox has been inundated with surveys related to holiday shopping trends.

So what can we make out of all of these surveys, and how will they affect your last-minute preparation for the 2015 holiday season?

Well, we can start …


In News, PR Newswire

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September 10, 2015

Is an E-marketplace Consistent with your Cross-Border Brand Strategy?

Amazon, Tmall, Rakuten, Mercado Libre. The allure of these ecommerce marketplaces, and their promise to put your product in front of a cross-border audience of millions, can be hard to resist—and rightly so. There are many compelling reasons to …


In Blog, Global


November 5, 2015

Ahead of Singles Day, Cries Foul Against Alibaba

Alibaba may be bracing itself to shatter last year’s record $9.3 billion Singles Day, but it also may soon battle Chinese marketplace rival outside of cyberspace.

According to a report filed by Reuters,, the second-largest ecommerce marketplace …


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November 5, 2015 Expands Internationally with ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces

ChannelAdvisor announced that is using ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces to connect online consumers with its automotive performance parts and truck accessories on Amazon, eBay Motors, Newegg and Sears. uses ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces to list, manage and optimize product listings …


In cross-border, Global


February 10, 2015

Why the Marketplace Fairness Act Beats the Alternatives

Today in the U.S., ecommerce businesses are “more equal” than their brick-and-mortar peers. The Internet remains a tax-free zone, and the Marketplace Fairness Act remains shelved in the House of Representatives.

The Marketplace Fairness Act, which was passed by …


In Blog, Executive

November 1, 2015

Who’s in Charge of Ecommerce Technology?

Brick-and-mortar retail companies are evolving into ecommerce technology companies by introducing new tools to interact with consumers or developing platforms to streamline internal operations. Whole Foods, the high-end grocery store, is one of the latest to partner with a software …


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