free shipping, ecommerce fulfillment, Pitney Bowes, same-day delivery, consumer survey, holiday shopping season, 2015 holiday shopping

November 1, 2015

3 Holiday Retail Trends and 1 Keyword: Marketplaces

It’s crunch time. Near and far, merchants are busy preparing to roll out their holiday shopping strategies across multiple channels.

In 2015, we have seen new marketplaces, increased loyalty, and additional membership opportunities. We have also witnessed marketplaces shift their …


In Ecommerce, marketplaces


October 29, 2015

Speed is Key to Capturing the Cross-Border Customer

The ability to get orders into the hands of consumers rapidly and to directly connect with them, while providing price transparency, are among the keys to success in cross-border ecommerce into China, Alibaba’s Tobyne told Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global 2015 audience


In Must Reads


October 26, 2015

5 Tips for Online Selling Success This Holiday Season

The National Retail Federation has forecast that online holiday sales will reach $105 billion in 2015, an increase of 6% to 8% from last year. Ecommerce giant Amazon will own a significant chunk of this retail glory, expecting net sales of up to $30 billion …


In Blog, Ecommerce


October 21, 2015

10 Critical Success Factors in the Age of the Customer in 2016

Forrester Research reports that 2016 will prove to be the most consequential year for companies adapting to digitally-savvy, empowered customers.

Forrester identified the top 10 critical success factors that will determine if companies thrive or fail in the age of the customer.



In Ecommerce, Marketing

India ecommerce

October 22, 2015

India’s Ecommerce Market is Hotter than China’s

With its economy soaring and marketplaces showing big signs of success, it may be time to revisit selling cross-border into India.

During its third-quarter earnings call last week, private equity firm The Blackstone Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve …


In cross-border, Global


August 18, 2014

What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means to Small Businesses


Before heading out for summer recess, the U.S. Senate made plans to extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which bars states from levying taxes on internet access. The act is set to expire November 1, 2014, but with strong bipartisan support …


In Ecommerce, Marketplaces

Joinem, ecommerce, ecommerce marketplace, online marketplace, Amazon, Amazon Prime Day,,, GoGo

July 15, 2015

Joinem Enters the Ecommerce Marketplace Fray

Even as prepares for its highly anticipated launch next week and Amazon looks to win big with its Prime Day faux shopping holiday today, there’s a new marketplace player in the room.

Dallas-based startup Joinem is looking …


In Ecommerce, marketplaces

supply chain management, supply chain visibility, third-party logistics, 3PL, transportation management, ecommerce fulfillment

October 13, 2015

How Supply Chain Visibility Helps You Navigate Complexity

As technology brings supply chain data into focus, the ability to access and interpret critical business information moves from being an added feature to a necessity. Better supply chain visibility has become more than a “nice to have” as executives …


In Blog, Fulfillment


March 18, 2015

NEMOA Attendees Take Different Sides on Proposed MFA Legislation

Attendees at NEMOA’s directxchange conference in Boston last week offered their reaction to the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) being back on the table in the Senate.

A bipartisan group of senators re-introduced the bill last week, which would allow …


In Ecommerce, Marketing


October 9, 2015

Week In Review: It’s a Free for All for has made a few splashes since the members-only marketplace officially launched 11 weeks ago. And word came this week that eliminated its $50 membership fee.

Founder Marc Lore wrote on his blog that the response to Jet’s …


In Ecommerce, Global

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