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July 22, 2015




Facebook the Top Acquisition Platform for Retailers

Social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging and attracting new customers, even though paid search and email marketing are still on the top of retailers’ list of effective customer acquisition channels, according to …

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July 16, 2015




Appellate Court Upholds Ruling That FedEx Drivers Were Employees

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against FedEx in a case from 2003 involving 500 drivers in Kansas who claimed they were misclassified as contractors. The ruling that could have implications not only for 19 other class-action suits against FedEx but …

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In News, Operations & Fulfillment

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April 3, 2015




Taigan Targeting Latin American Shoppers on YuuJuu Marketplace

Taigan.com launched a partnership this week with YuuJuu.com, an ecommerce marketplace, connecting Latin American consumers to highly sought-after products and brands from the United States.

Through this relationship, Taigan will expand its reach to new customers in multiple …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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July 16, 2015




Prime Day Was a Major Cross-Border Ecommerce Event

Amazon.com’s inaugural shopping holiday, Prime Day, geared up to be a major cross-border ecommerce event. Multichannel Merchant, the leading source of information on ecommerce, management, marketing and operations, and organizer of the upcoming Growing Global conference, called Prime Day …

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In cross-border, Ecommerce

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July 16, 2015




Consumers Were Not Impressed With Amazon’s Prime Day

[caption id="attachment_68944" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Overall, consumers were not impressed with Amazon’s Prime Day, and took to social media with their complaints.[/caption]

Wednesday turned out to be a Prime Day for Amazon… to hold a garage sale.

That …

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In News, PR Newswire

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July 11, 2015




Here’s Why You Should be Exploring ASEAN Markets Before Braving the Giants

As two of the largest and fastest-growing ecommerce markets on the planet, China and India are naturally on every expanding global business’ ‘to do’ list. However, although both markets boast thriving economies, there are numerous restrictions which prevent foreign businesses …

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In Blog, cross-border

Growing Global 2015, Alibaba.com, Tmall, Taobao, ecommerce, global ecommerce, cross-border ecommerce

December 4, 2014




Tax Group Targets Alibaba in Campaign

The Alliance for Main Street Fairness (AMSF) launched a television advertising campaign to educate lawmakers on what it calls “the imminent threat posed by China’s online mega-retailer—Alibaba—as it enters the U.S. retail market.” Retailers are imploring the …

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In Ecommerce, News

Pitney Bowes, Borderfree, ecommerce, global ecommerce, Operations and Fulfillment, cross-border selling, cross-border ecommerce, third-party fulfillment, third-party logistics, 3PL, ecommerce platform, mergers and acquisitions, M&A

May 5, 2015




Pitney Bowes to Acquire Competitor Borderfree

Pitney Bowes Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire competitor Borderfree, according to a release. The companies said Borderfree’s solutions will complement and expand Pitney Bowes’s ecommerce capabilities, helping clients grow their global business by …

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In cross-border, duties and taxes

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July 10, 2015




Amazon Wants to Keep its Global Footing with Prime Day

On the surface, Amazon’s Prime Day celebration seems to be what it is – a one-day shopping holiday that will probably take place July 15 of every year.

But Prime Day can also be viewed as an attempt by Amazon to remain …

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July 10, 2015




Week in Review: Prime Day is Coming, Prime Day is Coming!

The biggest news this week was probably Amazon’s announcement that they would launch Prime Day, its own selling holiday. July 15 (which is Prime Day, and the eve of its 20th anniversary) will be Amazon’s version of Alibaba’s Singles Day celebration, …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

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