Chinese_Ecommerce

January 13, 2014




Alibaba Bans Bitcoin on all Marketplace Sites

While Overstock.com announced last week that it has begun accepting Bitcoins as an online payment option, not all merchants are embracing the crypto-currency. The Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba Group said in a statement that it has banned the controversial …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

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December 20, 2013




The Big Picture Look of Selling in the Marketplace

Thinking about selling on a marketplace like Amazon or eBay?  Or are you doing so already? According to this infographic by Channel Advisor, Amazon has 173 million active users worldwide and eBay has 116 million active users.  The infographic will help you …

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In Amazon, eBay

mobile commerce, retail geo-targeting, social media marketing, customer reviews

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 22, 2013




Growing Global Marketplace Creates Increased Opportunities for Shippers, 3PLs

Growing Global Marketplace Creates Increased Opportunities for Shippers and Third Party Logistics Providers to Collaborate Across Borders, Global Study Reveals (via PR Newswire)
The 18th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study Showcases Continued Importance of Shipper and 3PL Relationship Download image Penske. (…

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In Ecommerce, Global

December 8, 2011




Amazon Encouraging Mobile Shopping In-Store

The warning signs about confident consumers shopping on Amazon while browsing your store’s merchandise have been evident, and now the ecommerce giant is encouraging smartphone owners to do so. As an added incentive, Amazon is giving customers using Price Check …

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In Mobile Commerce

FedEx, shipping and delivery, FedEx drivers, FedEx contractor lawsuit, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, FedEx Ground

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

November 22, 2011




RILA Survey: Holiday Shoppers Want to Pay Sales Tax

One-third of consumers plan on starting their holiday shopping during the long weekend after Thanksgiving, and one in four plans to get started on Black Friday, according to a survey commissioned by the Retail Industry Leaders Association.
Twenty one percent …

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In multichannelmerchant.com/ecommerce/news

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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

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July 24, 2015




Week in Review: Jet Cleared for Takeoff, Crowds Ecommerce Skies

After a few months of beta testing, Jet has been cleared for takeoff. And the ecommerce skies have got a little more crowded.

A members-only marketplace, Jet is going after Amazon by allowing sellers to undercut the ecommerce giant on …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

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