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

Jet.com, Marc Lore, Amazon, Walmart.com, ecommerce, ecommerce marketplace, Diapers.com

August 3, 2015




Jet Sets Bold Goal of $20 Billion by 2020

The July 21 launch of Jet.com gave a good indication of its hoped-for trajectory to $20 billion in annual sales by 2020, according to founder and CEO Marc Lore.

“We did over $1 million in sales on the first day, which was well …

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In Campaign, Drop Shipping

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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 31, 2015




Week in Review: eBay Now Same-Day Service Grounded

While the same-day delivery segment is getting hotter with more entrants all the time, eBay is going in the other direction by shutting down its eBay Now same-day delivery service in several markets, and also ending another pilot that provided …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

China, chinese shopping, chinese ecommerce, chinese market, global, global ecommerce, Growing Global, ecommerce, buying online, online marketplace, Marketplaces, tmall.com, Taobao, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, logistics

July 30, 2015




The 5 Ms of Selling Cross-Border Into China

I had the honor of introducing Alibaba Group’s Jimmy Tobyne’s keynote session on July 21 at our Growing Global conference, and was asked to take a few minutes to warm up the crowd with some related information.
And the first thing …

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In Blog, cross-border

July 27, 2011




Will Amazon Win CA Tax Referendum?

Amazon.com is going all out to counteract new laws that require out-of-state online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes. The ecommerce giant filed a petition earlier this month for a referendum with the California attorney general’s office, …

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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

Growing Global 2015, ecommerce, global ecommerce, Brazilian ecommerce, AliExpress, Alibaba, ecommerce marketplaces

July 23, 2015




Brazil a Lucrative but Complex Market for Cross-Border Trade

AliExpress, Alibaba’s online marketplace that specializes in inexpensive goods, is exploding in Brazil because it’s cheaper for consumers to buy there than from a domestic seller who pays the high cost of importing them, an expert panel told …

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In duties and taxes, Ecommerce

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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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In Amazon, eBay

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June 5, 2013




Amazon Launches Marketplace in India

Amazon has officially launched Amazon.in in India, making it the tenth marketplace for the global ecommerce company.

According to a press release, the new site will start with selling books, movies, and TV shows and will later introduce additional …

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In Amazon, Cross Channel

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