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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February 19, 2016




Week in Review: Ecommerce Sales Outpaced Store Growth

Ecommerce sales grew 15.8% in 2015, which far outpaced the growth of sales at bricks-and-mortar stores, according to Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2016 survey.

According to the MCM Outlook 2016 results, bricks-and-mortar store sales grew just 4% in 2015.

MCM Outlook 2016 also revealed that the …

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In News, PR Newswire

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

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

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

March 15, 2016




Hermes’ BorderGuru Announces Logistics Partnership with Alibaba Group

Chicago, March 15, 2016 – Hermes, operator of the largest business-to-consumer (B2C) parcel shop network in Europe, announces its subsidiary, cross-border solution BorderGuru, has become the logistic partner to the Alibaba Group and its logistics affiliate Cainiao. The partnership will enable BorderGuru‘…

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In Fulfillment, Global

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March 15, 2016




Tweeting Up with Growing Global Keynoter Melissa O’Malley

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Multichannel Merchant held its first-ever tweet up Tuesday, featuring Growing Global keynoter Melissa O’Malley, PayPal’s Director of Global Cross-Border Trade Initiatives.

During the tweet up, O’Malley answered questions about the opportunity to …

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In Global, Must Reads

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March 16, 2016




Ask the Right Questions About Your Retail Freight Management Strategy

In just 24 hours, the U.S. Postal Service on average processes and delivers over 500 million pieces of mail. In the same timeframe, FedEx ships nine million boxes. While the logistics of shipping may be invisible to shoppers placing orders from …

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In Blog, customer experience

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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

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March 8, 2016




JD.com’s Net Revenues from Online Direct Sales Increased 55% in 2015

JD.com’s net revenues from online direct sales increased by 55%, while net revenues from services and others increased by 110% in the full year of 2015, as compared to the full year of 2014, primarily due to the increased revenues from JD.com’s …

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In cross-border, Global

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