July 8, 2016

More Merchants Jumping In as Prime Day Opportunities Grow

After the success of Prime Day 2015, merchant sellers on Amazon are getting over their initial apprehension and jumping in with both feet, according to an executive with a company that works with several hundred of them.

“Since last year was …


In Ecommerce, marketplaces


July 8, 2016

Prime Day Primer: 6 Things You Need to Know About Prime Day 2016

Amazon has announced that its second-annual Prime Day selling event will be held on July 12.

Amazon is pulling out all stops to sure the negative feedback it received last Prime Day, despite it being a financial success, is not repeated.


In Ecommerce, marketplaces


July 7, 2016

It’s All About Riding the Prime Day Wave for Proactiv

When the first Prime Day came along last July, skin care product company Proactiv was fairly new to Amazon, having just joined the marketplace the previous February. At that time, the focus was on raising the online profile of the 25 …


In Amazon, Channel Integration


June 1, 2016

Salesforce Acquires Demandware for $2.8 Billion

Salesforce, the customer success platform and a CRM company, and Demandware, a  provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Salesforce will acquire Demandware in a transaction worth approximately $2.8 billion.  Under …


In Ecommerce, News

Ecommerce, global ecommerce, cross-border selling, cross-border ecommerce, Gilt, Gilt Groupe

July 6, 2016

Is Global Market Expansion as Risky as it Seems?

Emerging market wealth has grown five-fold within the last decade and it continues to expand as we start to see a robust middle-class developing across the global marketplace. In 2015, global wealth reached $250 trillion in the United States. Per the Credit …


In Blog, Global


May 31, 2016

7 Digital Marketing Trends of 2016

The more things change, the more they stay the same. This is certainly the case with the digital marketing trends of 2016. Today, digital marketing is about a deeper understanding of the customer, the Internet of Things and the shift to …


In Ecommerce, M&E


July 5, 2016

Same-Day Delivery Could Cause a Huge Prime Day Headache

Amazon’s second-annual Prime Day could be a game-changer for same-day delivery. That’s because Amazon’s Prime Now service has more than doubled from seven metropolitan areas to more than 40 since the first selling holiday was held last year.

And that could …


In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment


May 13, 2014

Genco Marketplace Re-Launches

GENCO Marketplace Re-launches Online Direct-to-Consumer Store for Bargain Shoppers – (via PR Newswire)
New features, functionality and additional cost savings enhance buyers’ experience. Download image GENCO’s has enhanced the e-Commerce site to include even better deals on …


In Marketplaces, 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 …


In cross-border, duties and taxes


June 30, 2016

VAT in a Cross-Border World

How can you reach more consumers to stay competitive? Cross-border is the way to go. The 2015 U.S. Small Business Global Growth Report, commissioned by eBay, showed that while export-oriented small and medium-sized businesses in their marketplace grew their businesses …


In Blog, cross-border

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