How Brands Can Succeed At Cross-Border In the Age of Amazon

| Ahmed Naiem

Retailers cannot ignore the force that is Amazon, because they’ve been a game changer in the world of ecommerce, making their name synonymous with online shopping. But are shoppers in other markets getting the same outstanding customer experience that millions of loyal Prime members in the U.S. have come to expect? Here are tips on how merchants can capitalize on Amazon’s weaknesses in cross-border ecommerce by differentiating after the click.

Express Inc. to Close All 17 Stores in Canada

| MCM staff

Express Inc. is making strategic moves in Canada and closing 17 of its retail locations. See what Express Inc. CEO and president had to say about these closures and what it means for the retail climate in Canada.

The Difficulty of Being a Merchant of Record

| Elan Sherbill

Billing your global online customers is a very complex activity. To effectively collect payments in a secure manner, you must, among many other things, open up merchant accounts, put payment gateways in place, manage contracts with global payment service providers, comply with PCI DSS, and abide by global taxation requirements.

Top 5 Ecommerce Markets in the World

| Daniela Forte

Estimated at more than 3,500 billion by 2019, ecommerce is led by China, the United States, the UK, Japan and France. This infographic by Lengow offers a deep dive look at each market in terms of shoppers, social media and more.

Staples Looks to Exit Europe

| Daniela Forte

Is Staples looking to exit Europe? It certainly looks that way as CEO and chairman Ronald Sargent said the company has been challenged by weak results in Europe. See what strategic plans Staples has moving forward with its global operations.

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Is Global Market Expansion as Risky as it Seems?

| Cleveland Brown

The potential customer base in foreign markets is significant, because 96% of the world’s consumers live outside of the United States. Is going into a global market worth the risk? Read more about what it could mean for your business.