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.

Visa Checkout Further Expands Global Reach

| MCM Staff

Visa Inc., has announced that its Visa Checkout will be further expanding its availability to several more countries, see which countries have made the cut and what this will mean for global merchants and customers.

global ecommerce

Cross-Border Shoppers Took Advantage of Cyber Monday and Black Friday

| Tim Parry

U.S. shopping holidays such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday are capturing a cross-border audience. Cross-border consumers are continuing to shop online from their favorite American retailers and brands this holiday season while taking advantage of special deals and seasonal promotions, according to data from Pitney Bowes.

Top 10 Global Ecommerce Markets

| Daniela Forte

The 10 biggest ecommerce markets and emerging markets where ecommerce is on the cusp of taking off has China in the lead. See what other countries made the cut.

International Payments – Let’s Talk Basics

| John Min

If you’re not used to dealing with the exchange rates, making a currency transfer can seem downright foreign. For online retailers it may be something they have to deal with regularly, but something they don’t understand.

retail logistics, supply chain optimization, retail supply chain

Assets On Hand Among Criteria for Entering New Markets

| Mike O'Brien

Retailers considering whether to enter a new market via cross border with third-party logistics partners or with an in-country presence should consider factors like their cost of capital and inventory carrying policy, as well as what existing assets can be leveraged in that country, two experts told Multichannel Merchant.