UK Shoppers Want Pricing in Pounds

| MCM Staff

Four out of five consumers in the UK will not purchase from ecommerce sites that do not list their prices in British Pounds, according to a survey of 1,000 people in the UK by One Hour Translation. Here’s what you need to consider if you sell to customers in the UK.

For U.S. Merchants, Brexit is Much Ado About Nothing

| Tim Parry

U.S.-based merchants should not need to worry about selling to U.K. customers in a post-Brexit world.
Although U.K. voters chose to leave the European Union on June 24, and the decision had a major negative impact on the world’s financial markets, at least one U.K. businessman says it’s steady-as-she-goes for cross-border ecommerce.

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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Wayfair Expanding Its Reach in Canada and Europe

| Daniela Forte

After investing heavily in an international team, online home goods and decor retailer Wayfair announced it will broaden its global reach to include Canada and Western Europe. While there are still many pieces to tie together, Wayfair is moving full steam ahead with its global initiatives, see what those initiatives are and what they will mean for the brand.

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Are Canadian Consumers Our Cross-Border Buddies?

| Tim Parry

The MCM Outlook 2016 survey results are in… and it looks like Canadian consumers are U.S. merchants’ cross-border buddies. While Canada may not be a surprise as the most-popular country U.S.-based merchants sell into, the other four may be a shot. Click through to find out, and let us know which countries you’re selling into.

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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.

UK Retailer Pushes 500 User Tests Live a Year

| Daniela Forte

Shop Direct, home of some of the UK’s digital department stores including Woolworths, Very, Littlewoods, Isme and K&Co partners with Qubit platform and as a result has seen success with its push of a larger number of user tests.