Global Parcel Shipping Projected to Grow 20% by 2018

| Mike O'Brien

A new index from Pitney Bowes projects that global parcel shipping will increase 5%-7% per year, increasing 20% by 2018, driven largely by ecommerce growth. See what else the company discovered while surveying parcel shippers in 12 markets.

Alibaba Singles’ Day Tops 2015 Sales with Hours To Go

| Daniela Forte

Single’s Day, the mega-shopping holiday created by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., and held each 11/11, has surpassed 2015’s total of $14.3 billion, with several hours left. See what is being predicted for this shopping event and how it will impact shoppers.

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How to Avoid a Dip in International Sales Post-Brexit

| Kirsty Tull

If your business depends heavily on sales into the UK and EU, you will need to focus on providing additional value, reducing costs and selling into other markets to compensate for the likely decline in spending. Here are some tips to help you do just that.

Asendia Partners With Israel Post

| MCM Staff

Asendia, the joint venture between La Poste and Swiss Post, has agreed on a sales partnership with Israel Post. The partnership will unlock potential for retailers looking to expand their business to Israel, a fast-growing ecommerce marketplace.

SnapDeal Launches SnapDeal Gold Service

| Daniela Forte

In an effort to keep up with recent moves by competitors FlipKart and Amazon, Indian ecommerce marketplace SnapDeal has launched SnapDeal Gold. The Indian marketplace boasts that the service will provide no shipping charges, free next day delivery and an extended 14-day return policy. See what else this new service will offer SnapDeal customers.

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Indian Ecommerce Market to Reach $220 Billion by 2025

| MCM Staff

Indian ecommerce is projected to hit $220 billion by 2025, driven by a younger demographic profile, increasing internet penetration and economic growth. See how the strength of logistics and fulfillment operations are critical factors in this surge.

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Booming Indian Digital Payments Creating Global Opportunity

| Cleveland Brown

Online payments through digital wallets and debit/credit cards have been emerging as a preferred transaction mode in India, mainly due to ease of transaction, availability of smartphones and internet access, and enhanced security and encryption methods. Here’s how to make the most of this developing growth opportunity.