India ecommerce

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.

4 Principles for Reaching the Global Consumer

| Jonathan Kapplow

Consumers today are making purchases both on and offline, through mobile devices, and even social channels from all over the world. Retailers are transforming their business strategies to engage these consumers, wherever they are, but not every retailer is seeing the payoff for their efforts.

Alibaba Group Previews Plans around 2016 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

| MCM Staff

Alibaba Group has announced that as a continuation of the success of the Group’s inaugural 11.11 countdown gala last year, it will once again host a similar event this year in the hours leading up to the midnight start of the upcoming 2016 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. Here’s what Alibaba plans to do offline to get buyers to shop online this Singles Day.

Alibaba JD.com

Alibaba and JD.com Boast Big Numbers

| Tim Parry

Alibaba Group and JD.com both released quarterly sales results this week that show ecommerce in China shows no signs of slowing down. Here’s what each is doing to drive cross-border ecommerce.

Newegg, Pitney Bowes Make Waves Down Under

| Tim Parry

Newegg and Pitney Bowes are making waves down under, with both announcing brand extensions this week in Australia. Newegg has launched a store on eBay Australia, and Pitney Bowes will help Australian merchants sell cross-border.

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.