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.

Danish Ecommerce Grows, But Cross-Border Flow Mostly Inbound

| Mike O'Brien

Ecommerce in Denmark was a record-setting 100 billion kroner, or 13.44 billion euros, in 2015, representing 10% of the country’s retail market. But the flow of cross-border goods is mostly into the country, due to the high price of Danish goods and stiff overseas competition. See what else a national trade association discovered in a new report.

New Entrants Up the Ante in Global Ecommerce Logistics Market

| MCM Staff

The global ecommerce logistics space is extremely attractive currently and will witness the rise of many new companies, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research. According to TMR’s findings, companies are already upping the ante in anticipation of explosive growth of the ecommerce sector in India and China.

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.

Hermes Opens Big Ticket Distribution Center in Germany

| MCM Staff

Offering 100,000-sq-m of warehouse floor space, Hermes’ new complex is one of the largest new developments in North Rhine Westphalia. It has been specifically designed to serve the needs of the logistics processes associated with the handling of furniture, large electrical appliances and other big-ticket items.

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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.

Choosing Marketplaces as Your Cross-Border Shipping Choice

| Tim Parry

Choosing the right shipping option for your cross-border ecommerce business can be tough, but there is one solution that could help American retailers – marketplaces. See why this is a good option and how to pick the one that is best for your business.