Newegg Expands Its Global Reach

| MCM Staff

Newegg, a tech-focused e-retailer in North America and globally in ecommerce, unveiled plans to expand its global reach. See where it is planning to expand to and what it means for the business.

Growth in Cross-Border, Mobile Cited in Ecommerce Report

| Mike O'Brien

Nearly half of U.S. consumers made a cross-border purchase last year, according to the 2017 Pulse of the Online Shopper report from UPS and comScore, up 4% from the prior year, indicating a growing interest in overseas goods. See what other results the report found, including findings on omnichannel habits and mobile commerce.

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Chinese Rule Changes Ease Restrictions on Cross-Border Goods

| Daniela Forte

New guidance from the Chinese government on cross-border ecommerce has given merchants clarity on potential policy changes, making it easier for them to sell goods in popular categories like food, cosmetics and health supplements normally subject to stricter scrutiny. Here is what is expected from these changes and what it means for cross-border in China.

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7 Key Differences Between Chinese and Western Consumers

| John W. Spelich

For one thing, online shopping in China is a much bigger deal than it is in the West, as Singles Day sales volumes show. Yet unlike their counterparts in more mature economies, China’s increasingly affluent consumers are fairly new to e-tail. Here are seven key differences between Chinese and Western consumers.

Walmart Increases Its Stake in JD.com

| Daniela Forte

Walmart announced it is once again increasing its stake in Chinese ecommerce marketplace JD.com to 12.1%, seeing this as a better route into the massive market than an asset-heavy play. See what this will mean for ecommerce in China moving forward.

Top 5 Ecommerce Markets in the World

| Daniela Forte

Estimated at more than 3,500 billion by 2019, ecommerce is led by China, the United States, the UK, Japan and France. This infographic by Lengow offers a deep dive look at each market in terms of shoppers, social media and more.

Payment Pitfalls In the Cross-Border Cart

| Chris Johnson

It goes without saying that the cross-border ability to reach billions of consumers around the world presents a tremendous opportunity for businesses. However, retailers are faced with pitfalls in the payment process, resulting in more abandoned carts than ever. Here is how retailers looking to go cross-border with their business can avoid these payment headaches in the shopping cart.