Solving the International Tax Calculation and Duty Rates Puzzle

| Marshal Kushniruk

International trade is bigger than ever. Whether you sell books, business equipment or bagpipes, your customers can just as easily be in New Delhi as in Detroit, since B2B and B2C cross-border ecommerce are flourishing. But tracking the landed cost-related losses is difficult, and it is certainly in the billions of dollars per year worldwide. Here’s how you can solve that dilemma.

Visa Checkout Further Expands Global Reach

| MCM Staff

Visa Inc., has announced that its Visa Checkout will be further expanding its availability to several more countries, see which countries have made the cut and what this will mean for global merchants and customers.

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Dragon Boat: The Next Cross-Border Disrupter?

| Tim Parry

Bloomberg News unveiled Amazon’s secret and elaborate plans to launch a new venture called Global Supply Chain by Amazon, and it looks like it could be a disrupter for cross-border ecommerce. Here’s a look at what Amazon’s Dragon Boat could mean for the global ecommerce industry.

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Cross-Border Ecommerce is Driven by Mobile Technology, Payments, Strategy

| MCM Staff

From faster loading retail apps in India to digital wallet-identification cards in sub-Saharan Africa, the opportunities for retailers to serve new customers in new ways are growing at a rapid pace, and consumers are responding. Here’s more insight and information gleaned from the Nielsen Global Connected Commerce Survey.

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2015 Was a Huge Year for Cross-Border Growth Into China

| Tim Parry

Last week, Tmall Global and CBN Data published a “2015 China Cross-Border Consumption Report” to highlight Tmall’s growth. And the numbers are pretty impressive, and eye-opening if you’ve yet to create a strategy for selling into China. You want to see the highlights of the report.

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Were We Right About Global Ecommerce Trends?

| Tim Parry

There’s no doubt that global ecommerce – selling to cross-border customers – has been a game changer for bricks-and mortar retailers. Thanks to you, our loyal readers, Multichannel Merchant has been on the cutting edge of global ecommerce coverage… but we need your help in order to get better.