Creating a Cross-Border Strategy Is Not Easy… Just Ask Target

| Tim Parry

One of the best avenues for growth for retailers is to go cross-border, and open up a new market altogether, said Tim Hood, the Global Vice President, Strategy and Technology, Retail Industry Business Unit at SAP SE. But coming up with a cross-border strategy is not an easy task… Just ask Target…

GoSend Launches GoSend Commerce at CES 2016

| MCM Staff

Looking to get started with cross-border ecommerce? GoSend has introduced GoSend Commerce, a simple program that will enable any-sized retailer to successfully transition into the global market.

Amazon, Amazon India, Sunday delivery, ecommerce, Indian ecommerce, Shipping/Delivery, Operations and Fulfillment

Is Amazon Number One in India?

| Tim Parry

According to a press release Amazon issued Dec. 14, Amazon.in became the most visited ecommerce site in India in October 2015, which includes the busy Diwali shopping season. Is Amazon really number-one in India, or is Jeff Bezos and company not giving investors and merchants a full picture of the Indian ecommerce landscape?

Rakuten to Open Flagship Store on JD Worldwide

| Tim Parry

With the goal of bringing the best Japanese products to Chinese consumers, Rakuten launched a beta version of a new online marketplace on JD Worldwide this month. Plans are underway to expand the merchandise range over time, with an initial focus on categories such as cosmetics, snacks and health food products.

Ecommerce, global ecommerce, cross-border selling, cross-border ecommerce, Gilt, Gilt Groupe

Borderless Ecommerce Business Explained

| James Hyde

Opening up your product to a worldwide audience is an exciting time, and an obvious way of growing your customer base and revenue. It can, however, come with costs both in a financial sense and at a practical level. Here are some of the common areas to consider when you’re thinking about selling your products into foreign markets.

Gigya to Power Personalization and Improve Acquisition for ASOS

| Tim Parry

ASOS, the global fashion destination for twenty-somethings, has chosen customer identity management firm Gigya to power end-to-end user registration and login on ASOS’ websites and mobile applications, including Android, iOS and its recently launched Apple Watch app.