DHL Expands in North America to Meet Peak Demand

| Mike O'Brien

Looking to make up ground on rivals UPS and FedEx during peak season, DHL is in the midst of an expansion effort that includes hiring 6,000 temporary workers across its four business units in North America, adding flights and piloting robotic and augmented reality technologies.

Alibaba Pursuing Walmart Stores on its Home Turf

| Mike O'Brien

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is investing $2.9 billion in China’s largest “hyper-market” or superstore company, Sun Art Retail Group, in a move there against Walmart and its partnership with Alibaba rival JD.com. This is yet another chapter in the growing “clicks-to-bricks” trend, including Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition.

Overcoming 5 Key Cross-Border Fraud Issues

| Tom Donlea

Serving customers in new global regions is an exciting venture for any ecommerce business, but it can be a large undertaking for the fraud team. Here are five major identity and fraud issues businesses face when going international, and how you can overcome them.

Belgian Postal Service to Acquire Radial for $820 Million

| Mike O'Brien

In a surprising move, bpost, the Belgian postal service, announced plans to acquire U.S.-based third-party logistics and ecommerce software firm Radial for $820 million, as it looks to expand its client base here with Radial’s broad omnichannel, logistics, and fulfillment capabilities.

Adamandeve.com Launches Global Shopping Cart

| MCM Staff

Adamandeve.com, a pure-play ecommerce site for adult products, announced the launch of its international shopping cart, or ICart, on its flagship website. See what this global expansion means for the brand.