Saad Alam

Product Marketing Manager

Saad is a marketing professional with years of experience working alongside sales, customer service, and lines of business. With a focus on strategic marketing planning, communications and project management, his mission is now to deliver thought leadership content and best practices for global ecommerce solutions. Saad also has a background in graphic design, web design, and web marketing.

Articles by Saad Alam

Retailers: Optimize your International Strategy in 3 Steps

by Saad Alam | November 6, 2013 | Comments Off on Retailers: Optimize your International Strategy in 3 Steps

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Craig Reed, Vice President, Global Ecommerce, Pitney Bowes knows a thing or two about the global ecommerce market, and in his recent article published on Retail TouchPoints he shares his in-depth knowledge of the industry. For example, did you know that “globally, ecommerce sales are growing at more than one-and-a-half times the rate of U.S. retail […]

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FAQs: Global Shipping Program (GSP) Parcel Processing

by Saad Alam | July 17, 2013 | Comments Off on FAQs: Global Shipping Program (GSP) Parcel Processing

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Our article from last week on the Global Shipping Program (GSP) has received a ton of views and its clear that many of you have questions specifically about the parcel processing for GSP handled by Pitney Bowes. Well, we’ve heard you loud and clear and wanted to give you the answers! Below are the Top […]

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The Beauty of the Global Shipping Program with eBay & Pitney Bowes

by Saad Alam | July 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

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Global Ecommerce can be challenging Sellers want a simple, convenient and reliable solution to ship their goods around the world. Buyers want fast shipping and tracking at a low-cost. They also want to know how much it is going to cost. Sounds easy, right? Not so fast… Cross-border shipping adds a layer of complexity. Sellers […]

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Global Retail Insights Network Launched to Enable Top-100 Ecommerce Retailers to Expand Globally

by Saad Alam | June 6, 2013 | Comments Off on Global Retail Insights Network Launched to Enable Top-100 Ecommerce Retailers to Expand Globally

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Today, GlobalCollect announced the formation of a new coalition of companies called The Global Retail Insights Network (GRIN) with the goal of seeking to reduce the complexity for retailers wanting to rapidly expand beyond their domestic borders into global markets. Think of it as “The Avengers” in the world of global ecommerce and we are […]

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5 E-commerce Questions You Should Ask During Demandware XChange 2013

by Saad Alam | April 2, 2013 | Comments Off on 5 E-commerce Questions You Should Ask During Demandware XChange 2013

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Every year Demandware hosts the Demandware Xchange Conference, a platform for retailers, industry experts, and Demandware’s partners to engage in conversations about what’s new in the world of online retail. From marketing, technology, and best practices, to identifying challenges and how to overcome them, this conference aims to connect all of us with a common […]

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Webinar: Opening the Door to Global Ecommerce Customers

by Saad Alam | February 25, 2013 | Comments Off on Webinar: Opening the Door to Global Ecommerce Customers

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Are you ready to sell products globally to tap into the explosive growth of international ecommerce? The global market is ready. The technology is ready. Your web store is always open to its global audience. The question is, what are the fundamentals of global ecommerce that you absolutely need to build to embrace your global […]

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