Why Trust Trumps Speed for International Shoppers

by Kent Allen |May 25, 2012|Comments Off on Why Trust Trumps Speed for International Shoppers

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Last week we took a look at online shoppers in the BRIC countries and found that they spend the highest percentage of their disposable income online. This week we explore why the WorldPay study suggests that many retailers around the world are missing the mark when it comes to giving global customers what they really […]

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Add International Ecommerce Checkout Optimization to Your To Do List

by Kent Allen |April 20, 2012|Comments Off on Add International Ecommerce Checkout Optimization to Your To Do List

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Optimizing Ecommerce checkout processes for the international online shopper can be a big job with lots of moving parts. Your best bet is to start by doing your homework, which includes some targeted user testing. As you take a closer look at where to test, pay close attention to payments, shipping costs and address forms.

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New Global Study on Holiday Online Shopping Behavior

by Kent Allen |November 18, 2011|Comments Off on New Global Study on Holiday Online Shopping Behavior

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Did you know that Chinese and South Koreans will shop online the most this holiday? This post highlights new research from the Pitney Bowes Ecommerce team – data from a soon-to-be released white paper. The study provides insights into the emerging holiday shopping behaviors of online shoppers in 10 top international markets. It also shows you how to take advantage of the surge in international Ecommerce orders this holiday to better understand where your future international Ecommerce opportunities will lie.

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5 technologies that change how global consumers shop

by Sherry Shi |August 11, 2011|Comments Off on 5 technologies that change how global consumers shop

The pace of innovation and change within multichannel retail is breathtaking.  At the same time, it also can be a challenge to understand which technologies will have the most impact with consumers and should be considered by retailers are part of a multichannel strategy. While there are many technologies that will change how consumers shop, […]

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The virtual fitting room: global Ecommerce retailers embrace technology

by Sherry Shi |July 12, 2011|Comments Off on The virtual fitting room: global Ecommerce retailers embrace technology

As simulation technologies transform the apparel shopping experience, retailers must decide how rapidly to embrace innovation. This story demonstrates how challenging — and rewarding — an Internet marketing strategy can be.

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Kudos to eBay’s Corporate Strategy Team. GSI + Where + Magento = Awesome

by Steven Dziedzic |June 20, 2011|Comments Off on Kudos to eBay’s Corporate Strategy Team. GSI + Where + Magento = Awesome

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eBay’s GSI Commerce acquisition, followed by its Where.com acquisition, followed by its Magento acquisition (today) – are the fruits of a very intricate Corporate Strategy. And that strategy will have VERY interesting implications for the future. Let’s take this one step at a time. 1) eBay acquires GSI Commerce. This, in my opinion, is genius. […]

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Connecting with Today’s Globally Connected Customer

by Kent Allen |May 24, 2011|Comments Off on Connecting with Today’s Globally Connected Customer

Retailers and online brands from ShopVisible’s Client Connect conference weigh in on why and how leading brands can better connect with a global customers by blending their mobile and social programs into a well-designed international Ecommerce strategy. International shipping costs and currency conversion get the focus in this first-in-a-series post.

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Magento: The X-Factor in eBay’s Secret Plan for International Ecommerce Domination?

by Sherry Shi |March 25, 2011|Comments Off on Magento: The X-Factor in eBay’s Secret Plan for International Ecommerce Domination?

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Magento is becoming the Go-to commerce platform for a growing number of these SMBs and is positioned to become a force in cross-border Ecommerce.

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