Posts Tagged ‘ Cross-border shipping ’

How to Optimize Fulfillment for Omnichannel Ecommerce

by John Kruzan | December 15, 2016 | No Comments

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What’s the most important quality of an effective omnichannel ecommerce experience? Your products. Customers will buy from you on any channel, unless they can’t find what they’re looking for, or have a hard time with shipping. So, if your mobile app offers a limited product catalog, or if it takes way too long for an […]

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How to Craft an Ecommerce Strategy and Recruit the Right Team to Implement It

by Laurel Delaney | October 29, 2013 | Comments Off on How to Craft an Ecommerce Strategy and Recruit the Right Team to Implement It

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Hiring the right people can make or break an ecommerce business. After all, ecommerce is a service business. Yet before you hire people, you must know what you want from your business and from your people. In this article, we examine how to craft a simple ecommerce strategy and how to recruit the right team […]

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Tips and Best Practices for Targeting an APAC Audience (Part 2)

by John Yunker | October 14, 2013 | No Comments

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the big picture questions you should ask before targeting an APAC market, such as retail channels, payment methods, and web hosting. Now it’s time to start thinking about localizing your website and brand for the local markets in Asia. Here are some tips to keep in mind.   […]

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Tips and Best Practices for Targeting an APAC Audience (Part I)

by John Yunker | October 3, 2013 | No Comments

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Any company with global aspirations cannot afford to ignore the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. It’s a region that includes more than two billion people across more than 20 countries, ranging from Australia to Indonesia to China and Japan. But it’s also a region with significant linguistic, cultural, and political diversity. The APAC acronym may be useful […]

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To Russia with Love…and Delays

by Alexander Haislip | September 30, 2013 | No Comments

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Winston Churchill said that Russia was a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma — and if you’ve been trying to ship goods in or out of the country this year, you might agree. In the U.S., there’s very little friction between a customer’s decision to make a purchase and receipt of an item […]

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Conquering the Next Frontier: Ecommerce Expansion (Part 2)

by Sherry Shi | September 25, 2013 | Comments Off on Conquering the Next Frontier: Ecommerce Expansion (Part 2)

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This blog post is a continuation of Conquering the Next Frontier: Ecommerce Expansion (Part 1). For a summary of the different stages outlined below, feel free to take a look at Part 1 of this blog post.   A Simplified Roadmap for International Ecommerce Expansion Stage 1: Leverage What You Have This is the “get […]

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Credit Cards and Ecommerce in Emerging Markets

by Laurel Delaney | August 20, 2013 | Comments Off on Credit Cards and Ecommerce in Emerging Markets

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Enabling broader credit card functionality and multiple payment options on your ecommerce site allows you to sell to emerging markets, which comprise more than half of the world’s population, and to other promising regions of growth in the world as well. You’ll increase revenue and enhance profitability for your e-retail business by accepting credit card […]

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Ten Questions to Consider Before Entering an Emerging Market

by John Yunker | August 8, 2013 | Comments Off on Ten Questions to Consider Before Entering an Emerging Market

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For companies in search of global growth, emerging markets are hard to resist. But like the California gold fields of the 1850s, the promise of riches doesn’t always result in riches. That’s not to say you shouldn’t have an emerging market strategy — you absolutely should. But set your expectations accordingly. Begin by understanding that […]

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Going Global 101: What is Border Friction?

by Laurel Delaney | August 2, 2013 | Comments Off on Going Global 101: What is Border Friction?

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Creating an efficient production flow eliminates border friction issues.   Ecommerce is a key selling channel, leading the way in making it possible for all businesses to reach international markets. Let’s face it: Technology fuels growth and dominates every aspect of the customer online experience. Marketing drives sales. Fulfillment centers and transportation carriers help get […]

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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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