Posts Tagged ‘ global commerce ’

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Are Now a Global Phenomenon

by Michael Griffin | December 6, 2016 | No Comments

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Just as family dinners of turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving have been time-worn American traditions, Black Friday and, in the last few years, Cyber Monday have emerged as staples of the long holiday weekend, too. Every year without fail, thousands of shoppers across the country rush to brick-and-mortar stores on the Friday after Thanksgiving, and […]

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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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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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Mobile Commerce: The Future of International Ecommerce Growth Unfolds

by Kent Allen | November 7, 2012 | Comments Off on Mobile Commerce: The Future of International Ecommerce Growth Unfolds

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Mobile commerce is exploding around the world. If you’re ramping up your international Ecommerce operations – or just starting to test how the effectiveness of your digital commerce reach into global markets – make sure you include the mobile team at the table.

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Breaking Down the BRICs: China’s Opportunities and Barriers

by Kent Allen | September 18, 2012 | Comments Off on Breaking Down the BRICs: China’s Opportunities and Barriers

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As we suggested might be the case last week, much of the interest in international Ecommerce at the Shop.org Annual Summit revolved around China and Brazil. I hosted a roundtable on Ecommerce opportunities in the BRIC countries and Scot Wingo of ChannelAdvisor hosted a roundtable that drilled down into digital commerce opportunities in South American. […]

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The BRICs and Beyond: Growing International Online Sales in Key Emerging eCommerce Markets

by Kent Allen | September 7, 2012 | Comments Off on The BRICs and Beyond: Growing International Online Sales in Key Emerging eCommerce Markets

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Much of next week’s Shop.org BRICs and Beyond roundtable discussion will likely focus on Brazil and China. So we want to give Mother Russia a little international Ecommerce love ahead of time. Find out why Russia is a great place for Ecommerce

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KiwiCommerce: Learning from the Aussies’ Missteps, New Zealand Retail Adapting to Today’s Consumer

by Kent Allen | August 14, 2012 | Comments Off on KiwiCommerce: Learning from the Aussies’ Missteps, New Zealand Retail Adapting to Today’s Consumer

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As we mentioned in last week’s post on how international cross-channel retail will likely raise the bar for cross-border Ecommerce firms in the U.S., traditional Australian retailers have recently struggled to come to grips with today’s global consumer. A recent online shopping survey/study by PwC and Frost & Sullivan suggests that New Zealand retailers that face […]

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Is Global Cross-Channel Retail Raising the Stakes for Cross-Border Ecommerce?

by Kent Allen | August 8, 2012 | Comments Off on Is Global Cross-Channel Retail Raising the Stakes for Cross-Border Ecommerce?

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The “Global Cross Channel Retailing Report – THE (UN)CONNECTED STORE” isn’t a cross-border study per se, but it offers some interesting insights for U.S. brands that need to deliver a better online shopping experience for their international customers.

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Beyond the BRICs: A CIVETS Lesson for the Internationally Ambitious

by Kent Allen | July 6, 2012 | Comments Off on Beyond the BRICs: A CIVETS Lesson for the Internationally Ambitious

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There are some new kids on the Bloc when it comes to the latest in emerging market matters. Find out what a panel of non-retailing international experts have to say about why the CIVETS countries should get a long look as you expand your international growth plan.

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Social is Global: Learning From Threadless’ Success in Global Ecommerce

by Matt Suraci | September 9, 2011 | Comments Off on Social is Global: Learning From Threadless’ Success in Global Ecommerce

Marketing to global customers can be tricky — ongoing paid search campaigning is costly, language issues complicate everything, email successes can be hit or miss. A presentation from Tom Ryan , CEO of Threadless.com, at the Internet Retailer Conference & Expo (IRCE), provides a fascinating success story of global e-commerce. Threadless’ success may have provided […]

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