Posts Tagged ‘ Global ecommerce ’

A Year of Global Ecommerce (RE)volution

by Rachel Martin | May 26, 2016 | No Comments

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It’s been quite a year. I’ve had the privilege of being front and center as the Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce portfolio has grown from good to great in a very short period of time. And with IRCE around the corner, there’s no better time than now to tell our story and demonstrate how a solid […]


How Guaranteed DDP Takes the Uncertainty out of Shipping

by Diana Garcia Martinod | May 11, 2016 | No Comments

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We’d all like for shipping to be an effortless exercise where you simply hand an item over to your carrier and they take it from there. However, as commerce crosses borders and companies expand into new territories, we’re seeing just the opposite effect: increasing shipping complexity. International shipping is carefully regulated and businesses often lack […]


The Multifaceted Meaning of Omnichannel

by Rachel Martin | April 4, 2016 | No Comments


The term omnichannel has been around a long time but it seems like over the past several months it’s been picking up steam. It’s trendy and used in lots of ways but when you think about what it really means, it’s quite complex. As such, it can often spread sheer fear into retailers because meeting […]


Key Considerations for Multi-Site Shipping

by Keith McCall | March 15, 2016 | No Comments

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Many of our enterprise retail customers are challenged with how to optimize leveraging both their brick and mortar stores and warehouse locations for fulfilling product to consumers.  By being able to leverage multi-site shipping with UPS®, FedEx®, DHL®, or regional carriers across multiple sites, retailers are in an optimal position to meet varied objectives: satisfy […]


Transforming Retail: Evolve to Grow

by Rachel Martin | March 8, 2016 | No Comments

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One of the major themes at this years’ eTail West was around transforming retail. Retail is a fascinating world to be working in because transformation is constant. Whether you’re transforming a storefront into a shipping hub or (finally) investing in a serious mobile strategy to meet consumer demand – if you’re not evolving, you’re not […]


Understanding Where Your Customers Are Coming From

by Gregg Zegras | February 24, 2016 | No Comments

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As anyone who travels internationally can attest, it can be quite startling to assimilate into an unfamiliar culture. From asking directions, to hailing at taxi, to ordering a cup of coffee, it can be a challenge adapting to the language, protocol and culture of a country that’s not your home. One of the most common […]


Four Tips for Making International Customers Feel Right at Home

by Rachel Martin | February 18, 2016 | No Comments

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It’s no secret that when consumers feel loyal to a brand, they’re more likely to buy the brand’s products. This principle is especially true when it comes to international ecommerce. When international customers visit online retailers’ sites, they want it to feel familiar – language, currency, accepted payment methods all need to make sense. Just […]


Ready for More: Four Key Focus Areas for Global Ecommerce in 2016

by Rachel Martin | January 4, 2016 | No Comments

Global Ecommerce is poised to evolve significantly in 2016, building on trends from last year while going in entirely new directions at the same time.

Undoubtedly the biggest initiative in 2015 for the Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce business was the acquisition of Borderfree. We were already in a great position to help retailers manage technological and physical requirements for cross-border commerce. But as our two businesses come together, the power of our combined capabilities is extraordinary.  What’s most exciting for […]


Crafting a Successful Digital Strategy for Chinese Ecommerce

by Jon Kapplow | December 8, 2015 | No Comments

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Chinese consumers have a big appetite for out-of-country – or haitao – shopping. How do cross-border retailers serve this growing need? With a better, more integrated digital strategy. As the 2015 Pitney Bowes Global Online Shopping Study revealed, Chinese consumers are increasingly trusting of foreign retailers, primarily because they know these merchants can offer the […]


The Next Frontier on Shopping the World

by Craig Reed | October 14, 2015 | No Comments

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For retailers and online marketplaces, advances in technology are continuing to connect the world’s economies in new ways, making it possible to embrace new channels to sell, compete and expand their footprint. Global ecommerce is also making it possible for consumers to purchase products across borders they can’t access in their own markets.  While the […]