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Global Retail: U.S. Retailers’ Guide to Selling Internationally

Global Retail: U.S. Retailers’ Guide to Selling Internationally

How U.S. retailers can enter the global retail world via eCommerce channels In today’s digital market space, businesses and consumer interact, sell, and buy their local borders. The e-commerce world provides access to foreign markets, without retailers ever having to leave the U.S. Numbers point to the promising future of global retail: In 2014, global […]

Tmall and Tmall Global: the “Fast Track into China” for U.S. Retailers

Tmall and Tmall Global: the “Fast Track into China” for U.S. Retailers

Companies such as Apple, Nike, Gap, Steve Madden, Costco, and even Amazon have discovered a convenient, easy way to reach Chinese consumers: Tmall and Tmall Global. They, along with 50,000 other companies and 70,000 brands, operate “storefronts” on the B2C e-commerce marketplaces. Advertised as the “fast track into China,” by parent company, Alibaba, these marketplaces […]

Buy or Sell on Alibaba, the World’s Largest E-commerce B2B Marketplace

Buy or Sell on Alibaba, the World’s Largest E-commerce B2B Marketplace

Why Businesses Should Buy or Sell on the Alibaba Marketplace: When headlines announced in September 2014 that Alibaba was the largest IPO in U.S. history, most Americans and many U.S. businesses had never heard of the company. With sales greater than Amazon and eBay combined, the Chinese e-commerce company is surprisingly just beginning to attract […]

Selling Internationally on eBay: Features and Benefits for Retailers

Selling Internationally on eBay: Features and Benefits for Retailers

Toys R Us, a multibillion, Fortune 500 has something in common with Gelb Music, a privately owned music store in Redwood, Ca. These distinct market players — one sells toys to children and the latter, instruments to musicians — are global retailers; and both recognize the value of selling internationally on eBay. Retailers of all […]

Amazon Global Selling, the Top U.S. International Marketplace

Amazon Global Selling, the Top U.S. International Marketplace

If retailers are looking to expand their business internationally, Amazon Global Selling is a great pick. With operations in ten international marketplaces — the United States, Canada, the U.K. Germany, France, Italy, Spain China, Japan, and India — and customers in nearly 180 countries, the e-commerce giant connects retailers to millions of customers worldwide. Numbers also point to […]