Why and How Your Online Business Should Start Selling to China
Sep01

Why and How Your Online Business Should Start Selling to China

Wondering about the next steps for expanding your online business? Head east – to China, that is. According to McKinsey&Company, China’s annual ecommerce sales passed those of the U.S. back in 2013, and are estimated to reach around $610 billion by 2018. One Epsilon survey shows that the Chinese market finds “interactions with ecommerce sites have become so frequent and so satisfying that Chinese consumers seem to be...

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How Will Brexit Affect the Global Ecommerce Market and U.S. Retailers?
Jul14

How Will Brexit Affect the Global Ecommerce Market and U.S. Retailers?

All eyes are on the world economy after Britain’s recent decision to exit the European Union shocked the world. Soon after the vote to exit, the British pound fell 7.5 percent against the U.S. dollar, making goods sold by U.S. retailers automatically – and at times prohibitively – more expensive for British consumers. As a result, American online retailers should brace for changes and complications that will likely arise from...

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Do you ship to Canada? Labor dispute could affect Canada Post service
Jun30

Do you ship to Canada? Labor dispute could affect Canada Post service

Due to a labor dispute between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Canada Post is warning customers that “while there is still time to reach new agreements, customers should take precautions as a labour disruption remains a possibility.” According to Canada Post, a 21-day “cooling-off” period is about to end, and there can be no legal work disruption until on or after July 2, 2016. If a labor disruption does occur,...

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