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It’s Beginning to Feel like Christmas in July for Many Businesses

For most Americans, July is all about Independence Day, family vacations and warm weather. But for those in the e-commerce business, mid-summer signals something entirely different: the impending arrival of the Christmas shopping season. Yes, we have months to go before Black Friday and Cyber Monday madness, but holiday offers and pre-holiday promotions

By | 2018-07-03T18:27:41+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|

4 Key Considerations to Shipping Chemicals Across the Border

If your company manufactures or distributes chemicals, you are no doubt aware that in 2016 the Lautenberg Act amended the decades-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). It established for the first time requirements for the comprehensive evaluation of existing chemicals in commerce, while also strengthening the review of new chemicals. While pesticides, tobacco

By | 2018-08-07T21:14:04+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

Understanding Duties on Goods Returned to the U.S.

Global trade is transforming businesses large and small. Today, more than 400,000 U.S. companies are doing business abroad; of those, 98 percent are small and medium-sized organizations. While cross-border trade provides access to vast new audiences of potential customers, it also brings some challenges – specifically when it comes to understanding the border clearance

By | 2018-05-08T16:12:38+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

4 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year falls on February 16 this year, so your global commerce preparations should begin now. In China, this holiday is equivalent to our Christmas, Thanksgiving and the Super Bowl combined. China is the third largest export partner with the United States after Canada and Mexico, and the fastest-growing major destination for

By | 2018-05-23T17:54:58+00:00 January 9th, 2018|

How to Step Up Your Holiday Shipping Game

Black Friday 2017 set holiday sales records, but it was only the beginning.  According to Adobe Digital Insights, consumers spent more than $5 billion online in the 24 hours after Thanksgiving day, bringing an already explosive e-commerce marketplace to new levels. With weeks left before Christmas, it’s a sure bet that digital sales will

By | 2018-05-23T17:54:31+00:00 December 5th, 2017|

5 Ways to M-Brace M-Commerce this Holiday Season and Beyond

Both small merchants and large retailers know from experience that global e-commerce is huge, and still growing. Over the course of the last three years, online sellers have witnessed another powerful trend first-hand: the rapid rise of mobile commerce. The statistics corroborate what e-tailers are seeing from their own website analytics: more consumers worldwide

By | 2018-05-23T17:56:07+00:00 November 21st, 2017|

DHL Customer Survey Reveals Online Holiday Shipping Trends

As Black Friday and Cyber Monday become increasingly global, merchants need to become increasingly detailed and deliberate in their planning – especially when it comes to setting and implementing shipping and returns policies and practices. A new customer survey conducted by DHL finds that some retailers are now planning as much as 12 months in

By | 2018-05-23T17:56:38+00:00 November 9th, 2017|

Groundbreaking Study Demonstrates New Approach to your Fashion Supply Chain

Download the Human-Centered Supply Chain – Delivered by DHL, developed by CFDA and DHL, in partnership with Accenture If you work in the fashion industry, you know that technology and the globalization of production and purchasing have rewritten the equation for success.  Today, consumers have direct access to a vast array of new designs

By | 2018-05-23T17:54:08+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|
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