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Going Global Should Be Part of Your 2019 Business Plan

If you are in e-commerce, you need to ensure that your 2019 business plan explores the potential of international sales and marketing. If you don’t at least evaluate your global opportunities, you risk falling behind your competition. You also could miss a critical chance to expand your sales exponentially. That’s because, as a DHL

By | 2018-12-11T17:30:41+00:00 December 11th, 2018|

Get More this Holiday Season by Giving Back

Good corporate citizenship is a year-round endeavor, but the holidays put your business’s social responsibility mission in the spotlight.  What role does and should your company play in the communities where you do business? What impact are you having on the environment, on the well-being of your employees and on the push for global

By | 2018-11-26T23:33:30+00:00 November 27th, 2018|

Making Earth Day Matter for Your Business

Every year on April 22nd, Earth Day gives businesses of all sizes a chance to reflect on their sustainability strategies. While this year is no different, perhaps it should be. Instead of simply reflecting on your company’s green programs and planning how your company can implement or improve them, maybe it’s time to take

By | 2018-04-03T14:40:58+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|

6 Tips to Empower and Recognize Your Global Workforce

At the beginning of March, companies around the world celebrated the valuable contributions of staff members during Employee Appreciation Day. But recognizing your greatest resource and most dynamic asset, your employees, should be a daily endeavor. Without committed, engaged and motivated employees, your company’s progress would grind to a halt. Most business leaders know

By | 2018-05-21T22:56:33+00:00 March 20th, 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|

7 Tips to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – an awareness effort designed to educate businesses and consumers about the critical importance of keeping digital information safe and being prepared to respond should an intrusion occur. The goal of this month-long campaign is to have companies across the globe prioritize cybersecurity every day. That’s because security

By | 2017-11-07T20:00:39+00:00 October 17th, 2017|
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