The Global eCommerce Newsletter 06.19.17 (No. 60)

[China] Alibaba targets overseas Chinese with Tmall World Alibaba Group has launched Tmall World, a service aimed at giving 100 million overseas Chinese access to 1.2 billion products it sells through its Mobile Taobao app and other online platforms. Tmall World is primarily targeting Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan, all of which have significant … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 06.19.17 (No. 60)

The Global eCommerce Newsletter 06.12.17 (No. 59)

[Australia] CatchOfTheDay rebrands as it gets ready to take on Amazon Australian online retailer CatchOfTheDay has rebranded itself Catch and relaunched as a marketplace in a move to compete with Amazon. Founded 10 years ago, Catch now sells more than two million products a month and has 70,000 club members. [U.S.] Amazon steps up Walmart … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 06.12.17 (No. 59)

The Global eCommerce Newsletter 06.05.17 (No. 58)

UPS: American businesses forgoing billions in cross-border e-commerce A UPS report suggests that trade policies and attitudes in the United States are costing domestic businesses billions of dollars in lost revenues from cross-border e-commerce and trade. UPS found that, despite the immense potential of cross-border e-commerce (1.6 billion digital buyers worldwide), less than 1 percent … Continue reading The Global eCommerce Newsletter 06.05.17 (No. 58)