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Russia Stirs as Ecommerce Players Make Major Moves

Although geopolitical headwinds continue to slow the growth of Russia’s cross-border ecommerce, there has been good news as of late for ecommerce watchers.  Moves by Yandex and Alibaba suggest a rebound of ecommerce orders into and out of Russia may be on the horizon. One watcher is Morgan Stanley, who released a report last month […]

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India Front & Center in the Battle of the Digital Titans with Walmart/Flipkart Deal

As the global retail community broadens its digital focus from China to South and SE Asia (and beyond), India looms as a huge ecommerce opportunity. India will be a $200B ecommerce opportunity in less than 10 years according to Morgan Stanley.  So it is no surprise that India is the latest battleground among the titans […]

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Perry Ellis’ LATAM E-Commerce Journey

At the Global E-Commerce Leaders Forum (GELF) in February 2016, GELF friend Jose Nino, VP of E-Commerce at Perry Ellis, delivered one of the most popular sessions of the conference. His presentation, titled, “Lessons Learned from our LATAM Journey” was just that. He goes into detail on Perry Ellis’ due diligence, market launch and optimization […]

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Not in China? Not a Leader …

If you think you’re a global leader in eCommerce & you’re not In China (or planning to be there), you’re not a global leader. George Gallate, President APAC, Global CMO at Merkle didn’t mince words at GELF LA ’16.  He bought experience, enthusiasm and tons of data to the stage. Anyone trying to slip in a nap after lunch […]

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India: Beyond the Hype, Real Opportunity Awaits

First Brazil, then China. And finally Russia joined the ecommerce hype wave. As most of the BRIC crowd has faced headwinds during the last two years, India almost seemed to be the last BRIC standing – and India’s ecommerce community gladly hopped aboard the buzz train. Ankur Bisen, senior Vice President, Technopak Advisors, shares his insights on the Indian ecommerce market (as […]

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