Strategy + Planning

GELF NYC ’21 Featured @DELIVERING ECOMMERCE

Thanks to host Chris Parson at Delivering Ecommerce for featuring GELF in this interview with GELF Co-founder Kent Allen. If you’re curious about the early days on ecommerce – and the origins of the Global Ecommerce Leaders Forum (GELF) – have a listen about GELF’s founding in a dark whiskey bar in Tribeca in 2014 […]

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GELF Accelerate ’21 Sessions – View on Demand!

>>IMPORTANT<<    To avoid registering separately to access each Accelerate session, please follow the two steps below: Go to the Series Registration page and register, then Come back to this page on the same device and you’ll be able to click on each session to watch them without registering separately for each one   GELF […]

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Burton Snowboards joins GELF @ The Delivery Conference 2021

Feb 2nd Fireside Chat with Burton Snowboards @ The Delivery Conference (UK): What Top U.S. Retailers are Doing to Deliver Shoppers a Spot-on Post-Order Experience In 2020, global retail leaders faced many operational challenges as the pandemic drove unprecedented ecommerce order volume. Perhaps none bigger than the logistics of delivering orders placed online. Check out […]

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GELF Oktoberfest ’20 Sessions – View on Demand!

>>IMPORTANT<<    To avoid registering separately to access each Oktoberfest session, please follow the two steps below: Go to the Series Registration page and register, then Come back to this page on the same device and you’ll be able to click on each session to watch them without registering separately for each one   Oktoberfest […]

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Global E-Commerce Tech Talk (GETT) Podcast Episodes

This spring the Global Ecommerce Leaders Forum (GELF) has launched GELF’s TechTalks, a series of programming that includes podcasts and webcasts/webinars. Check out our podcast – Global E-Commerce Tech Talks (GETT). If you’re a global ecommerce leader at a direct-to-consumer (DTC) retail brand, don’t be shy about reaching out and getting involved with TechTalks! Email us at speak@globalecommerce.co

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What Can We Learn as China’s Ecommerce Rebounds from COVID-19?

At recent GELF events, we’ve detailed why we consider China the “Headwaters of Digital Retail Innovation.”  As the world grapples with the immediate impacts of COVID-19, what can be learned from China’s ecommerce leaders as China’s shoppers come back online? In late March, GELF spoke with leaders at Sunrise Cross-Border Services, GELF’s China-based research partner […]

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Looking Beyond Tmall for China 2.0 Ecommerce Growth

A market that really matters requires more than one major player. No surprise then that China 2.0 ecommerce strategies now expand beyond Alibaba and Tmall to include JD.com, WeChat, and retail brands’ own D2C sites. Single’s Day Boom Underscores Success of China 2.0 Ecommerce Strategies Alibaba’s $25 Billion sales record on Single’s Day is an […]

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US Brands Double Down on Singles Day 2017

Great article by Internet Retailer about how US retail brands got ready for Singles Day this year. Why all the fuss about Singles’s Day? According to IR, sales on Nov. 11 last year hit $17.8 billion for Alibaba’s online marketplace Tmall. That’s more than two and a half times the sales for U.S. retailers on Black […]

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Scaling on Tmall and Beyond: How Online Retailers and Brands Are Winning in China

Global ecommerce leaders are winning in China by revisiting their early “hands-off” strategies in favor of a more direct approach that includes a growing number of key players. Instead of just prioritizing growing sales, winners are stepping back to focus on profitably scaling online retail operations in China. Via our China Ecommerce online survey and through 1-to-1 executive interviews, […]

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Cross-Border Panel Highlights Ecommerce Community’s Rocking Spring

Now that a busy spring commerce conference season has come to an end, it is time to take stock of the lessons learned at some of the top stops for the Ecommerce community; gatherings which included GELF NYC ’17, Shoptalk, PB’s (R)Evolution, Imagine and XChange. Looking Back at a Thriving First Half of 2017 One of the highlights […]

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