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  • GELF NYC ’22 BIG + Global-e Podcast Live!

    Meet Beauty Industry Group’s Director of Value Creation, Kevin Runolfson, and Global-e’s CEO, North America, Matthew Merrilees. Together they discuss how multi-portfolio businesses can capitalize on the cross-border eCommerce opportunity as a gro...

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  • GELF LA 2022 Keynote and Breakout Sessions are Live on GELF’s YouTube Channel!

    GELF LA ’22 lives on! Thanks again to all the speakers, sponsors and attendees at GELF LA 2022 – it was great to get the West Coast community again after way too long apart. One of the best ever GELF LA VIP Dinners set the tone; in fact i...

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  • Alibaba’s Take on Single’s Day 2021 = $84.5B GMV

    Alibaba successfully concluded its 13th annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival (“11.11”), which generated RMB540.3 billion (US$84.54 billion) in gross merchandise volume (GMV) during the 11-day campaign. “This 11.11 Global Shopping Festival ...

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    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) &...

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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 a...

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  • Oh Canada! Great Insights on Shipping to Canada at GELF LA 2022

    Canadian shoppers continue to shift their shopping online – accelerated in part by the pandemic and changing consume...

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  • Leaders

    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 ...

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  • ESW to acquire e-commerce platform Scalefast

    Global direct-to-consumer e-commerce company ESW announced on Monday it has acquired Los Angeles-based e-commerce platform Scalefast, with the deal expected to drive growth in revenue and product innovation across the group’s integrated c...

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  • Global-e completes $500m acquisition of Flow Commerce

    The deal is worth up to approximately $500 million (in equal portions of cash and Global-e shares). It comprises a base consideration of approximately $425 million and up to approximately $75 million in potential additional consideration based on cer...

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  • Japanese Cross-Border Gets Lift from Global-e/Transcosmos Deal

    Global-e and Trascosmos are working together to help Japanese merchants optimize their cross-border e-commerce offerings to boost international traffic conversion rates and open up new global ecommerce opportunities. Japanese brands and retailers ca...

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  • GELF LA ’22 – Getting Closer to the Cross-Border Shopper: Global Logistics Moves to the Head of the Table

    For years, GELF Co-founder Jim Okamura has been fond of saying “It’s high time for the global logistics team t...

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