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  • Live at GELF NYC ’22 w/Logitech & SEKO: How an Agile Logistics Ecosystem Drives International Growth (Bonus Logitech Podcast too!)

    GELF co-founder Jim Okamura hosts Brian Bourke, Chief Growth Officer, SEKO Logistics and Michelle Frank, GM, Global Ecommerce & DTX, Logitech to discuss how leaders are revisiting supply chain assumptions as they explore how to more def...

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  • Live from GELF 2022 in NYC: Sophie Abrahamsson, Pres of Americas at Bambuser on “Live DTC”

    Join Michael LeBlanc, host of The Global Ecommerce Leaders Podcast as he sits down with Sophie Abrahamsson to discuss why live selling is one of the hot new DTC channels brands are using to engage international shoppers. Learn more about why you may ...

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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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  • Featured Region

  • Understanding DTC Opportunities in China’s Dynamic eCommerce Ecosystem

    GELF’s Featured Region takes a look at post-pandemic China and offers two perspectives about the changing ecommerce ...

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  • Leaders

    “Relationships Matter” – Live from GELF NYC ’22 with Brian Bourke, Global Chief Commercial Officer at SEKO Logistics

    Long-term GELF collaborator and all-round good guy Brian Bourke looks back at SEKO’s evolution from moving “the big and bulky” to shipping ecommerce parcels to markets all over the world. Hear why B2B and B2C international shipping are converging – and why it matters. Check out the great back-n-forth between Michael LeBlanc,...

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  • 11.11 Results Show Resilience & Strength

    Thanks to the team at Alibaba for sharing a recap of Alibaba’s 14th annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival (“11.11”). Great to see that the results were in line with last year’s GMV performance despite macro challenges and Covid-related im...

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  • Glopal’s Five Takeaways from GELF NYC ’22

    One reason the GELF community loves getting together at GELF events is the opportunity to meet rising solution providers that can help them execute global ecommerce expansion strategies. We’re happy to give the Glopal team a big shoutout for de...

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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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  • Function Junction

  • 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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