Thursday, August 29, 2013

From Saks to Sears, Retailers Are Going Global Like Gangbusters

Right now, it might be a small base of business for retailers but going global offers huge upside growth potential for companies who get e-commerce right at the outset.  The most complicated part?  Calculating a landed price for consumers online at checkout.  But even that challenge can be overcome.
Global ecommerce for physical goods outside the U.S. is expected to grow at an annual rate of 18% from 2012, reaching $640 billion by 2017, and outpacing projected annual growth of 7% in the U.S. during the same period ...
Read the entire article:  Virtual bazaar:  How U.S. retailers from Sears to Saks are going global

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