This article previously was published in Cross-Border Magazine How We Are Pentagon supports big brands to overcome challenges when entering marketplaces worldwide. Laurence Guy is founder and CEO of Pentagon Group. As a former eBay power seller, he knows the challenges of selling on marketplaces from first-hand experience. Having lived in Bangkok for two years, he has
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Fashion brand MANGO is planning to open 60,000 new square metres of selling space in 2019. This extra selling space will be used for company stores and franchises all around the world. MANGO has started implementing a retail model based on opening larger stores and the closure of smaller stores a few years ago. In 2019, the net balance of new selling space will be 15,000m².
The official Xinhua news agency reports that the Bank of China’s New York branch will enable Chinese firms to receive payment in Yuan rather than Dollars from their sales on U.S. e-commerce platforms this year. Pledging to introduce more services for small and medium-sized enterprises engaged in cross-border trade between the United States and China, executives from the branch
Fashion platform Zalando introduced an after payment service in Italy. This way, Italian consumers can buy their preferred products, return the products they do not wish to keep and only pay for the products that they do want to buy. The fashion platform aims to offer customers a customised service with this new payment that offers a shopping experience which is tailored to the
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has acquired German data analysis start-up Data Artisans for close to €90 million, reports Handelsblatt. Whether it is for autonomous driving, online trade or financial transactions: data is more important than ever and more and more data is being collected. Companies all over the world are now competing in finding the best solution to processes