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Watchmaker Movado gets serious about global online sales

Movado is moving its brands to the eShopWorld platform, which helps merchants more easily sell in more than 200 markets by providing local payment options and help with customs and duties.

Where in the world will Amazon go next?

International markets account for more than a quarter of Amazon’s revenue, and the ecommerce giant controls much of online retail in Western Europe and Japan. The remaining big markets where it does not yet operate an online marketplace all pose challenges, and Amazon’s biggest opportunity may be in an arena that doesn’t involve sales to consumers.

Grainger refocuses on core markets while divesting overseas units

The distributor of maintenance, repair and operations products says it will be better able to concentrate on its “key businesses and geographies” by divesting its Grainger China and Netherlands-based Fabory businesses. Above: Grainger's headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Alibaba launches a series of 20 virtual trade shows

Noting that transaction volume on has grown by more than 85% during the recent months of the pandemic, the global marketplace today said it is building on that growth by launching a series of 20 online trade shows in the United States for specific industries. It also introduced new online payment and freight services.

How COVID-19 is shaking Russia’s online and offline retail

In the first week of the country's lockdown, from March 30 to April 5, Russians’ consumption habits changed drastically. For example, the number of online orders at cafes and restaurants increased by 78% in comparison with the last week of February.