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Kearney Global E-Commerce Index 2015: A Slideshow

In addition to its annual GDRI report, A.T. Kearney also publishes a yearly Global Retail E-Commerce Index™: “The Global Retail E-Commerce Index™ ranks the top 30 countries for their E-commerce potential, based on several variables that rate both a country’s … Continue reading

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Kearney GRDI 2015: A Slideshow

Every year, A.T. Kearney produces a Global Retail Development Index (GRDI): “The 2015 GRDI reflects a retail environment in developing markets filled with exciting challenges. These markets continue to entice global retailers, which are still investing in building a long-term … Continue reading

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2015 Global Retail Sales Booming

2015 promises to be a very strong retail sales year around the world as more countries recover from their recessions. Total global retail sales in 2015 are projected to reach nearly $24 trillion dollars. According to eMarketer: “Retail sales worldwide … Continue reading

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How Shipping Options Can Affect Online Purchase Conversion

We know that not revealing shipping information until a customer is ready to pay for an item can have a dramatic impact on shopping cart abandonment. But another shipping topic that has not received as much attention relates to how … Continue reading

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The BCBGMAXAZRIA Women’s Fashion Empire Keeps Growing

BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP is a global retail fashion powerhouse: “Founded in 1989, BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP is the lifetime vision of one man: Founder, Designer, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer Max Azria. After years of success designing women’s wear in Paris and Los Angeles, Azria … Continue reading

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Singles’ Day in China: Records Fall

Singles’ Day in China is a huge event. And while it may be hard for us to believe, Singles’ Day dwarfs Cyber Monday for sales volume by a ratio of nearly 3 to 1. What is Singles’ Day? Each year, … Continue reading

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Kearney’s 2014 Global Retail Development Index

As industrialized countries around the world plateau economically, retailers often look for opportunities in developing countries. But, where should they look? One great source of information is A.T. Kearney. Annually, A.T. Kearney produces a Global Retail Development Index (GDRI). This Index: … Continue reading

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