How Do International Shoppers Want to Pay Online?
A recent study released by market research firm, eMarketer, showed it pays to offer consumers different payment methods and options online. The most popular payment methods for cross border transactions are still Paypal and credit cards. However, there’s a great opportunity to develop local payment methods like bank transfer, cash on delivery or pre-paid cards. These alternate payment methods account for more than a quarter of all cross border online transactions.
Business Plan Challenge FIU Track winners make tracks in healthcare, law and retail.
Check out the latest updates from the 2016 Miami Business Plan Challenge winners and a great feature on what SkyBOX Checkout has been up to since we participated and won third place in the competition last year.
31 Billion Packages Shipped Globally in 2015
A recent study released by Pitney Bowes announced that ecommerce, global ecommerce and the associated parcel volume for international online orders are here to stay. The study reported that 31 billion parcels were shipped globally in 2015 and the number one area for growth within the parcel business of logistics is the ecommerce sector. The study found parcel volume is projected to increase by 20% in 2018. For more information on the findings released by Pitney Bowes study click here.
Guest Blog post from our friends at Rand Marketing
Magento, one of the e-commerce industry's most popular shopping cart platforms currently comes in two major license types. While they are used to offer more options, including Magento Go and Magento Professional, they have evolved to focus on solely on their Community and Enterprise editions.
Do’s & Don’ts of Dimensional Shipping
Whether you’re shipping domestically or internationally dimensional weight is changing the way retailers need to calculate ship costs. And, with recent rate increases by Fedex and UPS starting in January of 2017 it’s important to understand the best way to safely package products without losing control of shipping budgets or passing additional unnecessarily high shipping costs on to customers.
SkyBOX Checkout Announces International Checkout Plug-in for Magento!
Magento sellers can now effortlessly expand internationally to 200 + countries and territories with SkyBOX Checkout.
4 out of 5 UK Shoppers Won’t Buy Online Unless in GBP!
For many US retailers the UK is an attractive and relatively easy international market to enter.
How to Improve Your Website for International Shoppers
In 2015 global business-to-consumer (b2c) eCommerce topped more than $1.5 trillion dollars and it’s set to more than double by 2016. For retailers looking to target customers overseas there are some simple tips and tricks to improve visibility and messaging for international shoppers.
Rand Internet Marketing Announces Partnership With SkyBOX Checkout
Fort Lauderdale-Based Internet Marketing Company Teams Up with Leading International eCommerce Solution Platform for Retailers
SkyBOX Checkout at IRCE 2016!
SkyBOX Checkout had a great time at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) this past week.
SkyBOX Checkout Revolutionizes International eCommerce Payment and Logistics
New International Checkout Platform Provides Real Time Total Landed/Delivered Cost Calculation on Product-by-Product Basis. SkyBOX Checkout helps retailers expand their sales overseas to 200 countries and territories and supports payment in 140+ local currencies.
SkyBOX Checkout wins Third Place in Miami Herald Business Plan Competition
SkyBOX Checkout recently competed in the 18th Annual Miami Herald Business Plan Competition. Our revolutionary global logistics and payment technology was selected as the third place team amidst hundreds of companies in the South Florida competiton. See the full article and learn more about SkyBOX Checkout is helping business’ expand internationally.
Vote for SkyBOX Checkout in the Miami Herald Business Plan Competition
SkyBOX Checkout has been named a top 6 team for the Miami Herald Business Plan competition under the FIU track. Click to learn more about SkyBOX Checkout’s cross border ecommerce solution for retailers and vote by May 1, 2016 for our team as we compete to win the People’s Pick Award!
Vote on the Miami Herald here
SkyBOX Checkout Named Semi-Finalist in Miami Herald Business Plan Competition
We’re thrilled to share that SkyBOX Checkout has been named one of six semi-finalists in the Miami Herald Business Plan competition under the FIU track. Our global logistics and payment solution caught the attention of the judges and we’ve advanced to the next round of the competition. We’ll keep you posted on our progress in the competition!
See the full article on the Miami Herald here