ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that the award-winning Catalyst Americas conference, taking place March 10-12, 2014 at the Wynn Las Vegas, will provide attendees with several opportunities to learn how to execute a successful cross-border trade (CBT) strategy. Offering sessions with industry leaders from companies such as MercadoLibre, Trade Me, Tmall and many more, Catalyst Americas Catalyst Americas will provide in-depth information about global and regional e-commerce trends, as well as tips for retailers expanding into new markets. “PayPal recently commissioned Nielsen to conduct a survey on cross-border shoppers and reported that cross-border online shopping will increase 200 percent by 2018,” said ChannelAdvisor Director of Business Development and CBT expert Mark Vandegrift. “International expansion is an enormous opportunity for retailers to connect with new sources of demand and a great investment for future growth. We’re offering several sessions focused on cross-border trade so that attendees can begin to develop an international e-commerce strategy and understand what to expect along the way.” The 2014 Catalyst Americas agenda includes several CBT-related sessions, including:
- The Cross-Border Trade Power Panel will offer exclusive access to key players in the CBT space and provide tips and strategies for expanding across borders and building an international book of business.
- Vandegrift will present two sessions, Agile Cross-Border Trade, parts 1 and 2. During the sessions, participants will learn about the top considerations when selling internationally, from translation to taxes.
- During the Agile Cross-Border Trade, Part 2 session, attendees will hear from Watch Warehouse E-Commerce Director David Epstein about the successful implementation of his company’s cross-border trade strategy.
ChannelAdvisor’s Catalyst conference was recently named the winner of a Stevie® Award in the Best Corporate Image Event category at the 10 th Annual International Business Awards. The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. The 2013 IBAs received entries from companies in more than 50 nations and territories.For more information and to register for Catalyst Americas 2014, please visit http://www.channeladvisor.com/catalyst2014/#US/Registration. Like us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter @ChannelAdvisorConnect on LinkedIn About ChannelAdvisor ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM) is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more. Through automation, analytics and optimization, ChannelAdvisor customers can leverage a single inventory feed to more efficiently list and advertise products online, and connect with shoppers to increase sales. Billions of dollars in merchandise value are driven through ChannelAdvisor’s platform every year, and thousands of customers use ChannelAdvisor’s solutions to help grow their businesses. For more information, visit www.channeladvisor.com.