4 Factors for Navigating Counterfeits and Regulations in Sporting Goods and Leisure Markets

2018-12-05T19:49:12+00:00December 6th, 2018|Best Practices, Compliance, Order Fulfullment, Shipping|

From Self-Care to Smart Backpacks: This is the fourth post in a five-part series where we’ll highlight product categories with global demand and the regulations and challenges to keep top of mind. For the first time in human history, half the world’s population is middle-class or wealthier, with both the time and money to indulge in hobbies, sports and other leisure activities. [...]

What’s in Fashion? Green, Maternity, Athleisure and Modest Attire

2018-12-03T01:36:09+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Compliance, News|

From Self-Care to Smart Backpacks: This is the third post in a five-part series where we’ll highlight product categories with global demand and the regulations and challenges to keep top of mind. When consumers start browsing online, it’s often clothing that inspires them to hit “purchase.” Between 2018 and 2023, revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate of just over [...]

Navigating Fraud, Privacy and Regulations in the Electronics and Appliances Markets

2018-11-27T19:04:02+00:00November 27th, 2018|Compliance, News|

From Self-Care to Smart Backpacks: This is the second post in a five-part series where we’ll highlight product categories with global demand and the regulations and challenges to keep top of mind. Twenty-first century consumers are glued to their gadgets, which has both spurred the growth of e-commerce in general and the online purchasing of electronics and appliances. The global consumer electronics [...]

Food, Drug or Medical Device? 5 Steps to Navigate Global Regulations in the Self-care Space

2018-11-27T19:03:10+00:00November 19th, 2018|Compliance, News|

From Self-Care to Smart Backpacks: This is the first post in a five-part series where we’ll highlight product categories with global demand and the regulations and challenges to keep top of mind. According to the World Health Organization, “health is a state of complete mental, physical and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” In recent years, the [...]

Flow Wins REMODE Fashion Awards for Best E-Commerce Solution

2018-11-27T19:02:20+00:00November 14th, 2018|News|

We're pleased to share that Flow has been named the winner of the REMODE Fashion Award for Best E-Commerce Solution.  The initial announcement was made at REMODE 2018 in Los Angeles on October 30th. The REMODE Fashion Awards are given to solution providers and fashion brands that are transforming the future of fashion. Winners are selected based on their innovative approach [...]

“Like and Share:” Top Social Media Platforms in Global Markets

2018-10-29T17:46:16+00:00November 8th, 2018|Best Practices|

A breakdown of which social media networks are most popular in the top global markets Brands and retailers already know that social media networks are becoming increasingly dominant channels for engaging with consumers. But did you know that product discovery via social networks is now competing with search engines like Google? In her 2018 Internet Trends Report, venture capitalist Mary Meeker [...]

MZ Wallace Bolsters Global Success With Customer-Centric Strategy

2018-11-25T22:10:59+00:00November 5th, 2018|Customer success stories, News|

Established in 2000, MZ Wallace, an urban inspired handbag and accessories company, is now widely considered as one of the most dynamic brands in fashion. Not only have their wide range of products generated substantial demand domestically, they have also garnered a large amount of international interest. And even though MZ Wallace had been shipping internationally for some time, they knew that [...]

Which Global Markets Will Buy Your Goods?

2018-10-29T13:26:35+00:00October 26th, 2018|Best Practices|

Your international business expansion plan depends on what you sell and where. To succeed at cross border e-commerce, brands and retailers need to identify which global markets are interested in their goods and services. There are distinct differences in cross-border e-commerce demand by country - and as we’ve covered before, some products are even banned or restricted in certain countries. In [...]

Forming a global shipping strategy: Everywhere is different

2018-10-16T19:45:30+00:00October 25th, 2018|Best Practices, Shipping|

When it comes to global e-commerce shipping and logistics, you need to think about each market individually and present an experience that meets your global customers’ unique demands and expectations. But attempting to localize all the points of sale can become complex and overwhelming. Having a basic strategy in place will ensure the process is smooth and the pricing is right [...]

Carbon38 is Ready-to-Wear, Anywhere in the World, with Flow

2018-10-29T18:07:18+00:00October 19th, 2018|Customer success stories, News|

High-end athletic wear is one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. Research firm Euromonitor reports that “sales of sportswear, which includes items such as yoga pants and activewear, outpaced all other categories for the third year in a row, increasing just under 7% in 2016, causing growth in other categories to look rather tame in comparison.” One of the [...]