For most online merchants, it's not a question of whether to sell internationally, but how to go about it. The potential that international markets represent for online merchants large and small is simply too big to pass up. The dramatic increase in potential customer base, the far higher growth rates for e-commerce in nations outside the U.S., and the value of geographic diversification cannot be understated.
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(Reuters) - Investment firm Neuberger Berman LLC has called on OfficeMax Inc's OMX.N chief executive and board to return money to shareholders in the form of a dividend or share repurchases and raised the specter of a proxy fight next year if the office supply chain fails to comply.Neuberger, in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, also disclosed it held 5 percent of OfficeMax's shares, or 4.35 million shares, up from 4 percent earlier.In a letter to CEO Ravi Saligram dated June 18, Neuberger Berman Managing Director Benjamin Nahum said that the "anemic" job
LuxeYard, Inc., the fast-growing boutique luxury flash sale site, today announced plans to expand to India under an exclusive licensing deal with veteran technology and retail entrepreneur Sashi Chimala. Under the terms of the agreement, Mr. Chimala will establish LuxeYard India - india.luxeyard.com - with a dedicated team to build out product acquisition, marketing and merchandising operations to manage the site.