Shipwire in the News

PayPal Apps Launches With Shipwire

TechCrunch, October 26, 2010

Today, at the company’s developer conference in San Francisco, PayPal is releasing an embedded apps platform that will give PayPal developers a fully integrated set of small business, and buyer and seller tools that enhance PayPal’s payments platform. PayPal Apps allows developers to embed applications directly on the PayPal website and offer SaaS apps which enhance PayPal’s services. It’s similar in theory to eBay’s apps for Sellers. The new platform, which is launching with a number of pilot partners today, will be released to the public next year. For example, Shipping and order management startup Shipwire has partnered with PayPal to gve developers a complete suite of shipping tools and multi-channel order management to manage their shipping without leaving PayPal. Read more.

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Quick Tip for Merchants: Outsourced Warehousing

PayPal Blog, March 25, 2010

Eddie Davis here, director of SMB Merchant Services, with a quick tip for SMB retailers…finding the right shipping service and setting up the right processes to ship your merchandise can be overwhelming — especially if you”re shipping across borders… One of our partners, Shipwire order fulfillment, processes orders and takes care of the storage and shipping for you. The folks at Shipwire just put together a useful microsite that has all sorts of information about the ins and outs of cross-border sales. Merchants can really benefit by outsourcing some of their back-end work for minimal cost, and it’s always a good idea to see what tools you can use to save time and money… Read more. | PDF version.

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Shipwire and PayPal Help Small Businesses Boost Online Sales

BusinessWeek, November 21, 2008

“One bright spot for online retailers Schechter identified this holiday season is exporting. He says clients a year ago were shipping only 2% of orders internationally, but that figure is now up to 15%, spurring Shipwire to open warehouses in Toronto, Vancouver, and London. Davis of PayPal likewise says small businesses are increasingly selling globally, spurred in part by favorable exchange rates that make buying U.S. goods a bargain.” Read more. | PDF Version.

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