Bluefly Offers Global Online Shopping to International Buyers with Pitney Bowes Ecommerce Solutions
U.S. Apparel and Accessories Retailer Helps Make Online Purchasing and Shipping Simple for Consumers around the World
STAMFORD, Conn., May 05, 2014 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) today announced leading U.S. online retailer, Bluefly, is using technology and shipping services from Pitney Bowes to help expand the online global reach of their brands to international buyers around the world. The U.S. apparel and accessories retailer is using Pitney Bowes’s global ecommerce software and international shipping services to help offer a seamless and convenient cross-border purchasing experience for consumers.
Bluefly is using Pitney Bowes’s global ecommerce solutions to help simplify international transactions, improve the online shopping experience for consumers and facilitate international growth. These solutions also provide access to affordable global delivery services, customs and brokerage management, and a full suite of logistics web services to help make it easy to deliver goods to online shoppers in international markets.
“The appetite for U.S. apparel and accessories brands, and the desire to shop online globally, is continuing to fuel interest from international buyers around the world,” said Craig Reed, vice president, Global Ecommerce for Pitney Bowes. “We look forward to collaborating with Bluefly to help them simplify the complexities associated with international ecommerce and deliver purchases to the doorsteps of their customers worldwide.”
Founded in 1998, Bluefly, Inc. is a leading online retailer of designer brands, fashion trends and superior value. Bluefly is headquartered in the heart of the Fashion District in New York City. In 2011, Bluefly expanded its portfolio, launching Belle & Clive, a members-only shopping destination that presents highly curated selections of important brands via limited time sale events.
Pitney Bowes provides global ecommerce services to more than 100 retailers and collaborates with some of the world’s largest ecommerce marketplaces and platform providers. Additional U.S. apparel, footwear and accessories retail clients include Billy Reid, Dooney & Bourke, GANT, Rebecca Minkoff, Rickshaw Bagworks, PlanetShoes and Steven Alan.
Pitney Bowes offers a comprehensive suite of ecommerce solutions for international sales. The company’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions offer an array of API-driven (application programming interface) web services to facilitate cross-border sales to international markets around the world. Through one integration, retailers can access services including: duty and tax calculation, fully-landed and guaranteed costs at checkout, customs and brokerage management, import and export management, optimized global shipping, and parcel protection. For more information, visit www.pb.com/ecommerce.
Leading online retailer Bluefly and its curated sale sister site Belle & Clive are the one-stop destinations for stylish living. Founded in 1998, Bluefly has established itself as the ultimate resource for the best of fashion, offering the most coveted designers and trends at enviable prices. From beauty to home goods, the designer marketplace now carries a wide range of today’s most wanted items and brands—all accessible at a value that customers love, on an online platform that everyone loves to use.
About Pitney Bowes
Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue. Many of the company’s solutions are delivered on open platforms to best organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way customer communications. Pitney Bowes includes direct mail, transactional mail and call center communications in its solution mix along with digital channel messaging for the Web, email and mobile applications. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com.