Evolue, Kathy Kuo Home, The Land of Nod, The New York Times Store, Soludos Expand Globally with Borderfree Retail Solution from Pitney Bowes
STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2016 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, announced today that it is collaborating with several new retailers and brands to help them expand their global online reach to international consumers around the world. International consumers can enjoy the same easy online shopping experience with Evolue, Kathy Kuo Home, The Land of Nod, The New York Times Store and Soludos as U.S. consumers through the Pitney Bowes Borderfree solution. The technology and cross-border shipping services enable global shoppers to simply and conveniently buy items online in over 70 currencies from more than 220 countries and territories.
”When we opened our doors six years ago, our goal was to become both a nationally and internationally recognized brand,” says Jean Seo, CEO and Founder of Evolue. “The amazing team at Pitney Bowes provides a straightforward and functional solution to the challenging world of international ecommerce. We’re thrilled to partner with them so that we can create experiences for our customers that make them feel beautiful no matter where they are.”
“It’s our mission to provide customers access to the best and most beautiful furniture and home décor,” says Kathy Kuo, CEO and Founder of Kathy Kuo Home. “We’re excited to partner with Pitney Bowes to carry that mission beyond the US and help our global customers design the home of their dreams.”
“Soludos was founded in New York City, however, our inspiration originates from the traditional rope soled espadrilles of Spain,” says Nick Brown, CEO and Founder of Soludos. We're inspired by the so many corners of the world and it's important for us to ship to our customers across the globe."
When global consumers visit the online sites of these brands and retailers, they will now be able to shop and receive localized marketing, currency and order totals – including international shipping fees, customs, tariffs and taxes – so they have a shopping experience that feels familiar to their local market. Order totals are guaranteed by Pitney Bowes at the time of checkout, eliminating any unforeseen changes to shipping and importation costs so there are never any surprises for buyers when items are delivered.
“We are continuing to see growing demand from online shoppers around the world to buy a variety of products from U.S. retailers that they can’t access in their own markets,” said Lila Snyder, Executive Vice President and President, Global Ecommerce, Pitney Bowes. “We are delighted to be collaborating with Evolue, Kathy Kuo Home, The Land of Nod, the New York Times Store and Soludos to help them expand globally and provide a seamless shopping experience for consumers.”
Evolue offers skincare products that are made with the most luxurious ingredients around the world. Founded in 2010, Evolue’s eco-chic boutique in Beverly Hills, California is frequented by celebrities and health and beauty fans for their all-natural skincare products.
A trusted online boutique, Kathy Kuo Home offers the highest quality materials, furnishing accessories and interior designing services. Based in New York, Kathy Kuo Home provides interior design consulting and hundreds of unique home decor products to clients nationwide.
Headquartered in Illinois, The Land of Nod is a privately held retailer that offers safe, high quality furnishings. Since their beginnings in 1996, The Land of Nod has expanded to include 10 retail locations, a catalog and a website offering kids and baby furniture, bedding, toys and more. With a commitment to quality and safety, The Land of Nod offers a solution for customers that aren’t willing to leave their design aesthetic at the door of their kid’s room.
Launched in 1998, The New York Times Store features unique and historical gifts. Curated by The New York Times, the vast assortment of items include rare artifacts and antiques, authentic autographs, personalized gifts, models, fine art prints and posters, photographs, commemorative newspaper reprints, custom books, crossword puzzle compilations and apparel.
Soludos was founded by Nick Brown in New York City in 2010. Nick was unable to find the traditional rope soled espadrilles he had grown up wearing on holiday along the Spanish Coast. Combining the clink of a glass 'salud' and the heat of the sun 'sol', Soludos was born. Shaped by five centuries of tradition, Soludos are the perfect shoe for the beach, the city and everywhere in between.
Pitney Bowes provides global ecommerce services to over 250 retailers, offers its technology and shipping services to millions of sellers, and collaborates with some of the world’s largest ecommerce marketplaces, platform providers and systems integrators. Through its Borderfree Retail solution, Pitney Bowes offers end-to-end solutions and modular capabilities to help retailers enter global markets quickly with website localization, fully-landed cost calculations, compliance management, payment and risk mitigation, logistics and fulfillment coordination and customer care.
The Pitney Bowes Borderfree Retail solution is an integral part of the Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud, a commerce enabler, providing access to solutions, analytics and APIs across the full commerce continuum with speed and agility to help clients identify customers, locate opportunities, enable communications, power shipping from anywhere to everywhere, and manage payments.
About Pitney Bowes
Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) is a global technology company offering innovative products and solutions that enable commerce in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping and mailing, and global ecommerce. More than 1.5 million clients in approximately 100 countries around the world rely on products, solutions and services from Pitney Bowes. For additional information, visit Pitney Bowes at www.pitneybowes.com.