Digital River and DHL Jointly Host Webinar on How to Take Online Businesses Global

MINNEAPOLIS — Sept. 19, 2016 — Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, is partnering with DHL, a world leading international express services provider, to present a free webinar for companies interested in accelerating the growth of their ecommerce businesses across the globe. The educational webinar called, “Ecommerce: Strategies to Expand your International Presence,” is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Registration for the free webinar is now open at

Ecommerce practitioners and strategists attending the webinar will learn about international ecommerce trends as well as get strategies for building and growing an online business on the global stage. Following a phased “crawl, walk, run” approach for “how to” enter new geographies, Digital River and DHL will focus on five key areas of an online operation, including language, payments, shopper support, fulfillment and the online shopper experience. Attendees also will learn about best practices for navigating complex import and export regulations.

“Global ecommerce is widespread with opportunities. But, it takes a sound strategy, significant investment and a wealth of experience to excel in global markets while safely and legally navigating the nuances of each geography,” said Jason Nyhus, vice president of global marketing and communications at Digital River. “We’ve been helping companies go global — including top tech brands like Adobe, Kaspersky Lab, Lenovo and Microsoft — for over 20 years. The global ecommerce acumen and methodical approach to expansion we’ve developed, supporting online sales across 240 countries and territories worldwide, is unmatched in the ecommerce space.”

“Having the right tools and information is essential to ecommerce success and this webinar will provide a great foundation to understanding the global marketplace and the importance of having an experienced international shipping partner,” said Christine Nashick, chief marketing officer for DHL Express, Americas.

About DHL
DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. The DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, ecommerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 340,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world.”

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 59 billion euros in 2015.

About Digital River, Inc.
Backed by 20 years of ecommerce experience, Digital River is recognized as a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions. Companies of all sizes rely on Digital River’s cloud-based commerce, payments and marketing services to manage and grow their online businesses. Through these services, Digital River connects B2B and B2C digital products companies and branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world.

Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, read the Digital River Blog, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

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