Dooney & Bourke Expands Global Online Shopping with Pitney Bowes E-commerce
Technology and Shipping Services to Help Offer a Simple and Convenient Online
Shopping Experience for International Buyers to 90 Countries
STAMFORD, Conn. -- December 04, 2012
Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced that Dooney & Bourke, the
high-end leathergoods retailer, will use technology and shipping services from
Pitney Bowes to help expand the global online reach of its handbags and
accessories. Dooney & Bourke will use Pitney Bowes’s e-commerce software and
international shipping services to help offer a seamless and convenient
cross-border purchasing and shipping experience to online shoppers to
destinations in up to 90 countries worldwide.
Dooney & Bourke is using Pitney Bowes’s e-commerce solutions to offer
international buyers the ability to receive a guaranteed, fully-landed cost
quote that includes importation fees during the online checkout process.
Displaying fully-landed costs upfront helps ensure there are no surprises for
buyers with additional fees at the time of delivery.
“Every year the Internet continues to fuel new growth opportunities for
high-end retail brands around the world,” said Craig Reed, vice president,
Global E-commerce for Pitney Bowes. “We are honored to be collaborating with
Dooney & Bourke to provide technology and shipping services that will help
them broaden their borders to new countries.”
“The timing was ideal for us to implement technology from Pitney Bowes to
streamline and enhance our global online shopping experience for buyers just
in time for our 12 Days of Dooney holiday sale,” said David Burbine, web
director, Dooney & Bourke. “We anticipate that this will help our brand reach
the hands of more international consumers and create a positive buying
Pitney Bowes offers a comprehensive suite of e-commerce solutions for
international sales. The company’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions help
leading retailers sell to international customers, reduce the challenges
associated with international e-commerce, and grow their business. The Pitney
Bowes e-commerce services suite offers an array of API-driven (Application
Programming Interface) web services to facilitate cross-border sales to 90
countries. 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, international address validation, denied parties screening,
and parcel protection. For more information, visit www.pb.com/ecommerce.
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.The
company’s solutions for financial services, healthcare, legal, nonprofit,
public sector and retail organizations are delivered on open platforms to best
organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way
customer communications. Pitney Bowes is the only firm that includes direct
mail, transactional mail, call centers and in-store technologies in its
solution mix along with digital channels such as the Web, email, live chat and
mobile applications. Pitney Bowes is a $5.3 billion company with 29,000
employees worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™.
About Dooney & Bourke:
Dooney & Bourke creates fine leather goods inspired by classic American style.
Their commitment to quality materials and expert craftsmanship is evident in
everything they make, from handbags and totes to luggage and accessories. The
classic designs and durable construction guarantee that Dooney & Bourke
leather goods will be worn and loved for many years to come.
Pitney Bowes Inc.
Karen King, 203-351-6189
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