Bloomingdale's, Like No Other Store in the World, Now World-Wide
Bloomingdales.com is now a global experience with the expansion of international shipping to 91 countries
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Bloomingdale's announces the exciting launch of bloomingdales.com international shipping capabilities to 91 countries, including locations in Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, and South America. This brand-new announcement allows Bloomingdale's customers from around the globe to shop the retailer's e-commerce site for a renowned assortment of men's, women's, and children's apparel, as well as fashion accessories, home furnishings, and more. To meet the demands of the brand's ever-growing international customer base, Bloomingdale's has partnered with FiftyOne, the leading provider of international e-commerce services and infrastructure to U.S. retailers with global ambition, to extend the global reach of the iconic brand.
"International shipping positions Bloomingdale's as a world leader in the retail industry while increasing the visibility of our highly coveted merchandise assortment overseas," stated Bruce Berman, President of Bloomingdale's Direct and CFO of Bloomingdale's. "Bloomingdale's already attracts international customers and introducing a program that allows for international shipping will intensify the reputation and presence of our company abroad."
"This is a significant customer win for FiftyOne," said Michael DeSimone, Chief Executive Officer, FiftyOne. "Bloomingdale's is one of the most recognized, best-loved brands in U.S. retail, and has always been synonymous with luxury and elegance. By pairing their uniquely powerful brand with FiftyOne's proven global capabilities, Bloomingdale's is primed to expand their success with international consumers across the globe."
Bloomingdales.com provides shoppers with a seamless transition from domestic to international purchasing. International shoppers can simply select the item they wish to purchase and bloomingdales.com will convert the price into their local currency. Upon checkout, bloomingdales.com will provide a final price including an exact quote of the duties and tariffs associated with shipping, providing shoppers with a complete understanding that full payment for the entire transaction takes place at one time.
The global e-commerce initiative launched last month with Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom and today bloomingdales.com welcomes 88 more countries including Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Macau, Maldives, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam. International shipping is also available to domestic shoppers who wish to send items abroad to these select locations.
The majority of Bloomingdale's items are available for international shipping, but due to varying laws and global vendor partnership restrictions some product categories and lines are excluded. These goods include electronics, beauty products, fragrances, and oversized items, such as furniture.
Bloomingdale's international reputation now becomes a reality for millions of customers worldwide who can enjoy our incomparable merchandise assortment by logging on and shopping at bloomingdales.com.
Bloomingdale's is America's only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store and a division of Macy's, Inc. It was founded in 1872 and currently operates 41 Bloomingdale's stores and 4 Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia, Florida, Nevada, and California. In addition, Bloomingdale's has an international presence with a location in Dubai. Be sure to follow Bloomingdale's on Facebook or Twitter, and for more information, or to shop any time, visit www.bloomingdales.com.
FiftyOne empowers leading U.S. retailers to utilize their existing ecommerce infrastructure and online shopping experience to market, sell, and fulfill merchandise to international shoppers with absolute cost certainty. FiftyOne manages all aspects of the international order life cycle, including multi-currency pricing and payment processing, landed cost calculation, customs clearance and brokerage, international fraud management, international logistics orchestration, and customer-experience parity. FiftyOne is powering international ecommerce for many leading U.S. retailers, including Barneys New York, Bloomingdale's, Brookstone, Crate and Barrel, Drugstore.com, Johnson & Murphy, Macy's, Overstock.com, Sears, Shoes.com, Tilly's, and True Religion. The company is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.fiftyone.com.
Released June 27, 2011