International Selling

As an ecommerce enterprise develops, amibitous merchants soon find they outgrow their domestic market. The obvious option is to look overseas to tap into new markets. Read our International Selling Position Paper.
By Chris Dawson October 23, 2019 - 10:27 am

Hurricane Commerce join Magento Technology Partner program

Hurricane Commerce have joined the Magento Technology Partner program ahead of the upcoming release of their cross-border API solutions to improve the customer experience on any cross-border transactions for Magento merchants. The Hurricane solution aims to ease the ever-evolving demands of regulatory matters, duties &

US Customs Electronic Data Clearance requirements from 1st January 2020

There will be some changes to US Customs for imports from January next year which, if not complied with, could result in your products being delayed at the US border or even rejected. The US will as of January 1st 2020 require all imports to have

New Zealand GST required for low-value goods from 1st December 2019

The New Zealand Government has passed into law new goods and services tax (GST) rules that apply from the 1st of December 2019. Overseas businesses that sell low-value goods to consumers in New Zealand may need to register for, collect and return GST of 15%.

Etsy to introduce international postal solutions

Etsy have announced a planned introduction of international postal solutions in a bid to offer their merchants reasonably priced shipping services. In an announcement to Etsies, titled 'coming soon: international postal solutions,' the marketplace said that "we’re working to provide you with additional postal

InterCultural Elements spin-off eCommeleon software

InterCultural Elements are experts in all things cross border and for many years have been building internal tools to manage everything from localisation of keywords to handling marketplace item specifics and attributes. They've now announced plans to spin-off an internally developed Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product into

Top 20 European Cross-Border Marketplaces

Cross-Border Commerce Europe have mapped the 20 best Marketplaces based on their Cross-Border performance. The total Cross-Border market of European owned Marketplaces represents a turnover of €9 billion in 2018 (excluding travel). This is 21% of the total Cross-Border Marketplaces in Europe, reaching a turnover

UPS new international shipping service to support merchants’ expansion plans

UPS today announced the launch of UPS new international shipping service aimed at supporting merchants' expansion plans. The new service will be initially available to customers in the UK, US, Canada, China and Hong Kong ahead of the wider rollout. Merchants who are interested in

Peak sales data reveals new pan-European sales opportunities

The European online division of Ingenico Group have released ecommerce transaction peak sales data insights which indicate a greater pan-European business opportunity for online merchants during highly targeted peak shopping events. Analysing peak sales data trends from Black Friday transactions over the past three years, Ingenico

‘International giants pose challenge to Russian businesses:’ CEO of new Russian marketplace

"Russian companies see the challenge of competing with international giants," is how the CEO of new Russian marketplace pins the position of Russian ecommerce players in the global marketplace industry. Speaking to Tamebay, Vladimir Stupnikov, CEO of SPUTNIK marketplace starts describing the development of the Russian