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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 June 18, 2018 - 10:40 am

New JD & Google strategic partnership with $550m investment

China's JD are to join Google Shopping as part of a new JD & Google strategic partnership which will see also see Google invest $550 million in JD. A curated selection of high-quality products from JD will be advertised in multiple regions through Google. As the second

Supplier Spotlight: wnDirect

There has never been a better time to sell Internationally. The obvious benefits as discussed in Tamebay's International Selling Position Paper are A bigger customer base, better margins, beating seasonality, and a competitive edge, especially in countries under served directly by ecommerce. Today we look

WorldFirst applies for Chinese payments licence

WorldFirst are the first to apply for a Chinese payments licence, required for any payments business operating in China. This bodes well for ecommerce merchants who might want to trade with the second largest economy in the world. If WorldFirst are able to operate in

Exports from all four UK countries are up in 2018

The HMRC UK Regional Trade in Goods Statistics for Q1 2018 reveals that exports overall from the UK in are up 8.2% (Q2 2017 - Q1 2018) based on the same period a year ago. Regionally, Scotland saw the biggest export increase rising 12.1% to £28.8

DIT report sets out ideal business size for exporting help

The DIT National Survey of Registered Businesses' exporting behaviours, attitudes and needs 2017 report is out today and examines £500k+ small and medium business. Whilst the report is stuffed full of data, perhaps the most interesting takeaway is which size businesses the DIT are most

eBay Australia to take care of GST payments for importers

eBay Australia has taken an entirely different approach to Amazon when it comes to tackling the thorny problem of Australian GST (Goods and Services Tax) that comes into force on July 1st this year. The new tax requirements will lower the threshold to include all

The Amazon Australia retreat is good news for eBay down under

Amazon's long awaited launch in Australia finally came late last year, just before Christmas. A fully-fledged retail and marketplace Amazon Australia went live and was soon followed by the introduction of FBA and announcements of expansion to the fulfilment network, including several new fulfilment centres. So

Zalando to expand into Ireland and Czech Republic

In its first international expansion into new territories since 2013, Zalando has announced that it will be launching 2 new sites in Ireland and the Czech Republic. And in in other news, new language options will be launching in other countries. The online shop will open

Taobao Global’s incubation program looking for 365 SMEs to launch in China

Alibaba Group’s Taobao Global has pledged to incubate and support more than 365 brands b March 2019, the end of their financial year. Launched in 2007, Taobao Global is a shopping platform for overseas small businesses selling to China and has become a destination for