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 July 31, 2018 - 10:00 am

DTI consultations on post Brexit trade negotiations

Which ever way you voted in the Brexit referendum, one thing is clear and that is that the UK will be leaving the EU at some point in the future, although quite what the shape of this will be is still unclear. With less than

French Shoppers purchasing from the UK

One in four online shoppers in France have purchased from a UK site in the last three months, according to a study commissioned by Royal Mail ahead of Bastille Day. Of these shoppers, the average spend on UK websites is €57 (£50) per month. The study

The top 10 Shopping Sites German Users spend most time on

If you want to sell to Germany, then there are only two sites that you should concentrate on and that's eBay and Amazon, although you should also strongly consider eBay Classifieds as a third string to your bow. That's according to the results from an

Prime Minister gets UK – EU free trade area proposal approved by Cabinet

A new Brexit compromise has been agreed by the Prime Minister and her Cabinet which will water down Brexit, maintain standards with the EU, create a UK - EU free trade area and still leave Britain open to strike trade deals around the world. A

US ramp up tariffs in what increasingly looks like a trade war

There was a ramping up of trade war with new trade tariffs imposed by the US last Friday, affecting vehicles, spacecraft technology, industrial machinery and medical devices and some electronic equipment. China responded with tariffs on food, tobacco, pet food, beverages and vehicles. This follows

How to attract American online shoppers to your website and marketplace listings

New research from Royal Mail which will be published soon reveals that average shopper in America spends $86 (£66) per month shopping on UK websites. One in seven (14%) American online shoppers have purchased from a UK site in the last three months. The main reason

DaWanda marketplace to shut down in August

After 12 years as Europe's leading online marketplace for handmade and unique items, DaWanda is to close it's doors and cease trading on the 30th of August 2018. DaWanda is an online marketplace that gives sellers a platform to market handmade goods. Items must be unique,

Top tips for selling to Japan

As Brexit uncertainty continues, online sellers may wish to think about looking further afield for new retail opportunities and selling to Japan may be an ideal market to consider. Foreign exchange experts Currencies Direct today share some insights into the Japanese market and why you

LAST CALL Growth hacks for your cross-border expansion survey – we need you!

As domestic ecommerce markets become more crowded-out, expanding into new territories cross border is your key tactic. But how? Going international is a huge opportunity and there are a wealth of tactics, strategems, sales avenues and routes to market. And we’d be interested to learn how

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