cross border trade

By Chris Dawson May 7, 2017 - 1:09 pm

Australians expect 70-75% of overseas retailers to dodge tax

It's claimed that Australian Treasury officials have told eBay that the only expect a 25% to 30% compliance rate if they go ahead with their GST (Goods and Services Tax, roughly equivalent to UK VAT) changes. That would leave 70% to 75% of sellers dodging

eBay tell Irish to target Europe by selling in the USA

There's an interesting announcement from eBay for Irish sellers - if you want to sell to buyers in 30 European countries then instead of listing on you should list on! The announcement centres around a new Home and Garden landing page on, and

Sell cross border with eBay #RetailWithoutBorders

eBay is one of the best known marketplaces in the world, and it is a global platform. Even in countries where eBay don't have a dedicated country site, buyers still shop on eBay. At Pentagon‘s Retail Without Borders conference in London, I spoke to Neil McLauchlan,

Marketplaces you’ll meet at Retail Without Borders

Retail Without Borders is just over a week away and, similarly to previous years, the conference promises to introduce a raft of marketplaces you've probably never heard of before as well as revisiting some more familiar places to sell. Pentagon have once again excelled themselves

Parcel2Go new worldwide sub £10 shipping services

Parcel2Go have introduced new services to a range of destinations around the world. In keeping with their determination to offer the UK’s best delivery prices both around the country and beyond its borders, Parcel2Go are making available a range of services as far abroad as Australia,

Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce International Ecommerce Event

Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce International Ecommerce Event

Pitney Bowes’ Jamin Dick talks Cross Border Trade

Just about everyone has heard of Pitney Bowes - they're the people who do the franking machines for office postage right? Well yes, that's their heritage and why they're such a well known trusted brand but today they're all about ecommerce. You can still get a

UPS expand Express Plus next day 9am to 19 new countries

The UPS Express Plus services offers guaranteed early morning delivery for your most time-sensitive shipments. The service offers next day delivery by 9:00 a.m. to most business addresses in Europe, the United States and major business areas in Canada. It also provides second business day

100% Physical examination causes customs delays in India

There are significant delays with goods being exported to India which you should make customers aware of in your despatch notes. David Jinks of ParcelHero who gave us the tip off tells us "Mumbai Customs seems to be getting some impressive clearance delays. They have