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Selling In Spain: The Top Marketplaces & eCommerce Expectations

Aimee Goodsall | January 24, 2017 | Comments

If you’re looking to grow your business internationally, the Spanish market is certainly one worth considering. After all, with an eCommerce market worth €18.2 billion, not to mention the fact that 41% of the population are already shopping online and a further 61% of those shoppers are willing to purchase from international sellers, there is a significant opportunity for cross-border trade in this country.

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Topics: Cross Border Trading, eCommerce, online marketplace, International Selling

60 Resources To Help You Expand Your eCommerce Business Internationally

Aimee Goodsall | January 18, 2017 | Comments

If you’re looking to export internationally and grow your business overseas, there is a wealth of valuable information, resources and support available to you. Below, we have compiled a list of exporting resources covering key organisations, exporting programmes that can provide support and help with funding, as well as additional information on everything from foreign exchange and shipping, right through to country data and VAT resources.

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Topics: Cross Border Trading, eCommerce, International Selling

How To Grow Your Business In Europe With Amazon

Aimee Goodsall | January 16, 2017 | Comments

If you’re looking to take your business to the next level, expanding into Europe is a logical step. Fortunately, as an Amazon seller you have access to a range of tools that make achieving this as easy as possible, giving you the platform to reach millions of customers across several key European markets.

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Topics: Amazon, Cross Border Trading, selling on Amazon, eCommerce, online marketplace, International Selling

Selling In Brazil: The Top Brazilian Marketplaces To Consider

Aimee Goodsall | August 22, 2016 | Comments

To mark this year’s 2016 Olympics hosted in Brazil’s capital, Rio de Janeiro, we have put together a guide to selling into the Brazilian market.

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Topics: Cross Border Trading, online marketplace, International Selling

How to sell more on eBay

Aimee Goodsall | July 14, 2016 | Comments

eBay is one of the most popular marketplaces in the world, with over 162 million active users across 25 different countries. As a result of its huge global reach, eBay provides online sellers with a significant opportunity to build and grow their business, giving them the platform to reach a ready-to-buy customer base both in the merchant’s local market and on their numerous international sites.   

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Topics: eBay, Cross Border Trading, online marketplace, International Selling

Selling in Germany: The top German marketplaces to focus on

Aimee Goodsall | June 20, 2016 | Comments

Guten Tag! With the German eCommerce market being one of the largest in the world, accounting for 25% of European eCommerce volume and €71 billion in eCommerce sales, it is a country that provides a significant opportunity for online retailers looking to expand internationally.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, Cross Border Trading, online marketplace, International Selling

Amazon FBA & eBay GSP: What you need to know about these international fulfilment services

Aimee Goodsall | May 9, 2016 | Comments

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Whether you're already selling internationally, or are reluctant to sell overseas due to the hassle and risk involved, an international fulfilment service might be a good fit for your business. Now while there are a host of options available to you when it comes to cross-border trade, both Amazon and eBay operate their own fulfilment programmes, and while it's not necessarily a case of Amazon FBA vs eBay GSP, it is worth understanding how they both operate and the benefits and disadvantages of each, should this be a route you decide to go down. 

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Topics: eBay, Amazon, Shipping & Fulfilment, Cross Border Trading, online marketplace, International Selling

How to make your international returns easy & profitable

Mark Burch | April 13, 2016 | Comments

 

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This is a guest blog post from Mark Burch, Director at Ezi Returns.

Having been in retail for over 18 years, returns are nothing new to me, but I did still find myself taking them personally. All that hard work in getting the products set up with images, creating great product descriptions etc, and the customer wants to return it! Or even worse, something outside of your control caused the problem, resulting in a return! 

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Topics: Cross Border Trading, International Selling, Returns

Cross-Border Trade Opportunities With eBay

Aimee Goodsall | March 15, 2016 | Comments

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Arguably the biggest reason that online businesses choose to sell internationally is to increase their reach and ultimately their sales. Unfortunately, many eBay sellers hold back on expanding into new markets in fear of the unknown, and if this is you then you’re certainly not alone.

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Topics: eBay, Cross Border Trading, eCommerce

Essential currency tips for cross-border sellers

World First | February 23, 2016 | Comments

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Selling on overseas marketplaces is a great way to expand your business and get your products in front of more customers. Whether you’re already selling abroad or just considering it right now, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of selling in a foreign currency and how fluctuating exchange rates can affect your profit margin. You could be saving time and money with the right solutions in place.

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Topics: Cross Border Trading, eCommerce

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