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UK Sellers Could Be Eligible For Reduced Marketplace Fees

Aimee Goodsall | April 18, 2017 | Comments

Back in December 2016, The Department for International Trade (DIT) launched their ‘trade hub’, an online portal designed to help small UK businesses expand overseas, by providing exporting opportunities and invaluable support.

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Topics: eCommerce, International Selling, Cross-Border Trade

Your Options For Expanding Internationally With eBay

Aimee Goodsall | March 27, 2017 | Comments

Selling into international markets can make a huge difference to the overall success of your business, for the simple reason that you open your business up to millions of buyers located outside of the UK. Unfortunately, many UK sellers are put off selling overseas due to requirements involved with cross-border trade, i.e. customs duties, taxes and other import charges, as well as the perceived risk of selling into unknown territories.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce, International Selling, Cross-Border Trade

5 Reasons To Sell On The Cdiscount Marketplace

Aimee Goodsall | March 1, 2017 | Comments

As a result of its broad reach, active customer base and lucrative seller benefits, Cdiscount is a great online marketplace to consider selling on if you’re looking to expand into the French market. To help you better determine whether or not it is a good fit for your business, we have compiled five of the marketplace’s key benefits below.

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Topics: online marketplace, International Selling, Cdiscount, Cross-Border Trade

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

Expanding into the US: The top American marketplaces to sell on

Aimee Goodsall | August 16, 2016 | Comments

The US is the second largest market in the world for online sellers, and according to eMarketer, it is estimated that US consumers will spend $270 billion online in 2016, making it an extremely lucrative market for retailers looking to sell overseas.

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Topics: eCommerce, 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

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