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Last Posting Dates For Christmas 2018

Aimee Goodsall | December 18, 2018 | Comments

With Christmas 2018 now only a week away, it’s crucial that you’re aware of the delivery and collection schedules for your couriers.

Why?

Because it not only enables you to inform your customers of the cut-off dates for pre-Christmas delivery, but more importantly it ensures that you’re dispatching their orders on time.

So, what are the last posting dates for Christmas delivery?

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce, eCommerce News

International Expansion: How To Capitalise On The Global eCommerce Opportunity

Aimee Goodsall | December 17, 2018 | Comments

With global eCommerce sales currently totalling $2.3 trillion and eCommerce growth projections predicting that this will reach a staggering $4.87 trillion by 2021, if you’re not already selling internationally then now really is the time to start planning for it.

After all, with the value of eCommerce continuing to grow at an unprecedented rate worldwide, so does the opportunities it offers in terms of reach, sales and business growth.

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Topics: International Selling, Cross Border Trade, Linn Academy, eCommerce

A List Of eCommerce Fulfilment Services Across The Globe

Aimee Goodsall | November 30, 2018 | Comments

With third-party order fulfilment services enabling cheaper shipping costs, faster delivery times and increased efficiency, it is certainly a route worth exploring for your online business.

The problem is, with an increasing number of global fulfilment services available to you, knowing where to get started can be a daunting process.

For example, what are the best eCommerce fulfilment companies to use in the UK and internationally? And how much does it cost to outsource fulfilment to a third-party (3pl) logistics provider?

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment

The Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide To Conducting Amazon Keyword Research

Emily Usher | November 21, 2018 | Comments

Whether you’re new to selling on Amazon or looking for ways to sell more, I'm sure you’ll agree that ranking on page 1 is paramount.

So, how can you improve your product rankings on Amazon?

The most important step in capitalising on page 1 traffic, is optimising your Amazon product listings with highly relevant keywords.

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Topics: Selling on Amazon, Amazon

European VAT: The Expert Guide For Cross-Border Sellers

SimplyVAT | November 14, 2018 | Comments

While there’s no denying that international selling offers huge opportunities for online retailers, it also brings new responsibilities with regards to understanding and complying with VAT liabilities, charges and thresholds in each European country.

In fact, with value-added tax (VAT) on goods and services varying widely across the EU, it often acts as a barrier for eCommerce sellers wanting to expand into Europe.

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Topics: VAT, Cross Border Trade, International Selling