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Selling In Australia: The Top Australian Marketplaces To Sell On

Linnworks | November 15, 2019 | Comments

Australia is one of the richest countries in the world. In fact, it’s the tenth largest eCommerce market by revenue, according to research by Management Consultancy firm, A.T Kearney.

As such, breaking into Australian eCommerce is an exciting global expansion opportunity for online sellers who are looking to grow their business and reach new audiences.

But, before exploring a totally new country and eCommerce market on the other side of the world, it’s imperative that you have a well-thought-out plan in place.

So, what exactly do you need to know about selling in Australia? And what are the best Australian marketplaces to be aware of?

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Topics: International Selling, Online Marketplaces

Selling In China: The Top Chinese Marketplaces To Sell On

Aimee Manning | July 1, 2019 | Comments

Despite only 38% of the country’s total population shopping online, China has become the largest eCommerce market worldwide.

In fact, thanks to its growing middle class and rapidly increasing consumer spending, online retail is set to hit $1.8 trillion by 2022, making it a market worth setting your sites on.

But what exactly is there to know about selling in China? And which are the best Chinese marketplaces to sell on?

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Topics: International Selling, Online Marketplaces

International Expansion: How To Capitalise On The Global eCommerce Opportunity

Aimee Manning | 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: Cross Border Trade, eCommerce, International Selling, Linn Academy

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: Cross Border Trade, International Selling, VAT

eBay's Global Shipping Programme UK (GSP): Is It Worth It?

Emily Usher | October 18, 2018 | Comments

If you sell on eBay, chances are you’ve heard of eBay's Global Shipping Programme.

Whether you’re new to international selling or are looking for ways to make the overall cross-border selling process work better for your business, eBay's GSP is certainly a route worth exploring.

But do the benefits outweigh the negatives? How much does it cost? And how easy is it to get started?

This article aims to give you both sides of the story, so you can decide for yourself if eBay’s GSP will either help you reach millions more buyers around the world, or if it’s in fact better left untouched.

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Topics: eBay, Shipping & Fulfilment, International Selling