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

Aimee Manning | 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 (Updated For 2019)

Aimee Manning | July 14, 2016 | Comments

There are huge opportunities for any online seller looking to grow their business on eBay, the problem is that despite the site’s global reach and large active customer base, simply having a presence on the marketplace isn’t enough to secure visibility and generate sales.

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Topics: eBay, Cross Border Trade, Online Marketplace, International Selling

Selling In Germany: The Top German Marketplaces To Sell On

Aimee Manning | June 20, 2016 | Comments

The German eCommerce market is one of the largest in the world, accounting for 25% of European eCommerce volume and €71 billion in eCommerce sales.

In other words, it's a country that provides a huge opportunity for global expansion.

But what exactly do you need to know about selling into Germany? And more importantly, which channels should you be selling on?

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, Cross Border Trade, Online Marketplace, International Selling

Amazon FBA & eBay GSP: What You Need To Know About These International Fulfilment Services

Aimee Manning | May 9, 2016 | Comments

Whether you're already selling internationally, or are reluctant to sell overseas due to the hassle and risk involved, an international fulfilment service could be a good fit for your business.

What's more is that there are plenty of options available to you when it comes to outsourcing your fulfillment (you can view the list here), although two of the most notable are Amazon and eBay's own fulfilment programmes; FBA and eBay GSP.

Now 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 drawbacks of each.

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Topics: eBay, Amazon, Shipping & Fulfilment, Cross Border Trade, Online Marketplace, International Selling

How To Make Your International Returns Easy And Profitable

Nat Libby | April 13, 2016 | Comments

If you sell online, you are inevitably going to get returns. Although many online sellers think of selling internationally as a one-way ticket to business growth, few seem to take into account the consideration of international returns.

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Topics: Cross Border Trade, International Selling, Returns