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eCommerce In Canada: The Top Canadian Marketplaces To Sell On

Linnworks | May 22, 2018 | Comments

Canada is an incredibly vast landscape, with a population of 36.29 million, concentrated mostly in four provinces – Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta. In fact, 86% of Canadians live in one of these four provinces, with 12.7 million Ontarian’s accounting for almost 40% of Canadians.

So, why is this important?

Well, because of its size and the way in which the population is distributed, Canada requires a unique approach to eCommerce.

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Topics: Cross Border Trade, eCommerce, International Selling, Online Marketplaces

eCommerce In Sweden: A Mature Market Ready For International Sales | September 18, 2017 | Comments

The Swedish eCommerce market is an often overlooked opportunity for sellers wanting to expand their business across borders.

With this in mind, we have summarised some of the key characteristics of this market to help you identify the possibilities and opportunities of selling into Sweden. 

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, Cross Border Trade, eCommerce, International Selling, Linn Academy, Online Marketplaces

Discovery Commerce: The Latest Trend In eCommerce

Tophatter | September 13, 2017 | Comments

This is a guest post by Tophat, an online marketplace.

Looking for new channels to sell on in order to sell more and increase profitability?

Discovery commerce is a growing trend that's being adopted by leading eCommerce players to achieve just that.

But what exactly is discovery commerce? And how can you implement it within your online business?

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Topics: Online Marketplaces

Flubit Re-Launches As A Fully-Fledged Online Marketplace

Aimee Manning | April 7, 2017 | Comments

Following a $20million investment, Flubit has launched a fully-fledged online marketplace in the UK, which will position them as a British alternative to Amazon. This marketplace will consist of over 60 million products at competitive prices, exclusively from 1,500 trusted and verified UK and Irish retailers.

Flubit has been almost a decade and has built up a strong, reliable customer base.

Previously, Flubit operated as a private-discount service model that saw merchants incur zero fees. Specifically, consumers would provide a product link from and would later be returned with a lower offer for the same product, from one of Flubit’s merchants.

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Topics: eCommerce, Online Marketplaces, Flubit

A Guide To Buying From Alibaba (Safely)

Nat Libby | October 4, 2013 | Comments

For first-time buyers, buying from Alibaba can seem a bit intimidating.

You’ve probably heard stories of online sellers being scammed on the marketplace and left out of pocket. You may even be worrying that it’ll happen to you. Is Alibaba safe?

Here’s the truth:

Alibaba is a perfectly safe online platform to find products to sell online, providing that you know which suppliers and manufacturers to trust, and which you should avoid.

So, how do you know what to watch out for?

In this guide, we take a look at Alibaba, discuss how the Chinese B2B marketplace operates and share ten tips to help you have a safe, secure and profitable experience on the platform.

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Topics: Cross Border Trade, Online Marketplaces