Australia’s e-commerce market has grown in the last few years. According to the National Australia Bank, Australia’s total retail spend online reached $15.25 billion for the year to April 2014. With the current trends and continuing innovation it should continue to do so. Largely contributing to Australia’s e-commerce growth is internet and smartphone adoption. More […]
The Argentinian e-commerce market is the third largest in Latin America with an estimated US$3.1 Billion in sales in 2013. However, this January, the Argentinian government imposed control and increased taxes on goods bought online from foreign stores. Items purchased through international websites are subject to a 50% tax. Anyone buying abroad is now required […]
The Southern European e-Commerce market has gone through an upgrowth trend these last few years amidst the economic recession. The European Southern market includes Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Cyprus, Croatia and Malta. I included France in my list even though it’s technically part of the Western European market. The Southern European e-Commerce countries brought in a whopping […]
Despite recent and ongoing financial woes, Europe continues to make up the largest share of the B2C e-commerce market in the world. The region experiencing the most growth is Central Europe, with a projected growth of 12% per year. As Central Europe is showing such promising development and growth, it is definitely a market […]
Small business owners considering expanding to Europe are often overwhelmed and don’t know where to start. Start small! Don’t try to tackle an entire continent, go country by country to get your feet wet. [Tweet “If you are interested in tapping into the European market, Germany is a great country to target.”] Here is why: […]
While in China, I witnessed a slight shift happening in Beijing / Shanghai where Millennias are expressing themselves more freely and combining accents from their traditional roots to exhibit their unique fashion style.
China is a constantly evolving market with 18 million cross-border shoppers. In 2013 China surpassed the US “the world’s largest digital retail market”, a report from Bain & Co states. 84% of Chinese online shopping is spent on US e-commerce sites. Many Chinese consumers prefer to shop abroad for luxury products to avoid high […]
When looking to expand your business internationally, there are a few factors to consider. The list below will help you identify which market is right for your brand: 1. Assess How Easy it is to Ship to Specific Country Cost effective and hassle free shipping is extremely important to grow your business internationally. You’ll […]