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Nearly 90 Percent of U.S. eCommerce Sales are Domestic, Here are Several Reasons Why

A recent study from PPRO and Edgar, Dunn & Co. found that while about 40 percent of online sales in European countries are made to customers abroad, just 11 percent of U.S. eCommerce sales are purchases made from foreign countries. This lopsided figure underscores the difficulty of facilitating cross-border transactions, but there are many factors

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Services to Help Merchants Reach New International Markets

Today’s online merchants are able to expand eCommerce sales to new markets and regions easier than ever before as there are many businesses and services that enable merchants to reach customers in these markets as well as fulfill orders and reduce the complexities associated with international shipping. Read More

 
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OFAC List Equivalents in the UK

You can’t just sell to anyone online. In the United States the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) maintains the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list which names parties that US persons are generally prohibited from doing business with. But such lists are not limited to the United States as the United Kingdom, United Nations

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Shipping Address Considerations for the United Kingdom

There are many things to consider when expanding sales to a new region, but a simple fact that is often overlooked is the differences in address formats and shipping procedures when sending goods to customers in another country. Understanding these differences ahead of time not only helps in ensuring proper and timely shipment, it also

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eBay Trials International Shipping Service for Auction Sellers

For the past few months eBay has been testing a new service with an international logistics provider that would make it easier for auction sellers to be able to offer international shipping and increase cross-border sales. Read More

 
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Increase International Sales by Preparing for International Holidays

Each year online retailers thoroughly prepare for the increased traffic and sales that occur during the holiday season and plan special promotions for the biggest shopping days such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  While the fourth quarter is the most crucial for retailers in the United States there are several other holidays and peak

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