E-commerce Insights

4 May, 2021

What does the future hold for fashion and beauty e-commerce?

Asendia expert, Hendrik Kummeling, shares 5 key insights on where the major opportunities lie for the sector

As the COVID-19 pandemic…

29 April, 2021

E-commerce Retail Calendar 2021: the dates that should be on…

From White Day to Black Friday, Christmas to Kwanza, the calendar year is filled with holidays and events that Fashion and Beauty…

22 April, 2021

High-tech, low impact: sustainable trends in the fashion & beauty…

Any and every fashion and beauty retailer wanting to get ahead of their competition has put utilising the latest technology at the heart…

19 April, 2021

Streamlining global e-commerce logistics for Fashion & Beauty…

As a major shift in buying habits drives more and more consumers online, both Fashion & Apparel and Health & Beauty e-tailers are set to…

1 April, 2021

What is Shopify Shipping and how else can Shopify help you sell more…

Shopify offers a number of features to help you sell more to international shoppers, but Shopify Shipping's options are very limited.

1 April, 2021

Which ecommerce platforms are best for e-tailers selling…

Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce or something else? Which e-commerce platform is best for setting up an international online store?

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22 March, 2021

When your fulfilment centre lets you down – horror stories from…

Choosing the wrong fulfilment centre for your online store can cause serious problems as these 4 entrepreneurs testify.

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19 March, 2021

What are the first questions to ask when shortlisting ecommerce pick…

There are a lot of pick and pack services to choose from. Asking these initial questions will help you build your shortlist.

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18 March, 2021

How to optimise your Magento store for International sales and…

Magento offers a number of features to help you sell more to international shoppers, but Magento shipping options are very limited.

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15 March, 2021

If you need order fulfilment services for your Magento store – here’s…

There are lots of fulfilment centres available, so what should you look for in a fulfilment partner for your Magento store? 

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11 March, 2021

USA 2020: E-commerce Country Report

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the USA 2020: E-commerce Country Report - essential reading for any e-tailer who…

7 March, 2021

Order fulfilment prices – how much should you be paying and what are…

There are lots of order fulfilment services available and comparing prices can be difficult. Here's what to look out for when you get…

25 February, 2021

International Ecommerce Conversion Tips For Magento Store Owners.

There are many factors that will impact your Magento store's international conversion rate, some will take significant investment, but…

24 February, 2021

How to find an order fulfilment centre for your Shopify store

There are lots of order fulfilment services available, so what should you look for in a fulfilment partner for your Shopify store? 

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24 February, 2021

Read this before you outsource your order fulfilment

Outsourcing your order fulfilment is a big deal. Choose the right fulfilment partner and you can enhance your processes and grow your…

17 February, 2021

Is your international courier service killing your online shop’s…

'Online conversion rate optimisation' is a phrase you may have already seen used on Shopify or Magento community support forums, but…

17 February, 2021

3 major e-commerce trends and how e-tailers can capitalise on them

The onset of COVID-19 and its dramatic impact on the world has accelerated and emphasised many existing trends and developments,…

16 February, 2021

How does your e-commerce conversion rate compare? Industry and global…

There are many factors that will impact your online store's conversion rate: site speed, quality of images and content, product range…

11 February, 2021

Poland 2020: E-commerce Country Report

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the Poland 2020: E-commerce Country Report - essential reading for any e-tailer who…

11 February, 2021

Is your international parcel returns policy making your shoppers…

Did you know that 67% of shoppers will check how easy it is to send something back before they’ve even made a purchase?

4 February, 2021

Top tips to improve your Shopify store’s international conversion rate

Optimising your Shopify store's international conversion rate can reap rewards, with orders from shoppers in countries you hadn't even…

4 February, 2021

How to choose an international parcel service that will protect your…

A customers positive delivery experience won't make their day, but a negative experience can put a stop to them ever ordering from you…

4 February, 2021

Benoit Chaigneau discusses the quirks, challenges and vast potential…

Since the fall of the Soviet Union and the subsequent unprecedented recession, Russia has defied all odds to come back as a global…

3 February, 2021

How your choice of international fulfilment services can make or…

Not all Fulfilment Services are made equally. Most are domestic focussed so if you have plans to sell to customers overseas you'll need…

28 January, 2021

Top tips to improve your online store's international conversion rate

Increasing your online store's international conversion rate can take your business from being a local success to a global success. To…

27 January, 2021

What is sustainable e-commerce and how do we get there?

Research and customer feedback show that e-shoppers are increasingly conscious of their impact on the environment and are actively…

26 January, 2021

Russia 2020: E-commerce Country Report

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the Russia 2020: E-commerce Country Report - essential reading for any e-tailer who…

21 January, 2021

Asendia's Chief HR Office explains how we are striding towards a…

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12 January, 2021

Jerry Leung discusses the e-commerce powerhouse: China

Thanks to a combination of government investment and the development of a market system, China’s economy is booming and its population’s…

7 January, 2021

China 2020: E-commerce Country Report

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the China 2020: E-commerce Country Report, an insightful read about this fascinating…

6 January, 2021

Introducing e-PAQ – a new e-commerce delivery solution to help your…

Launched globally in January 2021, e-PAQ e-commerce solutions by Asendia are helping online retailers grow their businesses right across…

4 January, 2021

Brexit deal done: what does it mean for online retailers?

The EU and UK finally agreed on a long-awaited trade deal with just days to spare, and the treaty will apply from 1st January 2021. Here…

31 December, 2020

The 4 Best E-commerce Analytics Platforms

Identifying your customers and understanding their buying behaviours is the key to developing an e-commerce business. Online stores…

29 December, 2020

To What Extent did E-commerce Benefit from 2020 Lockdowns?

Covid-19 is having a significant effect on e-commerce. The lockdowns and social distancing caused by the pandemic are speeding up the…

21 December, 2020

What does 2021 hold for e-commerce fulfilment?

Thanks to the COVID pandemic, 2020 has been a testing year for businesses. Many companies have reduced their services while others have…

17 December, 2020

What would a no-deal Brexit mean for UK e-commerce businesses selling…

With some of the highest spending power in the world, Switzerland is a lucrative marketplace for UK retailers. In 2017, more than 15,000…

15 December, 2020

What impact has COVID-19 had on UK e-commerce

Since the first national lockdown began on 23rd March, the UK retail industry has faced unprecedented change and challenges. With…

15 December, 2020

5 Top Tips for Selling to Switzerland

Online spending is on the rise in Switzerland. Swiss consumers spent over €9 billion online in 2019, and a combination of high domestic…

15 December, 2020

Global 2020: E-commerce Report

As part of our partnership with RetailX, Asendia is pleased to offer you a free copy of the latest Global E-commerce Report, valued at…

8 December, 2020

How Small E-commerce Retailers can Deliver Great Customer Service

You're small, but you're mighty – and you've picked a great time to launch or grow your e-commerce business. At the beginning of 2020,…

3 December, 2020

Think Doing Your Own E-Commerce Fulfilment is Cheaper? Think again...

Launching your e-commerce business is an exciting, and often expensive time. It's tempting to take everything on yourself. You feel…

3 December, 2020

Switzerland: a wealth of e-commerce opportunities awaits

It may be a small nation, but Switzerland’s influence is substantial.

The meeting point of Central, Western, and Southern Europe,…

2 December, 2020

Brazil 2020: E-commerce Country Report

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the Brazil 2020: E-commerce Country Report, an in-depth analysis of this rapidly…

1 December, 2020

5 key facts you need to know when selling to France

French consumers are spending more online than ever before. A love of high-quality products and a willingness to shop around for the…

25 November, 2020

France – the ideal e-commerce destination

France is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting and profitable markets for e-commerce businesses. Find out how you can make France…

23 November, 2020

Benelux 2020: Ecommerce Country Report, published by RetailX in…

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the Benelux 2020: Ecommerce Country Report, an in-depth analysis of this fast-growing…

18 November, 2020

An expert’s insight to Swiss e-commerce

Switzerland. It’s a country that easily captures the imagination with a world-class reputation for financial and business excellence.

4 November, 2020

Selling to France: Ask the Expert

Expanding into a new e-commerce market brings opportunities for success – and plenty of questions. Languages, expectations, and customs…

3 November, 2020

Watch RetailX's France Ecommerce Report Update Webinar

Asendia’s Elodie Vauthier, Project Manager and expert in the French market, joined RetailX in this webinar to discuss the key findings…

22 October, 2020

How British Retailers can Achieve Success Selling to France

France offers an attractive market for British retailers looking to expand. With a nominal GDP of $2.78 trillion annually, the country…