E-commerce Insights

19 October, 2021

Insights by Asendia - The future of e-commerce

Much has changed since our last publication. We at Asendia have been busy rolling out our range of international e-commerce delivery…

13 October, 2021

What e-tailors need to know about shipping parcels to France

France is a popular export market for British e-tailers as it's our closest neighbour and a booming e-commerce market. But what do you…

13 October, 2021

What e-tailors need to know about shipping parcels to Australia

Australia is a popular export market for British e-tailers as it can be a quick win with shared language and similar culture. But what…

27 September, 2021

Everything you need to know about e-commerce in Europe

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the prestigious Europe 2021 E-commerce Report, full of current economic data and…

1 September, 2021

International e-commerce shipping strategy best practice

Working out your shipping strategy to the new markets you’ve identified is of prime importance if you’re going to make a genuine impact.

31 August, 2021

How can I reduce my international shipping costs?

Offering affordable delivery is key to expanding internationally, but there's other factors to consider too when developing your…

31 August, 2021

Watch the webinar with Simon Batt for an overview of worldwide…

Asendia's expert Simon Batt joins the RetailX panel for an overview of worldwide e-commerce.

In March 2021 RetailX hosted the ECOMMERCE…

17 August, 2021

Selling online to English speakers overseas – these barriers could be…

There are 500 million people across the world who have English as their first language, which gives UK e-tailers a great advantage when…

11 August, 2021

Watch this webinar for all insights on the Beauty & Cosmetics…

Maria from Asendia Spain gives us her expert insights on the Beauty & Cosmetics sector on this RetailX webinar.

 

9 August, 2021

Using social media and SEO to reach English speaking online shoppers…

Tapping into the 500 million people across the world who also have English as their first language is a great way to start expanding…

9 August, 2021

Best alternatives to Royal Mail for international parcel services for…

Many British online stores choose Royal Mail as their parcel delivery service when they first start out as it's what they know. But as…

6 August, 2021

What questions should you ask international parcel companies as well…

Research is key when you’re outsourcing any part of your eCommerce business to a third-party provider, and it’s even more so when…

3 August, 2021

Where are English speaking cross-border shoppers buying from and what…

If your website is in English you can get some quick wins by targeting English speakers worldwide, but where are they and what are they…

29 July, 2021

Who are cross-border shoppers in English speaking countries?

You’ve built up a strong and sustainable business in the UK and it’s time to think about expanding globally. As your website is in…

20 July, 2021

Watch this series of webinars sharing latest e-commerce trends

Join RetailX and Asendia experts at this series of webinars discussing the current state of world e-commerce.

29 June, 2021

Paul Zhou explains the Chinese e-commerce market

Paul Zhou joins an expert panel to discuss the China 2020 E-commerce report, the Chinese e-commerce market, what did Singles Day look…

24 June, 2021

E-commerce facilitators & how they can help your online retail…

E-commerce facilitators act as a hub for online retailers. They take care of all of the fine details surrounding shipping and order…

18 June, 2021

How does the English language give British e-tailers a huge advantage…

Selling internationally online is a daunting prospect but for UK based e-tailers there’s one weapon at your disposal that is second…

9 June, 2021

4 quick questions to Asendia’s expert Peter on the coming EU customs…

Asendia’s expert Peter gives his insights into EU customs changes for e-commerce businesses

The new customs changes coming into effect…

1 June, 2021

Selling on multiple eCommerce channels: the challenges of managing…

There's so much opportunity to grow sales across multiple channels and countries but how do you manage operational challenges?

Find out…

28 May, 2021

Listen to 5 things you need to know about the current state of…

Asendia's expert Renaud Marlière joins the discussion in an all-encompassing overview of the current state and future direction of…

27 May, 2021

Asendia’s Felix Krause on the developing Polish e-commerce market

As the sixth-largest economy in Europe, Poland's economy has undergone a huge transformation since the fall of the Soviet Union. 

25 May, 2021

Get ready for the new VAT rules for EU e-commerce

As part of EU-wide reforms to VAT and customs processes, new rules and regulations are being gradually introduced that will change how…

18 May, 2021

Join Asendia's expert Thomas Berger for an overview of European…

Asendia's expert Thomas Berger joins the RetailX panel for this insightful webinar.

12 May, 2021

Selling internationally with Bigcommerce – is BigCommerce geared up…

BigCommerce offers a number of features to help you sell more to international shoppers, but what about its limitations?

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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.

Find out…

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.

Find…

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? 

Find out…

12 March, 2021

New EU Customs Regulations: ICS2 and your e-commerce business

New safety and security regulations are being implemented by the EU throughout 2021, starting with Import Control System 2 (ICS2) since…

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? 

Find…

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…