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Why mobile commerce must be part of your export strategy

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As mobile commerce (m-commerce) grows in popularity, British retailers must consider their mobile strategy both for selling internationally and at home in the UK. The rise of m-commerce Online retail has made it easier than ever for British retailers to …

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3 simple ways to improve your customers’ e-commerce experience

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E-commerce is one of the easiest ways to take your business global. Still, many businesses don’t give the user experience enough consideration. If you’re using an online store on your own company website to sell either locally or internationally, it’s …

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Using e-commerce to enter the Chinese market: A Case Study

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There’s a huge market in China for British-made products, since 2003 UK exports to China have quadrupled to £12.5 billion. We spoke to Christopher Dobbing, founder and CEO of Cambridge Mask Company, about how he successfully entered this market. When …

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Growth Hacking for E-commerce: Top tips for growing your business online

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We attended the event Growth Hacking for E-commerce, hosted by General Assembly and Shopify, to see Gavin Ballard from Disco share his top tips for growing your e-commerce business. 1. Improve your customer email strategy Ballard advised that businesses should …

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DHL and British Chambers of Commerce discuss export challenges with UK businesses

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Following the release of the Q2 2015 Quarterly International Trade Outlook report, DHL Express UK and the British Chambers of Commerce held a Twitter chat to answer questions from UK businesses about exporting during the skills shortage. We invited local …

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Quarterly International Trade Outlook (QITO) for Q2 2015

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The Q2 2015 QITO shows confidence levels among UK exporters – especially manufacturers – continues to be high, particularly in the North East and West Midlands. The British Chambers of Commerce, in conjunction with DHL, has launched its Quarterly International …

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Importing into the UK: 5 steps to success

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£412.6 billion of goods were imported into the UK in 2013. Though the opportunity is immense, if you’re shipping goods from outside the European Union (EU) to the UK you need to be aware of the existing regulations to ensure …

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Trading with Asia

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Here we take a look at the opportunities when trading with Asia, where half of UKTI’s 18 designated high-growth markets lie…  Asia’s economic development is the biggest success story in recent history. It’s home to seven of the world’s 30 …

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Trading with Africa: where to begin

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Thinking of trading with Africa? We take a look at five of the continent’s most promising markets that offer strong opportunities for British businesses looking to expand their overseas operations…  With more than 50 countries, not only is Africa a …

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Budget 2014: what does it mean for exporters?

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As George Osborne yesterday gave his fifth Budget speech since becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer, we take a look at what his announcements mean for Britain’s exporters…    “We back businesses who invest and export.” That was a key opening …

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