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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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Quarterly International Trade Outlook (QITO) for Q4 2015

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The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with DHL, has launched its Quarterly International Trade Outlook for Q4 – October to December – 2015.   The QITO report demonstrates the opportunities and risks for British businesses trading internationally, including …

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UKTI Export Hub roadshow tours Britain to inspire exporters

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As part of Exporting is GREAT – the five-year international trade initiative from the UK government – UK Trade & Investment’s Export Hub truck will tour the UK until October 2016. UKTI’s trade initiative aims to inspire and support 100,000 …

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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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Export success: stories from British international traders

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At the British Chambers of Commerce 2015 International Trade Conference, international traders Scott Goodfellow (Director at Wilkin & Sons of Tiptree), Michael Wilkinson (Deputy Managing Director, Frog Education) and Gemma Price (Co-founder of Superfood Market) discussed their path to export …

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Don’t overlook Central and Eastern Europe: 5 tips for trade success

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At the British Chambers of Commerce 2015 International Trade Conference, Patrick Ney (Director, British Polish Chamber of Commerce [BPCC] Trade) and Russell Towlson (Deputy Director, BPCC Trade) explained why British businesses shouldn’t overlook the markets of Central and Eastern Europe …

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The Asian BRICs: Opportunities for trade with China and India

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At the British Chamber of Commerce 2015 International Trade Conference, Lisa Bertelsen (Executive Director, China-Britain Business Council) and Steve Toogood (Director, UK India Business Council) gave an overview of China and India as High Growth Markets for British businesses who …

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“Don’t always look local”: Louis Barnett’s international business advice

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At the British Chamber of Commerce 2015 International Trade Conference, 24-year-old entrepreneur and chocolatier Louis Barnett shared how his business has grown over the past year. Louis became the youngest ever supplier to Waitrose at the age of 13, further …

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Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015: Key takeaways for British SMEs and exporters

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On 25 November, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne presented a joint 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement to Parliament. The document gave an overview of the state of the British economy and emphasised how British businesses will be supported …

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Exporting is GREAT: The British government’s new international trade initiative

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At the British Chambers of Commerce International Trade Conference last week, Minister for Trade & Investment Francis Maude announced that the British government would soon be supporting current and prospective UK exporters in even more ways. Now it’s official: as …

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