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Greece-Eurozone deal | Online retail in Asia | E-commerce & Germany

Summer Budget 2015
Greece to stay in Eurozone
After lengthy talks, Eurozone leaders agreed to offer up to €86 billion (£61 billion) of support to Greece over three years.

If the deal is concluded, it would likely increase financial stability in Greece and the Eurozone as a whole, which is welcome news for British businesses looking to trade with these markets.

Following the announcement, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said that the risk of Greece leaving the Eurozone had now been averted. French President Francois Hollande added that it had allowed Europe to “preserve integrity and solidarity.”


Asia set to be at the heart of global e-commerce
According to the report “Asia Pacific Consumer Survey – How We Like to Shop Online” by CBRE, online shopping is now the most popular method of purchase in several Asian markets.

Due to a rising young population and easy internet accessibility, Vietnam has been identified as a particularly promising country for e-commerce to thrive.

Vicky Tseng, COO of PChome eBay Co. Ltd, highlighted that establishing new trade routes through Asia will also help fulfill the trend. She says that “E-commerce is the future, and Asia will be at the heart of the global e-commerce network considering its role in both manufacturing and consumption”.



Using e-commerce to successfully sell to Germany
When shopping online, Germans buy more from UK retailers than from anywhere else.

However, there are key differences between selling online in Germany and in the UK. Specifically when selling to Germany, retailers need to take into consideration factors such as localisation.

Earlier this month, DHL attended the Cross-Border E-commerce event, where Practicology’s Bianca Mercer spoke about successful e-commerce strategies to tackle the German market – a huge economic destination for British online retailers. Our latest blog shares our key learnings from the event.


Thursday 16 July 2015

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