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Online retail in Slovenia | E-commerce user experience | Export strategy

Surge in online shopping in Slovenia
Cross-border e-commerce boom in Slovenia

85 per cent of all internet users in Slovenia now shop online, according to research from Ceneje. The study also found that 57 per cent of users buy from abroad, with at least one in ten online purchases performed in a foreign store.

Given that 92 per cent of the population speaks a foreign language and the country’s strong links to its neighbouring markets, Slovenia plays a key part in the Central Europe’s growth.

Foreign online retailers can often offer more competitive deals. This presents a great opportunity for British businesses to trade with Slovenia via e-commerce.


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

When setting up online retail platforms, it’s important to always keep your customers in mind and consider every stage of the buying process.

Our latest blog outlines just some of the ways you can improve your customers’ online experience.

Thinking about things like website navigation, loading times and responsiveness is a great place to start, but it’s also important to consider shipping and delivery times, especially for international customers. There are also several steps you can take after orders are placed to keep your customers happy and reassured.

Online shopping

Phil Couchman
Create an exporting strategy that works for you

Whilst the UK economy has seen fluctuations over the past decade, export orders and global demand for British products have remained constant.

In his latest article for Growth Business, Phil Couchman – CEO DHL Express UK & Ireland – gives an overview of how UK SMEs can take advantage of this opportunity to grow successfully. He also emphasises why DHL remains confident in the UK export market.

With the right support and growth strategy, UK SMEs can thrive all over the world. At DHL, our Business Export Advisors are here to help UK businesses of all sizes to expand internationally through exporting.


Thursday 21 January 2016

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