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Posted on 9/09/2021 by DHL Express

Export boost for British rail companies in UK-Australia deal

British rail companies are set to receive a huge boost in export opportunities, with the UK-Australia trade deal agreeing to remove the 5% tariff on rail products. As a result, UK companies will be more competitive in the market, with equal access to government contracts worth billions of dollars.

International Trade Secretary, Liz Truss, said: “These major contracts will support high value jobs up and down the UK, and allow more of our professionals to live, work and enjoy life on the other side of the world.”

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7 reasons a mobile app can help your business grow

Creating a personalised mobile app can help your business thrive in many ways and could be what sets you apart from your competitors. As well as helping to develop brand recognition and drive sales, it can also give you the edge by allowing your users to continue accessing your products when they are offline.

Having a mobile app can provide a better user experience for customers, allowing for more product information or a faster checkout, which could impact the buyer’s decision and even help with that customer returning in the future.

Click below to find out how a mobile app can help your business grow.

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The latest e-commerce news from around the world

New survey results have highlighted which online payment methods are most popular, and university researchers have used eye-tracking sensor technology to determine the influences on customers’ purchasing decisions.

In other e-commerce news, Swedish start-up Briqpay’s ambitions of becoming a leading B2B online payment supplier have taken another step forward with new funding. Meanwhile Travel company Thatch have introduced a mobile app that helps travel content creators build their own businesses.

Finally, with over 13,500 UK sellers now using its platform, accounting for 5.5% of the country’s monthly retail turnover, could Amazon be the right fit for your business?

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