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The latest Sunday Times International Track 200 league table was released on Sunday 21 February. In the latest supplement Ian Wilson, CEO UK & Ireland DHL Express explains that despite the challenges of the pandemic and Brexit, Britain’s exporters continue to explore opportunities outside of their home market. The world is continuing to grow, and […]

In Europe, digital adoption has jumped from 81% to 95% during the COVID-19 crisis but many brands are still cautious about selling directly via their own e-commerce channel and choosing intermediaries including marketplaces. Find out more about some of the barriers and concerns shared by executives having to navigate the digital landscape.

The Minister for Commerce and Industry of India, Shri Piyush Goyal, and UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Elizabeth Truss, met on Saturday at New Delhi to discuss the India-UK trade and investment relationship. Ministers agreed to accelerate the process towards launch of the Enhanced Trade Partnership and committed to interact on a more […]

The UK will apply to join a free trade area with 11 Asia and Pacific nations. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership – also known as CPTPP – covers a market of around 500 million people. In 2019, CPTPP nations accounted for a total of 8.4% of UK exports, approximately the same proportion […]

The United Arab Emirates is a significant, fast-growing e-commerce market, as well as a hub for global e-commerce. Partly because of COVID-19, Saudi Arabia is now one of the largest emerging e-commerce markets within the Middle East. Reem AlDaghfaq, E-commerce Product Manager, DHL Express Saudi Arabia shares her first-hand experience during the COVID-19 pandemic of […]

To improve the lives of their citizens, developing countries need to be able to trade globally. Unfortunately, that’s sometimes easier said than done. The Deutsche Post DHL Group has a new initiative, known as GoTrade, to drive positive change and make it easier for small businesses in developing nations to thrive. Work will involve everything […]

Just because you’re not at an office desk, doesn’t mean you can’t be just as productive. In fact, many people find that their efficiency goes up when they’re outside of the typical office space. We take a look at assigning and completing tasks, prioritising individual working, managing remote teams, communication and burnout. Find out how […]

The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns around the world may have changed people’s habits in the short term, but there are also consumer and business behaviours which are here to stay. We take a look at the trends set to last as we enter 2021: these include the lasting impact to e-commerce websites, how we will […]

With just a few days to go until the big day, we bring you the key consumer insights from Singles’ Day and Black Friday so you can maximise your e-commerce sales in the final run-up to the festive season. Spend-savvy consumers are still on the look-out for promotions, so plan ahead if you’re having a […]

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