While India is a story of tremendous e-commerce opportunity the country still has significant work to do in updating restrictive foreign direct investment policies to stimulate trade.
Russia scores 4 out of 5 possible carts on the BFI index, and is an essential component of any global ecommerce strategy. In 2013, Russia was Borderfree’s 5th largest cross-border market and leading emerging market. Its 71 million online users, just 50% of the population, represent the largest internet base in Europe.
After recovering from the long weekend sales craze we took a closer look at how 2013 Cyber Weekend retail sales shaped up.
China scores 2.5 out of 5 possible carts on the BFI index. With the world’s largest internet user base, second largest ecommerce market, and the biggest day of online sales ever recorded (2012 Single’s Day was more than double Cyber Monday!) – China ecommerce is nevertheless still in its nascency, and headline-grabbing trends have not yet translated into cross-border ecommerce volumes.
Borderfree's latest report looks at the state of ecommerce in Australia, one of the most attractive cross-border ecommerce markets for retailers to pursue.
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Even if overseas visitors account for only a fraction of your total traffic, every sale matters. And as demand grows around the world, international sales will matter more than ever. To capitalize on the opportunities in today’s global economy, you’ve got to make sure you’re closing sales effectively no matter where your shoppers are coming from. These ten tips will help.
The latest numbers from eMarketer make it clear that the boom in ecommerce—which surged 21.9 percent last year to more than one trillion dollars in global sales—is especially strong in international markets. Asia-Pacific is poised to pass North America in 2013 as the world’s leading region for online sales,
Translating an entire copy-intensive website into multiple languages can be a huge job—and it’s often not necessary. Ecommerce leaders focus first on translating pricing, sizing, and shipping data
It’s a sad reality for online retailers: even the most appealing merchandise and the most engaging customer experience can’t help you if shoppers get sticker shock over your shipping charges. This is especially true for international buyers who face additional transnational fees, taxes, or tariffs.