Posts Tagged ‘ International Markets ’

Tips and Best Practices for Targeting an APAC Audience (Part 2)

by John Yunker | October 14, 2013 | No Comments

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the big picture questions you should ask before targeting an APAC market, such as retail channels, payment methods, and web hosting. Now it’s time to start thinking about localizing your website and brand for the local markets in Asia. Here are some tips to keep in mind.   […]

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Tips and Best Practices for Targeting an APAC Audience (Part I)

by John Yunker | October 3, 2013 | No Comments

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Any company with global aspirations cannot afford to ignore the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. It’s a region that includes more than two billion people across more than 20 countries, ranging from Australia to Indonesia to China and Japan. But it’s also a region with significant linguistic, cultural, and political diversity. The APAC acronym may be useful […]

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International Insights from the Direct Selling World

by Kent Allen | October 6, 2012 | Comments Off on International Insights from the Direct Selling World

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More and more direct sellers are expanding internationally. This week we look at the international stats on direct selling and uncover some interesting, albeit intuitive, findings that suggest we’ll need to keep an eye on this type of direct to consumer model.

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Breaking Down the BRICs: China’s Opportunities and Barriers

by Kent Allen | September 18, 2012 | Comments Off on Breaking Down the BRICs: China’s Opportunities and Barriers

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As we suggested might be the case last week, much of the interest in international Ecommerce at the Shop.org Annual Summit revolved around China and Brazil. I hosted a roundtable on Ecommerce opportunities in the BRIC countries and Scot Wingo of ChannelAdvisor hosted a roundtable that drilled down into digital commerce opportunities in South American. […]

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Beyond the BRICs: A CIVETS Lesson for the Internationally Ambitious

by Kent Allen | July 6, 2012 | Comments Off on Beyond the BRICs: A CIVETS Lesson for the Internationally Ambitious

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There are some new kids on the Bloc when it comes to the latest in emerging market matters. Find out what a panel of non-retailing international experts have to say about why the CIVETS countries should get a long look as you expand your international growth plan.

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International eCommerce Strategy: Part 2, Strategic Markets

by Steven Dziedzic | February 13, 2012 | Comments Off on International eCommerce Strategy: Part 2, Strategic Markets

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You can’t conquer the entire world at once. You need to go market, by market, by market. But how do you choose your strategic markets? Now it’s time to look at your Google Analytics, Alexa, Compete, and other web analytics tools. Develop a roadmap, country by country. Remember that it took Amazon nearly a decade […]

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Global Ecommerce and it’s Potential…Closer than we thought?

by Sherry Shi | September 28, 2011 | Comments Off on Global Ecommerce and it’s Potential…Closer than we thought?

According to a poll from The World Retail Congress, the Internet is expected to be responsible for approximately 25% of all global retail sales by 2015. Currently, 13% of global retail sales are made online but changes by retailers are expected in the near future. The study found that 67% of those surveyed are hoping […]

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Who are your International Customers?

by Sherry Shi | September 28, 2011 | Comments Off on Who are your International Customers?

You continue to hear of the opportunity global ecommerce presents and now that you are shipping internationally you may be wondering “who represents my international markets?” CB Richard Ellis’ report on Europe’s Online Shoppers has recently found the answer to this question that will not only help you sell but will also help you reach […]

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