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Get expert e-commerce advice to expand your business

Get expert e-commerce advice to expand your business

Wednesday, 02 March 2016

Many of you will already be working in international markets or working on your strategy to grow your online business. But with e-commerce sales growth last year of 25% and UKTI working alongside over 400 e-marketplaces there is the potential to achieve more.

Why is optimising e-commerce important?

• The UK is the third most popular destination for international online shoppers
• Global e-commerce sales topped $1.6 trillion last year
• 70% of online searches are not in English
• Customers are four times more likely to buy from a website in their own language

What is the potential?

• Research by PayPal found an estimated 86.4 million of shoppers, from 29 countries surveyed, bought from the UK in the last 12 months
• Products from the UK have proved particularly sought-after amongst Chinese shoppers
• There are 1.5 billion users worldwide buying through e-commerce platforms
• The UKTI E-Exporting team can find you the right e-marketplaces around the world from the 400 they have mapped


Why attend?

UKTI have assembled a team of industry experts to help you assess the potential options to develop your e-commerce business both in the UK and overseas. Following a morning of talks by companies including the UKTI digital team, Salesupply, DHL, The SMF Group, Footprint Digital and SocialB there will be the chance to book 1-2-1 meetings with all of the expert speakers.

Expand Your E-commerce Business (Worskhop and 1-2-1 meetings)
Tuesday, 15th March 2016, Stansted
For the full agenda and to register, click here.

Discounts codes available to eligible East of England Passport to Export customers; email EastInfo@mobile.ukti.gov.uk or call our Customer Services Team on 01707 398 398 for more information.

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