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    We are a small business, approached by several companies to supply overseas but haven't yet done so....

    GreetingsWe are on the verge (at least I hope we are!) of a significant European contract with a maj...

    VAT for online store

    Posted on 12 December 2014

    My company is UK based, I am in business for over 3 yrs and VAT register, Now planning to expand my ...

    Hi OTEwhat are VAT implications of exporting cosmetics and other beauty products to South Asian Coun...

    Question posted by a user

    We are a UK Vat registered company, however most of the orders we have forecasted to receive will be...

    US Merchant

    Posted on 4 December 2014

    I am operating a UK based business selling to the US. I am currently getting crushed by merchant fee...

    Question posted by Lee White
    on behalf of Cubbies

    Cosmetics companies who want to export

    Posted on 3 December 2014

    I have several overseas distributors who are looking for UK cosmetics.If this is of interest please ...

    PET South America | São Paulo, Brazil

    Starts from 27 September 2015

    PET South America - International Trade Show for Pet Industry Suppliers in Latin America Pet ...

    Thinking Internationally Beyond Christmas

    Posted on 3 December 2014

    As part of Open to Export's international e-commerce campaign to help businesses get ready for t...

    Chances are, if you have updated your kitchen or installed a new set of fitted bedroom wardrobes w...

    EXPO BEAUTY SHOW

    Starts from 25 October 2015

    About The EventOctober 25th, 26th & 27th will be our 19th Anniversary, where professional beauty bra...

    At World First we work with many Amazon sellers, who sell internationally. They frequently tell us t...

    Question posted by Luke Trayfoot
    on behalf of World First

    We sell herbal toothpaste in the UK and Western Europe.We want to now expand our business into Easte...

    Dealing with international returns is by far the most stressful part of cross border retailing, and ...

    The GREAT Weeks promote industries with complementary audiences at the same time and give an intense...

    Anita Balchandani, Partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants outlines the opportunity internationalis...

    As part of our international e-commerce campaign to help businesses get ready for the Christmas shop...

    Article posted by Sarah Hurley
    on behalf of Sarah Hurley

    Uk Trademark on Packaging

    Posted on 15 November 2014

    Hi, i will be exporting to a few EU countries, and have a registered trademark of my brand name and ...

    Seasonal trends in global ecommerce

    Posted on 6 November 2014

    The countdown to Christmas is well underway, with retailers gearing up for the busiest shopping time...

    Exporting to China from the UK

    Posted on 4 November 2014

    When dealing with delicate markets such as Hi-Tech and Luxury Goods, you need the advantage of a...

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    Thinking Internationally Beyond Christmas

    Posted on 3 December 2014

    As part of Open to Export's international e-commerce campaign to help businesses get ready for t...

    Chances are, if you have updated your kitchen or installed a new set of fitted bedroom wardrobes w...

    Dealing with international returns is by far the most stressful part of cross border retailing, and ...

    Anita Balchandani, Partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants outlines the opportunity internationalis...

    Article posted by Anita Balchandani, Partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants
    via OC&C Strategy Consultants

    As part of our international e-commerce campaign to help businesses get ready for the Christmas shop...

    Article posted by Sarah Hurley
    on behalf of Sarah Hurley

    Seasonal trends in global ecommerce

    Posted on 6 November 2014

    The countdown to Christmas is well underway, with retailers gearing up for the busiest shopping time...

    Exporting to China from the UK

    Posted on 4 November 2014

    When dealing with delicate markets such as Hi-Tech and Luxury Goods, you need the advantage of a...

    As part of our international e-commerce campaign to help businesses get ready for the Christmas ...

    For most online retailers preparations for the big holiday shopping season are now under way. ...

    Week 1 round-up: Why is Christmas the best time to sell online internationally? Christmas is ...

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    #XmasEcom | ‘Tis the season to sell to the world

    Posted on 22 September 2014

    Maximise your international sales this Xmas with our daily tips from top e-commerce experts C...

    Being in the Home Furnishings side of ecommerce, it's amazing to see the link between home décor and...

    http://youtu.be/PU-mTNxmtiU UK online retail exports are set to reach £60bn by 2018 (Source: IORM...

    Retail is abuzz with new ideas around ecommerce, mcommerce, omnichannel and multichannel marketing. ...

    The UK’s leading ecommerce event, eCommerce Expo returns to Olympia London on 1 – 2 October 2014, un...

    Article posted by Jane Lu
    on behalf of UBM

    1. Start slow – if you can! There's a steep learning curve to selling internationally. If you are...

    The Leather Satchel Co. is a family owned business started in 1966, based in Huyton, Merseyside. ...

    Shipping to Europe is a competitive business, yet prices remain high compared to shipping within the...

    For many businesses planning for growth, the prospect of export can be a highly attractive, but some...

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    Girls Jewellery Tokyo

    Starts from 21 January 2015

    About The EventGirls Jewellery Tokyo is the trade fair for jewellery, targeting the 20-30 age range....

    LUXURY GOODS EXPO (LUX)

    Starts from 21 January 2015

    About The EventThis show is specialized in luxury goods of high-grade material and quality, which is...

    IJT

    Starts from 21 January 2015

    About The EventJapan's largest jewellery trade show covering the entire range of jewellery, gemstone...

    GREAT KIDZ, Paris

    Starts from 22 January 2015

    A market visit, Exhibition & Networking opportunity presenting the best of British Innovation an...

    Maison&Objet

    Starts from 23 January 2015

    About The Event10 years of trends, encounters, passion and home-style. *organised by SAFI, a subsidi...

    Bijorhca Paris

    Starts from 23 January 2015

    About The EventBijorhca is the international event dedicated to the fine and fashion jewellery unive...

    Reed Gift Fairs – Melbourne February

    Starts from 31 January 2015

    About The EventReed Gift Fairs Melbourne February is the first trade event of the year and the place...

    JCK Tucson

    Starts from 2 February 2015

    About The EventJCK Tucson brings qualified industry professionals and trusted JCK exhibitors togethe...

    Life Instyle Sydney

    Starts from 19 February 2015

    About The EventLife Instyle hosts two events during the year held in February and August at premium ...

    Reed Gift Fairs – Sydney February

    Starts from 21 February 2015

    About The EventReed Gift Fairs Sydney February is the biggest annual gift and homewares event in NSW...

    INTERCHARM professional Saint Petersburg

    Starts from 25 February 2015

    About The EventINTERCHARM professional St. Petersburg 2015 is the first international exhibition of ...

    Creativ Salzburg Spring

    Starts from 27 February 2015

    About The EventTrade fair for gifts, home accessories, design and lifestyle articles, paper and stat...

    Salon Melbourne

    Starts from 1 March 2015

    About The EventVictoria’s ultimate event for savvy salon professionals delivers the leading brands, ...

    About The EventThe Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show is China's dedicated tra...

    Retail Mission to ANTAD 2015

    Starts from 16 March 2015

    Join a select group of UK companies at Mexico's most prestigious retail trade show for the supermark...

    World Retail Congress: Asia Pacific

    Starts from 17 March 2015

    For export & opportunities advice visit the UKTI International Business Lounge at WRC Asia Pacif...

    Sandwich & Snack Show

    Starts from 18 March 2015

    About The EventNow in its 15th year, the Sandwich and Snack Show is the biggest exhibition specialis...

    Vending Paris

    Starts from 18 March 2015

    About The EventThe entire vending sector gathers at Vending Paris, a truly international forum, to c...

    International Vision Expo East

    Starts from 19 March 2015

    About The EventInternational Vision Expo East is the pre-eminent fashion and medical eyecare event w...

    International Private Label Show

    Starts from 25 March 2015

    About The EventIPLS is to become the first Russian B2B platform where private label producers from v...

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    opportunities

    France – Supply of small articles to be sold to pharmacies and para-pharmacies The French comp...

    Colombia - One of the country´s largest retailers seeks a supplier of non-branded hair care pro...

    A Turkish packaging company is interested in meeting UK companies who are experienced in electronic ...

    Swedish company that trades in watchmaking is looking for UK partners within watch- and clock makin...

    A media agency based in Berlin seeks partners to develop international cross-border marketing campa...

    Turkey- Wholesalers of Fragrance & Perfumes

    Starts from 25 August 2014

      A Turkish importer company is looking for regional wholesalers and cosmetics stockists of ...

    questions

    We are a small business, approached by several companies to supply overseas but haven't yet done so. We don't want to be caught with a currency fluctuation deficit on our pricing and so far have only...

    GreetingsWe are on the verge (at least I hope we are!) of a significant European contract with a major player in my market.They have asked for a 12 month price an various goods we supply, what scares...

    Hi OTEwhat are VAT implications of exporting cosmetics and other beauty products to South Asian Countries.If I buy products from Retail stores and big supermarkets when on offer and export it outside...

    Question posted by a user

    VAT for online store

    Posted on 12 December 2014

    My company is UK based, I am in business for over 3 yrs and VAT register, Now planning to expand my business, so started online store. I am confused as not able to find proper answer.My Business is in...

    US Merchant

    Posted on 4 December 2014

    I am operating a UK based business selling to the US. I am currently getting crushed by merchant fees and Paypal currency conversion. I want to keep the USD because I purchase inventory with it. Does...

    Question posted by Lee White
    on behalf of Cubbies

    Cosmetics companies who want to export

    Posted on 3 December 2014

    I have several overseas distributors who are looking for UK cosmetics.If this is of interest please contact me -David Wood - 07903 350010 david@absoluteadvantage.co.uk

    Uk Trademark on Packaging

    Posted on 15 November 2014

    Hi, i will be exporting to a few EU countries, and have a registered trademark of my brand name and logo. If i put this on my packaging, will it have any repercussions in any country in the EU

    We are a UK Vat registered company, however most of the orders we have forecasted to receive will be supplied directly from our factories in ChinaI have 2 scenarios:What will be the implications of VAT,...

    We sell herbal toothpaste in the UK and Western Europe.We want to now expand our business into Eastern Europe. We are ideally looking for a distribution company that has a reach into mass retail stores...

    At World First we work with many Amazon sellers, who sell internationally. They frequently tell us that adopting an effective repricing strategy is fundamental to becoming a successful seller on Amazon,...

    Question posted by Luke Trayfoot
    on behalf of World First

    Getting started exporting to Pakistan

    Posted on 28 October 2014

    Hi I am looking to obtain data on UK commodities exported to Pakistan to help us identify market trends, shaping where our investments and resources are focused. Many thanks, Hassan Javed

    Hello,I am setting up my online espadrilles store and would like to know whether I can sell to any customer in the world that buys my espadrilles through my website. I know that outside the EU VAT must...

    e-Commerce expansion into Far East

    Posted on 28 October 2014

    We are an innovative e-commerce business recently launched in partnership with Barclays Bank PLC in the UK market under the brand 'ClicThat' (www.ClicThat.com). We are now exploring new international...

    Looking for buyers in South Africa

    Posted on 18 August 2014

    I am wanting to establish legitimate buyers/ contacts in South Africa. I am planning to establish a export company based in the UK to export beauty and personal care products.A little stuck at finding...

    Tax for exports to USA

    Posted on 4 August 2014

    Where can I find out the likely duty I need to pay when exporting my shoe bags to the USA?http://www.shusac.com/pages/shusac-shoe-bag-collection/

    Paperwork & costs for selling to the US

    Posted on 2 August 2014

    We are selling to a customer in the USA - small parcels with a value of around 250GBP, 1 parcel per month. What paperwork do we need to complete, what costs do we pay over the shipping costs and does...

    medicine exporting from UK

    Posted on 31 July 2014

    I am seeking for some advice to know which kind of licence, I would require in order to export medicine for trade activity in my company in Iran.To be more clear I want to get assignment of the authority...

    Exporting from UK to Europe

    Posted on 14 May 2014

    1. do I need license to Export E Ciggs from UK to Belgium, Holland, France Germany, Spain and Portugal and if so how do I obtain one2. Should I pay VAT in UK for products I am exporting or in the EU country...

    We have been selling direct to the public at racetracks in most European countries for a number of years. As it is normally only once a year in each country we have always been below the Vat threshold.As...

    Looking for a way to export antique artwork from Uk to Russia (single items). Need a solution that provides a facility to track the item's progress and one that provides proof of delivery. Items aged...

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