The opportunities available to retailers within the fashion industry are enormous. As the world becomes increasingly connected, it also becomes easier and cheaper to sell clothes, footwear and accessories to consumers in new countries. At the same time, as more people buy products online, the more sophisticated, streamlined and cost-effective the associated logistics become,
Cross-border e-commerce is growing rapidly. This offers lots of opportunities for e-commerce players but requires focus. Just like personal relationships, buying online involves a leap of faith. It is unlikely your target audience abroad knows your brand. Making sure your brand or business is trusted is crucial for international success. We tend to be more trusting
Rijk van Meekeren is all about pushing boundaries. His eyes start to sparkle whenever he sees an opportunity to do things a better way. It's part of his drive to develop and implement products and solutions for innovative organisations. A true entrepreneurial spirit, he founded B2C Europe together with Jose Vega in 2000. In the sixth edition of the Cross-Border Magazine, we
Cross-border business remains one of the very few growth opportunities in today‘s highly optimized e-commerce landscape. Utilizing the differences in pricing, taxes, consumer preference and scale, smart merchants can easily access huge potential even if their home markets are already mature and saturated. But despite all EU harmonization efforts, there are still local
The US e-commerce market is thriving as online retail continues to mature and embed itself in shoppers’ psyche. Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers operating in the country face significant cost pressures in running their store estates and now see their revenue growth driven by online channels, while emerging pure plays continue to disrupt the market at a rapid pace.