More overseas shoppers are buying online from UK companies than any other European country.
Each country has a different, yet remarkable way of conducting business – and if you get them wrong, your meeting could be over before it has even begun.
At the latest Amazon Academy bootcamp for SMEs, Real Business found out how the platform is providing Welsh entrepreneurs with a crucial new revenue stream beyond UK shores.
A strategy focused on international expansion can drive significant benefits. Whether you are opening new offices, targeting an overseas customer base or acquiring companies overseas, there’s huge potential to scale your business and win market share.
Three SME leaders tell us what they got out of attending the Amazon Academy in Newcastle, an event designed to help small businesses get savvy online.
Dr Craig Rose, founder of Seaweed & Co., explains how Amazon is helping him spread the word and helping people fall in love with seaweed.
Never sold overseas before? Looking to increase the value of existing exports? Ready to expand into new markets? Whatever your export experience, the Department for International Trade can help at any stage of your export journey.
The UK’s productivity levels have failed to catch-up since the economic downturn – could scaling online be the solution to the puzzle?
Just over a tenth of small businesses will give up exporting to the EU if there is a “No Deal” Brexit.
Sue Beverley from the Department for International Trade recently gave a talk at Amazon Academy Newcastle, an event series aimed at small businesses that are looking to expand online.
For businesses looking to trade with Europe in the coming months, or those already operating within the EU, it helps to keep an eye on the euro.
Scottish businesses are ramping up exports despite being bombarded by the biggest cost hikes in seven years.