Amazon EU FBA Shock For Global Sellers Thanks To Brexit

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Unsurprising for some but surely a shock for others today as Amazon has announced that due to Brexit on the 1st January 2021 the UK’s FBA operations will be separated from the rest of Europe. This means that any sellers that utilised the EFN (European Fulfilment Network) or Pan-European FBA that these benefits that they […]

Opinion: 5 Tips For Post Brexit eCommerce Businesses

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Over 3 and a half years since the UK referendum on whether they should leave the EU, the UK has voted a second time with the majority being to get Brexit done. Most people that I have spoken to are so utterly bored of hearing the word Brexit and seeing the government try and fail […]

Preparing for a Post-Brexit Supply Chain and Logistics Strategy

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The UK is currently pegged as the third largest market for e-commerce trade in the world. In fact, new figures show that Britain has become a favourite online supermarket for shoppers across the EU, with 32% of Germans surveyed saying they have bought goods online from the UK in the past 12 months. However, recent confusion over exactly when […]

UK Online Spend on Non-Food Will Top £48 Billion by 2020

Despite the uncertainty on BREXIT which has slowed economic growth, UK shoppers are estimated to spend more online this Christmas than ever before. According to a new data by GlobaData, online spend among UK consumers will rise 7.5%, while offline spend will only inch up by 1.0%. Almost 80% of the UK population shopped online […]

Will Britain Tech Brexit In Its Stride?

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UK TECHNOLOGY SECTOR STILL ATTRACTING HIGH-SKILLED GLOBAL MIGRANTS Britain’s technology sector continues to attract foreign-based workers – who account for one in 10 tech jobseekers Interest is strongest among people from non-EU countries, who dominate enquiries about high-skilled jobs EU jobseekers – whose access to the UK may be curtailed by post-Brexit visa rules – maintain high interest […]

Report Says 34% of UK Shoppers Regularly Buy From Abroad

UK Shoppers are increasingly turning to overseas retailers for their fashion fix according to research by delivery management company Whistl. Over a third (34%) of savvy shoppers are regularly shunning UK retailers and purchase from abroad with 15% making an online purchase from an overseas retailer at least once a week. The driving force behind […]

UK – Over Five Years of Shop Price Deflation Comes to an End

The BRC (British Retail Consortium) reports today that more than five years of shop price deflation comes to end and prices entered inflationary territory. In August, shop prices in the UK increased by 0.1%, up from the July decrease of 0.3%. This broke a deflation cycle of 63 months. Non-food deflation continued to ease in […]

BREXIT May Force UK Sites with .EU Domain to Change Domain Name

In a “Notice to Stakeholders” published on March 28, the EU made the following announcement: “As of the withdrawal date, undertakings and organisations that are established in the United Kingdom but not in the EU, and natural persons who reside in the United Kingdom will no longer be eligible to register .eu domain names or, […]

Lack of Real Progress of Brexit Worries UK SMEs

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The UK has over 5.7 million SMEs, which make up over 99 per cent of private sector businesses and 60 per cent of all UK private sector jobs. Since 2010, UK SMEs created about 2 million new jobs, emphasizing the importance of small firms as the backbone of the UK economy. Whilst a lot of […]

Online Businesses Could Use Brexit as an Opportunity

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While the issue of Brexit is still very much a big one, there are some who see it as a time for opportunity in businesses. This could be a time to put more focus on small businesses, which is the thinking of Rob Hattrell, the UK boss for eBay. Brexit the opportunity? He sees that […]