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Shipping Across the Atlantic: Air vs Sea
North American direct-to-consumer brands can choose either air or sea freight for shipping their goods across the Atlantic. Which is best?
July 15, 2024
Differences in Culture and Consumer Behaviour Between the UK and US
An overview of commonly-identified cultural, social and demographic differences between US and UK consumers.
July 8, 2024
Banking and Currency Exchange for US Brands in the UK
How US ecommerce brands can set up a UK bank account, and efficiently receive and convert £GBP payments from their customers to $USD for the purposes of eventually transferring back to their home business checking account.
July 1, 2024
Selling 'In' Versus Selling 'To' The UK
For US direct-to-consumer brands looking to sell to UK customers, there's an important choice to be made of whether to sell from their existing US base, or to set up an operation within the UK itself.
June 24, 2024
Why should a US DTC brand choose the UK over everywhere else?
Reasons why the UK makes sense as a first choice for US direct-to-consumer brands looking at international expansion.
June 20, 2024
Choosing a fulfilment partner for your ecommerce business: the last post you'll ever need
A few too many late nights in December made me realise it was time to get some help with the operations of my fledgling ecommerce business. Here's the story of how my business partners and I went about finding that help - known as 'ecommerce fulfilment'. There were plenty of factors we considered - and some we didn't.
April 1, 2023
The importance of fulfilment warehouse culture
You might think the main concerns of a fulfilment company would be things like costs, logistics and storage capacity. To improve a business, you can spend a lot of time trying to optimise any or all of these. But what if there was something else which made improving all of these things that much easier?
April 8, 2023
Managing relations with your 3PL provider: ignore this at your peril
You did your research, shortlisted fulfilment partners, and finally decided to outsource your ecommerce operations. 'Set it and forget it', right? Not quite. There's something you still need to do - build and maintain a relationship.
April 15, 2023
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