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DISCOVER THE UNTAPPED POTENTIAL OF GLOBAL E-MARKETPLACES AT FASHION WITHOUT BORDERS

25.08.15

If you are interested in selling internationally, or want to increase your overseas sales, thenFashion Without Borders is the event for you!

Taking place on Thursday 17th September at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London, this international retail event will have speakers from 12 global e-marketplaces reaching all corners of the globe; from China to Brazil, India to Indonesia, the Middle East to Europe.

The marketplaces will showcase the opportunities available in each region, and there will be plenty of time for questions as well as one-to-one networking, where you can explore the best ways to promote your global brand.

Four panel sessions, led by industry experts, will help you overcome the main barriers to cross-border trade:

  • Capturing the local approach: from language to sizing
  • Evaluating the risks: a financial step-by-step guide to selling internationally
  • Understanding and overcoming the legal barriers to entry
  • International shipping and international returns: making logistics work for your brand

This event follows on from a highly successful event in May, which brought together eight e-marketplaces and over 100 retailers, including the likes of Arcadia, Next, New Look and many more. The full day agenda can be found here.

MEET THE MARKETPLACES

Fashion Without Borders aims to showcase some of the most interesting and exciting global e-marketplace to UK brands and retailers.

Some of the marketplaces speaking at this event may be relatively unknown, but they can open doors for retailers who want to accelerate their international roadmap and sell into a broader range of countries.

Some of the marketplace speakers include:

  • Qingfei Xu: Associate Director at China’s largest direct sales company, JD.com
  • Sean Summers: VP of Marketplaces at Latin America’s largest ecommerce ecosystem,MercadoLibre
  • Ahmed Alkhatib: CEO and Founder of the Middle East’s leading online shopping community,MarkaVIP
  • Smrithi Ravichandran: Director at India’s largest marketplace, Flipkart
  • Farrukh Syed, CCO Crossborder at Southeast Asia’s number one online shopping and selling destination, Lazada
  • Chikodi Ukaiwe: VP, Market Expansion at Nigeria’s largest online shopping mall, Konga and many more…

MEET THE INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Four key panel sessions, led by industry experts, will provide tips and advice on how to overcome the main barriers to cross-border trade:

Capturing the local approach: from language to sizing

Experts from TranslateMedia, Search Laboratory and Fits Me will discuss the importance of applying a localised approach when selling internationally. They will show that localisation is not just about language, but selecting the right products and capturing the essence of the local culture.

Evaluating the risks: a financial step-by-step guide to selling internationally

Leading financial institutions and consulting companies (World First, Santander and Meridian), will discuss the best ways to manage currency conversions, preferred local payment methods and VAT compliance when selling internationally.

Understanding and overcoming the legal barriers to entry

Legal advisers from the multinational law firm Eversheds and specialists in the field of consumer commerce from IORMA, will provide helpful deeper understanding of the potential legal barriers, for brands and retailers, when selling internationally. They will answer questions concerning all aspects of compliance that brands and retailers may face when selling into a new region.

International shipping and international returns: making logistics work for your brand

Experts from wnDirect and GS1 will discuss the best ways to manage your international shipping, from innovative logistics solutions to global supply chain standards, while ZigZag will present a new, disruptive platform that helps retailers manage their international returns more cost-effectively.

REGISTER TODAY!

If you are brand or retailer who is interesting in selling internationally, want to increase your overseas sales or discover how to fast track your international growth, then register to attend Fashion Without Borders today!

Places are filling up fast so click here to register your attendance.

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