There are 9000 km between Moscow and Vladivostok. More than the distance from London to the Russian capital. That’s why the Federation may involve logistical challenges. Knowing them all is vital to the success of Russian logistic and any ecommerce business. Start here.
Have you ever been to Vladivostok? If not, we cannot blame you as it is in an isolated area of the Far East district, and it is actually… far! The distance between Moscow and Vladivostok is more than 9,000 km – greater than the distance between the Russian capital and London. That’s probably why delivering […]
Local Russian ecommerce growth may be slowing down, but cross-border purchases are booming, especially from China. Today we take a look at what is driving Russian online shoppers to look outside of their national borders.
Russia is the largest nation in the world, spanning eleven time zones with over 100 minority languages. As a market, it is both fascinating and challenging for aspiring ecommerce entrepreneurs, especially when considering its geographical vastness coupled with, at times, tricky local logistics infrastructure and restrictive customs. In 2016, Russia’s ecommerce market was worth approximately […]
It is one of the most mature ecommerce markets in the world, yet there is still much more to uncover. Our latest infographic explores eight things you didn’t know about selling to UK online shoppers.
British people, it seems, are the biggest online shopping addicts in Europe, accounting for the largest ecommerce market; but how has technology changed the British-ecommerce landscape?
British people, it seems, are the biggest online shopping addicts in Europe, with the largest B2C ecommerce market. In 2015, online sales revenue for retailers in the UK was US$ 174.2 billion, greater than the same figures for France and Germany combined. The following year, it rose to US$ 192.5 billion. It’s clear that it […]
Is Valentine’s Day a key celebration for e-commerce markets around the world? If you want to succeed, better for you to know one or two things about local cultures. Discover valentines-free zones and local preferences with Pentagon.
How important is the 14th of February for a marketplace? Obviously, above all else, it depends on national customs. Generally, Valentine’s Day is a key celebration for commerce markets across the globe, but not for all of them. There are some nations where it is not even allowed. Iran and Indonesia, to name a few, are zones where […]