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CLICK FRENZY: THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF SINGLE DAY SHOPPING EVENTS

14
Dec

Single day shopping events are becoming increasing popular, by providing online shoppers with great discounts on quality, branded products – Click Frenzy is Australia answer to this new retail trend. In this blog we explore why single day shopping events are so powerful and why Click Frenzy is ‘The Sale that Stops a Nation’.

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Over the past few years, we have seen the growing importance of single day shopping events, from the rise of Black Friday among UK retailers to the mammoth Global Shopping Festival that is China’s Singles’ Day – an event which took a phenomenal US$17.8 billion during a 24-hour period. These single day shopping events continue […]

Driven by 18-39 year olds, the New Zealand and Australia cross-border ecommerce market is booming, with the USA, UK and China being the key markets for online consumers looking for that must have item. However, with almost 17 million savvy and highly engaged online shoppers between them, New Zealand and Australia are fantastic destinations for […]

THE HISTORY OF BLACK FRIDAY

22
Nov

We discuss how the retail shopping Bonanza of Black Friday came to life and why it continues to hold its firm position of being one of the most popular shopping days throughout the globe.

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For millions of people in the US and around the globe, Black Friday is one of the most highly anticipated shopping days of the year. Shoppers enjoy massive retail discounts, and it is considered the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Always falling on the Friday after Thanksgiving in the US, this year’s annual retail shopping […]

E-EXPORTING MADE SIMPLE | THE USA

15
Nov

If you didn’t have chance to catch our webinar on E-Exporting Made Simple | The USA, we have created a short summary of the key discussion points. And if you have a little more time to spare, you can also find a link to the full recording within our blog.

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Last Wednesday, Pentagon hosted a webinar on how to simplify e-exporting to the USA, with our partners leading foreign exchange service, Currencies Direct, and US online marketplace, Newegg. If you didn’t have chance to catch the webinar, you can view the full recording here. However, we know you are busy and may not have the […]

If you follow our blog, then you will already be aware that 2016 has been a busy year for online retail giant, Amazon, who has been rolling out a series of innovative services and technology solutions. With the end of 2016 in sight, we thought it was about time to take a look at the […]

MARKETPLACE FOCUS: NEWEGG

1
Nov

Our Marketplace Focus series provides you with insights on global online marketplaces. Today, we are taking a look at Newegg, the ecommerce store built specifically for tech-enthusiasts, boasting more than 10.5 million product listings and 70% customer retention.

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As part of our marketplace focus series, we are taking a look at Newegg, the ecommerce store built specifically for tech-enthusiasts that boasts more than 10.5 million product listings and 70% customer retention. How does Newegg differ to other US ecommerce stores? Founded in 2001, Newegg positions itself as a specialist online marketplace that is […]

Why the US ecommerce market still has room for growth

25
Oct

The United States is the second largest ecommerce market globally, only missing out on the top spot to ecommerce giant, China.  While many retailers are looking to explore new and emerging markets, the US is expect to grow by a whopping 73% from 2015 to 2020, reaching as much as US$684bn! This infographic explores why the US is a great launch pad for retailers looking to expand their international reach.

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Diwali (or the ‘festival of lights’) is one of the most prominent Hindu festivals in India, celebrating the victory of light over darkness, and is increasingly becoming one of the major shopping events in the region. Already being compared to other landmark world holidays, such as Christmas and Ramadan, it is estimated that a huge […]

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