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E-commerce Insights

3 June, 2020

Press Tips - Challenges for Companies in Distributing Content and Brand…

For publishers of newspapers, magazines, or industry journals, ensuring the reliable distribution of your content is vital to brand building and…
27 May, 2020

Shipping to Norway? Be Aware of VAT Changes

With its wealthy society and high consumer spending, the beautiful Kingdom of Norway is one of the world’s most exciting e-commerce destinations. If…

21 May, 2020

How to Minimise E-commerce Returns – 5 Key Questions

What is the true rate of online returns around the world?  It’s impossible to say, with one source claiming it can be up to 40%, while another study 

4 March, 2020

Decrease Shopping Cart Abandonment from Global Consumers

According to a recent article, the global average rate of shopping cart abandonment is a staggering 75.6%. For retail e-commerce specifically, the cart…

19 February, 2020

Is it Time to Rethink Your E-commerce Packaging?

Unprecedented online sales, constant innovation, a boom in start-ups, globalisation of shopping habits… the truth is obvious: it’s a great time to be…

6 February, 2020

Mail and parcel delivery to China disrupted by Coronavirus

The current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019.nCov) that was first reported from Wuhan, China, is impacting all global businesses including…

16 December, 2019

6 Goals Successful E-tailers Pursue

Global e-commerce is continuing its unstoppable rise, with sales expected to reach nearly $3.5 trillion this year.

Last year saw millions of ambitious…

13 December, 2019

USA E-commerce Webinar, featuring Asendia

In this webinar, Ecommerce Foundation’s Senior Research Analyst, Sara Lone, discussed the status of Ecommerce in the USA with Asendia’s Yvette Hooites,…

6 December, 2019

Why is International E-commerce in the Middle East Booming?

The Middle East presents a unique, multi-faceted opportunity for international retailers who are looking to tap into rapidly expanding markets.

27 November, 2019

Which consumers in the Middle East buy the most from foreign web shops?

Across the region, shoppers are discovering the greater variety and competitive pricing of shopping cross-border.

The e-commerce industry across the…

13 November, 2019

How to handle post-holiday returns

The holiday season is fast approaching and e-tailers around the world are getting ready with festive promotions, targeted messaging, and temporary…

6 November, 2019

Australia B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover is forecast to reach $45 billion in 2019.

6 November, 2019

What Makes Customers Shop Internationally?

Global e-commerce is growing fast as more and more customers head online to purchase goods from overseas retailers.

But what exactly makes shoppers buy…

29 October, 2019

USA B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover is forecast to exceed $547 billion this year.

22 October, 2019

The 12 Most Important Trends in 2019 for International Retailers: Part 4

Is there a better time to be involved in e-commerce? Worldwide e-commerce sales are forecast to exceed $3.5 trillion this year, an increase of 18.5%…

18 October, 2019

Key facts and figures about the Middle East e-commerce market

The MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region is set to be the next big growth market for e-commerce, with many retailers turning their attention to…
16 October, 2019

Global B2C E-commerce Report 2019

Global B2C e-commerce turnover is forecast to reach over $2 trillion in 2019.

18 September, 2019

Sweden B2C E-commerce Report 2019

GDP continues to increase with a steady growth rate of over 2%
The Sweden E-commerce Report explores the details of the B2C e-commerce market in…
4 September, 2019

Denmark B2C E-commerce Report 2019

GDP continues to increase with a steady growth rate of over 3%. The Denmark Report delves into the facts and figures of the B2C e-commerce market in…

19 August, 2019

Things to consider when shipping to Russia

Russia is an increasingly popular destination for cross-border e-commerce retailers

74% of Russia’s population is expected to shop online in 2019,…

18 August, 2019

Russia B2C E-commerce Report 2019

E-commerce turnover is expected to reach almost €18.5 billion this year

'Having a strong logistics partner in Russia is imperative to the success of…
16 August, 2019

The 12 Most Important Trends in 2019 for Cross-Border Etailers: Part 3

The e-commerce industry is flourishing at an incredible rate, with more and more shoppers choosing to visit e-shops for their purchases.

For online…

7 August, 2019

Challenges of delivering parcels to the Middle East

The Middle East is an emerging market set to be a major e-commerce destination.

With high levels of internet penetration across the region (74%) and…

7 August, 2019

E-commerce retailers: How to sell to consumers in the Middle East

The Middle East offers huge e-commerce potential for retailers willing to tap into an exciting new market.

Countries such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE,…

6 August, 2019

What do US shoppers look for when buying cross-border?

With stable infrastructure and a long history of global trading, the US is an appealing prospect for any business.

As a result of high internet…

2 August, 2019

How to Gain E-commerce Success in the UK

The UK is one of the most attractive and lucrative e-commerce destinations in the world, with only China and the USA having a bigger share of the…

24 July, 2019

UK B2C E-commerce Report 2019

96% of the general population is expected to be online this year.

9 July, 2019

India B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover is expected to reach more than $32 billion in 2019.

5 July, 2019

China B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover is expected to reach more than $723 billion USD in 2019

26 June, 2019

Asendia and DTDC form Strategic Partnership in India

Asendia, the joint venture between La Poste and Swiss Post, and DTDC Express Ltd., a leading Indian Express & Parcel Service Provider, announced a…

20 June, 2019

Discover our new e-commerce solution

As a result of acquiring e-commerce experts wnDirect, Asendia is delighted to offer even more commercialand postal delivery services.

Together, Asendia…

19 June, 2019

New Asendia Fulfilment Center at the Heart of Asia

We’re proud to announce our brand-new Fulfilment Center in Singapore is now open, helping to manage your e-commerce order fulfilment in Asia.

Singapore…

19 June, 2019

Everything You Need to Know about Customs

Having a firm knowledge of customs regulations in target countries is essential if you want to expand your business across borders.

29 May, 2019

Italy B2C E-commerce Report 2019

GDP is expected to increase this year by 2.19%.

6 May, 2019

Asendia’s Top 5 Tips for Cross-Border Growth

International e-commerce is a growing market. Research from Pitney Bowes Inc. found that around 40% of consumers have purchased goods online from…

6 May, 2019

France B2C E-commerce Report 2019

GDP is forecast to grow by 3.2% in 2019.

1 May, 2019

Germany B2C E-commerce Report 2019

GDP continues to increase with a steady growth rate just below 3%.

16 April, 2019

Belgium B2C E-commerce Report 2019

GDP continues to increase with a steady growth rate of 1.5%.

16 April, 2019

Shipping to Canada? Here’s What Canadian Shoppers Want

12 April, 2019

Expand Your eCommerce Sales Globally Starting with the Canadian Market

10 April, 2019

The Netherlands B2C E-commerce Report 2019

96% of the population in the Netherlands is expected to be online in 2019.

20 March, 2019

Tips for Fashion Etailers Selling Internationally

In this video interview, Hernando Cuadros, E-commerce Industry Manager - Asendia Spain, offers 10 tips for fashion online retailers selling…

16 January, 2019

Discover Global eCommerce Trends for Online Retailers

If you’re entering the world of international online retail for the first time, you might be feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of familiarizing…

13 December, 2018

How to Prepare Toys, Games, and Electronics for Cross-Border Ecommerce…

The end of the year is fast approaching and your business is likely in the midst of handling increased sales and shipments. If some of your parcels…

10 October, 2018

5 Tips for Driving Results with Direct Mail

Spending time on the basic building blocks of a direct mail campaign is crucial to success, especially when the mailing is being sent cross-border.

25 July, 2018

Tell the World About Your Brand with Direct Mail

While it may surprise internet users and e-tailers, not only are direct mail and catalogues alive and well, but they’re also driving e-commerce.

Many…

1 March, 2018

How To Optimise Your E-commerce Business Internationally

International e-commerce is a growing market. Research from Pitney Bowes Inc. found that around 40% of consumers have purchased goods online from…

6 April, 2017

Five facts to help hit delivery deadlines and avoid returns

Timely delivery is crucial. Being able to track an order’s progress and electronic notification of delivery is equally important. Shoppers prefer to…

9 March, 2017

The emerging Chinese market

When we talk about Asia, people instantly think of China. With about a sixth of the world’s population, high productivity and a fast-growing economy,…

26 February, 2015

Sustainability – a top priority at Asendia

Asendia has reinforced its commitment to sustainability by signing up to a carbon offsetting scheme which involves the support of renewable energy…