CATEGORY: Trading Internationally

Trading with the Middle East: Unique opportunities (and tips!) for British business

Published 15th November 2017

Dominant trends in Middle East Markets Increasing economic diversification Many of the countries in the Middle East are energy exporters with “fiscal cushions” that remain robust even when energy prices fluctuate. However, the countries are aware that natural oil is a finite resource and are taking active steps to plan for the future and expand […]

Read More...

Southeast Asia: a promising and fast-growing market for trade

Published 11th November 2017

Dominant trends in Middle East Markets Increasing economic diversification Many of the countries in the Middle East are energy exporters with “fiscal cushions” that remain robust even when energy prices fluctuate. However, the countries are aware that natural oil is a finite resource and are taking active steps to plan for the future and expand […]

Read More...

Using e-commerce to enter the Chinese market: A Case Study

Published 30th September 2017

When Christopher moved to Beijing to work as an education consultant and study Mandarin, he noticed that many of his students were developing serious respiratory illnesses as a result of air pollution. Determined to find a solution, Christopher carried out extensive product research and now runs Cambridge Mask Company, which manufactures anti-pollution masks in the […]

Read More...

How to use social media to expand your business in target markets

Published 29th April 2017

Here’s what you should consider to develop your strategy: Where is your target market? Firstly, you should look at where your audience is based, as different countries prefer different social media channels. Once you have identified your target market, consider what channels they actually use. Each social network has different strengths and weaknesses and different […]

Read More...

3 ways to effectively reach an international audience using online platforms

Published 6th April 2017

1: Take advantage of the rise in mobile connectivity First of all, recognise that you can now reach potential customers anywhere in the world, at any time. The average person checks their smartphone 200 times a day, and beyond our phones we’re also connected to the internet through other devices from desktop computers to tablets. […]

Read More...

British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference 2016 – An overview

Published 10th March 2016

b>The global economy continues to fluctuate, but there are still plenty of opportunities for British businesses to succeed In her opening speech, President of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Nora Senior directly addressed that the changing global climate – including the economic slowdown in China, unprecedented migration in Europe, and Britain’s future in the […]

Read More...

Find the best target markets for your business in 5 steps

Published 1st April 2015

1. Take a good look at your business and products Analyse trends in your industry and demand for your products to gain a better picture of how they will sell in the future – both domestically and internationally. Also, if you’re already getting questions about your products from people in other countries or your website […]

Read More...

5 business lessons from Theo Paphitis, speaking at the BCC International Trade Conference

Published 19th November 2014

Theo Paphitis’ Twitter bio describes him simply as a ‘Shopkeeper’ – a rather modest way of saying he owns stationery chain Ryman and homeware store Robert Dyas in addition to several other ventures. Also well-known as a Dragons Den panellist, Paphitis further promotes and drives British SME growth through initiatives such as Small Business Sunday. […]

Read More...

Categories

Archives

footer logo

© 2019 | DHL International (UK) Limited All Rights Reserved Registered Office: Southern Hub, Unit 1, Horton Road, Colnbrook, Berkshire SL3 0BB

Company No. 1184988 | VAT No. 751812341