What works in one market doesn’t automatically guarantee success in another. Differences in competition, regulation, risk and consumer behaviour make it all too easy for your business to get lost in translation. So it pays to familiarise yourself with the local e-commerce landscape and the best risk and fraud prevention strategies.

The UK is one of the most established e-commerce markets in Europe, backed by a strong logistics network. Domestic online purchases are high, as are exports, though the changing political landscape is creating uncertainty.

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Doing business in the UK

The UK e-commerce market is strong, diverse and competitive, with consumers spending 9.2% of GDP on online purchases.

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Quick Facts: United Kingdom

  • eGDP

    #13

  • Mobile adoption

    71%

  • Ease of business

    #6

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