As consumers we take it for granted that the world is our shopping basket, with seemingly no limit to what we can buy or where we buy it. For retailers the reality, of course, is somewhat different. There are all sorts of barriers you can come up against when expanding your e-commerce presence, from cultural to legal differences.

This study takes 14 of the world’s fastest-growing and most profitable e-commerce markets and looks in detail at three aspects every retailer should consider before making their next move:

Payment Methods

  • Relevant payment methods
  • Specific information on cards
  • Specific information on alternative payment methods

Risk and Fraud

  • Typical risk management tools
  • Fraud-related statistics
  • Trends in risk and fraud prevention

Consumer Behaviour

  • Cross-border activity
  • Law and regulations
  • Logistics and delivery expectations

E-commerce markets covered in the report

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

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Compare data across the 14 different countries. Find out more about local payment methods, fraud and risk, and consumer behaviour.