Multichannel Merchant’s new Growing Global conference is designed to help merchants navigate key strategic and tactical challenges to expand their global presence. eShopWorld is a Gold sponsor of this two-day, information-packed event. A total of 36 sessions led by industry experts cover both strategy and tactics related to global e-commerce. Nine of the sessions focus on cross-border e-commerce in specific geographic areas: Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Canada, China, Europe, France and Germany, India, Latin America, Russia, and the UK.

For the UK session, Kent Allen, principal of The Research Trust, will moderate a discussion with eShopWorld SVP of Global Sales and Marketing Martin Tully and VP International Tom Forbes of Metapack on e-commerce in the UK. E-commerce in the UK is entering a new phase of competitive expansion. Most UK retailers now sell online, giving shoppers unprecedented choice. This session provides an overview of the UK ecommerce environment, including: relevant information on demographics, currency, regulations, customer behavior and expectations, key competitors, marketplaces, facilities, delivery services, and more.