Selling internationally for U.S. based retailers can be tough especially since international shoppers tend to abandon their shopping carts at higher rates compared to their American counterparts. In fact, according to this snapshot of the international shopper, 37% avoid buying online because of the shipping costs alone. But don’t let that discourage you from selling and shipping globally, here are a few steps you can take to snag that sale.
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If you are thinking about bringing your brand to China in the near future, the most effective way to engage Chinese shoppers is through mobile, according to an infographic from the Alibaba Group. The use of mobile is so high that while sales in China are predicted to hit $15.7 billion in 2013, by 2015 it will skyrocket to nearly $42 billion.