Selling internationally not only means greater and more diverse audiences, but also offers opportunities to optimise marketing efforts; from capitalising on global shopping events
to matching inventory with local seasons.
Marketplaces accounted for 57% of all global online retail sales in 2019.
This figure is expected to rise to 65% by 2025.
layered with operational complexities.
Establishing contracts with each marketplace.
Technically integrating to each sales channel through an API.
Providing automated data management, localised content and customer service.
Managing cross-border shipments and returns.
As you will be selling on marketplaces internationally, you will be shipping cross-border. This requires different processes than domestic shipments such as tariffs and documentation. In addition, you will need to manage returns if the buyer is unsatisfied with their purchase.
Managing payments and multiple currencies.
Managing local taxes and other legal compliances.
Exporting to the EU after Brexit is only expected to become more
challenging as UK retailers navigate changes in logistics, compliance,
tariffs and documentation. That’s where Arcade comes in.
in over 100 countries and 80 marketplace channels.
Exporting Is Great
We Are Pentagon Group is proud to have partnered with the Exporting Is Great initiative. This offers us confidence in ensuring cross-border success for our clients in a post-Brexit environment.
We Are Pentagon Group has been ISO27001 accredited for three years. This is the gold standard for information security management. Clients trust us to manage their data and that of their customers.
commercial terms and provide expert insight into consumer behaviour and expectations –
helping you to sell the right products in the right markets.
Our technology integrates with marketplaces including:
Trusted by the UK's leading brands.
decade’s experience working with some of the UK’s biggest brands and retailers.
“The Arcade commercial model is shared success, which means they believe in themselves and are always looking to drive Sports Direct into new marketplaces."
Marketplace Success Factors
marketplaces. We know what it takes to be successful on marketplaces.
Our marketing reflects shopping events during the year, local seasons, and market conditions on the ground.
Our wide product mix enhances customer choice and presents us opportunities to up-sell your products.