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Over the last few years, several UK retailers have begun to target overseas markets, with some success.

With the economy stalling in this country, foreign markets offer growth opportunities for online retailers, and some have done so successfully. 

A Search Laboratory whitepaper looks at the opportunites for global marketing, and this infographic sets out some of the key stats... 

Graham Charlton

Published 19 September, 2012 by Graham Charlton

Graham Charlton is the former Editor-in-Chief at Econsultancy. Follow him on Twitter or connect via Linkedin or Google+

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jennifer

In "Predicted growth in internet users" the flags of Italy and France are reversed.

almost 4 years ago

Sasha Hanau

Sasha Hanau, Marketing Manager at Search LaboratorySmall Business Multi-user

Hi Jennifer - thanks for your eagle eyed spot on that. My apologies. We'll ensure it's fixed asap :-)

almost 4 years ago

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Kent

Thanks for the infographic, Malaysia is not in yet.

almost 4 years ago

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Cian Murphy

200 million growth in internet users for India? That figure is crazy. Very believable though!

almost 4 years ago

Rob Smith

Rob Smith, Managing Director at BlueleafSmall Business

Really surprised at how low China's ecommerce worth is right now.

almost 4 years ago

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Manuel Varela, Purchasing/Materials Management at Netrada Management GmbH

Thanks a lot, there is a trojan virus attached to the whitepaper!

almost 4 years ago

John Readman

John Readman, CEO at Ride25

Hi Manuel - we have messaged you directly for more info - we have not had any other issues reported. And are now double checking everything with our hosting company. Can you please reply to the direct message. Regards John

almost 4 years ago

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Arne

Thanx for your graphic - a good argument for the potential of ecommerce.

almost 4 years ago

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L.M.

Thanks a lot for the infographic, very interesting! Could you, please, specify the currency for the first graphic (map world) and the last one (predicted e-commerce growth by 2013)?

over 3 years ago

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John

L.M. They are both uk £

over 3 years ago

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