Selling in different countries

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25 Jun 09 09:37:55 am
Hi Guys

This question is for business owners that are selling in a different country from there own.

I am in Australia and I was looking at opening online stores in US & UK.

Can anyone offer any advice?

Lee Green
L10 Group.

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27 Jun 09 02:58:50 am
Your main problem will be with the shipping costs. If you are stocking your own items, you will have to compete with similar sellers that will beat you in shipping costs.

If you are using a dropshipper from the area you are selling to then you should be OK.

Your other problem is if you are stocking your own items, you will have to get them to Australia which can be costly.

I know the community manager Fudjj is from Australia. He may have some more options for you. you can PM him and when hes is online he will get back to you.

I have another option for you though self serving. I have a website that dropships for free to anywhere in the world. Link hidden: Login to view
If you like the products your welcome to give it a go.

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1 Feb 13 08:23:33 am
Hi Lee,

consider that US is the most litigious country in the world. You may consider product insurance

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4 Feb 13 01:12:17 am
Hello Lee,

A viable option is to dropship products from a dropshipper located within the US and/or UK that way shipping cost would not be a burden. You will also not have any issues with customs since the products are from within the same country your customers are located in.


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