Canada is a fascinating and complex country for ecommerce. With two official languages (English and French), e-merchants have to work harder just to accommodate customers in their country. This however, is also a huge opportunity for merchants to quickly expand beyond their borders. After all, American and French customers are merely a few clicks away.
Our next stop in the “Big Apple” takes us to Outside the Pixel, a growing NYC web agency, to meet with their CEO, Aurélien. They shared new and upcoming ecommerce trends we think all online merchant should know.
The growing US ecommerce market, valued at $289 billion, is one of the largest in the world. With endless technological innovations, it’s easy to see why this market grows at 13%. We’ve stopped in New York City to learn more about the largest retail market in the world.
Ecommerce in Peru is unlike anything we’ve seen so far. This ecommerce market is not only in its early stages of development but is also fighting to change consumer behavior. We’ve met with Wataweb, a local web agency that builds online stores with PrestaShop, to learn more about ecommerce in Peru.
Here we are, in the most dynamic ecommerce market in South America: BRAZIL!
Brazil is truly a country of entrepreneurs. They embrace the culture of building your own business and the popularity of online commerce makes it even easier for Brasilians to succeed.
It’s time for us to discover ecommerce in a new continent. We’re headed to Argentina, our first stop in South America!
Australia is 12th largest economy in the world and one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets. There was no way we couldn’t make a stop in Australia!
We had the great pleasure of meeting Stuart, the entrepreneur behind InFrontTech, the security company based in Sydney.
Now a days, every brick and mortar store is joining the world of e-commerce and PrestaShop has helped many merchants do so. In fact, no matter what you go in New Zealand, you’ll hear all about local mom and pop shops starting to sell online.
For others, they saw the value of selling online a long time ago – like Linden Leaves who recently migrated their shop to PrestaShop.
Here we are in New Zealand, a completely different e-commerce experience from the other cities we have visited so far.
New Zealand has a great sense of pride for local businesses and there is nothing more important than going out to a local shop to buy what you need. New Zealanders love the outdoors and interacting with their community.