Exporting

A good distribution strategy will identify the best sales channels for your business and tell you how to exploit them. So, how do you create one?

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Exporting - overview

Successful exporting needs to be carefully planned to avoid expensive failures. Our guide to where to start and what you need to consider.

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Develop an export strategy

Exporting could open up new opportunities for your business, but you'll need a clear strategy to get it right. Our guide to what you need to consider.

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Export finance

Exporting can be more financially complex than selling in the UK. How to negotiate payment methods, choose financing and deal with foreign currencies.

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First steps to exporting

How to prepare for successful exporting, including researching the market, organising transport and distribution, and the paperwork involved.

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International trade logistics

Guidance on logistics to consider when you import or export goods - from storage to transport methods, insurance and documentation.

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Market and sell overseas

Expanding into overseas markets can really help your business grow. Find out more about the challenges involved in marketing and selling abroad.

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Planning to export - checklist

When planning for exporting, thoroughly research the market and potential problems and take advantage of the support and information available to you.

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Research your export markets

It's essential to carry out thorough research before you start exporting, to avoid costly mistakes and boost your chances of success. Our guide.

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Exploiting gaps in your market

Spotting a gap in the market is only part of the battle: taking it successfully to market presents a far bigger challenge. Find out how it's done.

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Export opportunities

A wealth of overseas opportunities and UK government support means now could be a great time to start exporting. But where should you start?

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Franchise your business

Turning your business into a franchise could offer an effective and less risky way to expand significantly. Find out what it involves.

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How to set up a delivery service

If you make deliveries, your service must be reliable: it can differentiate you from competitors. How can you make your delivery service superior?