A leading Russian bank and the largest online Russian marketplace have announced a joint venture that will likely improve cross-border ecommerce.
Sberbank is the largest and most trusted saving bank in ... Read Full Column »
In this post, I'll list four major payments aggregators in Russia. There are many more, but these four are trusted by Russian consumers and businesses, as well as international companies. When choosing a payment aggregator, consider these key points Read Full Column »
In this article, I will profile five Russian companies that provide fulfillment services to foreign manufacturers and retailers, including customs clearance, returns, and marketing support. The market in Russia, according to the WBR Report, is number nine in the list of top expansion markets by U.S. brands. But small and midsized ecommerce merchants can expand into Russia, too, provided they master the local fulfillment and delivery challenges Read Full Column »
Exports from Russia consist mostly of natural resources — oil, gas, wood, gems, uranium. Russian consumer goods such as apparel, jewelry, and electronics do not have strong positions on the ... Read Full Column »
Roughly 100 million people in Russia visit at least one social network every day. The most visited social networks in Russia are as follows, in order.
The audiences strongly differ. Eighty ... Read Full Column »
In 2016, ecommerce revenue in Russia grew 21 percent compared to 2015, to $16 billion. This is according to the Russian Association of Internet Trade Companies. The Association expects Russian ... Read Full Column »