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Brexit and online retail – what do we know so far?

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This review – produced by eCommerce Worldwide and IMRG – assesses what we have learnt so far since the UK voted to leave the EU – including the potential impacts for the various online retail operations involved in cross-border trade.

 

While there is still a lot of uncertainty around what Brexit actually means in a technical sense for online retailers, there are certain things that have become apparent over the past few months – so we can start to understand what we need to look out for over the coming period.

 

This report focuses on:

  • Indicators IMRG has tracked so far
  • Retailer feedback on impacts they have seen
  • The four phases of Brexit
  • Issues around VAT compliance and payments
  • How the legal framework may adapt
  • Logistics challenges – particularly around de minimis thresholds
  • Adapting marketing strategies to the new situation
  • Thoughts around what will happen next
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