Ecommerce is still in its early phases in Europe – however certain marketplaces are certainly further advanced when it comes to online purchasing. Amazon is continuing to focus on growing its international presence in the UK, Germany and France and we believe that these are provide great opportunities to get started with expanding your Amazon offerings internationally. New marketplaces are opening often, and countries like Australia, Brazil, Mexico and Japan provide incredible opportunity for the future growth of Amazon offerings. We are and have worked across many of these marketplaces and can help you select where the best opportunities for international expansion on Amazon lie.
Utilizing Amazon fulfillment can create certain tax liabilities that you will need to discuss further with your accountants and lawyers to understand. However, selecting certain options on Amazon can minimize or increase your tax liabilities. For example, selling on the Amazon European Marketplaces and using Fulfillment by Amazon requires you to select one of three options: Pan-European Fulfillment; Multi-Country Inventory, and; European Fulfillment Network. The option you select can have a drastic impact on your tax liabilities through Amazon and should be fully discussed with your appropriate advisors. AMZ Advisers and its affiliates do not provide tax advice and this is only intended to be general information.
Take Your Brand Global
Amazon has made it incredibly easy to make your products visible internationally using their platform. There are many pitfalls that Amazon Sellers and Amazon Vendors face when opening markets overseas. It’s important to consult the appropriate advisors from any tax standpoint, but it’s also important to consult with the appropriate advisor to understand how to market and sell your products in Amazon’s International Marketplaces. Let us help you take your listings international and optimize your content to be successful in any marketplace you choose.
Contact us today if you need help listing and selling your products on Amazon’s International Marketplaces.