Overseas e-commerce remains unappealing to consumers


The internet and express delivery has made buying products from overseas retailers a lot easier for consumers, but many still find the idea unappealing. This is one of the main findings of the 2013 Parcel Deliveries Usage and Attitude Survey, carried out by Hermes. The research revealed that just 9% of the 1,000 people questioned buy regularly from an overseas e-commerce site, while those who do not gave reasons such as high delivery charges and the potential difficulty of returning […]