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AmCham Executive Tutorial – The US E-Commerce Market

The US is home to the most sophisticated e-commerce market in the world. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, online sales totalled US$263 billion in 2013 and will reach nearly US$500 billion by 2018. Online channels are forecast to account for over 20% of total U.S. retail sales within the next decade.

As part of this interactive panel session, U.S. e-commerce specialists will discuss:

  • The size of the U.S. e-commerce market and current trends
  • Tricks and traps in selling successfully online
  • Legal aspects of selling online
  • Logistics, warehousing and next day delivery
  • Company case studies

Presenters: Paul Grey, Founder, ExportX; Adrian Lawrence, Partner, Baker & McKenzie; Chris Morris, Partner, M&A and International Tax, PwC; Carolyn Rylane, DHL Express; and moderated by Ian Smith, Co-Founder & Managing Director, United States Connect Pty Ltd.

When: 7.30-10.00 am, Thursday, 12 November 2015
Where: PwC Sydney, Darling Park Tower 2, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney
Register here.  

 

Managing Director, Geoff Short, is engaged in the following bodies as part of Tanda’s outreach to influence Australian trade policy and represent the interests of clients and the wider importer/exporter community:

  • Private sector representative on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Industry Advisory Group on the Australian Trusted Trader Programme
  • Private sector representative on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s National Committee on Trade Facilitation (mandated by the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement)
  • Member of the American Chamber of Commerce’s Trade Advisory Board
  • Member of the American Chamber of Commerce’s Trade and Government Committee
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