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In a single 24-hour period, Singles Day sales were $8.2 billion in 2013– six times the amount of Black Friday. Learn how to capitalize on peak sales times and holidays around the world.
No matter the season, the month, the week or the day, there is always someone looking for your product. Explore trade trends, discover new markets and get selling tips.
That’s the rate you’ll pay in taxes to ship a scarf from Shanghai to San Francisco. Get access to real-time details on sales trends, shipping times, duties and more.
6 Steps for International Holiday Selling
“Canada has every reason to be at the forefront of global business. We have a tremendous amount of talent and resources to make this happen. Over 2 billion people are online today, and that number is growing fast. That levels the playing field immensely, and gives anyone in any country the opportunity to reach a wide audience – globally. PayPal has obviously helped us do that and I’m sure it can help others too.”
Alexander Mimran, Owner of Penzu
“Our largest international customer bases are located in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. RibbedTee’s biggest goal is to continue to grow those markets while expanding our reach to other parts of the globe – and we couldn’t do that without the help of PayPal.”
Mike Schwarz, Owner of RibbedTees
“We’ve started running mobile-optimized pages and payments for our international shops and make 40% of our sales abroad.”
Thomas Klatt, Co-owner of Hutshopping
New research from PayPal and Nielsen shows that US online sales to China are on the rise. If you’re a US-based retailer, take a look at this guide to learn more.
"PayPal PassPort is a real time view into buyer patterns,
customer needs, customer desires and trending needs."
Ron, PayPal Merchant Study
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Welcome to PassPort, designed to help you easily expand your international sales through country, customs and holiday information and tools.
PassPort enables you to explore new international sales opportunities, find new sales peaks and tap into global holidays beyond your country’s borders. Our tools will provide you with an understanding of gift giving traditions country by country, and ways you can tap into new or additional commerce cycles and sales trends.
PassPort assists business owners like you to untangle the complex world of international shipping and the logistics and costs associated with it. It is designed to help you tap into enormous revenue potential as simply and seamlessly as possible.
PassPort provides country-specific guidance around:
- Seasonal sales peaks, including holidays and events
- Cultural customs, taboos and trends
- Shipping and distribution logistics
- Currency exchange and fees
- Customs procedures and taxes
It also provides case studies and best practices, so you can learn firsthand how peers have succeeded selling globally.