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United Kingdom

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Why Sell into United Kingdom?

The UK is the world’s third largest ecommerce market at $154 billion and is expected to reach $203 billion by 2026. Ecommerce growth in the UK continues to be driven by widespread and growing consumer acceptance of technology and smart devices as well as innovation in how consumers can pay.

Revenue in the ecommerce market is expected to show an annual growth rate of 3.5%, resulting in a projected market volume of $119,096 million by 2025. The market’s largest segment is fashion with a projected market volume of $34,854 million in 2021. The average revenue per user is expected to be $1,768.24.

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Available currencies will depend on the payment method provider, as well as any regulatory restrictions.


Available Product Categories

Digital River can support the sales of these types of products for this specific market.

Digital Physical

Preferred currency
Popular payment options
Intelligent transaction routing
Established tax registration

Logistics Support for United Kingdom

Our global logistics solution works in concert with your existing supply chain. No need to secure new carriers and warehouses. Gain faster, more economical shipping options to reach new customers around the globe.

Cross-border shipping
In-country shipping
Landed cost guarantee

Ingram (UK)
West Coast

Popular payment types in United Kingdom

British consumers prefer cards, especially debit cards. Combined, debit and credit cards account for nearly 60% of all online transactions. Digital wallets are on the rise, accounting for 27% of the ecommerce market. Buy now pay later methods like Klarna are also growing in popularity with their share expected to soon reach double digits. Bank transfers and cash on delivery represent 4% of the market respectfully.

United Kingdom Available payment types for United Kingdom

The list below represents the current categories of payment options Digital River supports for this market.

Payment methods for United Kingdom

Ecommerce facts and figures
$2.8T GDP 68M Total Population 95% Internet Usage

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