Amazon Global Selling
From: New York City, USA Sells in: North America and Europe, Japan, China
"I started in my one bedroom apartment with a credit card. I had no backing, nothing."
"We were able to double our sales selling internationally."
—Elena Castaneda, CEO, Bling Jewelry
From: Caracas, Venezuela, based in Mexico City, Mexico Sells in: North America and Europe, Japan
"We used service providers to help us with taxes and location [in Japan and Europe]."
From: Chiang Mai, Thailand Sells in: US
"Within 10 months of enrolling, our sales on Amazon made up 85% of total sales...My life has changed. My mom and my sister have full-time jobs working with me."
From: United Kingdom Sells in: Europe, US, India
"It's a no-brainer. [Amazon] is where you introduce your product to new customers."
From: Shenzhen, China Sells in: US, Canada, Europe, Japan
"[Previously,] we mostly focused on manufacturing [for other sellers]. in 2013, we began selling internationally directly to customers ourselves on Amazon."
From: Ahmedabad, India Sells in: US, plans to expand to UK and Japan
"[My sales picked up on Amazon.com during the major sales period over Black Friday and Cyber Monday]."
From: Seoul, South Korea Sells in: US
"The [Korean beauty category] has been continuing to grow on Amazon...we now sell 60 brands and over 2,000 products."